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Digital Euro Association joins Hyperledger Foundation to drive cross-industry collaboration

The Digital Euro Association (DEA) is thrilled to announce it has joined Hyperledger Foundation, the open, global ecosystem for enterprise-grade blockchain technologies, to foster healthy discussions around digitalization of money in the European economy and promote collaboration between industry leaders.

As discussions about digital currencies and their adoption continue to gain momentum, the DEA remains committed to promoting sound development and use of the digital euro. By joining Hyperledger Foundation as well as the Linux Foundation, the DEA will be able to work with a global community to exchange knowledge and expertise on digital currencies, open-source technologies, and distributed technology solutions.

"We are excited to become part of the Hyperledger community and look forward to collaborating with other leaders in this space to advance the digitalization of money in the European economy," said Jonas Gross, Chairman of the DEA. “Hyperledger Foundation’s commitment to open-source technology and innovation will help us in supporting the responsible development and adoption of the digital euro and central bank digital currencies globally."

"The DEA is a voice of neutrality in the fast-evolving move towards digital money," said Daniela Barbosa, Executive Director, Hyperledger Foundation, and General Manager Blockchain and Identity at the Linux Foundation. "Hyperledger Foundation advances community-led development of open and transparent technologies that are being widely embraced as the foundation for digital assets. Our mutual commitment to collaboration, innovation and openness makes the DEA a very welcome new voice in our community."

About the DEA
The Digital Euro Association (DEA) is a think tank specializing in central bank digital currencies (CBDCs), stablecoins, crypto assets, and other forms of digital money based in Frankfurt, Germany. In particular, it focuses on the digital euro. The DEA is committed to independence in aggregating and amplifying the views of society and the furtherance of the public good through knowledge exchange, encouraging new ideas, and forward-thinking in the field of digital money. The DEA is the independent voice of citizens regarding digital money-related topics. Partnerships and collaborations are in no way an endorsement of Member ideologies, products and services, nor political regimes.

About the Hyperledger Foundation
Hyperledger Foundation is an open source community focused on developing a suite of stable frameworks, tools and libraries for enterprise-grade blockchain deployments. It is a global collaboration, hosted by The Linux Foundation, and includes leaders in finance, banking, Internet of Things, supply chains, manufacturing and Technology. Built under technical governance and open collaboration, individual developers, service and solution providers, government associations, corporate members and end users are all invited to participate in the development and promotion of these game-changing technologies.

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