Hyperledger, a multi-venture, multi-stakeholder effort hosted at the Linux Foundation, welcomes eleven new members to its community during the Hyperledger World Summit meeting in Tokyo, Japan. The annual meeting is a two-day event dedicated to community-driven planning, training and networking.
Hyperledger announced the addition of 11 members to its network in an aim to progress cross chain developments across enterprises. The new members become part of the open collaborative project joining a community of corporations and enterprises that aim to increase transparency and trust in business transactions using blockchain technology.
The new companies joining Hyperledger are Bitfury, Blockforce, Cargill, The Elamachain Foundation, FNZ, Mindtree, Splunk, Truffle Blockchain Group, Inc. and Unbound Tech. The addition of these companies shows the steady growth of the Hyperledger network, who recently announced the launch of Hyperledger Transact.
The executive director at Hyperledger, Brian Behlndorf spoke during the annual member summit stating the need for the community to come together to “springboard new ideas”. He further said,
“It’s rewarding to see our projects are now powering hundreds of production networks, and we are going deeper into enterprises and wider with our developments every day.”
He further welcomed the new members to the Hyperledger community saying,
“The newest members add even more depth and breadth to our community, which is the driving force behind our mission of advancing open source enterprise blockchain adoption.”
The new members presents new fields including artificial intelligence, food tracking systems, asset management, and research among others. The new members will now be able to contribute to the network by creating “solid industry-specific applications, platforms and hardware systems to support their individual business transactions.”
Speaking on joining the organization, the CEO and Founder of Blockforce, André Salem, said,
“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.”
Valery Vavilov, CEO and co-founder of Bitfury, a full service blockchain company, expects the partnership with Hyperledger to further improve the transparent and trustless nature of businesses through the use of blockchain technology. Vavilov further spoke on the partnership saying,
“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.”
In June, Hyperledger announced two giants in the data industry, Salesforce and Microsoft, to its ever expanding network of enterprises. The addition included six other companies that hailed from agriculture, metal, supply chain and consultancy industries.
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