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How Will Ethereum Blockchain Technology Benefit Your Business?
Ethereum is a global, open-sourced blockchain platform for decentralized applications. Its battle-tested architecture and unrivaled programmability enables enterprises to build secure and customizable business networks and applications at scale.
Ethereum delivers the following features:
- Automatic execution. Streamline business processes through programmable transactions and real-time clearing and settlement.
- Advanced security. Mitigate risk with tamper-proof data coordination and granular security controls.
- Trusted business networks. Quickly deploy permissioned networks with shared business logic and customizable governance.
- Digital asset management. Rapidly create and manage digital assets and instruments.
- Production grade. Manage a compliant blockchain platform at scale with zero downtime.
In the five years since its inception, Ethereum has optimized business processes along global trade supply chains, increasing operational efficiency by 99.58%. It has activated digital financial instruments for real estate investment funds, working toward reducing minimum investment amounts to $1. It has deployed blockchain-based identity management systems to help governments improve transparency and accountability. And it has forged connectivity across 7,100 islands, driving financial inclusion for over 70 million individuals.
Leading enterprises are already realizing the benefits of Ethereum blockchain solutions for use cases across multiple industries. Our explainers, case studies, webinars, and industry best practices will help you get up to speed on what Ethereum can do for your organization and will prepare your business to integrate the world’s most powerful blockchain into your stack.
What is Enterprise Ethereum and how it is transforming financial institutions, governments, and conglomerates around the globe?
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The foundational queries innovative developers and IT managers must ask when looking to integrate blockchain technology into enterprise.
Here are what we believe to be the most pertinent blockchain use cases for enterprises and governments
Capital MarketsBlockchain technology has fundamentally changed the way financial institutions are exchanging value and building market infrastructure. Here’s a closer look at how this new technology is transforming capital markets and the specific benefits for a wide range of market participants.
Central Bank Digital Currencies CBDCCBDCs offer central banks unique advantages at the retail and wholesale levels, including increased financial access for individual customers and a more efficient infrastructure for interbank settlements.
Decentralized Finance (DeFi)Millions across the globe are using the Ethereum blockchain to build and participate in a new economic system that is setting new standards for financial access, opportunity, and trust. Here’s your complete guide to the exciting new world of DeFi.
Digital IdentityA blockchain-based digital identity system provides a unified, interoperable, and tamper-proof infrastructure with key benefits to enterprises, users, and IoT management systems. The solution ensures protection against theft, assures companies storing customer information, and provides individuals greater sovereignty over their data.
Energy and SustainabilityOil and gas companies suffer from siloed infrastructures and several issues concerning transparency, efficiency, and optimization. Enterprise-grade blockchain solutions can significantly increase process efficiencies and reduce costs associated with oil and gas operations and distribution.
FinanceFinancial services struggle with archaic operational processes, slow payment settlements, limited transparency, and security vulnerabilities. Blockchain enhances the efficient digitization of financial instruments, which increases liquidity, lowers cost of capital, and reduces counterparty risk.
Free on-demand webinars about industry applications, flagship projects across the globe, and best practices for enterprise adoption
Industry Applications of Enterprise Ethereum
JAN2021 Codefi Sandbox Community SessionThe Codefi Assets Sandbox is a testing platform that allows financial institutions to assess and explore digital assets in a simulated digital ecosystem. Join the Codefi Assets team as they discuss the launch of the sandbox and the first learnings from clients.
Eth2 Staking for InstitutionsStaking on Ethereum 2.0 has gained enormous traction since the launch of the Beacon Chain. Since December 1st 2020, millions of ETH have been staked with the current reward rate approximately equivalent to 9.3% for active validators. Learn from the experience of early partners of Codefi Staking: Microsoft, Ledger, and Securosys
DeFi by ConsenSysAn AMA with the product leads of ConsenSys’ DeFi solutions: MetaMask and Codefi, along with the founders of AirSwap.
DeFi in 2020A review of the Decentralized Finance ecosystem and its performance in 2020 by Lex Sokolin, Global Fintech Co-Head at ConsenSys.
Closing the Gap in the Real Estate Investment MarketLearn how real estate funds can close the gap in the real estate investment market, and identify the major requirements to unlock secondary market liquidity.
The Universal Token for Assets and PaymentsLearn about a unique Ethereum standard for both centralized and decentralized finance use cases.
Best Practices for Enterprise Blockchain Adoption
Getting Started with EthereumA walk-through and conversation of how you can start building on Ethereum utilizing resources from ConsenSys.
Introduction to ConsenSys QuorumLook back at Enterprise Ethereum's progress to date, walk through our new product offerings, and share our product roadmap and vision for the future.
Private Networks on Ethereum: Updates to Privacy on Hyperledger BesuThis webinar explains the difference between privacy and permissioning in blockchain solutions, private networks vs. the public Ethereum mainnet, and concludes with a demo of Hyperledger Besu's latest feature, Privacy Groups.
Enterprise Ethereum in 2020Learn more about the path to Enterprise Ethereum adoption in 2020. We will look back at key developments in 2019, showcase current flagship projects, and share why we believe 2020 will be a key year for Enterprise Ethereum.
What Is Enterprise Ethereum?An introduction to business blockchain networks built with Ethereum.
