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The Future of Blockchain
OverviewThis research provides in-depth analyses into the opportunities for, and challenges facing, blockchain deployments in verticals including financial services, land registry, food provenance, automotive and healthcare. It assesses the impact on the industry of disruptive factors such as the surge in ICO (Initial Coin Offering) funding, national and state government investment and the emergence of new blockchain technologies.

This research suite includes:
  • Deep Dive Strategy & Competition (PDF)
  • Deep Dive Data & Forecasting (PDF & Excel)
  • Executive Summary & Core Findings (PDF)
  • 12 months' access to harvest online data platform

Key Features

  • Strategic Analysis: The major trends and key debates in the blockchain ecosystem, including:
    • The surge in ICO funding levels
    • The emergence of hybrid blockchains
    • Increased government interest in facilitating blockchain
  • Juniper Leaderboard: Key player capability and capacity assessment, together with Leaderboard vendor positioning for 13 leading blockchain companies
  • Innovation Indices: Assessment of the relative strengths of the blockchain offerings, and future business prospects, for 34 players in the blockchain space, across 3 key verticals:
    • Digital Identity
    • Asset Tracking
    • Financial Services
  • Benchmark Industry Forecasts: Includes forecasts for annual bank savings from blockchain implementation in B2B cross-border settlement, food export fraud reduction levels and consumer savings on property purchases, split by 8 key regions
  • Interviews: With leading players across the blockchain ecosystem, including
    • Applied Blockchain
    • BTL
    • Civic
    • Infosys Finacle
    • Evernym
    • Guardtime
    • IBM
    • Pithia

Key Questions

  1. Which industries and use cases stand to benefit most from blockchain technology?
  2. How much will banks and other industries save from integrating blockchain?
  3. Which companies emerge at the head of Juniper’s Blockchain Leaderboard and Innovation Indices?
  4. What are the major challenges facing companies as they seek to deploy blockchain?
  5. What is the scale of VC investment into, and ICO funding of, blockchain companies?

