Blockchain Technologies

Distributed Ledgers and Blockchain Technology



What are Blockchain Technologies?
How do blockchains work?


A Blockchain is a distributed ledger of unchangable, digitally recorded data. Data of any type can be recorded in a blockchain: financial transactions, titles to real estate, etc. Unlike a traditional database housing the same data, a blockchain does not have to rely on a centralized administrator. Continue


Blockchain Network

Global
Blockchains are Borderless

Distributed
Blockchains Resist Centralization

Database
Blockchains Store Data


Blockchain Applications
These applications are powered by blockchains


These are the use cases where blockchain technologies can be applied to improve efficiency or unlock capabilities for new technologies.

Finance
Trade and settle securities at a fraction of the time and cost.

Property
Permanently record and access real-time property rights.

Contracts
Self-enforcing contracts based on predefined conditions.

Identity
Eliminate invasive identity practices via digital identies.


BlockchainTechnologies.com is a free resource to help the world better understand blockchain technologies. We answers questions like "What is blockchain technology?" and "What are blockchain applications?"

Blockchain Companies
Innovative companies building with blockchain technologies


200+ Blockchain Companies ... and counting

With blockchain venture capital funding well past the $1 Billion mark, the amount of invested capital into new startups is pointing towards blockchain companies being around for quite a while.

The following blockchain technology companies are a subset of the many who are blazing the trail for global distributed ledger technology adoption:

Blockchain Technology Companies

Chain

Enterprise Blockchain Software

TradeBlock

Blockchain Enterprise Tools

BitFury

Blockchain Infrastructure

Hyperledger

Decentralized Ledgers

Ethereum

Decentralized Applications

OneName

Blockchain Based Identification

Blockstack

Blockchain Software Stack

PeerNova

Large Scale Immuatble Ledgers

BlockCypher

Blockchain Web Services

Blockstream

Sidechains, Open Assets, Smart Contracts

T0

Blockchain Based Securities

Digtial Asset Holdings

Distributed Ledger Financial Services

Blockchain Investments
Discover blockchain technology investment opportunities


Searching for how to invest in blockchain technology? You don't have to be a Silicion Valley VC to own a stake in the global blockchain industry. We explore entry-level opportunities such as purchasing cryptocurrencies directly, to advanced investment methods such as angel investing in blockchain companies.

Blockchain Technology Investments

Cryptocurrencies Buy and Trade Cryptocurrencies

Venture Investing Fund Promising Startups

Digital Assets Ownership of Blockchain Assets

Crowdfunding Decentralized Crowdfunding Platforms

Stocks Publicly Traded Blockchain Companies


“The Blockchain is potentially the most important technology innovation of our lifetime.”

Blockchain Mining
Mining achieve consensus


Blockchain Mining Blockchain mining is the backbone of a secure distributed network. We explore the most popular blockchain (bitcoin), as well as other alternative blockchains (also known as consensus protocols) and new concepts like Embedded Mining.

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Blockchain News
Latest blockchain news


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Public blockchain investments heat up: $5 million in 5 minutes

In early 2016 it started becoming obvious that Bitcoin hadn’t just given rise to a full new asset class of blockchain related projects but that these entities were reinventing how early stage fundraising is done. No longer are young blockchain startups ...
VentureBeat

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Blockchain technology like Bitcoin is being overhyped: analyst

Digital distributed ledger tech, dubbed the ‘blockchain’, is being over-hyped at least in the short-term, says Gartner’s senior VP for technology Peter Sondergaard. Sondergaard, who is in Cape Town this week for the Gartner Symposium, told Fin24 at a ...
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Blockchain Demonstration Highlights Potential Loan Market Improvements

Credit Suisse, Ipreo, Symbiont and R3 have announced the successful initial stage completion of a project showing how blockchain technology can be used to improve the syndicated loan market, according to a Credit Suisse statement. The proof of concept will ...
financemagnates.com

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Blockchain Adoption Moving Rapidly in Banking and Financial Markets: Some 65 Percent of Surveyed Banks Expect to be in Production in Three Years

The new IBM study, "Leading the Pack in Blockchain Banking: Trailblazers Set the Pace (1)" is based on a survey of 200 global banks. A second new IBM study, "Blockchain Rewires Financial Markets: Trailblazers Take the Lead (2)," is based on a survey of 200 ...
Yahoo Finance

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ASX completes blockchain trading platform prototype

The Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) has said that its blockchain initiative is on track for a final decision in the second half of 2017, with the prototype complete and the organisation now moving to building an "industrial-strength solution" to use ...
ZDNet