Hyperledger, the open source collaborative effort created to advance cross-industry blockchain technologies, today welcomed 11 new members to its expanding enterprise blockchain community.
The latest general members to join the community are Bitfury, Blockforce, Cargill, The Elamachain Foundation, FNZ, Mindtree, Splunk, Truffle Blockchain Group, Inc., and Unbound Tech.
[perfectpullquote align=”right” bordertop=”false” cite=”Valery Vavilov, co-founder of Bitfury” link=”http://www.bitfury.com/” color=”” class=”” size=””]“Bitfury’s decision to join the Linux Foundation and Hyperledger reflects our commitment to make the world more transparent and trusted through the use of blockchain applications and other emerging technologies. We look forward to collaborating with leaders across a variety of sectors to build new blockchain solutions that improve the services and systems that people use every day.”[/perfectpullquote]
Hyperledger supports an open community that values the 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 the University of Nicosia and The United Nations International Computing Centre (UNICC).
“An open-first technology principle and industry consortia are the tools that will help global food and agricultural companies embrace digital to feed the world. The Hyperledger community provides all of us access to the best thinking to help accelerate technology solutions, transform supply chains and address the world’s urgent food challenges. Cargill has actively contributed to Hyperledger projects by sharing our digital expertise and engineering, and more importantly our industry leadership and experience in food and agriculture. We are thrilled to become a formal member of this consortium and continue this important work.”
– Justin Kershaw, chief information officer (CIO), Cargill
In addition to these latest new members, Hyperledger recently added a 14th project, Hyperledger Transact.
Hosted at the Linux Foundation, Hyperledger is a multi-venture, multi-stakeholder effort that includes various enterprise blockchain and distributed ledger technologies. Hyperledger continues to grow its membership, technology portfolio, and domain expertise.
Hyperledger allows organizations to create solid, industry-specific applications, platforms and hardware systems to support their individual business transactions by offering enterprise-grade, open source distributed ledger frameworks and code bases.
“Blockforce is a social innovation-driven blockchain research and builder/ Offering tech consulting, we build blockchain-based digital products, providing creative problem solving and end-to-end blockchain services support. We’ve pioneer uses cases in Brazil using mostly Hyperledger technologies and are excited to collaborate closely with the Hyperledger community and boost our ecosystem’s impact legacy.”
– André Salem, Founder & CEO at Blockforce