Why Corda

History of Corda

R3 set out to build an open source blockchain platform to solve complex business problems. That’s Corda.

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Blockchain 101

Blockchain is a distributed ledger technology initially created for direct, valuable transactions without the need of an intermediary. It was originally invented for the use of Bitcoin, a digital currency system created by Satoshi Nakamoto. Explore more about blockchain, distributed ledger technology, and R3 – the enterprise blockchain technology firm behind Corda.

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The only open-source blockchain platform, built for business

Permissionless blockchain platforms—in which all data is shared with all parties—are largely unsuited for businesses. Corda was designed to only share data with relevant parties. Corda is flexible and scalable, ensuring the highest level of privacy and security.

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Develop on the next-gen business blockchain platform

Only Corda allows businesses to build interoperable blockchain networks that transact directly, and privately. Build CorDapps in Java, a language used by over 12M developers, to meet unique business needs and solve complex business problems in real-time.

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The Corda roadmap

Since Corda’s open source debut in 2016 we’ve had four full releases. Our latest release features 1800+ commits with many new features!

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