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Chia Development Timeline and Roadmap

A timeline of notable current (and future) developments on the Chia Network. For additional milestones and media mentions, see Chia in the News

This roadmap is compiled by ChiaLinks.com and is not officially endorsed by the Chia Network.

August 2022 update: See the official Chia Network roadmap

  • Initial Public Offering (IPO) Future
    Chia Network is actively working towards becoming a publicly traded company. No further details can be given ahead of time.
  • Chia DataLayer Release Sep 2022
    The Chia DataLayer provides a shared data network with no central authority. Nodes in this network can subscribe to data from other nodes and receive updates whenever the data changes. This technology powers the World Bank Climate Warehouse. (Source)
  • Chia Bug Bounty Sep 2022
    Chia's bug bounty program, managed via Bugcrowd, is opened to the public. (Source)
  • Carbon Opportunity Fund Aug 2022
    World Bank's IFC, Cultivo, Aspiration, and Chia Network launch the Carbon Opportunity Fund to raise private capital for source, tokenize, and sell high quality carbon credits on-chain. (Project Asteroids) (Source)
  • CAT2 Standard Release Jul 2022
    CAT1 standard was EOL, replaced by CAT2 and assets were reissued to fix a security vulnerability uncovered by an audit. (Source)
  • NFT1 Mainnet Standard Jun 2022
    The first standard for the minting of Non-Fungible Tokens on the Chia blockchain. (Source)
  • Joins Blockchain Association May 2022
    Chia joins the industry coalition in regulatory analysis and insight to amplify the continued growth, development, and application of the Chia blockchain and technologies. (Source)
  • NFT0 Beta Standard May 2022
    Chia Network releases their vision for NFTs an initial NFT0 standard for testnet. (Source)
  • Public Data Dashboards Apr 2022
    Chia Network publishes dashboards on blockchain and network metrics. Notably showing ~200,000 active full nodes. (Source)
  • Climate Warehouse Prototype Mar 2022
    The World Bank announces the Climate Warehouse Observer Node to explore a prototype of the Climate Warehouse, built on the Chia Blockchain. (Source)
  • Chia Blockchain 1.3 Released Mar 2022
    Major version update of the full node software to include light wallet, new compressed database format, offers and CAT support, and more. (Source)
  • CHia Improvement Proposals Feb 2022
    CHIP is a standardized template and procedure is established for proposing new ideas to improve the Chia project (akin to EIP/BIP in Ethereum/Bitcoin). (Source)
  • Chialisp Developer Challenge Feb 2022
    An online event where developers competed to create innovative solutions using the Chia blockchain and Chialisp on Clovyr's development tools. (Source)
  • Business Whitepaper v2 Feb 2022
    An updated version of the Chia Business Whitepaper is released, discussing many of the milestones and roadmap since mainnet launch. (Source)
  • Partnership with Clovyr Jan 2022
    A new environment for Clovyr Code released, providing a browser based VSCode instance preconfigured for Chialisp development. (Source)
  • Buy XCH Button on Chia.net Jan 2022
    Non-exchange on-ramp to buy XCH using USDS and Chia Offers is added to the Chia website. (Source)
  • Stably USDS Stablecoin Jan 2022
    The first stablecoin following the CAT1 standard is launched on the Chia blockchain. (Source)
  • Hashgreen DEX Jan 2022
    The first decentralized exchange (DEX) is launched supporting Chia Offers. (Source)
  • Chia Offers Launched Jan 2022
    Chia Offers launched enabling native peer-to-peer swaps of XCH and CATs without an intemediary or counterparty risk. (Source)
  • 2021 Holiday Token Airdrop Jan 2022
    2021 Holiday CAT (CH21) is airdropped to all farmers that won a block between mainnet launch and December 25, 2021. (Source)
  • Light Wallet Launched Nov 2021
    Electrum-style wallet with CAT support launched to allow transactions without requiring a full node sync. (Source)
  • CAT1 Standard Nov 2021
    The first Chia Asset Token (CAT) standard is released along with the first two CATs SpaceBucks and Marmotcoin. (Source)
  • Costa Rica Partnership Nov 2021
    Costa Rican government will partner with Chia to develop an open-source software platform for managing climate inventory for other countries to freely use. (Source)
  • World Bank Partnership Nov 2021
    The World Bank selected Chia to develop the Climate Warehouse which will facilitate the sharing and reporting of climate project information and asset issuance. (Source)
  • Chia's First Granted Patent Nov 2021
    The first patent assigned to the Chia Network is granted by the US Patents office. (Source)
  • Circular Drive Initiative Nov 2021
    Chia joins major storage vendors, including Seagate Technology, to facilitate second-use business cases for hard drives. (Source)
  • Crypto Open Patent Alliance Oct 2021
    Chia's issued patents will be pooled with other crypto industry leaders under an open license. (Source)
  • Supranational Partnership Oct 2021
    Chia partners with Supranational to create ASICs used for Proof of Time. (Source)
  • Global Chia Hackathon Sep 2021
    The first Chia Hackathon finished with 360+ registrations across 50 countries. (Source)
  • Open Compute Project Aug 2021
    Chia joins the OCP to contribute to sustainabiltiy in storage. (Source)
  • Cultivation Grant Program Aug 2021
    The Chia Cultivation Program launched to invest in independent developers to the Chia ecosystem. (Source)
  • Official Pooling Protocol Jul 2021
    New plot format released with decentralized implementation to provide small farmers more consistent rewards. (Source)
  • Netspace crosses 30 EiB Jul 2021
  • Netspace crosses 10 EiB May 2021
  • First Exchange Listing May 2021
  • Transactions Launch May 2021
    Transactions enabled on mainnet. (Source)
  • Netspace crosses 1 EiB Apr 2021
  • Chia Mainnet Launch Mar 2021
    Chia's mainnet goes live with initial netspace of just over 100 PiB. (Source)