Chainlink Economics 2.0

A new era of sustainable growth, cryptoeconomic security, and deeper value capture in the Chainlink Network.

A virtuous cycle of adoption and value capture

Chainlink Economics 2.0 creates a virtuous cycle that increases value capture of the Chainlink Network, fueling the adoption of decentralized services and the growth of the Web3 ecosystem.

Economic advancements

Chainlink Economics 2.0 involves numerous initiatives designed to enhance the long-term utility and sustainability of Chainlink oracle services.

Chainlink Staking

A new layer of cryptoeconomic security in the Chainlink Network, where ecosystem participants can stake LINK to help increase the security guarantees and user assurances of oracle services.

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BUILD Program

The Chainlink BUILD Program is a Chainlink Labs initiative that aims to accelerate the growth of early-stage and established projects within the Chainlink ecosystem by providing enhanced access to Chainlink services and technical support in exchange for commitments of fees and other incentives to Chainlink service providers such as stakers.

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SCALE Program

Sustainable Chainlink Access for Layer 1 and 2 Enablement is a Chainlink Labs initiative where blockchain projects commit to offsetting operating costs of oracle networks to accelerate their ecosystem’s growth and support the long-term sustainability of Chainlink oracle services.

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Technical Innovations

A series of initiatives that enhance the functionality and economic viability of oracle services, such as Off-Chain Reporting (OCR) 2.0, blockchain fast lanes, and data feed optimizations that balance the need to meet user demand with stronger incentives to adopt cost-efficient blockchains and layer-2 networks.

Chainlink Economics 2.0 and the Age of Trust-Minimization

Economics 2.0 deep dives

Learn more about Economics 2.0 in the following Chainlink blog posts.