Ethereum is solving real-world problems and still more and more enterprises, governments and organizations get it.

Blockchain Use Cases and Applications by Industrymajor sectors are presently deploying Ethereum blockchain solutions to solve recurrent industry problems


join forces with Enterprise Ethereum Alliance
Pantheon becomes Hyperledger Besu – the first public chain client in Hyperledger
J.P. Morgan
– revealed massive Ethereum based banking network
– uses Ethereum to launch a ‘digital U.S. dollar’
– tracks inventory for auto dealers
– launched token-building kit to help businesses design and create the right sort of crypto tokens for their particular needs
– leverage the public Ethereum chain to make machine learning models more accessible
– built Enclave ready EVM (eEVM) – an open-source, standalone, embeddable, C++ implementation of the Ethereum Virtual Machine
– introduced Azure Heroes – a way to earn digital collectibles for meaningful impact in the technical community
– Kaleido plugs to the Microsoft Azure
– Kaleido plugs also to the AWS Marketplace
– provide a service to create and manage scalable blockchain networks
Google – building hybrid blockchain/cloud applications with Ethereum and Google Cloud
Cloudfare  – Released Ethereum Gateway to help users make the jump from general web-user to cryptocurrency native
Ernst & Young  – Developed and released a project designed to help corporate clients on Ethereum public network using zero knowledge proofs & ERC-721 standard
Fidelity Investments
– starts crypto unit to serve Wall Street customers
– tests Ethereum-based token to reward employees
– released a blockchain SDK for interacting with Ethereum
Samsung S10 wallet supports Ethereum, ERC-20 tokens and 4 DApps, also they are developing an Ethereum-based blockchain
HTC  – Decentraland to debut on HTC EXODUS 1
China Telecom – aim to develop a blockchain smartphones with support for Ethereum
– track coffee bean production
Starbucks and 30 000 retailers  accept payments in ether
Nike  – receives patent to tokenize shoes on Ethereum
komgo SA  – trade finance platform for commodities launched by leading industry institutions
VAKT  – platform for trading of physical commodities
AXA – launches Ethereum smart contract insurance product for flight delays
MetLife  – claims process of life insurance on public Ethereum
Morningstar  – putting it’s rating system on Ethereum
ING – develop library for creating and verifying zero-knowledge range proofs and set membership proofs
World Bank  – sells $50m AUD (~35m USD) in bonds on private Ethereum chain
Societe Generale  – issued the first covered bond (worth EUR 100m) as a security token on the public Ethereum network
Santander  – bank settles both sides of a $20 million bond trade on Ethereum
Deutsche Bank  – joins JPMorgan’s Interbank Information Network
South African Central Bank  – working on Project Khokha on wholesale payment system
Signature Bank  – launches a payments platform for institutional clients
Bank of Ireland and AIB  – pilot program for regulatory credential tracking
Commonwealth Bank – completes new blockchain-enabled global trade experiment
Dukascopy Bank – is developing its own Ethereum stablecoins
Krungthai Bank and Shwe Bank  – Thailand-Myanmar cross-border money transfer services for Myanmar workers
DocuSign  – document encryption program
Bayer  – collaborates on several BlockApps pilot projects
Airlines Reporting Corp  – reporting and settlement of airline ticket sales
Telefonica  – trial consumer data verification
WordPress  – launched a new publishing platform that will offer blockchain features
Aura  – product tracking consortium chain for the luxury industry from LVMH, ConsenSys and Microsoft
Cargo Community Network  – air cargo billing, costing and reconciliation system in Singapore
Levi Strauss  – workers well being pilot program at a factory in Mexico
Emaar Group  – aims to offer a community token for customers and partners
The Los Angeles Times  – signed-up as a verified Brave browser publisher
Forbes – you can use Ethereum-based Unlock Protocol to pay for Forbes articles using ETH
Thomson Reuters  – proof of concept on executing parts of legal contracts on Ethereum
EDF  – the fifth-largest electrical company is using an Ethereum DApp
IKEA  – settle an invoice to be paid using Ethereum-based digital Icelandic króna
Bosch  – wants to connect millions of cars, machines, buildings and things – and get them to pay each other
Österreichische Post  – Austrian post offices now sell crypto-stamps
Reddit  – to launch tokens for users to earn rewards for contributing content
Bofrost Italia  – tracing frozen foods in supply chain
Uber Health  – grants Ethereum startup access to entire American fleet
Etihad Airways  – explore using blockchain to distribute products and services
PwC  – big four auditing firm to explore a blockchain-based identity management in the UK’s financial sector
Leveller Media  – is using Ethereum to solve Hollywood’s diversity problem
Unstoppable Domains  – built its .crypto domains on Ethereum
Splunk  – Ethereum-based Burner Wallet helped an IT conference give $40,000 to charity
Anheuser-Busch InBev – aim to shake up digital advertising supply chains with the help of blockchain technology
Shell – invests in Ethereum hybrid that gives real power to the people
State Farm and USAA – tested technology to improve the processes around subrogation
Tradeshift – slashed cross-border transaction costs using Ethereum
Fatburger and others – feed $30 million into Ethereum for new bond offering
Toyota, Merck and others – joined industry group the Enterprise Ethereum Alliance

