The Center was initially established as the “National Debit Card Center” in 1983. In 1988, responding to the trend of financial liberalization/internationalization, the Ministry of Finance amended the “Regulations Governing Banks Conducting National Debit Card Business” and transformed the “National Debit Card” into “National Credit Card”; therefore, the Center’s name was officially changed to “National Credit Card Center”. NCCC is a non-profit public interest entity and serves as a domestic settlement and authorization switching center for credit cards in accordance with the government policy.
We are an international network of developers unifying together to build socially impactful projects and spread STEM education to marginalized communities.
First enterprise multipurpose public permissioned blockchain network in production. LACChain is a Global Alliance led by the Innovation Lab of the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB Lab) to develop the blockchain ecosystem in Latin America and the Caribbean.
Hyperledger is a collaborative effort created to advance blockchain technology by identifying and addressing important features for a cross-industry open standard for distributed ledgers that can transform the way business transactions are conducted globally. The Project is a Linux Foundation Collaborative Project and implements many open source best practices familiar to other leading projects.
The purpose of the foundation is to promote the development of new technologies and applications, especially in the fields of open and decentralized software architectures. Thereby, decentralized and open technology structures should be enabled, promoted and maintained. A particular focus is set on the promotion, development and operation of the new technologies and applications for the financial and metal markets.
DIF is an engineering-driven organization focused on developing the foundational elements necessary to establish an open ecosystem for decentralized identity and ensure interop between all participants.
BBA is one of the world's most prestigious and most influential voices on Blockchain. Established in 2017, BBA is a not-for-profit organisation that promotes Evidence-Based adoption of Blockchain and other Distributed Ledger Technologies (DLT) across the public and private sectors.
The Blockchain Research Institute is conducting the definitive study on blockchain technology and its impact on business, government and society.Our program has more than 100 research projects underway to explore, understand, document and inform leaders about blockchain strategies, market opportunities and implementation challenges.
Blockchain for Social Impact Coalition | BSIC.eth incubates, develops, and implements confederated blockchain products and solutions that can address social and environmental challenges across the United Nation's Sustainable Development Goals.