In December 2015, the Linux Foundation announced the Hyperledger Project. The founding members of the project were announced in 2016 and ten further members and the makeup of the governing board announced soon after. Brian Behlendorf was appointed executive director of the project. wikipedia github

A blockchain can be used to build a new generation of transactional applications that establishes trust, accountability and transparency, while streamlining business processes and legal constraints. site

Enterprises are embracing blockchain for provenance and traceability of goods through the supply chain to meet industry requirements such as ethically sourced foods and assuring adherence to necessary protocols. video

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