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ChainLink (LINK)

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ChainLink Volume by Exchange

# Exchange Pair Price 24h Volume Volume %
1
Updated less than a minute ago
$0.21
0.00006275 BTC
$455,224.12
2151387.000 LINK
31.01%
2
Updated 3 minutes ago
$0.22
0.00248531 ETH
$333,750.28
1541289.426 LINK
22.22%
3
Updated 5 minutes ago
$0.21
0.212 USDT
$274,876.77
1297585.542 LINK
18.70%
4
Updated 10 minutes ago
$0.21
0.710821 XRP
$117,722.92
555491.000 LINK
8.01%
5
Updated 10 minutes ago
$0.21
237 KRW
$111,237.74
529407.159 LINK
7.63%
6
Updated 1 minute ago
$0.21
0.00243524 ETH
$63,287.11
297939.000 LINK
4.29%
7
CoinBene
Trading Incentives
Updated 6 minutes ago
$0.21
0.00006279 BTC
$62,571.71
295668.940 LINK
4.26%
8
Updated 8 minutes ago
$0.21
0.00006286 BTC
$17,962.32
84792.140 LINK
1.22%
9
Updated 29 minutes ago
$0.23
0.00006934 BTC
$13,923.31
59540.182 LINK
0.86%
10
Updated 29 minutes ago
$0.23
0.00258341 ETH
$7,309.99
31903.308 LINK
0.46%
11
Updated 17 minutes ago
$0.21
0.00244933 ETH
$5,729.57
26837.631 LINK
0.39%
12
OKEx
Trading Incentives
Updated 17 minutes ago
$0.21
0.2118 USDT
$4,740.49
22383.641 LINK
0.32%
Quick Stats
ChainLink Price $0.21
Market Cap $77,634,688
Market Cap Dominance 0.07%
Trading Volume $1,476,422
24h Low / 24h High $0.21 / $0.22
Gecko Rank #52
Market Cap Rank #51
All-Time High $1.45
Since All-Time High -85%
All-Time High Date Jan 08, 2018 (11 months)
1 Hour 0.16%
24 Hours -2.8%
7 Days -23%
14 Days -26%
30 Days -59%
60 Days -31%
1 Year -21%
ChainLink/Bitcoin Ratio 1 BTC = 15825.61 LINK
Misc. Info
Genesis Date September 16, 2017 (about 1 year)
Hashing Algorithm -
Hashrate N/A
Block Time minutes
Available/Total Supply 364 Million / 1 Billion How is this calculated?
Complete Metrics Score
56%
Total
Major Exchanges Trading Activity
48%
Liquidity
Source Code Repository Activity
80%
Developer
Social Media & Discussion Board
34%
Community

About ChainLink

ChainLink is a decentralized oracle service, the first of its kind. When Ethereum went live in 2015, it revolutionized what blockchain could bring to enterprise solution and traditional business. Blockchain was no longer just a medium for new age financial transaction, confined to Bitcoin’s potential to disrupt traditional currency exchange. With Ethereum powered smart contracts, Vitalik Buterin opened up a Pandora’s Box of use cases for blockchain technology. Problem is, per their design, smart contracts can only manage data on the blockchain. Their potential, the ability to provide tamperproof, decentralized applications for uses the world over, is still largely untapped, as many of the smart contract programs built on Ethereum lack a bridge to the real world industries they’re trying to improve.

ChainLink’s first component consists of on-chain contracts deployed on Ethereum’s blockchain. These oracle contracts process the data requests of users looking to take advantage of the network’s oracle services. If a user or entity wants access to off-chain data, they submit a user contract (or requesting contract) to ChainLink’s network, and the blockchain processes these requests into their own contracts. These contracts are responsible for matching the requesting contract up with the appropriate oracles. The contracts include a reputation contract, an order-matching contract, and an aggregating contract. The first of these, the reputation contract, is exactly as it sounds: it checks an oracle provider’s track record to verify its integrity. In turn, the order-matching contract logs the user contract’s service level agreement on the network and collects bids from responsible oracle providers. Finally, the aggregating contract accumulates the collective data of the chosen oracles and balances them to find the most accurate result.

Unfortunately, the ChainLink team does not offer a roadmap, but a testnet of ChainLink’s services should come sometime within Q1 of 2018. Generally, the project’s general lack of marketing and concrete updates have frustrated community members in the past. Sergey Nazarov, the project’s CEO, is known for a quiet community presence that favors of behind-the-scenes work on ChainLink. The team may not hype their project much, but for what it’s worth, they sacrifice brand marketing in favor of product development–and some community members find this focus to be refreshing. For instance, they’ve established an oracle with Swift Bank, and have a few quiet partnerships with zepplin_os and Request Network.

Chainlink has the potential to connect smart contracts with the outside world. It may allow parties to smart contracts to be able to receive external inputs that prove performance and create payment outputs that end users want to receive, such as bank payments. This has the potential to allow smart contract to mimic the vast majority of financial agreements currently available in the market. With the ChainLink Network, anyone can securely provide smart contracts with access to key external data and any other API capabilities, in exchange for financial reward. Although it remains to be seen how the incentive system will operate, there is potential for rewards similar to those available for crypto miners to be available to Node Operators that provide useful data to the Chainlink network."

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