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

Blockchains are Borderless

Blockchains Resist Centralization

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.

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

Permanently record and access real-time property rights.

Self-enforcing contracts based on predefined conditions.

Eliminate invasive identity practices via digital identies. 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


Enterprise Blockchain Software


Blockchain Enterprise Tools


Blockchain Infrastructure


Decentralized Ledgers


Decentralized Applications


Blockchain Based Identification


Blockchain Software Stack


Large Scale Immuatble Ledgers


Blockchain Web Services


Sidechains, Open Assets, Smart Contracts


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.

Blockchain Mining Continued

Blockchain News
Latest blockchain news

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Daimler AG Issues €100 Million Corporate Bond in Blockchain Trial

German automaker Daimler AG has issued a corporate bond worth €100m as part of a blockchain pilot project. The carmaker announced the completed test today, working alongside Landesbank Baden-Württemberg (LBBW), Germany's largest state-backed ...
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Is Blockchain Disrupting The Way Startups Raise Funds?

Startups are now exploring blockchain’s use in fintech and startup funding. This month alone, there were around 10 blockchain startups that launched their own cryptocurrency presales to fund their ventures. Block.One has joined the likes of Civic, Status ...

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Can the Blockchain Save Social Media Influencers?

June has been a big month for Ryan X. Charles. The co-founder of Yours, a cryptocurrency-based social media network, Charles went live with an alpha "soft launch" of his service on June 9. The platform was so new earlier this month that he hadn't even yet ...

ZhongAn Plans to Put China’s Chickens on a Blockchain

The entire process of Chinese chicken farming, which sees some 5 billion chickens consumed every year, could soon be tracked on a blockchain. Get exclusive analysis of bitcoin and learn from our trading tutorials. Join for just $39 now.
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Banks' blockchain consortium picks IBM for trade finance platform

PARIS Tech giant IBM (IBM.N) is building a blockchain-based platform for seven big European banks, including HSBC (HSBA.L) and Deutsche Bank (DBKGn.DE), that is aimed at simplifying trade finance transactions for small- and medium-sized companies.