Native to the Web Platform.
WebSockets + WebRTC.
Light clients first.
To establish distributed consensus, the required Blockchain data is less than downloading a song.
Off-chain transactions scale beyond paying for a coffee.
They unleash micro transactions and atomic swaps for cross-chain compatibility.
Researched state-of-the-art web-based Blockchain technology and recognized the untapped potential.
Developed the first proof-of-concept of browser-based Blockchain in only 1000 lines of ES6 code.
Excited by these results formed a top-notch team, developed the first feature-complete alpha version, and launched a private Beta Testnet.
On June 2, launched public Beta Testnet, and the world's first browser-based Blockchain came alive.
To fund further development of the protocol and ecosystem Nimiq opened a token sale on June 28.
Implement ASIC-resistance and infrastructure for the Lightning Network and P2P-Exchange. Build a strong community.
Publish the official Genesis Block and launch the official Nimiq Mainnet.
This is where the real fun begins.
The Nimiq Foundation will receive 2% of all Nimiq to fund projects with high social or ecological impact to drive the vision of more sustainable societies. This commitment will be manifested in the Mainnet's Genesis Block.