Blockchain Program Hyperledger Announces Ten New Members

Hyperledger Project, a collaborative cross-industry effort created to advance blockchain technology, announced on Tuesday it has gained ten new members. Hyperledger notably incubates eight business blockchain and distributed ledger technologies including Hyperledger Fabric, Hyperledger Iroha, Hyperledger Indy, Hyperledger Burrow, Hyperledger Sawtooth, among others. Speaking about the new members, Brian Behlendorf, Executive Director of Hyperledger stated:

“The immense growth we’ve seen this year signifies an acceptance and understanding of Hyperledger blockchain solutions for business. These new diverse members have agreed to contribute their leadership and energy to the Hyperledger community. We thank them for their support and validation as we drive towards more PoCs, pilots and production uses cases of Hyperledger technologies in the enterprise.”

The new members include AMIHAN, ChongQin Xichain Technologies, DLT Labs, GameCredits, Gibraltar Stock Exchange (GSX), Medicalchain, and ScanTrust. Hyperledger’s organizers note that the program aims to enable organizations to build robust, industry-specific applications, platforms, and hardware systems to support their individual business transactions by creating an enterprise-grade, open source distributed ledger framework and code base. It is also described as a global collaboration including leaders in finance, banking, IoT, supply chain, manufacturing, and technology.

“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. Several Associate members joined this month including Mercy Corps, Taiwan Fintech Association and Zhejiang University.”

To see the full list of members, click here.

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