Most of the blockchain companies that successfully launched ICOs in past 2 years and many industry leaders who are planning to transform their business with distributed ledger technology are now in a phase to kick start the blockchain development stage. These companies can be found in every industry from content creation, transportation, financial services, logistics to real estate and digital ID management.
Here are the top 5 blockchain development companies under my radar. (Curated based on the complexity and number of projects developed and successfully deployed, global presence, client testimonials, open source contributions and investments made)
Since 2016, IBM has worked with hundreds of clients across financial services, supply chain, government, retail, digital rights management and healthcare to implement blockchain applications, and operates a number of networks running live and in production. The cloud-based IBM Blockchain Platform delivers the end-to-end capabilities that clients need to quickly activate and successfully develop, operate, govern and secure their own business networks.
IBM is an early member of Hyperledger, an open source collaborative effort created to advance cross-industry blockchain technologies. IBM is recognized as the leading enterprise blockchain provider. The company’s research, technical and business experts have broken barriers in transaction processing speeds, developed the most advanced cryptography to secure transactions, and are contributing millions of lines of open source code to advance blockchain for businesses.
Accubits technologies is a Blockchain development and solutions company headquartered in Virginia, USA with its development offices in India and Dubai. Accubits is one of the oldest and most experienced Blockchain development houses in the market. Pioneered as a custom blockchain solutions provider, Accubits is currently working with several government agencies worldwide and Forbes 40 companies to help them transform their mode of governance and operations with blockchain.
Accubits won several recognitions and awards including the Frost and Sullivan Award for the most promising consumer blockchain application of the year in supply-chain/ Logistics in 2018.
Accubits is working with Dubai Land Department to implement the land registry on blockchain and has collaborated with several government agencies from the MENA region. It has launched several products including CoinFactory – which is an ICO and STO launch platform that has successfully helped over 30 companies worldwide to raise funds and build a community to develop blockchain projects. The platform has helped its customer to raise over $300 million in total so far. The Accubits portfolio of Blockchain development includes the development of custom DApps, smart contracts, crypto assets, crypto wallet, crypto exchange development, integrated blockchain services and ICO platforms. The services offered by the company also includes,
- Blockchain applicability, business impact, and deployment strategy assessment
- Rapid development environments featuring a suite of blockchain toolsets,
- Custom Proofs of Concept and Proof of Value
- Blockchain solution design
- Complex implementation management
- third-party vendor integration
- Proprietary software add-ons
Global companies are making massive investments in the blockchain. The total number of blockchain-related job openings more than doubled in 2018. Accenture is hiring more blockchain jobs than any other company – which is expected to position the company to have a well-built workforce in blockchain domain. The company is hiring primarily for roles like software developer, technical architect, and business strategist. Accenture offers a complete view of the blockchain technology and its potential business applications.
The company saw major traction in its blockchain business through financial services, particularly helpful for efficient inter banks transactions settling. Their team of experts works with each client to help build smart strategies, investment, and implementation. The company is focused on building private blockchains that only its clients, their business partners and customers can access. It’s seeing the most demand for financial services. Accenture generally provides consulting and technology implementation services which include
Indian software services giant Infosys is going all-in on blockchain technology development. Mr. Prasad Joshi ( chief of emerging technology solutions, Infosys) pointed to a marked shift in strategies to invest and explore in blockchain technology across multiple industries. Infosys offers development on the blockchain, shared ledger, distributed ledger, and smart contracts. Infosys offers help in the adoption, integration, and realization of blockchain networks. The primary offers technology advisory, consulting services, development Services, integration services, testing Services, industry-specific blockchain solutions, solutions for integration with enterprise applications etc
Infosys has set up a blockchain-based trade network in India, in partnership with seven banks. Called India Trade Connect, it includes Axis Bank, ICICI Bank, IndusInd Bank, RBL Bank, Kotak Mahindra Bank, South Indian Bank and YES Bank. The range of functions includes bill collection, Letters of Credit, opening accounts, customer-to-customer transactions, business-to-customer transactions, and invoice financing.
ConsenSys, a blockchain venture production studio that mainly focuses on building an ecosystem of enterprise solutions use the blockchain technology ‘Ethereum’. The company’s mission is to build highly scalable decentralized applications (dApps) for the Ethereum ecosystem to smoothen the peer-to-peer transaction process. Professional developers at ConsenSys has built various consumer-centric applications on Ethereum including music enabling and financial auditing. ConsenSys has branch offices at multiple locations in the USA and also provides services from its satellite offices at Toronto, Bucharest, and Dubai. In November 2015, the core Ethereum developers team at ConsenSys had participated with one of the “Big Four” accounting firms — Deloitte to explore the Blockchain technology. ConsenSys was formed in 2015 and has since grown to over 1100 employees distributed globally in every continent except Antarctica.