In this episode, discover how an idea discussed by two college students turned into a multi-year journey of building a Web3 services platform that has enabled more than $7 trillion dollars in transaction value for the broader blockchain industry.
Sergey Nazarov is a co-founder of Chainlink and CEO of Chainlink Labs. A serial entrepreneur and Web3 pioneer, Sergey’s past endeavors have primarily focused on decentralized technologies, from smart contract-powered asset exchanges to decentralized email communications.
Steve Ellis is a co-founder of Chainlink and CTO of Chainlink Labs. With an extensive background in software engineering and a passion for entrepreneurship, Steve has more than 10 years of experience solving hard technical problems and pushing the limits of what’s possible with code.
Chainlink is the industry-standard Web3 services platform that has enabled trillions of dollars in transaction volume across DeFi, insurance, gaming, NFTs, and other major industries. As the leading decentralized oracle network, Chainlink enables developers to build feature-rich Web3 applications with seamless access to real-world data and off-chain computation across any blockchain and provides global enterprises with a universal gateway to all blockchains.
“The 2008 financial crisis was a good example of the negative effect of paper promises, and society and individuals had to pay for that. That’s something that we wanted to solve.”
Sergey Nazarov, Co-Founder of Chainlink
Block Stories is a series of short films that digs beneath the code and uncovers the origin stories of the most successful Web3 protocols. From next-generation insurance alternatives to NFTs and the emerging metaverse, discover the principles, people, and technologies behind the biggest Web3 innovations.