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LINK Price
$7.02975
-0.11%
24H Price Chart
Market Cap
$3.57B
24H Volume
$248.92M
Circ Supply
508M

Source: LINKUSD Chart by TradingView

LINK Market Stats

  • Price $7.02975
  • 1H Change +0.11%
  • 24H Change -0.11%
  • 7 Day Change +1.16%
  • 30 Day Change +23.21%
  • 1 Year Change -58.97%
  • All-Time High (ATH) $53.0122
  • % From ATH -86.72%
  • ATH Date May 10, 2021
  • Launch Date Sep 1, 2014

Chainlink Background

Chainlink is a decentralized oracle network that connects smart contracts on the blockchain to real-world data. It allows smart contracts to access off-chain data, such as stock prices, weather, and other external information, by providing a secure and reliable link between the blockchain and external data feeds.

The Chainlink network is composed of multiple independent nodes, or “oracles,” responsible for collecting and validating external data. These nodes are operated by a decentralized community of users and can be staked to ensure their reliability. Smart contracts can then request data from these nodes, and the nodes will respond with the requested information, allowing the smart contract to execute its intended function.

One of the key features of Chainlink is its use of a reputation system to ensure the quality of the data provided by the oracles. Each node is assigned a reputation score based on its historical performance, and smart contracts can choose to request data from nodes with higher reputation scores for higher-quality data.

Chainlink is built on the Ethereum blockchain and uses the Ethereum smart contract platform to provide a secure and decentralized link between smart contracts and external data. It also has a native token (LINK) used to pay for the data provided by the oracles and can be traded on various cryptocurrency exchanges.

Overall, Chainlink is considered a valuable infrastructure for decentralized applications, it’s been adopted by various DeFi projects and has partnerships with some of the most notable companies in the blockchain and traditional industries.

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Chainlink Technical Info

  • Blockchain
  • Consensus Not mineable
  • Hash Algorithm None
  • Inflation Fixed
  • Org. Structure Centralized
  • Development Status On-going development
  • Open Source Yes
  • Hard Wallet Support Yes

Chainlink Features

  • Connect to Any External API – Easily connect smart contracts to the data sources and APIs they need to function.
  • Send Payments Anywhere – Send Payments from your contract to bank accounts and payment networks.

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Chainlink Organization & Team

Smart Contracts verify an execute themselves by monitoring external data sources like digital payments, GPS or any other data that can be used to objectively prove a contract’s performance.

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Steve Ellis
Steve Ellis

CTO

Ari Juels
Ari Juels

Technical Advisor

Jake Brukhman
Jake Brukhman

Token Sale Advisor

Brian Lio
Brian Lio

Advisor

Andrew Miller
Andrew Miller

Technical Advisor

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Chainlink ICO Details

Chainlink launched its token sale on Sep 19, 2017 and completed it on Oct 19, 2017. It raised a total of $32MM USD from 2649 contributors.

The total supply available for purchase during the token sale was 1 Billion LINK.

Chainlink ICO Stats

  • ICO Start Date Sep 19, 2017
  • ICO End Date Oct 19, 2017
  • Total Raised $32MM USD
  • Contributors 2649
  • Hard Cap $32MM USD
  • Total Supply 1 Billion LINK
  • Investor Supply 350MM LINK
  • Market Cap at ICO $91MM USD
  • ICO Conversion

    1 ETH = 2,600 LINK

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