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ChainLink (cryptocurrency)

ChainLink (cryptocurrency)

ChainLink is a decentralized oracle network that connects smart contracts to any or all external systems and APIs.

ChainLink is a decentralized oracle network that is headquartered in the Cayman Islands, and was founded in September, 2014 by Sergey Nazarov and Steve Ellis. SmartContract is the parent company of ChainLink. 



ChainLink (LINK) connects smart contracts to any, or all, external systems and APIs. It acts as a secure blockchain middleware and decentralized oracle network that aids in connecting smart contracts with critical resources of external data and other external software systems. ChainLink nodes offer API's that allow the completion of smart contract agreements and streaming of data feeds to and from blockchain networks such as Ethereum, Bitcoin, Hyperledger, and others. 





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Sergey Nazarov

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Steve Ellis

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Analysis of ChainLink ICO - Decentralized Oracle Connecting Blockchain with Outside Data - Crush Crypto



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White Paper

Steve Ellis, Ari Juelsy, Sergey Nazarov





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