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The Dao

I stumbled on quite an ambitious venture from the Ethereum corner, the DAO. A Decentralized Autonomous Organization. Basically it is an investment fund aimed at funding projects using the Ethereum blockchain and Ethereum computer, but it can fund any... Read more

BigchainDB

BigchainDB fills a gap in the decentralization ecosystem: a decentralized database, at scale. It points to performance of 1 million writes per second throughput, storing petabytes of data, and sub-second latency. The BigchainDB design starts with a distributeddatabase (DB),... Read more

BlockCypher

BlockCypher is a simple, mostly RESTful JSON API for interacting with blockchains, accessed over HTTP or HTTPS from the api.blockcypher.com domain. Currently, BlockCypher supports Bitcoin, Bitcoin Testnet3, Litecoin, Dogecoin, and BlockCypher’s Test Chain. BlockCypher is Amazon Web Services for... Read more

Blockstack.org

Blockstack.org is a community of developers who are working to create a complete, standardized, well-documented toolkit for building decentralized applications. Developers will be able to use this stack to create decentralized versions of popular online services like Amazon, Youtube,... Read more

OpenChain

Openchain is an open source distributed ledger offered by CoinPrism (also known for Colored Coins). It is suited for organizations wishing to issue and manage digital assets in a robust, secure and scalable way. Openchain has undergone a large... Read more

Factom

Businesses and governments can use Factom to simplify records management, record business processes, and address security and compliance issues. Factom is a sidechain data layer built on top of the bitcoin blockchain to record and securely store data using... Read more

Hyperledger

The Hyperledger Project is a collaborative effort created to advance blockchain technology by identifying and addressing important features and requirements, for a cross-industry open standard for distributed ledgers that can transform the way business transactions are conducted globally. The... Read more

Blockstream

Blockstream was founded to develop new ways to accelerate innovation in crypto currencies, open assets and smart contracts. Pioneering advancements in crypto currencies, open assets and smart contracts, Blockstream is the first company extending capabilities at the protocol level... Read more

Blockchain Sidechains

In April 2014, sidechains were announced @blockstream as a concept for boosting the functionality of bitcoin by allowing assets to move from the main bitcoin blockchain to an alternative blockchain and back through a system of two-way pegging. Once... Read more

Rootstock

RootStock is a smart-contract peer-to-peer platform built on top of the Bitcoin Blockchain. It goal is to add value and functionality to the core Bitcoin network by the implementation of sophisticated smart contracts as a sidechain. Based on Ethereums... Read more