Hedera Hashgraph Blog

Bo Shen of Fenbushi Capital joins Hedera Hashgraph as Strategic Advisor

Mar 13, 2019Hedera Hashgraph Team

Dallas, TX and Hong Kong (Token2049)—March 13, 2019—Hedera Hashgraph, a next-generation public ledger designed to have highly diversified governance and the most distributed consensus at scale, has appointed Bo Shen, General Partner of Fenbushi Capital, as a strategic advisor.

Introducing the 5 initial Hedera Governing Council members

Mar 07, 2019Gehrig Kunz

When I joined Hedera in the summer of 2018, there was a (very lofty) vision of building the Hedera Governing Council – a group of up to 39 highly diversified, globally leading enterprises to steward the stability, direction, and growth of the Hedera network. For a public network in the distributed ledger space, this was unprecedented.

Hedera Hashgraph Governing Council Names Brett McDowell as Executive Director and Vice Chair, Establishes Council Committees

Feb 27, 2019Hedera Hashgraph Team

Dallas, TX—February 27, 2019—Hedera Hashgraph, a next-generation public ledger designed to have highly diversified governance and the most distributed consensus at scale, today announced it has named Brett McDowell as the Founding Executive Director and Vice Chair of the Hedera Hashgraph Governing Council.

Hedera Hashgraph announces initial group of Governing Council Members

Feb 20, 2019Hedera Hashgraph Team

Dallas, TX and Seoul, Korea– February 20, 2019 – Hedera Hashgraph, a next-generation public ledger designed to have highly diversified governance and the most distributed consensus at scale, today announced the first members of the Hedera Governing Council, which will govern changes to the software run by millions of Hedera distributed nodes over time.

Dev Update: January Recap

Feb 11, 2019Donald Thibeau

Just like that the first month of 2019 is behind us. We had a fast and furious start to the year at Hedera, with the continuation of our community testing program, which enabled users to test the network and earn hbars for the first time, and our continued march to our open access of the Hedera mainnet beta.

Hedera Hashgraph Names Lionel Chocron as Chief Product Officer

Feb 06, 2019Hedera Hashgraph Team

San Francisco, CA — February 6, 2019 — Hedera Hashgraph, a next-generation public ledger designed to have highly diversified governance and the most distributed consensus at scale, today announced the appointment of Lionel Chocron as Chief Product Officer. Chocron joins Hedera from Oracle, where he recently led their emerging technology (Blockchain, IoT, AI) solution efforts across industries.

Community Testing Program Phase I Complete

Jan 31, 2019Brady Gentile

We’re proud to announce that Hedera has reached 5,000 accounts created on the early access mainnet, during phase I of the community testing program. This marks the completion of phase I of the program, and we are now preparing for phase II. We cannot thank everyone enough for their efforts in helping us test the network and provide valuable feedback.

Hedera Hashgraph Continues Global Expansion with APAC Leadership Announcements

Jan 29, 2019Hedera Hashgraph Team

Singapore — January 30, 2019 Hedera Hashgraph, a next-generation public ledger designed to have highly diversified governance and the most distributed consensus at scale, today announced the continued expansion of its APAC operations. Hedera now has a presence in Singapore, Korea, and Japan.

Hedera Techincal Insights: Transaction Confirmation Methods in Hedera

Jan 24, 2019Paul Madsen

After a client submits a transaction to Hedera, the client may seek confirmation that the transaction was added to consensus state and also to perhaps retrieve information associated with that addition. As an example, if the transaction is a transfer of hbars for the purchase of a coffee, then the coffee shop will likely want confirmation that its account received the customer’s payment before pouring the brew.