The blockchain is a new technology with substantial promise. In a way one is using the blockchain when one invests in or trades cryptocurrencies or invests in a company that works in this world. However, companies like Blockchain.com are private. There are, however, large, established companies that are making use of blockchain technology. By investing in such companies an investor can take advantage of the benefits that the blockchain gives companies while avoiding the risk of startups that could as easily fail as succeed. Consider this list of large cap blockchain stocks as part of your investment in the blockchain.
International Business Machines Corporation is an established gain in the technology sector. IBM is a leader in developing and providing customers with artificial intelligence solutions that fit their businesses. It is also a leader in cloud technology applications tailored for their customers. Their integrated products and solutions increase efficiency and profitability in businesses throughout all sectors. The IBM business segments include software, consulting, financing, and infrastructure. The software segment provides platforms and solutions hybridized to the needs of the user in assisting in management and operation of business processes and IT technology. Throughout their business segments IBM uses blockchain technology where it is most effective and most beneficial to its customers.
Amazon.com Inc is the largest online retailer in the world by far. Amazon is largely responsible for driving many “brick and mortar” companies out of business due to their efficient and effective business plan. The company offers goods for resale and products offered and shipped by third party vendors. In addition, the company makes and sells several products such as the Kindle and Fire tablets and is a huge provider of cloud services, database, storage, and computational services. Amazon has become a major player in online streaming entertainment and its web services segment works with everyone from private customers to governments, educational institutions, and startups. Their use of blockchain technology is integrated into their systems to increase efficiency and profitability. They specifically provide managed blockchain services so that customers can benefit from the blockchain without having to spend the money and take the time to develop the technology in house.
Intel Corporation is a leader in designing and manufacturing computer chips. However, the company’s products and services include a client computing group, data center services, a memory solutions group, work on programable solutions for business issues, memory enhancement research, mobile solutions, and an internet of things segment. The company is a leader in development of system hardware, architecture, and integrated solutions for businesses in all sectors. Their business is intensely information dependent. As such Intel integrates blockchain technology where it is more efficient and cost effective in managing information, handling inventory, and providing service to its customers.
The business of CME Group Inc is to provide platforms and the infrastructure for trading futures, options, over the counter, and cash products. Everything from agricultural commodities, metals, energy, and Forex, to interest rate options and equity indexes. Its business segments include the Chicago Mercantile Exchange Inc. (CME), New York Mercantile Exchange, Inc. (NYMEX), Board of Trade of the City of Chicago, Inc. (CBOT), Commodity Exchange, Inc. (COMEX) as well as its cash markets business. It provides clearing and settlement services while guaranteeing all products offered. This is a hugely memory intensive business that can make use of blockchain technology at several levels.
This is a short list of large cap companies that are making use of blockchain technology to enhance business operations and promote profitability. As we noted, these are successful, established companies that can only grow and prosper as they adapt blockchain technology to their operations.
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