Raiffeisen Bank International and Microsoft have joined R3 blockchain consortium
The consortium offers a platform called Corda, a tool for financial organizations that uses notary nodes based on the principle of blockchain. The product allows running direct transactions using smart contracts, which ensures security and lower cost for business operations.
R3 includes around 160 companies that specialize in trade, finance, and technology. Series A funding brought R3 record-breaking $107 million in investment in May.