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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How blockchain can transform the manufacturing industry

Blockchain technologies have the potential to radically change the face of manufacturing, according to Syncron. Blockchain, most commonly associated with cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin, is a digital ledger technology which can be used to store and record ...
ZDNet

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Smart Contracts On The Blockchain: Can Businesses Reap The Benefits?

It is becoming difficult for the ordinary person to avoid the crypto and blockchain buzz, and it seems that the chatter around the rollercoaster price of Bitcoin is now officially part of the mainstream news cycle. Businesses cannot shy away from ...
Forbes

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Enough About ICOs, Enterprise Case Studies Show The Real Value of Blockchain Technology

“Blockchain” has become a buzzword commonly associated with “Bitcoin” and ICOs – Initial Coin Offerings. Yet with all the news circulating around money being raised from ICO token sales, the real value of blockchain technology has become blurred.
HuffPost

Medicalchain: This Startup Wants to Put Your Health Records on a Blockchain

The process is so familiar that it's easy to ignore what a relic it is: you go to see a new doctor, and they make you recount your medical history on a sheaf of forms. That information is already out there somewhere—probably multiple somewheres—so ...
NASDAQ

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Blockchain Data Links Tether 'Attack' to 2015 Exchange Hack

Those behind the alleged theft of $31 million worth of Tether's US dollar-backed tokens were also involved in a high-profile hack two years ago, a cybersleuth has concluded from available blockchain data. The company behind the dollar-backed cryptocurrency ...
Coin Desk