Nestle; Volkswagen; Walmart; just three of the major brands that have signed up to IBM’s blockchain experiment, now nearly five years old.
Relatively speaking, it’s ancient, “Big Blue” having been the first tech giant to comprehensively commit to the thrills of distributed ledger technology (DLT), proving resistant to the hype cycles and the corporate naysayers.
Today, IBM Blockchain shows no signs of slowing down, employing around 1,600 people globally and counting; making it the biggest blockchain division among its tech peers. It’s also the biggest financier according to reports, with rough estimates of its annual investment driving upwards of $160 million.
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