CHAIN-FINANCE is conducting an on-going survey on the use of blockchain or distributed ledger technologies in the financial services industry. The following directory highlights the companies, organizations and projects in the “Blockchain in Finance” ecosystem, the technology they have developed or provided, and the customers or partners that they are currently working with.



Cognizant is a multinational corporation that earned $12.5 billion in revenue in 2015 providing information technology, consulting, and business process outsourcing services. Originally a subsidiary of Dun & Bradstreet, Cognizant spun out of the parent corporation in the late 1990’s.

Cognizant’s first move into blockchain technology provision is a partnership formed with Japanese financial services giant Mizuho Financial Group, developing a blockchain solution for secure record-keeping of documents among Mizuho Financial Group companies around the world.