Toronto, CANADA; September 13, 2021 The Blockchain Research Institute (BRI) is excited to welcome Tendermint as our latest Pioneer Member. As a Pioneer Member of the BRI, Tendermint receives access to a research library of 100+ projects and joins a global community of blockchain innovators, experts, builders, and thought leaders.

“Decentralized finance is bringing us into a new era of the digital economy, unlocking new asset classes and enabling new and exciting avenues of value creation. At the Blockchain Research Institute, we are pleased to work with innovative companies like Tendermint, who are driving transformation throughout the DeFi ecosystem,” said Don Tapscott, Executive Chairman of the Blockchain Research Institute.

With a member community spanning 90+ of the world’s leading enterprises, governments, associations, and technology platforms, the BRI program offers a suite of services to its members, including research deliverables, courses, webinars, executive briefings, events, and other exclusive activities. We look forward to working closely with members like Tendermint as we expand the scope of our program and launch new global partnerships around the world.

“We’re thrilled to become the newest Pioneer Member of the Blockchain Research Institute. As a world leader in the blockchain industry, Tendermint’s innovative products secure over $100B in digital assets globally through the Cosmos Network. Our partnership with the BRI will advance our mission to democratize blockchain by providing powerful, scalable, and user-friendly solutions to businesses and individuals,” said Peng Zhong, CEO of Tendermint.


Tendermint Inc. builds and maintains critical state-of-the-art infrastructure for decentralized applications, such as Tendermint Core, Cosmos SDK, Starport, and Emeris. As a leading software development company in the cryptocurrency space, Tendermint is a core contributor to the Cosmos Network, a decentralized ecosystem of more than 250 independent interoperable blockchains including Binance Chain, THORChain, Terra, and chain.

About the Blockchain Research Institute

The Blockchain Research Institute (BRI) is an independent, global think-tank dedicated to inspiring and preparing private- and public-sector leaders to be the catalysts of the blockchain transformation. Funded by international corporations and government agencies, the BRI brings together the world’s leading thinkers to undertake ground-breaking research on the strategic implications of blockchain technology, producing practical insights to help its member organizations succeed.


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