Blockstream

An Ecosystem of Financial Networks

Basic facts

Blockstream’s primary area of innovation is in sidechains, a technology invented to extend the capabilities of Bitcoin’s blockchain. Sidechains create the opportunity for new models of trust, extending and improving upon the properties of Bitcoin. Source: Blockstream website

Why Blockchain?

Blockstream is the leading provider of blockchain technologies, on the forefront of work in cryptography and distributed systems. From fraud to counterfeiting, from security to confidentiality, from accountability to transparency, our mission is to solve problems that undermine trust in today’s financial systems.

Blockstream provides a range of software and hardware solutions and expert professional services to companies deploying new blockchain-based networks. Elements, our core software platform, was released as part of the open source Elements Project; it’s currently one of the most mature protocols for blockchain developers. Together with PwC and a growing network of partners, we combine our technical depth with world-class domain expertise to deliver solutions that cross industries and use cases.

Source: Blockstream website

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