China is now home to more than 4,000 companies that have “blockchain” in their registered names. Blockchain is the distributed ledger technology behind cryptocurrencies like bitcoin and ethereum. Photo: ShutterstockChina is now home to more than 4,000 companies that have “blockchain” in their registered names. Blockchain is the distributed ledger technology behind cryptocurrencies like bitcoin and ethereum. Photo: Shutterstock
China is now home to more than 4,000 companies that have “blockchain” in their registered names. Blockchain is the distributed ledger technology behind cryptocurrencies like bitcoin and ethereum. Photo: Shutterstock

China sees sixfold surge in new companies with ‘blockchain’ in name

The blockchain name game in China echoes the trend during the internet bubble in the late 1990s, when many companies around the world added ‘dot-com’ or ‘dot-net’ to their names

Topic |   Blockchain
China is now home to more than 4,000 companies that have “blockchain” in their registered names. Blockchain is the distributed ledger technology behind cryptocurrencies like bitcoin and ethereum. Photo: ShutterstockChina is now home to more than 4,000 companies that have “blockchain” in their registered names. Blockchain is the distributed ledger technology behind cryptocurrencies like bitcoin and ethereum. Photo: Shutterstock
China is now home to more than 4,000 companies that have “blockchain” in their registered names. Blockchain is the distributed ledger technology behind cryptocurrencies like bitcoin and ethereum. Photo: Shutterstock
READ FULL ARTICLE
Close
We need your support

Advertising helps us continue to provide quality content. Help support us by disabling your adblocker on our site.

How to whitelist us:
  1. 1
    Click on the AdBlock icon at the top right corner of your browser.
    For iOS, go to Settings/Safari/Content Blockers and turn it off.

    For Android, go to your Ad blocker app/Settings and turn it off.
  2. 2
    Click Enabled on this site until the text reads Disabled on this site.
  3. 2
    Click the cross icon on the top right corner to close this window and refresh the page.
  4. 3
    Click the cross icon on the top right corner to close this window and refresh the page.