The Chainlink platform represents the so-called "oracle" networks — the ones that connect a blockchain technology and the real-world data and services. With this approach Chainlink expands the capabilities of smart contracts while benefiting from security and reliability that blockchain is known for. A whole community of developers and users are building the platform to benefit the entire blockchain ecosystem. You can join this noble aspiration by owning LINK, Chainlink's native coin, but before you must do some research so take a look at LINK market cap — the number of coins in circulation times their current price — displayed on the chart. Watch the line carefully, it might help you define the coin's future direction and investors' mood. Act accordingly.