Hyperledger has added seven new members bringing its total membership to 135; new members include CollectorIQ Inc., Korea Exchange, Shanghai Onechain Information Technology, Shenzhen Forms Syntron Information, The State of Illinois, The Netherlands Organization for applied scientific research (TNO) and 1worldblockchain; the new members will help to support the consortium's goal of developing blockchain solutions and creating an open standard for distributed ledgers. Source
Enterprise blockchain company Ripple was one of 14 companies top join the Hyperledger consortium last week; Ripple and NTT Data partnered on Hyperledger Quilt, a java based interledger protocol that they submitted to Hyperledger; Hyperledger Executive Director Brian Behlendorf explained to Finovate that this growth is beneficial to the future of the blockchain. “The accelerating pace of growth and adoption of Hyperledger across industries and geographies underscores the power of our community and the technologies it is building,” he said. “It also reflects a global awakening to the impact of blockchain for business.” Source.