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Chainlink


Founders
Also known as
LINK

Overview

Chainlink (LINK) is a decentralized oracle network which aims to connect smart contracts with data from the real world. Chainlink was developed by Sergey Nazarov, with Steve Ellis as the other co-founder. It held an ICO in September 2017, raising $32 million, with a total supply of 1 billion LINK tokens.

Project team

Team member Affiliations
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Sergey Nazarov (founder)

Sergey Nazarov began his career building peer-to-peer marketplaces, serving on the investment team at FirstMark Capital. He joined the cryptocurrency revolution in 2011 and believes it has the ability to change the way societies distribute wealth, enforce contracts, and share critical information with their citizens. He is currently the CEO of SmartContract.com and the creator of Chainlink.

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Patrick Collins

Patrick Collins graduated Umass Amherst with his BS in Computer Science in 2016. Since then he has learned just about as much as he could about data, fintech, and the blockchain space from his time at Alpha Vantage (data vendor), Man Numeric (asset manager), and now helping the Chainlink open-sourced project.

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Adelyn Zhou

Adelyn Zhou is a technology leader who is passionate about the intersection of blockchain, automation, and the future of work. She has collaborated with some of the world's largest companies and fastest-growing startups on growth, blockchain and applied artificial intelligence. She currently leads marketing for Chainlink, a leading blockchain company. She has experience at BCG, Amazon, Eventbrite, and Nextdoor. She is an internationally recognized speaker at conferences such as SXSW, CES, Inbound, DLD, and more.​ She graduated with honors from Harvard College and received her MBA from Harvard Business School.

Investors

List of the current and past investors into Chainlink with their respective financial instruments.

Profile Country Phone Round
A195 Capital Venture firm providing capital globally to early stage blockchain, cryptocurrency, and tokenized digital assets. N/A

Coin metrics

Date
Price (USD) $ 23.7500
Circulating supply (units) 455,009,554
Market cap (USD) $ 10,804,698,257
Source CoinMarketCap

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