The Hyperledger Project Continues to Grow Rapidly; Executive Director Brian Behlendorf Elaborates on Strategy and Goals

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The Hyperledger Project, a collaborative cross-industry effort to advance blockchain technology led by The Linux Foundation, continues to announce new organizations joining the project to help create an open standard for distributed ledgers for a new generation of transactional applications. The project now has more than 85 members, which represents a growth of nearly 200 percent over the last six months.

Last week, the Hyperledger Project also announced the new Hyperledger Healthcare Working Group at the Distributed: Health conference to house and foster technical and business-level conversations about appropriate applications for blockchain technology in the healthcare industry. According to the announcement , the group will focus on fundamental distributed ledger applications, including registries, identity and interoperability.

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