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.

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The Corda difference

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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Flexible + agile

Open design


Open development

Build on the next-gen
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 solve unique business needs.

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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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