Accelerating Social Impact with the Chainlink Grants Program

The Chainlink Community Grant Program provides financial resources to the many development teams and researchers building a more functional and accessible Chainlink Network. Beyond making Chainlink a powerful building block for enabling hybrid smart contracts, the Chainlink Community Grant Program is focused on funding social impact initiatives that reduce systemic risk in developed economies and … Read more

0xHack 2021: Chainlink Bounty Winners

We’re excited to announce the Chainlink bounty winners from the 0xHack 2021 Hackathon. These winning projects presented new advanced smart contract applications that leveraged a variety of Chainlink oracle network solutions, such as Chainlink Price Feeds for fetching tamper-proof market data, Chainlink VRF for provably fair blockchain gaming, and External Adapters for delivering FitBit data … Read more

Announcing the Summer 2021 Smart Contract Developer Bootcamp

We’re excited to announce that registration is now open for Chainlink’s Summer 2021 Smart Contract Developer Bootcamp! To help accelerate the continued wave of innovation and adoption in the smart contract ecosystem, our developer bootcamp will give developers across the globe a hands-on, guided experience to begin building with Solidity smart contracts and Chainlink oracles … Read more

Protofire Receives Grant to Natively Integrate Chainlink into Celo

The Chainlink Community Grant Program provides financial resources to the many development teams and researchers building a more functional, accessible, and socially impactful Chainlink Network. Our next grant has been awarded to Protofire, a provider of blockchain development services, to natively integrate Chainlink oracles into the mobile-first blockchain platform Celo. The grant will go toward … Read more

Bringing Sports Markets to Blockchains Using Smart Contracts and Chainlink Oracles

The sports industry is on track to surpass $600 billion in value by 2022. One of the emerging trends for the sector is sports markets running on top of blockchains using hybrid smart contracts—tamper-proof blockchain applications that automate processes using traditional API data. These hybrid smart contracts bring many new opportunities to athletes, teams, leagues, … Read more

Chainlink Joins Gitcoin Grants Round 10 as Matching Partner to Support Ethereum Infrastructure

The beauty of blockchains and smart contracts is the global, open-source nature of their development, with developers from around the world working together to make their underlying infrastructure more secure, increasingly functional, and easier to adopt for new users. It’s why blockchains like Ethereum have morphed into public goods, supporting numerous decentralized applications (dApps) that … Read more

Web3 Weekend Hackathon 2021: Chainlink Bounty Winners

We’re excited to announce the Chainlink bounty winners from ETHGlobal’s recent Web3 Weekend Hackathon 2021. These projects brought advanced smart contract use cases to life using a range of Chainlink oracle network functionality, including External Adapters to store data on IPFS nodes, Chainlink Price Feeds, and Chainlink VRF. This group of winners showcases how Chainlink … Read more

How Blockchain Technology Is Transforming the Real Estate Industry

Real estate, the largest asset class by value which is expected to grow from $2687.35 billion in 2020 to $3717.03 billion in 2025, is primed to be disrupted by the introduction of blockchain technology. Not only can real estate assets become digitized as tokens on blockchain ledgers, but smart contract developers can deploy on-chain logic … Read more

Chainlink Keepers Open Beta Is Live: A Fully Decentralized Service for Smart Contract DevOps

We are excited to announce that the Chainlink Keepers Open Beta is now opening up for initial users, community review, and feedback. Chainlink Keepers provide smart contract developers, decentralized applications (dApps), and decentralized autonomous organizations (DAOs) with a highly reliable, decentralized, and cost-efficient method of automating smart contract functions and regular contract maintenance, creating a … Read more

Chainlink Collaborates With IEEE BDL to Develop International Oracle Standards

We are excited to announce that Chainlink is collaborating with the IEEE Computer Society Blockchain and Distributed Ledger Standards Committee (IEEE BDL) to develop global standards around the adoption of decentralized oracle networks. A Chainlink Community Grant has been awarded to sponsor a new study group that will bring together a diverse network of international … Read more