The latest news from Hyperledger.

Hyperledger Certification Beta Enrollment Now Open

Hyperledger has partnered with The Linux Foundation Training team to create two blockchain professional certification programs available in late 2018: Certified Hyperledger Fabric Administrator and Certified Hyperledger Sawtooth Administrator.

Are you interested in participating in the Hyperledger Certification beta program and receiving an early attempt at the exam? Sign up by November 25, 2018 to be considered!

The Linux Foundation training team recently launched Hyperledger Fabric Fundamentals (LFD271), this online course teaches the fundamental concepts of blockchain and distributed ledger technologies, as well as the core architecture, and components of Hyperledger Fabric.


Hyperledger Global Forum Registration Pricing Increases in 2 Days! Register Now to Save $150

Hyperledger Global Forum, taking place in Basel, Switzerland December 12-15, 2018 is THE place to see real use cases of Hyperledger distributed ledger technologies for business in action. With over 75 keynotes, workshops, and breakout sessions, you can learn how your organization can leverage Hyperledger frameworks and tools to maximize the value of blockchain technologies for your business. Register now to save $150! The standard rate is available through September 30.


Hyperledger is pleased to welcome 14 new members to its global community. The latest general members to join include: BetaBlocks, Blockchain Educators, Cardstack, Constellation Labs, Elemential Labs, FedEx, Honeywell International Inc., KoreConX, Northstar Venture Technologies, Peer Ledger, Syncsort and Wanchain. New Associate members include: Ministry of Citizens’ Services of British Columbia, Canada, and the Government of Bermuda.


Blockchain development made easy: Getting started with Hyperledger Indy

Daniel Hardman, Hyperledger Indy maintainer covers the advantages of Hyperledger Indy and how can developers get started with it. Check out the entire “blockchain development made easy” series on JAXenter for additional getting started guides on Hyperledger Fabric, Hyperledger Burrow, and more to come!


Opportunities, Challenges Remain on Blockchain Security Models

Dave Huseby, Hyperledger Security Maven, covers why blockchains are considered so radical and garner so much excitement. Read his perspective on this new way of reasoning about security, maintaining security, and designing secure systems, as well as the challenges to overcome.


What are the obstacles to blockchain adoption?

According to OpenLedger DEX, the hurdles stopping a faster roll-out of blockchain technology include disillusionment, confusion, determining the value, and coping with change.


Blockchain jobs: 5 ways to win that role

How can you get a blockchain job – even without a ton of experience? Experts including Marta Piekarska, Hyperledger’s Director of Ecosystem share advice on how to stand out and land a blockchain job.


Hyperledger Bug Bounty Update

In October 2017, the Hyperledger community launched its first bug bounty program through a partnership with HackerOne. As the program’s first year comes to a close, Hyperledger Security Maven Dave Huseby shares his point of view on lessons learned and projected program changes for the year ahead.


Hyperledger 2018 Summer Interns Recap

Learn about the goals, successes and lessons learned from the Hyperledger interns, including A V Lakshmy whose project extended support for EVM and tooling in Hyperledger Fabric.


Bitagora: A Decentralized Voting Platform Built on Hyperledger Sawtooth

Inspired by the dramatic events of October 1, 2017, when Catalan citizens cast their votes to become an independent Republic or remain a region of Spain, Ignasi Ribó developed a blockchain application that allowed any group of citizens to organize a referendum and deliver accurate and auditable results without having to rely on a central authority.


This month, we showcase Jeffrey Song, CSO of Coinplug and member of Hyperledger. Jeffrey explains why Hyperledger is important to Coinplug, how it facilitates the development of open source software, and the advantages including security and better quality.


In this blog series, we highlight the work and motivations of developers, users and researchers collaborating on Hyperledger projects. This month, we spotlight Markus Sabadello, Founder, Danube Tech and Jean-Louis (JL) Marechaux, Head of Technology, JDA Labs.

Markus Sabadello

Founder, Danube Tech


Jean-Louis (JL) Marechaux

Head of Technology, JDA Labs


Hyperledger Hackfest 2018

October 3-4, 2018 | Montreal, Canada
Join fellow developers working on the different projects hosted in the Hyperledger greenhouse. The primary goal of the hackfest is to facilitate software development collaboration and knowledge sharing between participants.

Blockchain East

October 8-10, 2018 | New York, New York
Blockchain East is the one event focusing on blockchain technologies for enterprise. Gain an understanding of the blockchain tech stack, how it’s being used, and how it will revolutionize the way we transact with each other. Hyperledger Executive Director, Brian Behlendorf and Rob Palatnick of DTCC will participate in a fireside chat.

Open FinTech Forum: AI, Blockchain & Kubernetes on Wall Street

October 10-11, 2018 | New York, New York
Focusing on the intersection of financial services and open source, Open FinTech Forum will provide CIOs and senior technologists guidance on building internal open source programs as well as an in-depth look at cutting-edge open source technologies, including AI, Blockchain/Distributed Ledger, Kubernetes/Containers. Hyperledger Executive Director Brian Behlendorf and Hyperledger members Hanna Zubko, IntellectEU and Jesse Chenard, MonetaGo will keynote at this event. Use discount code FTFCIO50HL for 50% off when registering for the full-event pass.

Sibos 2018

September 12 – 14, 2018 | Geneva, Switzerland
Sibos brings together some 8,000 business leaders, decision makers and topic experts from a range of financial institutions, market infrastructures, multinational corporations and technology partners. Stop by the Hyperledger booth for member demos of PoCs and pilots built with Hyperledger technologies!


Get Involved with a Vertical Working Group

Tackle real life problems and contribute your experience to the Healthcare Working Group, Identity Working Group, or Public Sector Working Group.


Webinar: Blockchain Governance – Technology is Not the Issue

In this free webinar, learn how MonetaGo convinced competitive finance receivables exchanges to join a Fraud Mitigation Network based on Hyperledger Fabric to eliminate instances of double financing without sharing specific elements of any invoice. On Tuesday, October 16, 2018 at 10:00am PT, MonetaGo CEO Jesse Chenard will walk through achieving the competitors’ buy-in process for this blockchain network now used in production. In this webinar, attendees will learn tricks and tips from direct field experience about how to get buy-in from various (often competing) parties to join a permissioned blockchain network for their mutual benefit while addressing their concerns from a technology standpoint.


Webinar: How ScanTrust built end-to-end product traceability with Hyperledger Sawtooth

Come learn how ScanTrust, a smart-packaging company, set out to deliver end-to-end traceability for their ethical trade client, Cambio Coffee using Hyperledger Sawtooth. Join us for this free webinar on Thursday, November 1, 2018 at 8:00am PT, as Tobias Kars, VP of Product and Blockchain Services at ScanTrust, shares how ScanTrust approached the challenge, why they chose to develop with Hyperledger Sawtooth, and the lessons they learned along the way.


Hyperledger Meetups Around the Globe

The Hyperledger Meetup scene continues to thrive in 2018. We now have 45,000+ members across 149 different Meetup groups all around the world!


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