Fintech Firm MonetaGo Pivots to R3’s Corda After Spell Leveraging Hyperledger Fabric
Ahead of its next trial in Mexico, MonetaGo’s CEO says Corda is the platform of choice for regulators.
“With the new deployments that we have coming up in Mexico, as well in other Latin American countries, the regulators themselves have been potentially looking at adopting this system and Corda has a good architecture for that,” CEO Jesse Chenard told GTR, continuing:
“As we have seen the distributed ledger technology (DLT) market unfold, it has become clear R3 is emerging as the leader in the financial services space.”
Corda has gone from strength to strength in recent months as new partners come on board. Most recently, a three-bank transaction in Germany used the platform to settle a 100,000 euro ($113,500) transaction.
Hyperledger, the open-source blockchain product from the Linux Foundation, also continues increasing its membership, which includes JPMorgan Chase, American Express and, as of this month, Italy’s postal service.
At the same time, criticism of enterprise blockchain developments has appeared from cryptocurrency industry figures recently. As Cointelegraph reported today, payment network Abra’s CEO Bill Barhydt poured cold water on the private blockchain phenomenon.
“It’s all going to fail miserably,” he told Fortune in an interview.