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 approaching the $1 Billion mark, invested capital is pointing towards blockchain companies being around for quite a while. The following blockchain technology companies are blazing the trail for global distributed ledger 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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Financial Blockchain Shenzhen Consortium formally established

Blockchain is the cutting edge in the internet finance technology(FINTECH); it will have a huge impact on the financial business model and financial technology framework. Currently, many big international financial institutions have set up their block ...
Coin Desk

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Could bitcoin hold the key to stopping ransomware?

All bitcoin transactions are stored on a public ledger called the blockchain, where anyone can view transactions between bitcoin users. Though the blockchain users preserve their anonymity by using screen names, the public websites where payments are ...
The Christian Science Monitor

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The Future Of Trust As Blockchain Reimagines Entire Business Ecosystems

Experience teaches us that those who move quickly to embrace disruptive technologies benefit the most from them. The same will be true for the emergent technology called blockchain. As a powerful instrument of trust, blockchain enables parties to exchange ...

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New Siemens Business Development Unit To Include Blockchain Applications

Siemens AG will establish a dedicated business unit under the name, “next47,” to accelerate the development of new technologies, including blockchain applications. The name refers to the company’s founding in 1947. The new unit will combine the ...
Cryptocoins news

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Highlights from the W3C blockchain workshop at MIT

Do you have technology teams already involved in the W3C? Is your organization participating in a company or university innovation lab? You should. Through collaboration, innovation grows. The W3C blockchain interoperability workshop at MIT is an incubator ...