The most important Chainlink milestones
Since the 2017 release of Chainlink’s whitepaper and the mainnet launch in 2019, Chainlink has made several important accomplishments. Here is a brief overview of highlights from Chainlink’s history:
On September 2017, the Chainlink whitepaper got published by co-authors Sergey Nazarov and Steve Ellis.
September 2017 – The sale of LINK tokens starts, with 35% of the total supply reserved for early investors.
On November 2018, Chainlink acquired Town Crier- an oracle service connecting Ethereum and HTTPS sources.
On May 2019, the Chainlink mainnet was launched online.
On April 2021, the project’s second whitepaper was published. The paper is called Chainlink 2.0: Next Steps in the Evolution of Decentralized Oracle Networks
In June 2022, Chainlink will announce their new LINK staking plan to incentivize blockchain node operators. This added security measure will help protect the platform from future attacks.