Hyperledger Blockchain Community Adds 11 New Members From US, Europe & Asia

Hyperledger, is a brand-new collaboration running on an open-sourced effort created to make advancements on cross-industry technologies revolving around the blockchain. And today, on June 27th of 2018 they made a major announcement involving them plus eleven other members.

The newest members of their collaboration reside in countries all over the world, including the United States, Europe and Asia – with some of the new members hailing from China as well.

The company has gained major traction as a multi-stakeholder, multi-project effort of ten separate businesses working with the distributed ledger and business blockchain technologies. Even though Hyperledger has created membership systems with development occurring all over the world, in multiple affairs, the wave of blockchain enthusiasm in China has fueled a new path for blockchain technologies.

The pace at which it is being adopted over seas has accelerated the innovations appearing within the market. There is a recent chart that displayed that 20% of the make-up of the Hyperledger member-base as well as 10% of developing contributors reside in China.

While blockchain technology continues to show the diversity of what it can do, thereby proving its value – the company Hyperledger is continuing to gain a lot of traction with investors from an ever increasingly membership-base that is including a more and more diverse crowd of users.

They continue to grow, with members of every size and type from nearly thirty different countries which are transforming healthcare, financial services, virtual identity management, management of the supply chain, as well as other online cloud-based services and enterprises.

As of recent, it’s been an adventure to watch the new slew of innovative technologies emerging from China as well as other countries in Asia, in which there is a large base that is continually growing. But, they are also recognizing that because of the community’s diversity – the business-based blockchain technology is making a massive impact on companies and users all over the globe.

Hyperledger is now making goals to help organizations create bold, industry specific apps, systems and software/hardware platforms to help support the needs of each individual businesses transactions through the way of building business-worthy, open sourced frameworks as well as code bases on the distributed ledgers of the blockchains.

The newest of the members to join the collaborative community is: Beike Finance, BGI Shenzhen Co., Ltd., Bit Game Foundation, Circulor, JD.com, Kyra Solutions, Lenovo, NuCypher, Optherium Labs, Shenzhen Onething Technologies and Shenzhen Ultrachain Technologies.

New Member Quotes:

Beike Finance

“The core business of Beike Finance is to provide financial services for real estate and home-servicing-related industries throughout China,” said Ling Kong, CEO of Beike Finance. “Through Fintech and our control of the transaction ecosystem, we aim to further standardize the industry through technology and process, thus providing relevant financial services as well as continuously improving the customer experience. This mindset is inseparable from leveraging breakthrough technological advances such as blockchain. Therefore, Beike Finance is elated to be a member of Hyperledger. We have set up a professional team to build and contribute back to the Hyperledger community and are looking forward to communicating and interacting with other Hyperledger members to innovate applications of blockchain in the business sector.”

BGI Shenzhen Co. Ltd

“As the largest genome sequencing center in the world, BGI provides comprehensive sequencing and bioinformatics services for medical, agricultural and environmental applications. With the rapid development of high-throughput sequencing technology, we are now stepping into the Age of Data Life. When we produce and use medical and healthcare data for precision medicine or scientific research, it is also of great importance to keep an eye on data security and personal privacy,” said Meng Yang, Director of BGI Blockchain Initiative. “Today we are very pleased to join the Hyperledger family and looking forward to collaborating in our goal to deliver innovative blockchain solutions in the life science community, achieve the goal of personal privacy protection, and finally build a sustainable ecosystem of data sharing and application.”

Bit Game Foundation

“I am very glad that BIT.GAME is a member of Hyperledger,” said Eric Sun, CEO of BIT.GAME. “BIT.GAME is a token exchange and asset trading platform as well as a technology provider that serves Blockchain Game. BIT.GAME provides an incubation platform for Blockchain Game that helps game developers get invested based on DAICO. In addition, BIT.GAME offers a complete technical solution designed for Blockchain Game developers that will be further strengthened by our work with Hyperledger.”


“Circulor is using distributed ledger technology to transform the supply chain for the metals in batteries used within electric vehicles and consumer electronics. Our mission is to help manufacturers ensure the materials they use are not mined using child labour, nor sourced from areas of conflict,” said Douglas Johnson-Poensgen, CEO of Circulor. “We are excited to join Hyperledger because we believe in the efficacy of open-source software development. We also feel that Hyperledger is a thriving and growing community co-developing an enterprise-grade platform, which is familiar to many of our target industrial users.”


“Blockchain technology is a revolution that can facilitate mutual trust in business and improve operational efficiency. The Hyperledger community is highly productive and has extensive practical experience. We are pleased to join this big family and will build win-win collaborations in the near future,” said Dr. Pei Jian, the Head of the Blockchain Technology team at JD.com. “JD.com will make full use of its own advances in big data, cloud computing and well-established bonds with enormous suppliers worldwide to build a blockchain-based ecosystem and accomplish new commercial values. Currently, blockchain has been used in the products of anti-counterfeiting traceability in JD.com for promoting and securing high-quality products.”


“Becoming a member of the Hyperledger community helps us explore all the possibilities blockchain opens up across industries,” said Dr. Yong Rui, Lenovo's Chief Technology Officer and Senior Vice President. “We have identified this emerging technology as a key element in our investment strategy for cloud-enabled technologies. Along with other members, Lenovo will help drive the development of Hyperledger as well as blockchain technologies and to build a global blockchain ecosystem so that this technology can benefit customers and the industry.”


“As a member of Hyperledger, NuCypher will contribute its expertise in data privacy and security to help further commercial adoption of distributed ledgers,” said Derek Pierre, NuCypher's Business Development Lead. “The goals of NuCypher and Hyperledger are aligned, and proxy re-encryption fulfills the promise of distributed ledger technology as it relates to secure data sharing and collaboration. We are very excited to bring proxy re-encryption to the Hyperledger ecosystem.”

Optherium Labs

“Hyperledger's tools have been essential to building the Ecosystem we envisioned when we first set out to make the digital economy accessible and scalable to the world, from the largest financial institutions down to individual users,” said Serge Beck, CEO of Optherium Labs. “Joining Hyperledger as a member is a natural step for Optherium, and we look forward to working with the community to build the global infrastructure needed to realize the true potential of blockchain-based solutions.”

Shenzhen Onething Technologies

“We are very honored to join the Hyperledger community and look forward to contributing our experience in advancing cross-industry blockchain technologies and setting industry standards,” said Lei Chen, CEO of Xunlei and Onething, at Xunlei Limited. “Our high-performance blockchain platform ThunderChain opened up recently. A variety of applications are being developed on it for all walks of life. Becoming a member of Hyperledger will help us accelerate the connection between blockchain technology and the real economy.”

Shenzhen Ultrachain Technologies

“We're honored to join Hyperledger,” said Louis Lin, Founder and Chief Executive of ULTRACHAIN TECH. “In terms of performance, architecture, and community, Hyperledger has many advantages. We look forward to working with Hyperledger to help the global community build the underlying technology platform of the blockchain and use the technical features of the blockchain to help partners carry out traditional business transformation and new business construction.”

You can join any of these industry peers and help build the new shape of the upcoming environment – contributing to the health of the ecosystem within the various blockchain technologies, applications being developed as well as use cases. More information on how to join Hyperledger, then join can be found at the company website:

To Contact Hyperledger:
Jessica Rampen
The Linux Foundation/Hyperledger
[email protected]
650 – 787 – 3548

SOURCE Hyperledger: hyperledger.org

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