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R3

 


R3 is a blockchain company that offers enterprise-grade blockchain infrastructure and templates. It was founded in 2014 by David E Rutter. In 2016, R3 launched an open source blockchain platform, Corda. In 2018, R3 launched Corda Enterprise.

Blockchain Industry Leaders R3 and FORMS HK join Cyberport to Launch “Block AdVenture” Program
Hong Kong's innovation hub, Cyberport along with leading global enterprise blockchain platform provider R3 and FORMS HK have launched the Block AdVenture program.
IBM and R3 to Scale Up Hybrid Cloud with Blockchain Capabilities
Tech giant IBM has teamed up with R3, an enterprise software company, to boost the hybrid cloud with blockchain capabilities.
Permissionless Blockchains fit the Business World's Needs
R3 CTO Richard Brown recently published an interesting article. Among other issues, the story states explicitly permissionless blockchains have probabilistic confirmation of transactions. We want to clarify several parts of this problematic statement by describing how Concordium solves some of the challenges for Permissionless Blockchains.
R3 CTO Explains—Permissionlessness: A Simple Concept With Profound Implications
Consider some of the unusual or unique things about the Bitcoin network. First, if you have an internet connection then you can transact using Bitcoin without needing the services or approval of anybody else to do so. Secondly, if you run a full node, there’s nobody upon whom you must rely to validate any information you receive; you can fully check it for yourself.
DBS Bank Joins R3-Backed Blockchain Trade Finance Network Contour Built on Corda
Singapore’s biggest bank, DBS Bank joined R3-backed Contour Network known for digitalizing global trade processes. Previously known as Project Voltron, Contour is a blockchain-based trade finance platform, built over R3’s Corda blockchain and was founded by R3 and major global institutions, including HSBC, ING, Standard Chartered, Citi Ventures, BNP Paribas, and Bangkok Bank, Bain & Company, and CryptoBLK. DBS Bank became the first Singaporean bank to join the network.
R3's Marco Polo Network Welcomes First Indian Corporate as Asia Serves as a Key Area of Growth
The Marco Polo Network announced on Thursday that India’s leading provider of digital transformation, Tech Mahindra became the first corporate in India to join the R3’s open-source blockchain-based Marco Polo Network for facilitating cross-border transactions.
Hong Kong’s Central Bank and Bank of Thailand Announce Results of Blockchain-Based CBDC Study
The Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) and the Bank of Thailand published the results in a research report of the Project Inthanon-LionRock, by the two central banks on the application of central bank digital currencies (CBDCs) on cross-border payments. In May 2019, the two authorities signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on fintech collaboration, as Thailand is one of Hong Kong’s top 10 principal trading partners.
Recap on 2019 Blockchain Use Cases: Who Got Off the Ground?
A quick look at some of the most exciting blockchain use-cases of 2019.
R3 - Revolutionizing Trade Finance with Blockchain
R3 leads the largest blockchain ecosystem in the world, creating initiatives using distributed ledger technology. Carl Wegner, the Managing Director and Head of Asia at R3, elaborates on the consortium’s reach with its broad ecosystem, on initiatives that are built on Corda, including, Project Voltron, Project Inthanon, Project LionRock, and Project Ubin in Asia.  
R3 and Asian Central Banks Join Forces to Unravel Central Bank Digital Currencies
Blockchain.News spoke with Carl Wegner, the Head of Asia Pacific at R3, who has been with the company for over three years, with a major focus on developing business and partnership opportunities for the consortium. Having been in the trade finance industry for over 30 years, Wegner feels that it is an incredible opportunity for blockchain to help streamline processes.   

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