Public Blockchain is on the Horizon enterprise survey says 75% will use public chains (read: Ethereum) in the future
Why Businesses Will Learn to Love Public Ethereum  – by Hyperledger founder John Wolpert
If you Build a Blockchain, Will Anyone Come?  – public blockchains like Ethereum offer a better choice for enterprise users

Top 50 Billion-Dollar Companies Exploring Blockchain  – over half are working with Ethereum
Three Huge Names That Are Making Ethereum Their Platform of Choice  – the network is becoming the backbone of a series of blockchain-based billion-dollar projects
Enterprise Ethereum Alliance Collaborates with Microsoft and Othersto launch a new token development initiative
EEA memberslist of all members


Israel  – encrypted messaging system
Estonia  – electronic healthcare record trials
Japan  – e-voting system
Canada  – public transparency of government grants
Dubai  – 2020 initiative
Switzerland  – Zug uPort IDs + crypto ATMs
Philippines  – is connecting rural banks via a crypto-cash payment system
Chile  – track energy data
China  – Xiongan government aims to bring blockchain technology to Xi Jinping’s dream city
Singapore  – graduates from local schools will receive Ethereum-based digital certificates
Iceland  – it’s currency will be traded as e-money
Australia  – it’s government launched a gold-backed Ethereum token
Germany  – German banks may sell and store crypto, and existing exchanges must get licenses
Colorado government was a partner of ETHDenver Coference
Nevada issues almost 1 000 marriage certificates on Ethereum

Why Governments Need Blockchain how decentralized networks will protect our data, streamline processes, reduce corruption, and increase trust
Which Governments Are Using Blockchain Right Now?  – a comprehensive list of public sector blockchain experiments planned, in progress, or paused globally


United Nations  – expand blockchain testing to African supply chain
UNICEF  – launches cryptocurrency fund for open source solutions for children
Oxfam  – crop insurance for Sri Lankan farmers
Blockchain for Social Impact  – Oxfam, Sempo and ConsenSys join together in Vanuatu for direct transfers of humanitarian aid to citizens, rather than indirectly through leaky governments
WWF  – eam up ConsenSys to launch Impactio, a nonprofit funding platform

Social impact

Project Bifröst  – system that expedites and reduces the cost of delivering cash on the ground in crisis areas
Hala Systems  – airstrike early warning system for the people living in areas of Syria
The Bounty for Basura  – redesigning community impact systems to solve the Manila’s pollution problem

Other use cases

RAC  – Grammy-winning artist launch music distribution platform and tokenized cassette tape
Sacramento Kings  – NBA Team was auctioning basketball star’s jersey on Ethereum blockchain
Spencer Dinwiddie  – Brooklyn Nets NBA player, is tokenizing 40% of his $34M 3-year contract
Star Trek  – open-universe PC/Mac game Crypto Space Commander utilizes the Ethereum blockchain to secure and validate ownership of all in-game items and their governance
Playstation 4 – a new game built around Ethereum is gearing up to launch on PS4
Grid+  – selling electricity in Texas and Singapore
Treum (formerly Viant)  – seafood supply chain end-to-end traceability
Winding Tree  – executed the first hotel booking on a public blockchain
Brickblock  – tokenized and sold a first property in Europe
RealT  – purchase-to-transfer system of property ownership
NASDAQ  – tokenization of stocks and ETFs
Paxos  – tokenization of gold
CEDEX  – tokenization of diamonds