Six blockchain startups to watch

Charlotte Jee
Charlotte Jee

Charlotte Jee

Charlotte is Techworld editor. She joined as senior reporter in April 2014 having previously worked as assistant editor at Government Computing.

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Technology is never a sector to shy away from hype, and in 2017 one technology has received more than its fair share: blockchain.

Blockchains store information across many parties rather than on one central server, and can only be updated with the consent of the majority of participants. Information on the blockchain cannot be removed, meaning it offers a verifiable record of digital events.

A growing number of startups are starting to harness the power of blockchain technology for a plethora of different purposes.

Here are some of the most interesting examples.

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