BKIND is configured with a pool cost of 400 ada per epoch and pool margin of 4%. This to cover the costs for running the Cardano stake pool BKIND and for making a profit to guarantee continuity of BKIND on the long run. The pool cost are put in a Treasury wallet for future investments. The costs for running the pool and for charity are paid from the pool earnings (pool margin). Below you find an overview of the investments done for the configuration of BKIND and of the operational costs (excluding working hours). Also the expenditures for charity are included in the overview.

Investments 2020

ItemPrice (euro)
HP Microservers4099
DrayTek Hardware Firewalls984
Netgear routers and switches229
Second fiber line realization1809

The realization of the second fiber line is not depreciated (one time investment). The other hardware is depreciated in five years.

Monthly costs

ItemCosts per month (euro)
Fiber connection 140
Fiber connection 240
Domainname, website and VPS45
Depreciation hardware89


ItemExpenditure per month (euro)
Save the Children15
Stichting Hulphond Nederland20
Stichting PTSS25