27 Apr '16, 6pm

Microsoft Japan Among 34 Tech Firms to Launch Blockchain Consortium: A group of 34 companies fr...

Microsoft Japan Among 34 Tech Firms to Launch Blockchain Consortium: A group of 34 companies fr...

A group of 34 companies from around the world has launched Japan’s first blockchain trade association, created with the aim to promote both investment in startups working with the technology and broader industry collaboration. The Blockchain Collaborative Consortium includes a wide range of companies ranging from Microsoft Japan to Brooklyn-based ConsenSys, as well as a variety of established Japanese technology companies and startups. The makeup of the membership more closely aligns with that of the Linux Foundation-led Hyperledger, a consortium including technology companies, startups and financial institutions, compared to the consortium run by R3CEV that primarily focuses on banks. The consortium's backers say they hope to encourage industry collaboration and information-sharing, while at the same time committing to increase public awareness, according to a TechCrunch ...

Full article: http://www.coindesk.com/microsoft-japan-tech-firms-blockc...

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