Blockchain Models Explored by Companies

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Majority of organizations in Deloitte's Global Blockchain Survey focusing activities on exploration of private blockchain technologies

Blockchain Models Explored by Companies

2019 (percentage or respondents)

Note: Data from Deloitte’s 2019 Global Blockchain Survey of 1,386 senior executives in U.S. companies with $500 million or more in annual revenue, and $100 million or more outside of U.S., including Brazil, Canada, China, Germany, Hong Kong, Israel, Luxembourg, Singapore, Switzerland, United Arab Emirates and United Kingdom

Proof Point Findings

  • Blockchain – Distributed digital ledgers that record, authenticate and prevent duplication of transactions using algorithms and specific set of rules, without need for central authority
  • Private Blockchain – Half of respondents in Deloitte survey said they are focusing company activities on exploration of private blockchains
  • Permissioned and Public Platforms – 45% also mentioned that they are currently looking at public and permissioned blockchains
  • Multiple Chains – Four in ten exploring combinations of different blockchains
  • Other Models – 29% are co-developing blockchain technology/ies with other companies, industries and governments as part of consortium, while 23% are also developing decentralized applications (dApps) as model
  • Key Growth Drivers – Include continuous expansion of blockchain use-cases across industries, potential benefits of blockchain technology on existing business processes, and proliferation of companies offering blockchain-based third-party solutions


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Date Last Updated

November 6, 2019

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