Enterprise Ethereum Alliance Is Now Largest Open Source Blockchain Alliance+

Enterprise Ethereum Alliance Is Now Largest Open Source Blockchain Alliance+

July 21, 2017 by Kripi Badonia
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The EEA, Enterprise Ethereum Alliance was created in February 2017 with the aim of becoming an open-source standard and private “permissioned” version of the Ethereum blockchain that can address the common interests of enterprises in various sectors. Initially, over 116 blockchain based start-ups, research groups and Fortune 500 companies came together to work with Ethereum developers in order to create a newer, more transparent ecosystem and to let Ethereum evolve to an enterprise-grade technology.ethereum enterprise alliance, eea, ethereum

Built upon the ideals of forward-looking enterprises and blockchain innovators, EEA leverages existing standards to evolve in tandem with advances in the public blockchain. It is non-profit establishment formed to build, promote and broadly support Ethereum-based technology practices in order to solve real-world problems.

Two days ago, the Enterprise Ethereum Alliance (EEA) announced that 34 more organizations had joined the blockchain industry since last May. Since the launch of the group in February earlier this year, a total of 150 organizations have taken membership making EEA the world’s largest open-source blockchain initiative.

Julio Faura, Chairman of the Board, EEA said : “EEA’s rapid growth in membership mirrors the accelerating acceptance and deployment of Ethereum blockchain solutions in the global marketplace. The technological breadth, depth and variety of organizations coming together under the auspices of EEA to create and drive enterprise Ethereum standards bodes well for the future development of the next-generation Ethereum ecosystem.”

The Alliance aims to address enterprise deployment requirements in the widest horizon of sectors possible. Currently, they cater to technology, banking, government, healthcare, energy, pharmaceuticals, marketing, consulting, automotive, management, entertainment, mobile, and insurance, as well as a number of emerging Ethereum startups.

Built upon the ideals of forward-looking enterprises and blockchain innovators, EEA leverages existing standards to evolve in tandem with advances in the public blockchain. It is non-profit establishment formed to build, promote and broadly support Ethereum-based technology practices in order to solve real-world problems.

Though the R&D of Enterprise Ethereum alliance is focused on privacy, confidentiality, scalability and security, its members and investors have also displayed a keen interest in investigating and collaborating on hybrid architectures to potentially anchor private blockchains on the public Ethereum blockchain in the future as well as industry-specific application layer working groups.

Ethereum Enterprise Alliance’s open source framework enables mass adoption at depth and breadth by facilitating collaborations with the member base and being open to any member of the Ethereum community who wishes to participate. For more information on joining the EEA, you can reach out to them here : membership@entethalliance.org.

New Members, Newer Wave of Change

As declared by the official website, the new EEA members include:

2Advise (B2 Lab)

Giuliano Pierucci, CEO, 2 Advise Srl, Founder B2Lab said : “B2 Lab is excited to be  part of the Enterprise Ethereum Alliance as great way to accelerate enterprise adoption for saving costs, improving quality and being compliant. B2Lab – as long term adopter of Ethereum in its projects (example Bloki Platform) – is proud of contributing to standardization and collaboration to reach these objectives.”

Antibiotic Research UK (ANTRUK)

Antibiotic Resistance is a real threat in all our lives. Drug resistant infections will kill an extra 10 million people a year worldwide – more than currently die from cancer – by 2050 unless action is taken. AntibioticResearch.org.uk will use the Ethereum blockchain and support the Enterprise Ethereum Association to help model the effects of new antibiotics on resistant bacteria without the need to test on animals.  Thus reducing costs and the ability to deliver more tests at scale than ever before.  This is truly an exciting time.  Together can change the world for the better.

Aquilon Energy Services, Inc.

Aquilon Energy Services is excited to become a member of the EEA. Aquilon is focused on providing game-changing and secure solutions to our ever growing, collaborative Energy Settlement Network®.  We value EEA’s efforts to be at the forefront of defining standards and controls while at the same time working with a diverse cross-industry membership to develop and deploy enterprise grade blockchain technology.


AssEth is a community-driven non-profit organization that aims to promote the Ethereum technology along with its use cases to the French speaking population across the world. AssEth hosts free events and workshops focused on all aspects of decentralised technologies. AssEth also maintains two community-owned software initiatives: AssethBox, a full-fledged development toolkit bundled as a portable virtual machine, and DAO1901, an Ethereum-based framework aimed at managing France-Registered non-profits.


