A ledger without middlemen

Obyte is a distributed ledger based on directed acyclic graph (DAG). Unlike centralized ledgers and blockchains, access to Obyte ledger is decentralized, disintermediated, free (as in freedom), equal, and open.

Evolution of ledgers

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In centralized ledgers, there is a single gatekeeper who decides which transactions get into the ledger

Evolution of ledgers

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In blockchains, there are a few gatekeepers — miners — who decide what gets into the ledger

Evolution of ledgers

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In DAG, there are no gatekeepers at all, users add their transactions directly

Timeline

Sep 2016
Founder Tony Churyumoff announces Obyte
Dec 2016
Network launched on Christmas Day
Mar 2017
Conditional payments
Apr 2017
P2P prediction markets
Apr 2017
P2P insurance
Jun 2017
Bot Store
Jun 2017
Grants program
Jul 2017
Flight delay insurance bot
Aug 2017
Two Blackbytes exchanges by independent developers
Sep 2017
First cashback merchants
Oct 2017
Manual oracles
Nov 2017
ICO bot
Dec 2017
Textcoins
Jan 2018
Self-sovereign identity
Mar 2018
Email attestations
Apr 2018
First fiat on-ramp
Apr 2018
World Community Grid distribution
May 2018
First Use-a-Thon in Venezuela
Jun 2018
Private textcoins
Jul 2018
Steem attestation and airdrop
Aug 2018
Sending money to @username
Sep 2018
IoT demos in Bosch Connectory in Stuttgart
Oct 2018
First independent order provider Rogier Eijkelhof
Dec 2018
developer.obyte.org
Jan 2019
Byteball is now Obyte
Jan 2019
First independently developed web wallet
Mar 2019
Obyte Foundation established
Apr 2019
New ID verification methods for Baltic countries
Apr 2019
Prosaic contracts
Jun 2019
Second independent order provider Fabien Marino
Jul 2019
Autonomous Agents launched on testnet
Dec 2019
Third independent order provider Bosch Connectory
Feb 2020
Fourth independent order provider PolloPollo
Apr 2020
5th independent order provider Bind Creative
Apr 2020
Discount stablecoins
Apr 2020
ODEX decentralized exchange
May 2020
6th independent order provider CryptoShare
Jul 2020
Decentralized token registry
Jul 2020
Full Decentralization: 7th independent order provider University of Nicosia
Sep 2020
Bonded stablecoins
Oct 2020
Liquidity mining

Download your Obyte (Byteball) wallet

View public transactions on the official DAG explorer or obyte.io.
Unofficial web wallet (partial functionality): wallet.obytechina.org (source code).

Team

Tony Churyumoff
Founder and Lead Developer
Steve Safronoff
COO
Luke Angell
Events and Partnerships Manager
Casper Niebe
User Acquisition Manager
Mikhail Pustovalov
Developer
Evgeniy Stulnikov
Developer
Artem Nagorny
Developer
Tarmo
Developer
Papabyte
Developer
Chen Weijun
Area Representative, China
Vladimir Glushkov
Developer
Igor Pavlenko
Developer
Artem Valyakin
Developer
Alexey Gerasimov
Frontend Developer
Liao Jikun
Frontend Developer
Andrii Kaiurin
Developer
Alexander Ponomarev
Frontend Developer
Travin Keith
Advisor
John McLeod
PR
Fabiola Sandoval
Marketing
Yaroslav Kozhukhov
Community manager

Exchanges

You can buy or sell bytes without leaving the wallet by chatting with a trading bot. You can also trade on the exchanges listed below.

To buy or sell blackbytes, use Blackbytes.io or exchange peer-to-peer using bound (conditional) payments with other users from our Discord community.

Buy Bytes with credit card or bank transfer

The above fiat payment service is provided by CryptoCoin.pro, please contact them about support issues.