Long before the ThreeFold Movement saw first daylight Kristof was already making a lot of waves in the technologic landscape.
Founding and developing multiple startups leading to 7 succesful exits to companies by the likes of: Sun Microsystems, Oracle, Western Digital, Verizon and Hitachi Data Systems.
The years to follow would determine Kristof’s vision and course first leading to edge cloud and not much later to blockchain technologies all priming him to breathe live into the ThreeFold Foundation early 2017.
JumpScale is the cloud automation product used on the ThreeFold Grid and is a branch from what used to be Pylabs.
The very first release of Rivine.io what would later become the base for the ThreeFold Chain proof of stake blockchain.
One of the key components on the ThreeFold Grid would be released just months before the first 0.9 release of the ThreeFold Whitepaper.
The first release of the ThreeFold Foundation concept on paper for the world to see.
This Whitepaper would become the groundwork to a lot of components today.
Two farming cooperatives: BetterToken (EU) and Mazraa (UAE) would farm the very first ThreeFold Tokens a.k.a The Genesis Pool. Bettertoken operating from Europe and Mazraa from UAE put the first significant capacity on the ThreeFold Grid. Bettertoken added 2 petabyte To the grid in Lochristi, Belgium. Mazraa added 2 Petabyte in Dubai, United Arabian Emirates to the ThreeFold grid.
ThreeFold puts a lot of emphasis on working together and streamlined communication. Our own app makes all this possible. This also held the v 0.9 version of our wallet.
And later would feature zero-node status tracking.
We distributed the Zero Nodes amongst 200 of our first followers and tokenholders to host the TF Chain.
The first whitepaper that truly embodied the full scope of the ThreeFold project.
The first production ready release of the ThreeFold Chain.
With the release of the Wallet 1.0.0 we integrated the ThreeFold App and TF-Chain to provide tokenholders with a UI to see, send and receive tokens in an easy manner.
ThreeFold Token’s first listing on a public exchange: www.btc-alpha.com.
For trading your BTC to TFT.
Bancadati datacenter capacity installed good for 125 Nodes,
For the more technical crowd Threefold Tokens are now cross chain swappable through a command line interface with coins like: Bitcoin, Decred, Vertcoin, Qtum, and others.
Read all about atomic swaps on our wikis.
The first batch of Green Edge Cloud capacity added to the grid in: Vienna & Capetown.
Combined good for: 6 servers housing 202 CPU’s and 820 Terrabyte storage.
ThreeFold Token’s second listing on a public exchange: bitmeex.pro
For exchanging your BTC,ETH and others to TFT please visit www.bitmeex.pro
An index of all farms added to the grid, selectable based on: capacity, country and farm
A batch of capacity added to the grid in: Rochester NY & Toronto.
Combined good for: 18 servers housing 357 CPU’s and 2900 Terrabyte storage.
A Memorandum of Undstanding between ThreeFold and HPE was signed at Gitex 2018 in Dubai. HPE server and storage hardware has been certified to be used on ThreeFold’s Grid and HPE plans to build services to support the growth and usage of ThreeFold’s Grid which is in line with their edge cloud and blockchain strategy.
ThreeFold and Solidaridad sign a Memorandum of Understanding. Solidaridad is a worldwide operating NGO helping farmers (actual farmers, not TF-farmers. The partnership focusses on streamlining technology within the Solidaridad organisation who on their turn help ThreeFolg grow the grid.
To give a little insight to how far we’ve already come and how much people believe in Threefold.io.
Threefold by now has 10 x more capacity live on the grid than all other «decentralized internet + blockchain» startups.
Following the install in July, Bancadati is now in Beta as the largest archive on the European continent.
Together with Threefold NBH will create a fully decentralized bank.
A batch capacity added to the grid in: Vienna.
Good for: 18 servers housing 576 CPU’s and 4608 Terrabyte storage.
Following the Beta in December 2018, Bancadati is now in Production as one of the largest archive on the planet.
A group of handpicked developers and companies are let on to our beta grid to “play around” with it and provide us with feedback so we can prepare our Grid and equip it with what the market wants.
Private Zero OS, S3 storage, Web- Gateway, ZeroDB, FreeFlow pages, 3Bot