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Ep. 126 – AgriLedger – Blockchain within the Agro-Food Industry

Genevieve Leveille, Founder and CEO of AgriLedger, a blockchain solution built on  R3’s Corda which has been used to support fruit growers out of Haiti. In this podcast, Genevieve shares with us how their solution enables supply chain through the use of value chain – value transfer and value retention throughout. She also shares how...

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Ep. 125 – Blockchain supporting UN Sustainable Development Goals

Marianne Schoerling, Head of Stakeholder Engagement at Geneva Macro Labs in Switzerland, joins us to discuss how blockchain can support reaching the UN Sustainable Development Goals. Recognising that blockchain is not a panacea to all sustainable development challenges, it is though an important tool to consider when looking at its costs and benefits and potential...

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Ep. 124 – Reinsurance accounting blockchain, Ritablock integrates with B3i’s Fluidity platform

Matthias Goessler, CEO of Ritablock and Jean-Pierre Fischer, Markets Director at Ritablock join us in this Insureblocks podcast to discuss their reinsurance accounting blockchain platform called Ritablock and their experience of integrating it into B3i’s recently launched Fluidity Platform. Matthias has been working in the insurance industry for 25 years and has been Ritablock’s CEO...

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Ep. 123 – Chronicled’s MediLedger – a decentralised solution for the Pharmaceutical Industry

Susanne Somerville is the CEO of Chronicled, builders of enterprise blockchain solutions for the life sciences and healthcare industry. In this podcast Susanne introduced us to both Chronicled and to MediLedger whilst sharing some insights on how they are tackling some of the inefficiencies in the US healthcare system. You will also hear about some...

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Ep. 122 – Coadjute – Digitizing the real estate industry

Dan Salmons, CEO of Coadjute and John Reynolds, Founder and COO of Coadjute take us through the work they are doing to digitise the real estate industry using blockchain technology. They also explain to us the differences and advantages of using a SaaS (software as a service) blockchain model instead of a consortium one. Coadjute...

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Ep. 121 – Blockchain & Digitising Trade Finance – Insights from Contour

Carl Wegner is the CEO of Contour, a blockchain-based open industry platform to create, exchange, approve, and issue Letters of Credit on Corda, R3’s blockchain platform. In this podcast, Carl talks through the challenges the trade finance industry faces in terms of digitisation since 2005 and how blockchain can represent an opportunity to reach that objective....

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Ep. 120 – UNICEF Venture Fund & Case Studies – OS City, Atix Labs and StaTwig

Cecilia Chapiro, is the Investment Adviser & Blockchain Portfolio Manager at UNICEF Ventures. Her focus is on sourcing investments across developing and emerging markets, managing blockchain portfolio of investment as well as other frontier technologies. In this podcast she introduces us to the UNICEF Venture Fund and to 3 startups use case studies: OS City,...

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Ep.119 – Is Open Source the Future of Blockchain?

Chris Ferris is an IBM Fellow and CTO for Open Technology and Governing Board Member of Hyperledger. In this exciting podcast we discuss “is open source the future of blockchain”? Open source has increasingly converted enterprises to both use its technology and contribute to its code base. In a similar manner open source in the...

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Ep. 118 – UAE blockchain deployment case studies and learnings

Mariam Al Muhairi is the Head of the UAE’s Centre for the 4th Industrial Revolution and  Project Manager at the Dubai Future Foundation. She joins us to discuss the UAE’s blockchain deployment case studies and learnings. She also shares some fascinating results of a survey conducted with over 100 stakeholders from more than 60 various governmental...

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