Three Google alums have formed the xGoogler Blockchain Alliance, a community for past and present Google employees interested in the blockchain. 

The alliance plans to serve as an “open environment for blockchain technology inquiry, dialogue and development,” according to the officials. The goal is to advance Google alumni ambitions in the blockchain space and accelerate the technology’s success.

The alliance was created by Daniel Wang, founder of Google’s Loopring, a decentralized exchange and open protocol; Hitters Xu, founder of public blockchain Nebulas; and MIT-educated Andy Tian, founder and CEO of Gifto, a decentralized gifting protocol. Read more here.