What You Need to Know Before Building Enterprise Applications on the BlockchainLearn how production systems like Codefi Orchestrate can help manage transactions, improve smart contract security and audits, and ensure your blockchain applications are highly available.
Real-world case studies exploring industry-changing Ethereum blockchain solutions
Commerce and Finance Case Studies
MetaMask Swaps: Removing User Frictions from P2P TradingMetaMask and Codefi collaborated to create MetaMask Swaps, a feature that draws information from multiple decentralized exchange aggregators, professional market makers, and individual DEXs to ensure users have the best pricing information with the lowest network fees.
Mata Capital: Catalyzing real estate investments with blockchain technologyBlockchain for real estate asset management. French investment fund, Mata Capital, partners with Codefi Assets to tokenize three funds worth a combined total of €350m, promoting trust, transparency and efficiency for real estate investors.
HMLR: Exploring real estate asset tokenization in the UKUsing Codefi Assets, ConsenSys customized a digital asset management platform for Her Majesty’s Land Registry in under 3 weeks. The platform demonstrates real asset tokenization as part of HMLR’s exploration of blockchain technology in the UK real estate industry.
komgo: Bringing commodity trade finance into the 21st centuryBlockchain for Commodity Trade Finance. Komgo is a secure, blockchain-based platform that is optimizing financing processes and accelerating industry operations for the world’s largest commodity trade and finance companies.
August Debouzy: Introducing joint security token offering servicesBlockchain for Law. A partnership between August Debouzy law firm and ConsenSys to offer asset managers, investors, distributors, and enterprises a joint Security Token Offering (STO)* service.
Project i2i: Driving financial inclusion in the PhilippinesBlockchain for Payments. Project i2i is an Enterprise Ethereum payment network built in partnership with Unionbank of the Philippines. The i2i platform integrates rural banks into the domestic financial system, improving banking access and efficiency for local citizens.
Supply Chain Case Studies
AURA: Proving authenticity for luxury productsBlockchain for Supply Chain Management. AURA is a consortium blockchain pioneered by the LVMH Group to track and trace luxury goods— from raw materials to the point of sale, to second-hand markets — in order to assure consumers of product history and proof of authenticity.
komgo: Bringing commodity trade finance into the 21st centuryBlockchain for International Trade. Komgo is a secure, blockchain-based platform that is optimizing financing processes and accelerating industry operations for the world’s largest commodity trade and finance companies.
Government and Identity Case Studies
Smart Dubai: Using blockchain to forge a seamless city experience in the UAEBlockchain for Smart Cities. Smart Dubai is an initiative spearheaded by His Highness Sheikh Mohammad bin Rashid Al Maktoum, seeking to make Dubai the happiest city on earth by leveraging blockchain, AI and IoT technology.
EU Blockchain Observatory and Forum: Accelerating blockchain innovation in EuropeBlockchain in the European Union. An initiative led by the European Commission aiming to support and accelerate the development of the blockchain ecosystem in the EU.
Zug Digital ID: Introducing civil identity on the blockchainBlockchain for Digital Identity. Pioneered by the Zug government, this initiative grants a digital, decentralized, sovereign identity to each Zug citizen. Citizens can verify their identity, cast votes, and access government services from the comfort of their homes.
Research and insights from the engineering and infrastructure leaders at the forefront of the enterprise blockchain ecosystem.
Insights and Whitepapers on Financial Services
20 Key Questions from Central Banks AnsweredA CBDC FAQ addressing questions around payments, monetary and financial stability, CBDC functionalities, technology, infrastructure, and further innovations for Central Banks.
The Next Evolution of Securities SettlementPost-trade processing of securities faces a number of challenges, from a lack of transparency, to high entry costs, and single points of failure. Tokenized digital securities based on blockchain technology presents a solution.
A Guide to CBDCs for Central BanksA CBDC FAQ addressing questions around payments, monetary and financial stability, CBDC functionalities, technology, infrastructure, and further innovations for Central Banks.
The Q4 2020 Ethereum DeFi ReportA review and analysis of DeFi protocols and performance in Q4 2020 by ConsenSys Codefi.
The Q3 2020 Ethereum DeFi ReportA review and analysis of DeFi protocols and performance in Q3 2020 by ConsenSys Codefi.
The Q2 2020 Ethereum DeFi ReportA review and analysis of DeFi protocols and performance in Q2 2020 by ConsenSys Codefi.
Why NFTs not DeFi brought Ethereum to the MainstreamNormies relate to pixels, not yields nor their farms.
#BuildWithConsenSys on Discord: What is Ethereum Scaling? Let's dive in!THURS, APR 8 @ 10AM PT - Join ConsenSys DevRel and special guests Susie Batt and Igor Mandrigin from Opera as we discuss scaling on Ethereum. From turbo geth, EIP 1559, Regenesis (stateless Ethereum) and more!
Which Governments are Researching CBDCs Right Now? [2021 Update]A comprehensive list of CBDC experiments planned, in progress, or paused globally.
Meet Shailee Adinolfi - Director of Strategic Sales at ConsenSysShailee shares her journey to the blockchain space, how CBDCs will be transformational, and what she wishes people knew about the Ethereum ecosystem.