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.
Open Assets ProtocolOpen Assets Protocol
Founded: December 2013
Founders: Flavien Charlon
Technology: Open Assets Protocol
Customers/Partners: Chain/Nasdaq, Overstock/t0, Fujitsu/Mizuho Bank, Metaco.com
The Open Assets Protocol is a simple and powerful protocol built on top of the Bitcoin Blockchain that allows issuance and transfer of user-created assets. The Open Assets Protocol is an evolution of the concept of colored coins.