Blockmatics has published a new industry reporton three blockchain consortia and their distributed ledger projects.
This report is the second in a series of industry reports on current enterprise distributed ledger projects. This installment focuses on three of the most important consortia in the blockchain space at the moment: Hyperledger, R3, and the Enterprise Ethereum Alliance (EEA).
Hyperledger was created by The Linux Foundation to foster collaboration on blockchain projects between the tech industry and the finance industry. This consortia’s membership base includes IBM, Intel, State Street Bank, J.P. Morgan Chase, CME Group, and others.
R3 is a consortium made up of over two hundred firms specializing in distributed ledger technology for business use-cases, including Barclays, Bank of America, and Citigroup.
The EEA is a consortium devoted to exploring potential use-cases for the Ethereum platform in the business world. It spans many industries, from finance and insurance to healthcare to telecommunications. Notable members include Microsoft, Banco Santander, MasterCard, and J.P. Morgan Chase.
Cameron Carpenter is a student of economics and computer science at Sarah Lawrence College in Bronxville, New York. He is the President and Portfolio Manager of Gryphon Capital Management, a student-run investment firm. In his spare time, Cameron enjoys reading and playing chess.