Decentralized Futures - G6 Chains: Ready-to-go private blockchain for institutions

Introduction

Greetings from PBA in Hong Kong!

To achieve a widespread adoption of Polkadot, it’s crucial to establish strong partnerships with governments, banks, and enterprises. However, have you ever faced the challenge of explaining Polkadot to these entities? Have you successfully convinced them to adopt Polkadot after a series of challenging meetings, only to be asked for an offer?

We have, and we know, others have too. Mandala Chain, Mosaic Chain, and other projects also faced similar experiences. Unfortunately, we lost numerous potential clients because we lacked a ready-to-implement solution and faced high expenses. Leveraging our 3+ years of experience in Polkadot and web3 consultation, our team has identified the specific needs of institutions.

Problem

Traditional institutions struggle with blockchain because implementations are complex, intangible and lack simplicity. Decision-makers are looking for off-the-shelf solutions due to their limited familiarity with Web3/blockchain. In summary, they need the combination of the following four:

  • Private blockchain networks and private storage (but still being able to sommunicate with other chains)
  • Physical devices to be placed under their ownership and domains
  • Ready-to-use solutions
  • User and administrator friendly technology

Use cases and adoption

  • Governmental services (for instance: healthcare, copyright, patents, insurance, judiciary, identification)
  • Enterprise management
  • Banking, with feeless transactions
  • Asset transfers
  • Cross-nation XCM teleports
  • Logistics

The Solution

Ready-to-go, integrated technology stack on physical devices.

Private chains, running on top of G6 devices provide:

  • Integrated technology stack (physical device, G6 OS (Debian based), Substrate and dApp layer)
  • Exogenous communication via G6 Parachain and Polkadot
  • ZK and EPoA consensus (Enhanced Proof of Authority, based on AURA)
  • G6 console for seamless administration
  • Permissioned access
  • Distributed private storage
  • Standard pallets tailored for institutions
  • Smart contract layer
  • Feeless transactions
  • Physical devices: A minimum of three devices create one private blockchain.
    Why physical devices? Our clients need to store their data in their own domains, not on 3rd parties. Additionally, they need the security of physical diversification.

For real life adoption and as a go-to-market, we have already partnered with Mandala Chain to enter Indonesia. They will use G6 physical devices to run their layers above Substrate.

Our team

  • We are CCTF DAO, a collective of Web3 professionals. Our journey started in 2019 with a team of hackers.
  • The DAO is legally backed by CryptoCTF OÜ. This Estonian company was established in 2021 so we can contract our members and clients.
  • We have a proven track record in security auditing and penetration testing. This business is still active, backing some of our activities in Polkadot.
  • We have a proven track record in providing Polkadot and DAO related consultation and architecture support for clients on a global scale.
  • Our team built QRUCIAL DAO’s blockchain.
  • We are active participants in Polkadot governance and organize a series of events.
  • We brought the Polkadot Hubs project to life in Bali, Indonesia.

Pitch deck and litepaper

Link for the pitch deck

Link for the litepaper

We are looking forward to hearing your thoughts and feedback.

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Love the idea and unique approach to extend the reach of Substrate / Polkadot SDK. It’s certainly difficult to get governments and enterprise on board, so having an off-the-shelf hardware product that can be slotted into existing data centers can smooth the process. Not to mention that government adoption may be slow, given the conservative nature, but I believe it will be extremely sticky, and then be a great base layer to extend Polkadot into local economies around the world.

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So what is the use case for government and enterprise clients, can you give an example ?

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Answer to your first question: We already onboarded the government with G6 Chains, in our go-to-market: Denpasar/Indonesia. They chose us over Ethereum and other big projects, even though they got offers. Reason is simple: we communicate blockchain in a way they can understand it and don’t consider them “BS”. When respect and expertise are combined, we reach far.

Reflecting to the second part of your message: Govs, banks and enterprises are definietly not going away in the upcoming decades. I believe the only way for blockchain to bloom globally on the long run is to align with these actors: otherwise there won’t be any “native web3 user” soon, nor mass adoption, even worst we can also forget about sovereign on-chain identities. There is only one world to play in together and our ecosystem is not really a big player right now in this game. To put it straightforward: mindful negotiations have better chances for success than rebellious behaviour - even though the latter is way easier, it just won’t work.

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This is why we mentioned Indonesia, as our first partner, with a population of nearly 300 million. Identity theft, fake diplomas, and missing medical records pose significant challenges in Indonesia. And they would like to solve these problems with blockchain technology. But for this, they would prefer to use a private blockchain to prevent the spread of valuable information about their citizens.

The opportunity to test and implement Substrate on a statewide level, attracting millions of users, could’t be more favorable. Our investigations uncovered a substantial talent pool also, despite the scarcity of events and education on blockchain, crypto, and related subjects, indicating considerable potential for rapid growth.

