Smart Contract, Inc. is joining “Enterprise Ethereum Alliance”

Smart Contract, Inc. is joining “Enterprise Ethereum Alliance”

  News Release May 22nd 2017     No.00002    Smart Contract, Inc. is one of the first Japanese companies, joining “Enterprise Ethereum Alliance”. Additionally the company the company has became the Official Japanese Office. Six Japanese companies, such as  The Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ, Ltd., Toyota Research Institute, Inc. among others, joined the aforementioned alliance along with new 86 companies.    Smart Contract, Inc. (HeadQuarter: Minato-ku, Tokyo, CEO: Kazuki Obata, hereinafter called SCJ) pleasantly inform that we joined Enterprise Ethereum Alliance (hereinafter called EEA). In addition, we assumed the role of the Main Official Japanese Office. EEA has announced new international companies to be joined  on May 22nd, as well as 6 Japanese companies including SCJ, Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ, Ltd., Toyota Research Institute, Inc, Couger Inc. and others.These companies are the first Japanese corporations to join EEA. EEA Release https://entethalliance.org/enterprise-ethereum-alliance-release-05-19-2017.pdf EEA Company Member Members   ■ What is Ethereum? ・Ethereum was established in 2015, and is one kind of Blockchain technology and the open source platform to construct (build) the decentralized applications. It has been developed as a Decentralized Application, with the “Smart Contract (automatic agreement and automatic enforcement of the contracts)“ concept in mind. While Bitcoin, which is take the position as the digital money which automatically move with P2P (Peer to Peer) technology.   ■ Background of EEA establishment and Summary. The most expanded field is the public filed among the businesses relating to Blockchain technology. Among them, Ethereum toward to the Public Blockchain (Permissionless type), which allow to any participant/s to validate the trades without the centralized administrator. It is updating in the puclich filed. While, Permissioned type of Blockchain technology, which put the administrator limitedly, has been desired by Financial institutions and companies, which always necessary the private and permission-able system for the security and the confidential information management. There are R3 or Hyperledger, those are the Consortium type Researching Blockchain technology projects, which set the trading authorizer, however they were only created for the trading purpose in the financial field. Giving the interchangeability between Blockchain technology and Consortium type Private-chain, lead the current problems to the solution without any limitation of the institutions and companies in any field. With the background mentioned above, in February, Ethereum announced the establishment of “Enterprise Ethereum Alliance” that is for formulating the standard specifications of Ethereum, which match with the institutions needs and for apply-able to the trades among the companies. The established members are about 30 companies, JPMorgan Chase & Co., UBS, Credit Suisse Group, Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria S.A., Microsoft Corp, Accenture PLC, BP p.l.c. and others. The system has drawn to realize the best practicing and the standard specifications of Ethereum based technology, and construction and promotion of reference architecture EntEth 1.0, as well as the support for them. The researching development of EEA consider importance in privacy, confidentiality, scalability, and security. Additionally, EEA will search the hybrid architecture for both of the public Ethereum network and the private applications, those are for specific institutions and companies.   About EEA Name: Enterprise Ethereum Alliance Establishment announcement month: February 2017 Official website: https://entethalliance.org/   ■ Future Roles of SCJ in EEA SCJ have been appointed as Official Japanese Office by EEA, will take the promotion activities of the working groups, the promotions for the companies and office works. Based on this announcement, SCJ aim to contribute more expanding of Ethereum Blockchain technology with creating new businesses, supporting demonstration experiments, broadcasting (official media).   ■ About Smart Contract, Inc. Smart Contract, Inc work consulting and incubating (investment and marketing) according to Ethereum Blockchain technology and Dapps, with the mission “For All Ethereum Blockchain technology Infrastructure”.   ■ Smart Contract, Inc. CEO: Kazuki Obata Address: 7-7-7, Tri-Seven Roppongi 8F, Roppongi, Minato-ku, Tokyo, 106-0032, Japan Established: January 13th, 2016 BusinessDevelopment of electronic wallet system and provision of applied services / Development of funds settlement and transfer system / Development of foreign exchange system and provision of applied services / Research and development of Distributed agreement formation algorithm, and providing applied services / All business related to the preceding items /  Consulting  business Capital: 30 million Japanese yen (May 2017) URLhttps://smartcontract.jp   ■ Contact Smart Contract, Inc. Email: info@smartcontract.jp  

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“Smart Contract Conference 2016” on July 26th 2016, Toranomon Hills

Smart Contract Japan 23-9-310, Maruyama, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo, 150-0044, Japan Mail: info@smartcon2016.jp                                     News Release July 30th, 2016 No.00001     11 International Companies, experts in Blockchain Technology and Japanese Ministry of Economy will gather in the “Smart Contract Conference 2016” on July 26th 2016, Toranomon Hills   Introducing the latest precedents of Smart Contract Project with the support of Microsoft Japan Co,. Ltd. and ConsenSys US.  Smart Contract, Inc. is the company that  expands consulting business using Etherium blockchain (HeadQuarter: Shibuya-ku, Tokyo, CEO: Tomohiro Sato, hereinafter called Smart Contract Japan) is going  to hold the “Smart Contract Conference” on July 26th 2016 at Toranomon Hills. This event offers the opportunity to present new topics and projects about “Smart Contract” which implement Blockchain. Among the invitees are Joseph Lubin (ConsenSys  CEO / Founder), the company responsible for creating an alliance with Microsoft Corporation and Deloitte Tohmatsu Consulting LLC),  Marley Gray (Cloud + Enterprise Microsoft Corp.  Director Business Development & Strategy) and Christoph Jentzsch (Slock.it  CTO), a company that is drawing attention from Smart Contract Industry. In addition, PwC Consulting LLC, Professor Noguchi Yukio from Hitotsubashi University and a representative from the Ministry Of Japanese Economy, Trade and Industry will also participate in the conference.   ■ Background of this Conference While fub-tech industry has been intensively used and expanded to have further business opportunities, Blockchain technology is also drawing a quite good attention. “Research of services using Blockchain technology” (April 2016) was an article published by the Japanese Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry, that states with the profit estimation of 67 trillion Japanese yen + over Fin-Tech industry profits, estimated over 1 trillion Japanese yen. In addition, on November 2015, Ethereum Foundation held a conference on Blockchain technology in United Kingdom, the “Devcon 1”, where not only private developers but also companies, financial and public institutions discussed about the Blockchain technology, hence, spreading out the idea. Now in Japan, not many projects are using the Blockchain technology and still there is some reluctance to its application. In this conference, where Microsoft Japan Co., Ltd. and ConcenSys act as main supporters, we will show the latest existing precedents in UK, USA, Germany, some of other countries and Japan.   ■ About Smart Contract Japan Smart Contract Japan in collaboration with ConsenSys is a consulting business company that focuses on the use of Ethereum platform technology mainly supporting social infrastructure projects. Additionally, Smart Contract Japan, holds weekly courses for developers about Ethereum Blockchain technology with the intention of spreading and improvement.   ■ Smart Contract Japan, Inc. CEO: Tomohiro Sato Address: 23-9-310, Maruyama, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo, 150-0044, Japan Established: January 13th, 2016 Business: Consulting which use etherium platform blochchain URL: https://smartcontract.jp   ■ Contact Smart Contract Japan MAIL: info@smartcontract.jp

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