Category: Blog18

Cars on the blockchain with IBM & Koopman!

A few weeks ago I interviewed Frans Kempen (IBM), on the collaboration between IBM & Koopman Logistics Group where they leverage the blockchain technology for digitalizing the transport and storage of new and used cars. Koopman is the first logistics company in Europe who leverages the blockchain technology for its services and they got recognition… Read more »

Waqar Zaka (Pakistani TV star & activist) uses Crypto to help refugees!

During the Chainges.Co conference I saw somebody going to all the startups and making videos of 45s for Instagram that immediately resulted in 10k+ views. Who is this man? I needed to get to know that person. He turned out to be Pakistani TV star Waqar Zaka, who does crazy stunts and also happens to… Read more »

David Birch on 3rd wave Blockchain: Tokenized Assets & Blockchain 3.0

David Birch (author, advisor and commentator on digital financial services) will be keynote speaker at Money20/20 and at the Blockchain Innovation Conference. David wrote the book Before Babylon, Beyond Bitcoin and was named one of the global top 15 favourite sources of business information (WIRED magazine). David thinks that the next step for blockchain is… Read more »

Radix: high speed DLT does 5k transactions

Bitcoin does roughly 7 transactions per second and Ethereum does roughly 15 transactions per second. This team wanted to take it up a notch and they have built Radix, a Distributed Ledger Technology that can do roughly 5000 transactions per second! Radix is not a blockchain, but a new sort of protocol which is basically… Read more »

From POC to Real Production with the KPMG BMM Blockchain Maturity Model

KPMG has an Audit Module for Blockchain projects: The BMM Blockchain Maturity Model. It’s quickscan of a Proof of Concept that can be done in 2 weeks. With this model you can see all of the risks in a POC and take it to the next level. What steps does it entail? Initiator Dennis de Vries (Head Digital Ledger KPMG)… Read more »

Chainges.co – Crypto & Blockchain Conference May 4 & 5 in Amsterdam

Chainges is a conference focused on the crypto-economy and blockchain technology. This event is organised by the Polish Vincent Szustak and Matthias Sęktas. There are many conferences on blockchain and crypto currencies in Berlin, London and Amsterdam, so why did they decide to organise a big conference in Amsterdam on May 4 & 5? For… Read more »

Looking for the best European ICO at BIC18 – with Richard Kastelein

On June the 7th, the ‘best European ICO’ award will be handed out to the winner of the ICO Pitch Competition at the Blockchain Innovation Conference 2018. ICO expert Richard Kastelein is moderating the ICO track. Projects/companies are selected by an internal committee, based on the white paper, team composition, business model, feasibility and level… Read more »

Janko Gorter (DNB): His view on crypto, blockchain and talk at BIC18

Janko Gorter is head of financial markets at the Dutch Central Bank (DNB) and responsible for financial innovation & the policy around Blockchain and Crypto. Janko has a balanced view on crypto currencies as he thinks there are concerns, but certainly also big opportunities. We all want to reap the benefits of new technology, but there are… Read more »