The island’s increasing reputation as a crypto-friendly hub is further reinforced by the presence of the Bali Blockchain Centre, a government-supported initiative fostering the development of the local blockchain ecosystem. (I highly recommend watching a video that perfectly describes the current state of the blockchain industry in Bali/Indonesia.)

Similarly, neighboring countries in the APAC region are beginning to recognize the significance of blockchain at a state level. Just observe developments in the Philippines, Vietnam, Indonesia, Singapore, and take a closer look at Astar’s initiatives in Japan. Astar places a key emphasis on enterprises and governments.

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-Legal and Judiciary Services
-Intellectual Property Management
-Cross-Border Asset Transfers
-Insurance Claims Processing (AXA already utilizes smart contracts to automate claims for flight delay insurance, ensuring prompt and efficient payouts for customers.)
-Identity Management
-Real Estate Transactions
-Public Transportation Ticketing
-Human Resources Management

These use-cases could operate as an out of the box solutions because we ship prepared pallets and interfaces.

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Let’s be honest, most of Web3 at the moment consists of a web2 application hosted in a data center, served under a domain name, protected by a TLS cert. Part of their data layer is kept on a blockchain, so if some regulator stops the web2 service, another one can pop up under another domain, using the same data layer.

So the status quo is to write some smart contracts in Solidity and connect some wallet to the webapp. Anything more complex and you lose your market penetration and development gets pretty expensive.

As I see the G6 proposal, it allows to hide all the compexity of Substrate and the unstoppable nature of the Polkadot ecosystem behind a facade that allows to extend the usage to regular sysadmins, allows to implement your business logic with regular developers without the “blockchain developer” multiplier. As if it was just a distributed database.

On the other hand, there is no single sysadmin with full control over a G6 chain, and all users only see data they meant to see, in an auditable-by-nature data layer.

Most likely it will not be a one-size-fits-all solution, but there are so many use-cases where governments and businesses would otherwise spend fortunes on a custom-built proprietary solution that would not be as secure and auditable as anything that Substrate would provide out-of-the-box for them.

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I like the idea of having an off-the-shelf hardware product. That will simplify the process.

Great to see this partnership!

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Thank you Chris!

Thank you @replghost for sharing your thoughts on the potential of G6 Chains + Substrate/Polkadot SDK in fostering government and enterprise adoption. We hope to see more of your Talisman Enterprise project as well, also potentially integrating the solution!

I met Six during the PBA in Hong Kong and I strongly believe that Enterprise will be a key sector for Web3 to grow into mainstream and I believe Polkadot can be the pioneer in this direction. For this initiative, I have seen how Six has helped the Indonesian team to successfully sell into the government sector and I also agree that having actual physical devices will be a great differentiator to increase the confidence and “visibility” of Web3 for the government and enterprise clients to accept so I do like this initiative a lot!

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Great idea. Onboarding governments with their DB is the way; they do not trust public DB, and if we can secure it with Polkadot infrastructure, they can be safe. Also, I think Six is fit to do it due to his background and expertise; I met Six at PBA HK, and he is ready to do it.

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I met Six at the PBA program in Hong Kong while in the founders cohort, his idea was so great I even pitched with him directly and openly contributed. Six is in a great spot with the technical expertise to execute, he has Mandala chain as GTM partner, they have a local government support and have a prime opportunity to deploy their product into Indonesia.

As an emerging market opportunity, Six is incredibly well positioned with a stellar team backing him up. Excited to see what comes next!

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I was part of the Hong Kong PBA and saw this pitch. Although governments are a difficult audience, they have already managed to convince Indonesia. I think this is a good first step, and they have done pioneering work here. I expect a lot from this…

Also, there could be a contribution with this one :
https://docs.nodle.com/8739e0f397d5416e8c148920aa783ba2

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I work with Six and Gabo started from 2022. We build Polkadot Hub in Bali joining with Bali Blockchain Center. And coz of Six and Gabo, we build our core engine using Substrate in Mandala CHain. We have same vision, about Blockchain Adoption. And Enterprise is a Great Use Case here. We collaborate and want to make this happen.

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High expectations inspire us! Govs sometimes challenge our diplomatic skills, but it is surely managable with the right people. I am positive we have the right people to do so.

We are already in touch with Nodle, thanks for the suggestion!

Yes, Anta, you are indeed a true visionary. Thank you for your support. Just imagine if blockchain becomes the second-largest industry in Bali. We are already witnessing positive developments with Mandala Chain and the events at the Polkadot Sanctuary. Silicon Bali is truly living up to its name. Let’s work together to build a robust blockchain infrastructure for the government and enterprises in Indonesia.

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Hey there G6 team, thanks for submitting this Six, I would love to see this live, the ecosystem needs to provide a tech stack ready to go for governments, and for my interest, would love to see how this could fit into digital identities and their interoperability within public blockchains as Kilt Protocol and legacy systems as public registries databases.

It’s also important to acknowledge that this endeavor is quite big and extensive, but as I know you Six (and Andrew) I see a capable team for this to happen, as I met them as fellow students during the PBA HK cohort.

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