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Hyperledger blockchain consortium adds 14 new members
The Linux Foundation's open source blockchain project Hyperledger has grown to 183 members with the latest addition of 14 new members.
The new members joining the collaborative cross-industry initiative are Agavon, B9lab, China Minsheng Bank, EBPI BV, Global Blockchain Technologies, GM Financial, GXChain, Information Builders, Sempre IT, United Traders and YDreams Global.
In addition, the Monetary Authority of Singapore, Monetary Authority of Singapore, National Association of Realtors and UCLA Blockchain Lab have joined the consortium as associate members.
“The amount of interest in getting involved with Hyperledger and increasing diversity of organizations joining our efforts in 2017 is really building momentum,” said Brian Behlendorf, Executive Director, Hyperledger. “These new members are critical in our goal of advancing enterprise grade, open source distributed ledger frameworks upon which users can build and run a variety of business applications. We’re excited to see the contributions from this vibrant community push forward more Hyperledger projects to 1.0 and beyond.”
Hyperledger incubates nine business blockchain and distributed ledger technologies including Hyperledger Fabric, Hyperledger Iroha, Hyperledger Indy, Hyperledger Burrow, Hyperledger Quilt and Hyperledger Sawtooth, among others. It 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.