Tag: provenance

  • Gabriel

    Former Genesis Rock Star Peter Gabriel Invests in Blockchain Startup Provenance

    Peter Gabriel, the former frontman of progressive rock band Genesis, is entering the cryptocurrency world by backing a British blockchain startup named Provenance. The rock star is the most recent celebrity putting its name behind digital currency-related startups. Genesis Frontman Peter Gabriel Invests in Supply Chain Blockchain Startup U.K.-based...

    Ricardo Esteves | July 18, 2018 | 10:20 pm
  • Blockchain

    Chinese Startup to Use Blockchain to Track Wine Imports

    The Chinese wine industry is worth $2.8 billion. In attempts to improve trust, Shanghai-based startup VeChain is using blockchain technology to track imports to the city — the mainland’s second-largest market for imported wine — from vine to table. VeChain: Using Blockchain to Build Trust in Wine Industry...

    Thomas Delahunty | May 24, 2018 | 10:45 pm
  • De Beers

    De Beers Successfully Trials Blockchain Platform, Tracks 100 Diamonds

    De Beers has announced the successful completion of a blockchain pilot for tracking diamonds along the entire value chain: from mine, to cutter, to polisher, and, finally, to jeweler.  De Beers Diamond Blockchain De Beers Group announced today the completion of a blockchain pilot that immutably and securely tracked...

    Thomas Delahunty | May 10, 2018 | 5:00 pm
  • blockchain, biometrics, payments, authentication

    Does Your Project Really Need Blockchain?

    There are at least three fundamental reasons for using blockchain technology in a project nowadays. First and foremost, it’s so hyped and trendy. “A blockchain-based project” – doesn’t it sound cool? All your team members could add such an impressive line to their CVs, no matter if they...

    Guest Author | May 3, 2018 | 5:25 pm
  • provenance, blockchain technology, supply chain,

    Provenance Tackles Illegal Fishing and Human Rights Violations

    The applications of blockchain technology are proving to be endless. Name a challenge and it can probably be solved using Bitcoin’s underlying technology. Provenance, a social enterprise has proven it by adopting the technology for supply chain management, effectively tackling illegal fishing and human rights abuses. Project Provenance...

    Gautham | September 11, 2016 | 4:30 pm

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