Companies Referenced

Interviewed: Applied Blockchain, BTL (Blockchain Technology Ltd), Civic, Evernym, Guardtime, IBM, Infosys Finacle, Pithia.
Profiled: Accenture, BTL (Blockchain Technology Ltd), Chain, Digital Asset, Deloitte, Evernym, Guardtime, IBM, Infosys Finacle, Microsoft, Oracle, Ripple, SAP.
Innovation Indices: Accenture, Applied Blockchain, BitFury, Bitnation, BitPesa, Blockchain HELIX, BlockVerify, BTL (Blockchain Technology Ltd), Capgemini, Chain, ChromaWay, Civic, Cognizant, Credits, Deloitte, Digital Asset, Evernym, Gemalto, Glance Technologies, Guardtime, HYPR, IBM, Infosys Finacle, KPMG, Microsoft, Oracle, Project Provenance, Propy, Publica, PwC, Ripple, SAP, Symbiont, uPort,
Case Studied: Hyperledger, ID2020 Alliance, Lantmäteriat (the Swedish National Land Survey), Project Provenance.
Mentioned: 2 Sisters Food Group, AB InBev, ABN AMRO, Adidas, AirWallex, Aldi, Aletheia, Alibaba, Alternatifbank, American Express, Ant Financial, ANZ, APL, Arab Jordan Investment Bank, ASCAP (American Society for Composers, Authors and Publishers), ASX (Australian Securities Exchange), ATB Financial, Atlantis Group, Avanade, Axis Bank, Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria, Banco de Chile, Bank of America, Bank of Canada, Bank of Montreal, Bank of Russia, Barclays, Betable, Bexs Banco, Bits of Proof, Blockchain Food Safety Alliance, Blockchain Research Institute, BlockCypher, BlockEx, Blockstack, Bloq, BMW, BNP Paribas, BNY Mellon, Borsa Italiana, Bosch, BP, British Airways, Broadridge, Bureau of Survey and Mapping, CaixaBank, Cambridge Innovation Center, Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce, Cargosmart, CBW, CCDI Copyright Cloud, Centre for Counter Fraud Studies, Certified Origins, China Construction Bank Asia, Citigroup, Clearmatics, CME Ventures, Colu, Comigel, Commercial Bank, Commerzbank, ConsenSys, Co-operative Group, Cosmos, Credit Agricole, Credit Suisse, CreditKarma, Cross River Bank, Crypto Valley, Cuallix, CULedger, Currencies Direct, CYCL, Daimler, DCC (Deloitte Cryptocurrency Community), Denmark’s Central Bank, Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation, Deutsche Bank, Deutsche Börse Group, Deutsche Telekom, Digital Bazaar, Digital Currency Group, dLocal, DNB (De Nederlandsche Bank, Dutch Central Bank), Dole, Driscoll’s, DTCC (The Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation), du, Dubai Customs, eBay, EDF Lumnus, EDRID (United Depository of Intellectual Property Products), Efma, Electronic Privacy Information Center, Elevence Digital Finance AG, Emirates NBD, Enel SpA, Eni Trading & Shipping, Enterprise Ethereum Alliance, EPC (European Payment Council), Erste Group, Estonian Stock Exchange, Ethereum Project, Everledger, Facebook, Fantasy 6 Sports, Farmdrop, FCA (Financial Conduct Authority), Fidor, Findus, First Data, Ford, Freepoint, FSA (Food Safety Authority), Fujitsu, Gazprom, GCash, GE, Gem, General Motors, GIA (Gemological Institute of America), Golden State Foods, Google, GSMA, Gyft, Hashed Health, Healthcare Gateway, Hitachi, HM Land Registry, HS Property Group, HSBC, Humanity United, Iberdrola, IBM, IC3 (Initiative for Cryptocurrency and Contracts), ICAP, ICICI Bank, IFX, III (Insurers’ Information Institute), Illinois Blockchain Initiative, Indian Oil, IndusInd Bank, Innovate UK, Intel, Intellipost, Intrinsic ID, Japan Exchange Group,, JP Morgan Chase, Kairos Future, Kaiser Permanente, KASIKORNBANK, KBC, Kellogg, Kimberly-Clark, KlickEx Group, Kotak Mahindra Bank, Kroger, Krungsri, Kuehne + Nagel, Landshypotek Bank, LinkedIn, LO3 Energy, London Stock Exchange, Louis Vuitton, Loyyal, Maersk, MBA (Mortgage Brokers' Association), McCormick and Company, McKinsey, McLane Company, Mediaocean, Mercuria, Mercy Corps, Metaco, MIT Media Lab, MOBI (Mobility Open Blockchain Initiative), MoneyGram, MUFG (Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group), MUSO, MyData, NASDAQ, National Australia Bank, National Bank of Oman, National Food Crime Unit, National Institute of Standards and Technology, Natixis, NATO, Nestlé, NHS (National Health Service), NIAP (National Information Assurance Partnership), Nigerian Customs, NMC Health, Norwegian Refugee Council, Oaken Innovations, Ordnance Survey, Oxchain, Parity Technologies, Payments Canada, Petroineos, Pfizer, Pivit, PKF Littlejohn, Plug and Play Tech Center, PNC Financial Services Group, PokitDok, Porsche, Primrose’s Kitchen, PRS for Music, R3, Rabobank, RAKBANK, RBL Bank, Renault, Republic of Georgia’s National Agency of Public Registry, Reserve Bank of India, Resonate, RIA (Riigi Infosüstemi Amet: Estonian Information Systems Authority), Riksbank, RWE AG, SACEM (Society of Authors, Composers and Publishers of Music), SAMA (Saudi Arabian Monetary Authority), Santander, SBAB Bank, Scentre Group, SEC (Securities and Exchange Commission), Setl, Siemens, SITA, SIX Securities Services, Skandinaviska Enskilda Banken AB, Societe Generale, Software AG, Soil Association, Solar SiteDesign, Sony, South Indian Bank, SSX (Sydney Stock Exchange), State Street, Stellar Development Foundation,, Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group, Sun, Superfinanceria, SWIFT, Telegram, Telia, Tesco, Thales, The Four Seasons, The Guggenheim, The Linux Foundation, The People’s Supermarket, Tideford Organic, TMX Group R3, Total, Toyota, TransferGo, Tsinghua University, Tyson Foods, Ubitquity, UBS, UN International Computing Center, UN Food and Agiculture Organisation, Unicredit, Unilever, United Arab Bank, US Department for Homeland Security, US Department of Energy, US Department of Health and Human Services, US Treasury, Vattenfall, Verizon, Visa, Walmart, Web3 Foundation, Westpac, WHO (World Health Organisation), Wien Energy, Wikihow, World Bank, World Customs Union, XAIN, Xapcash, XinFin, Yes Bank, ZF.

Data & Interactive Forecast

Juniper’s Future of Blockchain forecast suite includes:
  • Total consumer savings on property purchases realised per annum via blockchain.
  • Value of food exports tracked via blockchain.
  • Reduction in food documentation compliance costs achievable via blockchain per annum.
  • Food exports, annual fraud reduction via blockchain.
  • Total annual bank savings from blockchain implementation in B2B cross-border settlement.
  • Interactive Scenario Tool allowing users to manipulate Juniper’s data for 5 different metrics.
  • Access to the full set of forecast data of 35 tables and over 4,000 datapoints.
Juniper Research’s highly granular IFxls (Interactive Forecast Excels) enable clients to manipulate Juniper’s forecast data and charts to test their own assumptions by using the Interactive Scenario Tool and compare select markets and sectors side by side in customised charts and tables. IFxls greatly increase clients’ ability to both understand a particular market and to integrate their own views into the model.

Full Research Suite


Full Research Suite

The Future of Blockchain Full Research Suite comprises:

  • The Future of Blockchain Executive Summary PDF Report
  • The Future of Blockchain Deep Dive Strategy & Competition PDF Report
  • The Future of Blockchain Deep Dive Data & Forecasting PDF Report
  • The Future of Blockchain Interactive Forecast Excel Data
  • Quarterly PDF Report and Excel Data Updates
  • 12 Months' Access to The Future of Blockchain Data Updates in harvest

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Research Details

Windsor Holden
Telco Service Providers
8 Key Regions - includes North America, Latin America, West Europe, Central & East Europe, Far East & China, Indian Subcontinent, Rest of Asia Pacific and Africa & Middle East
Canada, China, Japan, UK, USA