Category: Blog18

Tykn: The future of resilient identity

Last week, I talked with Dave Birch about the importance of identity. Verifying one’s identity is one of the most important battles in payments. This week we highlight Tykn, a blockchain startup that helps NGOs and governments with their identity management system for humanitarian aid. This comprises higher-order applications for aid distribution, greater project level metrics and the… Read more »

Crypto Winter: 100.000 minder cryptobezitters in Nederland

Onderzoeksbureau Kantar TNS (voorheen TNS NIPO) deed in Nederland onderzoek naar het aantal houders van cryptomunten, welke cryptomunten ze bezitten en de waarde van de portefeuilles. Het aantal houders van cryptomunten is slechts met 100.000 bezitters afgenomen, wat veel lijkt, maar eigenlijk maar 1/6e van het totaal is. De waarde van de portefeuilles is vergeleken… Read more »

Blockchain for Dummies: all key concepts in simple words!

Blockchain is a complex technology to understand and to explain. How does the Blockchain exactly work? Why is Bitcoin always mentioned? Why does this technology matter? These are all questions Badreddine Tazrouti can explain in simple words, making it easy to understand for everyone! Badreddine is a Blockchain specialist & trainer, who was one of the first… Read more »

How blockchain is used for the good

One of the interesting themes around blockchain is how the technology may be used for good causes. We invited six prominent people in the blockchain industry to talk about how they use blockchain for the better. Sylvain Mignot (Fairchain) talks about the blockchain revolution in the coffee sector. Waqar Zaka (Pakistani TV Star) talks about… Read more »

Transforming Health Care and Insurance on the Blockchain

The Solve.Care platform is designed to simplify access to care, reduce administrative steps and burden, simplify and speed up payments to healthcare providers globally using Blockchain technology. Pradeep Goel is the CEO and founder of blockchain healthcare platform Solve.Care and he has been building IT companies in healthcare for 26 years, with as his last… Read more »

Smart ticketing on the blockchain with GUTS

GUTS is a ticketing platform that uses Blockchain technology to register ownership of SMART-tickets. They aim to make the process of purchasing/reselling a ticket as simple and clean as possible for all parties involved. GUTS delivers a transparent ticketing ecosystem, makes ticket fraud impossible and sets boundaries for reselling tickets to prevent disgraceful prices for… Read more »

How to manage Blockchain Risks

Blockchain is seen as a revolutionary new technology that might enable potentially significant cost savings and efficiency gains. However, implementing blockchain technology also introduces new and specific risks that do not exist in more traditional centralized systems. KPMG has developed a Blockchain Maturity Model which helps to get a grip on the specific risks associated… Read more »