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.

Chainlink partners include Google Cloud, Oracle, Tezos and other 50 Blockchain Project.

Timeline

People

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Role
LinkedIn

Sergey Nazarov

Co-Founder

Steve Ellis

Co-Founder

Further reading

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

Web

White Paper

Steve Ellis, Ari Juelsy, Sergey Nazarov

Documentaries, videos and podcasts

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Companies

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News

Title
Author
Date
Publisher
Description
Omar Faridi
June 17, 2020
Crowdfund Insider
Decentralized VPN network, Orchid, is building two Chainlink powered oracle networks for estimating bandwidth costs.
Omar Faridi
June 5, 2020
Crowdfund Insider
AVA Labs CEO Dr. Emin Gün Sirer confirms there are over 600 validators on the new DeFi focused, open-source Denali testnet, days after launch.
Samantha Hurst
May 21, 2020
Crowdfund Insider
Click HERE to find out ⭐ Klaytn Announces New Collaboration With Decentralized Oracle Chainlink. | Crowdfund Insider: Global Fintech News, including Crowdfunding, Blockchain and more.
Omar Faridi
May 20, 2020
Crowdfund Insider
Chainlink's "decentralized" oracle network to be integrated with Kadena's proof of work based blockchain network.

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