Even the Wall Street Blockchain Alliance (WSBA) has joined blockchain consortium R3 to build applications and solutions on their Corda platform, also a Feb. 5 press launch reports.
According to a statement made by the CEO of R3, David E. Rutter, the WSBA and R3 will collaborate in order to"advocate a strategic method of collaborating with regulatory bodies to ensure financial markets, and even beyond can gain the full benefits of blockchain's capacities"
The WSBA is a nonprofit trade association that promotes the general adoption of blockchain engineering and crypto assets across international markets.
R3, an enterprise blockchain software company with over 300 partners, has developed Corda, an open-source blockchain platform for the private and public sectors across multiple businesses. Corda is a blockchain platform which permits associations to transact directly with the usage of all smart contracts while ensuring their consumer's privacy and security.
In mid-January, R3 declared the launching of its Corda Network, with non-for-profit firm the Corda Network Foundation accountable for the operations.
On Jan. 30, Cointelegraph reported the Japanese fiscal firm SBI Holdings would also partner with R3 since they aim to assist them build the local use of Corda blockchain on their platform.
Also in the close of January, major international banking payments network SWIFT disclosed its strategies to develop a Proof-of-Concept gateway that would allow R3 to link to the SWIFT Global Payments Innovation payments from their stage.