Few people understand what it is, but Wall Street banks, IT organizations, and consultants are buzzing about blockchain technology. Blockchain technology offers a way for untrusted parties to reach consensus on a common digital history. A common digital history is important because digital assets and transactions are in theory easily faked and/or duplicated. It is used in a decentralized manner and removes the need for intermediaries, or “trusted third parties”. Some of the top Blockchain Technology companies are:
Chairman, President and CEO: Virginia M. Rometty
IBM is recognized as the leading enterprise blockchain provider. The company’s research, technical and business experts have broken barriers in transaction processing speeds, developed the most advanced cryptography to secure transactions and are contributing millions of lines of open source code to advance blockchain for businesses.
IBM is the leader in open-source blockchain solutions built for the enterprise. Since 2016, IBM has worked with hundreds of clients across financial services, supply chain, government, retail, digital rights management and healthcare to implement blockchain applications and operates a number of networks running live and in production.
The cloud-based IBM Blockchain Platform delivers the end-to-end capabilities that clients need to quickly activate and successfully develop, operate, govern and secure their own business networks. IBM is an early member of Hyperledger, an open source collaborative effort created to advance cross-industry blockchain technologies.
CEO: David Rowland
Accenture is a leading global professional services company, providing a broad range of services and solutions in strategy, consulting, digital, technology and operations.
Provides specialized skills across more than 40 industries and all business functions underpinned by the world’s largest delivery network. Accenture works at the intersection of business and technology to help clients improve their performance and create sustainable value for their stakeholders. Caters to 469,000 people in more than 120 countries.
CEO: Salil Parekh
Infosys is a global leader in consulting, technology and outsourcing and next-generation services. Infosys enables clients in more than 50 countries to outperform the competition and stay ahead of the innovation curve.
Infosys Finacle is the industry-leading digital banking solution suite from EdgeVerve Systems, a wholly owned product subsidiary of Infosys. Finacle helps traditional and emerging financial institutions drive truly digital transformation to achieve frictionless customer experiences, larger ecosystem play, insights–driven interactions and ubiquitous automation. Today, banks in over 100 countries rely on Finacle to service more than a billion consumers and 1.3 billion accounts.
Finacle solutions address the core banking, omnichannel banking, payments, treasury, origination, liquidity management, Islamic banking, wealth management, analytics, artificial intelligence and blockchain requirements of financial institutions to drive business excellence.
CEO: Sahil Gupta
Parangat Technologies is a group that works as a network / team and as an offshore company which has made a mark in Web 2.0 Development, Mobile application Development in a short span of time.
The company follows a process-oriented development methodology designed to minimize project risks and development time. They focus on business solutions that fulfill business goals, instead of merely providing technical solutions. Time and again, Parangat has been recognized by big aggregator giants like GoodFirms, Clutch.co,
CEO: Michael Minkevich
Intellectsoft is a boutique IT solution provider with headquarters in Palo Alto, CA. The company’s mission is to help global organizations overcome technology challenges of Digital Transformation with the focus on new and emerging technologies, such as Cognitive Computing, Decentralized Applications, Internet of Things and Augmented Reality.
The company’s service portfolio includes strategic IT consulting, CX design, development and full lifecycle management of custom products and applications, as well as system integration.
6. Blockchain Intelligence Group
Director & CEO: Lance Morginn
Blockchain Intelligence Group Inc. (BIG) brings security and accountability to the new era of cryptocurrency. BIG has developed from the ground up a Blockchain-agnostic search and analytics engine, QLUE(TM), enabling Law Enforcement, RegTech, Regulators and Government Agencies to visually trace, track and monitor cryptocurrency transactions at a forensic level. Our commercial product, BitRank Verified offers a “risk score” for cryptocurrency, enabling RegTech, banks, ATMs, exchanges and retailers to meet traditional regulatory/compliance requirements.
CEO: Henrik Hjelte
ChromaWay was founded around the world’s first software for putting assets on the bitcoin blockchain.
ChromaWay has continued to pioneer blockchain development with one the first projects with a financial company, an award winning project for LHV Bank, as well as one of the first projects with a state entity, a collaborative project regarding processes in real-estate with the Swedish Land Registry, SBAB Bank, Landshypotek Bank, Telia Company and Kairos Future.
Founder & CEO: Renat Khasanshyn
Altoros is a 300+ people strong consultancy that helps Global 2000 organizations with a methodology, training, technology building blocks, and end-to-end solution development.
The company turns cloud-native app development, customer analytics, blockchain and AI into products with a sustainable competitive advantage. They assist enterprises on their way to digital transformation and stands behind some of the world’s largest Cloud Foundry deployments.
Co-Founder: Chintan Thakkar
SoluLab Inc. is an outstanding and ingenious blockchain technology, mobile apps and software development company.
SoluLab Inc. has a talented and experienced team of professional enthusiasts that offers high-end solutions to small to mid-size companies. They cater to all mega industries and sectors like education, healthcare, banking and finance, real estate, insurance, government, retail, logistics and transportation.
Infopulse, part of Nordic IT group EVRY A/S, is an international vendor of services in the areas of Software R&D, Application Management, Cloud & IT Operations,
Note: This list of top blockchain technology companies is my (writer’s) personal opinion based on research about these companies’ capabilities to deliver blockchain Applications.