Holochain is an open-source data-integrity engine that enables the self-hosting of P2P apps on a distributed web with user autonomy built directly into its architecture and protocols. Holochain avoids the need for global consensus and aims for massive scalability, as well as user-control of identity and data. Distributing the storage and processing of this information can change how people coordinate and interact and gives back control on digital integration.
Main sectors: Governance; IT & Telecommunications; Supply Chains & Logistics; Platform Economies & Service Sharing
Main applications: Disintermediation and decentralized networks;
Data Marketplace/Data monetization;
Supply Chain Management/Trade;
Established in: 2017
Organisation: Holochain Foundation; Holo
Organisation type: Companies (for-profit) – Foundation; Startup
Founders: Arthur Brock, Co-Founder; Eric Harris-Braun, Co-Founder
Country: United Kingdom
Stage of project: Pilot
Geographical reach: International
DLT / Blockchain: Other
Other technologies: N/A
This project is part of the #DLT4Good Scanning. ‘#DLT4Good: Co-creating a European Ecosystem of Distributed Ledger Technologies for Social and Public Good’ is a forward-looking science for policy project supported by the European Parliament, and coordinated by the Joint Research Centre (JRC) in cooperation with the Directorate-General for Communications Networks, Content & Technology (DG CONNECT). Learn more about #DLT4Good.