Building enterprise blockchain ecosystems through global, open source collaboration

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What We Do

Hyperledger Foundation is a non profit organization that brings together all the necessary resources and infrastructure to ensure thriving and stable ecosystems around open source software blockchain projects.

Hyperledger Foundation hosts a number of enterprise-grade blockchain software projects. The projects are conceived and built by the developer community for vendors, end user organizations, service providers, start-ups, academics and others to use to build and deploy blockchain networks or commercial solutions. The Hyperledger Foundation staff is part of a larger Linux Foundation team that has years of experience in providing program management services for open source projects.

All Hyperledger projects follow the same design philosophy:

Modular

Highly Secure

Interoperable

Cryptocurrency-Agnostic

Complete with APIs

Hyperledger Foundation Goals

Provide a neutral, open community around enterprise blockchain supported by technical and business Governance

Foster the development and adoption of cross-industry platforms powered by distributed ledgers

Educate the public about the market opportunity for business blockchain technology

Why Enterprise Blockchain, Why Hyperledger?

Blockchain solves a core problem: many organizations want to share data in a distributed database, but no single owner will be trusted by every user. Blockchain technologies enable direct transactions in a secure, transparent way, baking trust into systems that operate with the efficiency of a peer-to-peer network. 

For enterprises, adopting this technology is making a foundational change in how they conduct business. When used as an enterprise software solution, it enables trust where it didn’t exist before and removes layers and layers of inefficiency. The technologies are building blocks for core, cross industry systems that will only scale in size and complexity as well as in effectiveness and value. Because Hyperledger technologies are open source code bases built with collaborative design and governance, enterprises have embraced them as trusted infrastructure for building blockchain solutions.

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Hyperledger Foundation Hosted Projects

Featured Resources

Hyperledger In depth: An hour with ConsenSys – Hyperledger & Ethereum- who put Peanut Butter in my Jelly?

Mainnet overview – Intro
Paving the way for enterprise to take the best parts of public mainnet
October 14 @ 8am PT
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Hyperledger In-depth: An hour with Ledger Leopard

Supply chain traceability
Say goodbye to your double administration, balance reconciliation, and lost items!
October 20 @ 8am ET
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Welcome, Hyperledger FireFly

We are very excited to announce the newest Hyperledger project, Hyperledger FireFly, a multi-party system for enterprise data flows.
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New case study: Thales and DigiCert team up to increase cybersecurity for Hyperledger Fabric

DigiCert and Thales believe in security by design which is why they took to develop a rapid set up of PKY for Hyperledger Fabric.
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New Use Case Study: Ledger Leopard Uses Hyperledger Besu to Power  RTI Tracking

Hyperledger Besu powers the RTI Dashboard and gives poolers, suppliers, shippers, and receivers real time insights on their RTI data and enables them to share information privately and transparently.
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Newsroom

November 30, 2021 in Blog, Hyperledger Fabric, Hyperledger Sawtooth

Hyperledger in Action Across Asia

It’s #HyperledgerAsia month, so we are spotlighting the fast-growing adoption and deployment of Hyperledger technologies throughout the region. Companies across Asia are driving a nonstop stream of innovative new enterprise…
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November 22, 2021 in Blog, Hyperledger Aries, Hyperledger Indy

Hyperledger Foundation Community Training: Accelerate your decentralized identity skills with two free Hyperledger Indy and Hyperledger Aries workshops

Hyperledger Indy and Hyperledger Aries are two of the popular open source repositories that can help propel development of decentralised identity products and services. Aries is a toolbox of several…
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November 19, 2021 in Blog, Weekend Update

Weekend Update: This Week’s Round-up of Remote Blockchain Learning Resources

Welcome to the Weekend Update. Our goal with this weekly post is to share quick updates about online education, networking and collaboration opportunities and resources for the open source enterprise…
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Hyperledger collaborates with hundreds of member companies, including the world’s leaders in finance, banking, Internet of Things, supply chains, manufacturing and technology.

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We’re an open community, and everyone is welcome. We value contributions from anyone around the world, big or small. Our community is vibrant and composed of various Working Groups, Special Interest Groups, and Meetup events.

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