Linux Foundation announces 10 new members to its blockchain project

Announcements | February 10, 2016 By:

Linux Foundation announced that its Hyperledger Project, a group creating an open-source communications standard for financial firms wanting to use blockchain to speed up their services, has added 10 more members.

Formerly known as the Open Ledger Project, the Hyperledger Project was first revealed in December as a cross-industry initiative boasting participants such as Cisco and IBM as well as blockchain industry startups such as Digital Asset Holdings and R3CEV.

The members involved in the initiative have grown to 30 and include: ABN AMRO, Accenture, ANZ Bank, Blockchain, BNY Mellon, Calastone, Cisco, CLS, CME Group, ConsenSys, Credits, The Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation (DTCC), Deutsche Börse Group, Digital Asset Holdings, Fujitsu Limited, Guardtime, Hitachi, IBM, Intel, IntellectEU, J.P. Morgan, NEC, NTT DATA, R3, Red Hat, State Street, SWIFT, Symbiont, VMware and Wells Fargo.

The Linux Foundation has officially formed the Hyperledger Project and is accepting new members. Those who are interested to join the initiative can connect with its technical community via mailing lists and GitHub.