May 12th, 2014 Edit
The Asset Exchange goes live in block 135,000.
May 6th, 2014 Edit
Account Leasing is enabled in block 130,000.
April 28th, 2014 Edit
NRS version 1.0.0 is released, including the new client interface.
March 1, 2014 Edit
Feb 1, 2014 Edit
Genesis account passphrase is discovered! Don't worry, nothing changes for the network.
January 13, 2014 Edit
Arbitrary Messages are implemented in version 0.5.4e of the client software and enabled as of block 40,000.
January 8, 2014 Edit
January 3, 2014 Edit
January 1, 2014 Edit
The Transparent Forging feature is implemented in version 0.4.8 of the client software and enabled as of block 30,000.
December 20, 2013Edit
With the release of software version 0.4.0, the implementation of the alias system is released. The began to process alias requests when the block height reached 22,000.
December 11, 2013Edit
Software developer Come-from-Beyond announces BCNext's intention to release Nxt's source code on January 3, 2014.
November 24, 2013Edit
Nxt is created, and the genesis block reveals that 1,000,000,000 coins were distributed to 73 stakeholders, with the proportion of coins received dependent upon the each stakeholder's portion of the original funcraising total. Nxt's original market capitalization was $800,000USD.
November 18, 2013Edit
Fundraising for Nxt is closed , with 21 BTC raised.
November 14, 2013Edit
BCnext stops posting directly to Bitcointalk.org , and goes underground.
October 19, 2013Edit
Stakeholders vote on which advanced features they'd like to see developed next . "Colored coins" is the winning feature.
September 29, 2013Edit
The very first version of the Nxt software is released by BCNext.
September 28, 2013Edit
Bitcointalk.org member BCNext creates a forum thread announcing Nxt, and asking for tiny donations of Bitcoin to help fund development of the cryptocurrency and determine how to split the initial stake.