Headquarters: Canada / Establishment: 2014 / CEO: Adam Back

Blockstream, Inc. is developing sidechains, a technology for application of blockchains, which constitute the basic technology underpinning Bitcoin, in various uses. Through application of sidechains, it is taking aim at extensive utilization of blockchains for platforms bundling two or more digital currencies and in the fields of smart contracts (e-contracts with algorithm descriptions), digital real estate registration, and point conversion.