Decentralized protocol for provisioning, scaling and securing cloud workloads. The world's only on-chain auction marketplace for off-chain container deployments.

Greg Osuri
Founder & CEO
Auren Hoffman
Frm. CEO of LiveRamp. Frm. Co-f
  • 1
    June 2016

    Development begins on DISCO.

  • 2
    December 2017

    Whitepaper v1 released.

  • 3
    January 2018

    Development begins on Akash Network.

  • 4
    March 2018

    Whitepaper v2 released.Agreement signed for test and main net capacity with bare metal provider Packet.

  • 5
    April 2018

    Marketplace prototype released

  • 6
    June 2018

    Deployment prototype release.

  • 7
    July 2018

    P2P filesharing prototype release.

  • 8
    August 2018

    Overlay Network prototype release. Whitepaper v3 release.

  • 9
    September 2018

    Testnet launch. Provider certification program launch.

  • 10
    Later Q3 2018

    Mainnet launch. Akash token available on exchange(s).

  • 11
    Q4 2018

    Onboard, ramp pilot users and providers. Iterate quickly in response to production usage and feedback.

  • 12
    Q1 2019

    Launch of container-native PaaS. Akash Platform supports Heroku-like "push to deploy" functionality with SCM integration. Globally-distributed provider supply.

  • 13
    Q2 2019

    Launch of storage-only offering. Akash Platform supports storage-only deployments without associated compute.

  • 14
    Q3 2019

    Launch of Machine Learning support. Akash Platform supports Spark/RDD integration and event-based scheduling. 15

  • 15
    Q4 2019

    Launch of Managed Services support. Akash Platform supports a third-party ecosystem of providers with offerings built upon Akash.

  • 16
    Q1 2020

    Launch of near-edge compute support. Akash Platform supplier distribution supports near-edge use cases.