Timeline of Events
A timeline of events for this wiki
October 1, 2017
Polygon goes live as Matic Network
MATIC token IEO
April 1, 2019
MATIC was launched in 2019 with the IEO (Initial Exchange Offering) on the cryptocurrency exchange Binance
Matic Mainnet Goes Live
May 1, 2020
The Matic mainnet officially went live.
Matic becomes Polygon
February 1, 2021
In February 2021, Matic Network revealed it became Polygon, the first well-structured, easy-to-use platform for Ethereum scaling and infrastructure development.
August 1, 2021
Polygon merges with zk-rollup platform Hermez Network
Polygon Completes VC round
February 1, 2022
Polygon raises $450 million in a new venture financing round
Polygon goes carbon neutral
April 1, 2022
Polygon commits to to a carbon negative roadmap
Polygon zkEVM Testnet Launches
October 1, 2022
The first ZK scaling solution that’s fully equivalent to EVM launches on public testnet.
January 1, 2023
Polygon Foundation is established by the co-creators of Polygon dedicated to supporting Polygon, including research, development & education.