The iExec Roadmap

iExec are radically transforming the cloud computing industry. This roadmap gives you an insight into our previous achievements and milestones as well as what the future will bring.

2016

05 January 2016

Project Launch
Haiwu He and Gilles Fedak announce iExec at the Blockchain Show in Beijing.

09 September 2016

Devcon2 Presentation
The project is presented in Shanghai to the Ethereum community at the Devcon2.

17 October 2016

Company Creation
iExec is founded as a French company.

01 November 2016

Whitepaper Release
The iExec Whitepaper is released. The document presents the technological foundations of the project, its roadmap and details about the RLC token crowdsale.

12 November 2016

Tsinghua University Acceleration Program
iExec is accepted into the Tsinghua University SEM X-elerator, one of the most famous startup accelerators in China.

13 November 2016

Super Computing 2016
iExec participates to SC’16, the International Conference for High Performance Computing, Networking, Storage and Analysis

2017

17 February 2017

PoC I Release
Vanity Gen is the first application to run on the iExec PoC. It requires a lot of computing power to get the first character of a personalized Bitcoin address.

19 April 2017

Token Sale
iExec raises 2,762 BTC and 17,388 ETH in less than 3 hours, which represents the equivalent of 12 million USD. It was the 5th largest ICO at the time.

20 April 2017

Bittrex Listing
The Bittrex exchange platform opens an RLC/BTC market.

30 May 2017

PoC II Release
Stockfish, a famous open-source chess engine is the second application deployed on the iExec PoC.

11 July 2017

iExec Joins EEA
iExec joins the Ethereum Enterprise Alliance to augment Ethereum in terms of on privacy, confidentiality, scalability, and security.

26 August 2017

Explorer Release
The iExec Explorer allows anyone to see all the transactions and application registrations within the iExec network.

04 November 2017

SDK 1.0 Release
The release of the iExec V1 (aka “The Wanderer”) is announced during Devcon3 in Cancún, Mexico.

01 December 2017

DApp Challenge Launch
The DApp Challenge is announced to boost the development of decentralized apps, with a prize pool of $150,000.

15 December 2017

Hong Kong Office
iExec opens a new office in Hong Kong.

20 December 2017

DApp Store Release
The DApp Store lists all the applications built on top of iExec.

21 December 2017

Mainnet Deployment
The team deploys the iExec Smart Contracts on the Ethereum Mainnet for the first time.

2018

09 January 2018

iExec Joins the OpenFog Consortium
iExec joins the OpenFog Consortium to accelerate the deployment of fog computing technologies.

12 January 2018

Binance Listing
Binance, one of the most popular exchange platforms, lists RLC.

24 January 2018

The First Cloud Computing Provider Joins iExec
Stimergy becomes the first-ever cloud computing provider to join the iExec marketplace.

31 January 2018

The First Invoice in RLC
iExec’s new partner, Cloud&Heat, issues the first invoice ever to be paid in RLC.

09 February 2018

Docker Support
Developers can dockerize their apps and run them on the iExec cloud.

15 February 2018

Blender Deployment
Blender, a CGI rendering app, is deployed on top of iExec and becomes the first use case of 3D rendering on iExec.

17 February 2018

Dapp Challenge Results
15 new decentralized apps receive $150,000 of funding to integrate the iExec DApp Store.

22 March 2018

iExec present Intel SGX Solution
iExec present SGX Hardware Enclave Security Solutions at IBM Think, Las Vegas.

22 March 2018

iExec present Intel SGX Solution
iExec present SGX Hardware Enclave Security Solutions at IBM Think, Las Vegas.

26 March 2018

Award at Disrupt’Night
iExec awarded Silver Prize at Disrupt’Night as innovators in ‘Data Security’ Category

03 April 2018

China Computer Federation
iExec Co-Founder, Dr. Haiwu He was selected as Expert of the China Computer Federation

18 April 2018

Red Herring Awards
iExec wins place in Red Herring Awards Top 100 Startups

19 April 2018

One year Anniversary of RLC token
iExec Celebrates One Year Anniversary of RLC ICO by holding contest to expand the community

19 April 2018

Ubisoft Partnership
iExec announce collaboration with Ubisoft in StationF Startup Programme

14 May 2018

RSK Partnership
iExec announces partnership with with RSK and compatibility with the sidechain, enabling smart contracts on the Bitcoin blockchain.

16 May 2018

Intel Partnership
During a join presentation with Intel at Consensus 2018, giving a live demonstration of its product using Intel SGX solutions.

29 May 2018

iExec 2.0 — Market Network
iExec announce the release of the first-ever decentralized marketplace for cloud computing at Blockshow Europe 2018.

29 May 2018

TF Cloud Partnership
iExec announces that major Chinese cloud provider TFCloud will join as a resource provider on the iExec network.

04 June 2018

iExec featured in TechCrunch
iExec is written about in the mainsstream tech publication in an article on monetizing computing resources.

09 June 2018

Major Asian Marketing Campaign
iExec featured numerous digital and physical tech oriented publications while co-founder Haiwu He, was interviewed on mainstream Chinese television.

12 June 2018

Chinese and Korean communities explode in size
Thousands of members join our ever growing community channels in Asia

21 June 2018

The Global Alliance of SMEs Outstanding Contribution Award
Haiwu He was recognised for an for his contributions with iExec for the Chinese blockchain industry

21 June 2018

Collaboration Agreement with Wuhan's Municipal Government
iExec signs official collaboration agreement with Wuhan’s Municipal Government of China For future collaborative.

02 July 2018

Dapp of the Week’ series launched
iExec starts series of articles and video showcasing applications built on top of iExec and executed on a decentralized cloud.

16 July 2018

V2 goes Mainnet
All features of the iExec Marketplace are made fully functional on Ethereum main network.

18 July 2018

Cointelegraph Article
The leading channel for cryptocurrency and blockchain news published an article focused on iExec’s newly released marketplace for trading cloud resources.

20 July 2018

iExec ‘Workerdrop’ 1
The first ever public workers connect and execute computation tasks for RLC as part of the initial testing on the iExec network on Ethereum’s Mainnet.

24 July 2018

iExec ‘Workerdrop’ 2
311 workers joined the workerpool with PoCo fully integrated, to power a FinTech DApp resulting in over 2,400 RLC being distributed over 24 hours.

16 August 2018

iExec Summit and Party announced
An official iExec event taking place after Devcon4 featuring guest speakers, workshops and festivities.

17 August 2018

iExec with Intel at EnterpriseEthereumAlliance members meeting
iExec presents their SGX enclave solution alongside Intel at the EEA face-to-face meeting for defining standards that will be implemented by companies with Ethereum-based platforms.

30 October 2018

iExec Devcon4
iExec will present a proof-of-concept using Intel SGX enclaves with their PoCo consensus algorithm at the Devcon4 conference.

2019

31 May 2019

iExec 3.0 — Hybrid Public/Private Infrastructure
The V3 includes key features for the enterprises to widely adopt the iExec market network by providing them with full control over the public/private employment of their resources.

2020

31 May 2020

iExec 4.0 — High Performance Computing
This version allows miners to join the iExec market network providing true supercomputing capabilities.

2021

31 May 2021

iExec 5.0 — Beyond the Decentralized Cloud
The goal of this version is to allow new usages of iExec beyond the Decentralized Cloud. This will be a clear step further in blockchain computing, as dapps will be fully autonomous applications, able to provision resources, data, and applications directly from the blockchain in a fully decentralized way. This will open the market network to new applications specifically deployed to take advantage of IoT, Fog/Edge Computing, and Smart City technologies.