CEO and Founder of BLOCKO, Won-Beom Kim believes : Blocko, a leading provider of an enterprise Blockchain platform, enables companies to get past the complex blockchain application development process, allowing developers to focus on business logic. Blocko’s Coinstack is built from ground up to fit the needs of enterprise clients, allowing applications to run on both public and permissioned ledgers. We’re thrilled to collaborate with other members of Enterprise Ethereum Alliance to continue to push blockchain technology forward.


Jeff Garzik, CEO and co-founder, Bloq said : Initiatives like the EEA are critical to connecting enterprises with blockchain innovation. Businesses are ready and eager to explore Ethereum with the support of experts in open source and enterprise technology. We’re thrilled to contribute our time, energy and insights to this project.

Cybersoft Digital Services Corp.

Cybersoft has long focused on providing innovative payment solutions. We starts to develop our application platform based on Ethereum, because we find it has countless possibilities in business application. We are highly excited to partner with Enterprise Ethereum Alliance. Through this alliance, we look forward to find out the solutions for enterprise blockchain adoption with all partners.

Enter Corporation Co., Ltd.

We are a Blockchain Implementer based in Asia. We have been developing Blockchain as a Service (BAAS) called Platooreum. Platooreum helps corporates and organizations set up their Private Ethereum Blockchain in one click. Platooreum accelerates the pace for them to get on board the Blockchain arena. We have adopted Ethereum as our core technology as we believe that Ethereum is the technology of the future. We hope our experience could benefit the EEA community and we also believe that being an EEA member will enrich our capacity and help us deliver the best products and services to our customers.

Finclusion Labs, Inc (WeTrust.io)

CEO and Cofounder of WeTrust.io, George Li said : “WeTrust is very excited to join the EEA. They look forward to collaborate with member organizations as we develop innovative decentralized financial products, and improve access to financial services on a global scale.”

Government of Andhra Pradesh

J A Chowdary, Special Chief Secretary & IT Advisor to the Chief Minister, Government of Andhra Pradesh, India said : “As Fintech Valley – Vizag, in Andhra Pradeshaims to become a vital financial technology hub, it is working on adopting more robust systems that are cost-effective. With security issues all over the world, there is no doubt that blockchain technology is set to be the biggest disruptor not only in the financial world, but also a number of online and offline sectors. We are keen on integrating blockchain technology into governance and look forward to our collaboration with Enterprise Ethereum Alliance and provide market access to the community.”

HashCash Consultants

Ishan Roy, HashCash Consultants said : “HashCash Consultants provide financial solutions to Banks and Financial Institutions built over blockchain. We are excited to be part of the alliance and and look forward to collaborating and creating standards that will contribute to the platform’s security, robustness and scalability. This will accelerate industry-wide acceptance of Ethereum and add to the benefits it brings onboard as a blockchain platform.”


Gilles Fedak, Co Founder of iExec said : “The simple truth is that centralized cloud services are falling behind current demand for computing resources. The iExec team knows this through our work at the leading edge of distributed and cloud computing. With Ethereum we see how a new paradigm of cloud computing is not just possible but absolutely essential, to meet the current needs of cloud SaaS, PaaS and IaaS markets, and to meet the needs of the next wave of innovation such as High Performance Computing, Artificial Intelligence, Internet of Things, Blockchain Computing and other forms of distributed business. iExec is proud to join the EEA to establish collectively the next generation IT infrastructure that will power Ethereum Dapps and beyond.”

Lazarski University (Blockchain Technology Center)

The Blockchain Technology Center is the first research institute of this specialization in Central and Eastern Europe. It is based in Warsaw at Lazarski University – one of the best private higher education institutions in Poland. It operates under honorary auspices of the Ministry of Digital Affairs. Together with EU-funds backed Polish Accelerator of Blockchain Technology it is promoting blockchain and they work together to prepare its implementations, esp. in public institutions.


Adam Helfgott, Co-founder and CEO, MadHive said : “Our goal at MadHive is to use blockchain technology to increase transparency, improve data portability, reporting accountability as well as change economic incentives within the ad tech ecosystem. We believe blockchain has great potential to transform systems across industries, and we look forward to collaborating with so many innovative companies taking part in the EEA to bring blockchain solutions to enterprise.”


