At the Synchronize 2018 conference in New York City, enterprise blockchains heavyweights made it clear they want to build ethereum-like platforms.
R3 is now proposing that its DLT platform, known as Corda, could link together a wide range of businesses, not just financial ones, across the globe.
Early bitcoin developer Mike Hearn offered new insights into his outlook on the project and its rival implementations in a Reddit AMA Wednesday.
South Korea's first major blockchain conference saw discussion of the possibility of a central bank cryptocurrency Wednesday.
Former JP Morgan executive Blythe Masters recently unveiled a new software suite designed to help propel the next wave of business blockchain growth.
Germany's Deutsche Börse Group is planning to develop a platform for securities lending using R3's Corda blockchain tech.
Executives working with two of the largest live blockchain implementations spoke on stage at the DTCC's annual fintech event.
Credit Suisse and ING say they have successful sent securities worth €25 million ($30 million) over a system built with R3's Corda.
Blockchain startup R3, trade finance tech provider TradeIX and major banks have moved their Marco Polo trade finance platform to the pilot stage.
Distributed ledger software provider R3 has formed a blockchain education group designed to prepare lawyers for large-scale enterprise adoption.