Distributed ledger technology: Bookkeeping system for recording transactions with no central register; requires consensus about transactions conducted in the network. The computers in the network function like individual digital account books. For example, they might be used to record a Bitcoin account balance, the status of smart contracts or the origin of a diamond.
Blockchain: The most well-known distributed ledger technology.
Permissioned ledger: Ledger with a built-in control function.
Smart contract: Computer protocol that facilitates contracts, verifies them and provides technical support for their negotiation or performance.
Cryptocurrency: Digital payment method in a decentralized, secure system.
Predictive analytics: Various digital technologies used to make precise predictions about the future.
Syndicated corporate loans: Loans to companies issued jointly by several financial institutions.