CEO of MATTER – Jack Holt said, “MATTR is excited for the opportunity to work with alliance members to innovate on streamlining the contract and payment process for advertising technologies. Named a world top 50 innovator by Unilever, we see the Alliance as the natural leader in this century’s enterprise innovation.”

NetObjex Inc

NetObjex is an IoT-Blockchain technology platform with a global footprint.  We have found Ethereum to be a solid blockchain technology with broad support from the business and development communities.  As our Enterprise customers seek solutions that integrate both blockchain and IoT capabilities, we selected Ethereum as the perfect complement to extend and enhance the capabilities of the NetObjex platform.

OTP Bank Plc.

Laszlo Popovics, Head of IT innovations, OTP Bank Plc said : “We keep focusing on innovative technologies. Nowadays we think that the most valuable asset is the trust between the bank and the customers. Blockchain technology gives several advanced solutions in security industry. OTP Bank has chosen Ethereum as a partner, because we consider it a state-of-the-art Blockchain technology. Via joining the Ethereum community OTP will be able achieve its goals smoothly. Through the common standards and best practices evolving in Ethereum Enterprise Alliance, our IT Systems will be more secure and highly-developed.”

QIWI Blockchain Technologies LLC


CEO of QIWI Blockchain Technologies, Alexey Soloviev said : “Ethereum-enabled blockchain is a core architecture for many high-potential projects and it’s important for us to take part in production enterprise interoperability tests with current technology stack of various business segments. The EEA membership will enrich our capabilities in adopting future proof solutions fully compatible with the public Ethereum.”

Streami Inc.

Junhaeng Lee, Co-Founder and CEO, Streami said : “Streami seeks to build a financial network that provides affordable and efficient finance for all market participants. Enterprise Ethereum takes blockchain to the next level and opens an ecosystem with many possibilities. We are excited to collaborate with other members of the Enterprise Ethereum Alliance to define the rules of this new paradigm.”


Sean Au, Founder, Talkcrypto.org said : “Talkcrypto focuses on sharing knowledge of blockchain technologies and smart contracts to communities around the world. Continuous learning, experimenting and sharing is vital in this rapidly changing space. Bridging the gap between local communities and the EEA is an exciting challenge talkcrypto.org is looking forward to.”

TIS R&D Center, Inc.

President of TIS R&D Center, Koichi Ubatani said : “TIS R&D Center is a R&D arm of TIS Inc. which is a leading IT service provider in Japan. We are seeking possibilities of blockchain adoption for our clients with enterprise-grade security, scalability, and performance. We are proud to partner with the Enterprise Ethereum Alliance, and are hoping to contribute to the advancement of this emerging technology.”


Mel Gelderman, CEO, Tokencard said : “TokenCard puts the power of the Ethereum Economy in the users pocket. Within the Enterprise Ethereum Alliance TokenCard can provide members with a vital service that can maximise general public access to their platform.”


CEO and Founder of Ventured International – Frank Niu said : “Ethereum allows us to democratize technology in a way that was previously impossible. Ventured is capitalizing on this new technology trend in order to bring together ideas and talent seamlessly. We are excited to partner with the Enterprise Ethereum Alliance to help the world work better together.”

Ypse IT Solutions

Rodrigo Pimenta, Chairman/Co-founder of Ypse IT Solutions, Co-founder of BitOfertas said : “The world is growing fast, as well as successful business not depending on being fast, much more than that, must have reliable peers, partners and enterprises (Blockchain Smart ID KYC / AML), sustainable and be smart.

Enterprise Ethereum Alliance is the most ambitious global project of 2017. A blockchain private ecosystem, even public, has permissioned blockchain with safeties app stacks.  Along with smart contracts, began a new era which customer’s choice will be in direction of the best service and experience.

Once customer portability, currently purely nationalized, now it’ll be global for instant money transmission services and stocks/derivatives/financial products offers globally, safely, fast and, of course, with compliance as well reduced risk.”

The Ethereum Enterprise Alliance is only bound to grow and grow in the coming days. With many companies showing their support and eagerness to join the alliance, EEA is a revolutionary take on the world of blockchain and we promise to provide you with all the latest updates. Follow us for more.

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