As funding for blockchain technology continues to grow, blockchain companies have turned their attention to banks as customers for their financial services offerings, ranging from moving cash and securities to lending. Even major financial players like JPMorgan Chase and Goldman Sachs have begun testing the software. The growing interest explains why investment in the sector has already reached $150 million in the first quarter of 2016, according to Quartz. As the technology starts to gain interest and use, how-to information is increasingly available. IBM provides these blockchain basics and resources.