Hyperledger passes 250 members with addition of 9 organizations

Hyperledger, an open-source collaborative effort created to advance cross-industry blockchain technologies, today announced it has surpassed the 250 member mark with the addition of nine new members. The latest general members to join the community are Coil, ChainDigit, Chainyard, DigiCert, LG CNS, Omnitude, Tierion, and UTRUST.

Hyperledger is a multi-project, multi-stakeholder effort that includes 10 business blockchain and distributed ledger technologies. New code contributions and community development continue to advance all of these frameworks and tools, translating into milestones like the recent release of Hyperledger Fabric 1.2.

[perfectpullquote align=”full” bordertop=”false” cite=”Brian Behlendorf, Executive Director, Hyperledger” link=”” color=”” class=”” size=””]“While July is traditionally a quiet month, we’ve been quite busy hitting some key community and technology milestones. Heading into the second half of the year, we are focused on continuing our growth and advancing our open source, multiple framework approach to meet the increasingly diverse applications for blockchain technology. As we plan for the Hyperledger Global Forum, we will be calling on these new members and the entire ecosystem to keep driving the vision and technology forward to scale to meet the global demand for blockchain-powered businesses.”[/perfectpullquote]

Hyperledger aims to enable organizations to build robust, industry-specific applications, platforms, and hardware systems to support their individual business transactions by creating enterprise-grade, open-source distributed ledger frameworks and code bases.

Hyperledger supports an open community that values contributions and participation from various entities. As such, pre-approved non-profits, open source projects and government entities can join Hyperledger at no cost as associate members. Associate members joining this month include Kiva.

To fuel further growth and collaboration, the community has been invited to take part in Hyperledger Global Forum from December 12-15 in Basel, Switzerland.