Allow me to enlighten you, anon.
- beastly use case
(mainstream fucking smart contracts)
- rock-solid fundamentals
(peer-reviewed white paper featuring Ari Juels)
- practically finished working product
(v1.0 of network done)
- major partnerships and endorsements
(SWIFT, Cornell, Gartner, WEF, ...)
- massive marketing event coming up at SIBOS
(invited by SWIFT as the ONLY external crypto dev to do a demo)
- sky-high interest from some of the biggest players in global economics
SWIFT, WEF, Capgemini all underlining the importance of smart contracts and mentioning Chainlink/Smartcontract.com by name
Sources for this last bullet point:
World economic forum talking about smart contracts and crypto as a technological tipping point, specifically mentioning Chainlink/Smartcontract.com by name
Massive consultancy and IT firm Capgemini devoting an entire report to the importance of smart contracts, specifically mentioning Chainlink/Smartcontract.com and Sergey Nazarov by name as the only providers of a smart contract solution that can use external data
SWIFT itself saying how "Distributed Ledger Technology (DLT) and Smart Contracts (SC) promise to transform automation in the financial industry, and are generating huge interest amongst financial institutions and technology providers."
tl;dr not only are the very biggest global economic players tripping over themselves to adopt blockchain tech, they are specifically lusting after smart contracts, AND mentioning Chainlink/Smartcontract.com specifically.