Validators are an essential component of any thriving ecosystem. In addition to running the network's infrastructure, validators must be available during upgrades, emergency chain halts and make informed decisions within the governance process. Therefore, it is crucial to bootstrap a validator set that meets the technical requirements and aligns with your network's goals in decentralization, security, governance participation, and community representation.
In this section, we will delve into the key aspects of identifying the right validators, discuss ideas for incentivizing them, and explore setting up communication channels.
1. Identifying Potential Validators2. Validators Engagement & Rewards3. Communicating With Your Validators