Types > Blockchain (1 to 10 of 24)


SummaryBlockchain Insurance Industry Initiative, Working prototype: Property Cat XOL contract
Market statusUnder development
TypesBlockchain • Blockchain (Hyperledger)
StatusPublic, Private • Hyperledger (Public and Private: One shared Master Data ledger that contains commona nd agreed master data including public company information and common contract clauses; and another shared Communication ledger that is cryptographically secured and stores the communication used to consent on the state of the private organization ledgers)
Action (Smart Contract)?No
ApplicationInsurance: multi-party transaction, smart contract, approvals, settlement, asset transfers
Traits (blockchain)a shared process, calculation, settlement and reporting on a distributed ledger
Date/TimelinePrototype testing completed October 2017; launch goal by end of 2018
Notes*more info on blockchain & smart contracts in the insurance industry can be found at "Insureblocks": https://www.insureblocks.com/


SummaryCompany by Starbucks, ICE, Microsoft, BCG
TypesToken, Blockchain • Token (bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies), Blockchain (Bakkt)
StatusPublic • Bakkt as a trading platform(public and US-regulated)
Action (Smart Contract)?No
Applicationa platform can be used to buy, sell, store and sepnd cryptocoins; convert cryptocoins into U.S. dollars that can be used at Starbucks as flagship retailer
Traits (blockchain)Leverage Microsoft's cloud to create an open and regulated, digital asset ecosystem; platform aims to help institutionalizing digital currencies
Date/TimelineLaunch set for December 2018
NotesHas a US regulated exchange; paves the way for a bitcoin ETF (Exchange traded fund)
Source URL #1www.coindesk.com • Verified 200 OK


Market statusOn the market
TypesToken, Blockchain • Token (Ethereum-based), In process of developing Blockchain platform
Action (Smart Contract)?No
ApplicationCarbon credit trading: polluters can use coins to offset carbon footprint or keep it as an investment as the price of carbon credits is likely to increase over time
Attributes (token)One token equals to one carbon credit
Traits (blockchain)Blockchain as a marketplace
Date/TimelineICO began Decemeber 2017; App test in September 2018
Notespartnered with Carbon Trade exchange; the first carbon neutral cryptocurrency by compensating all the mining process emissions
Source URL #1climatecoin.io

Digital Asset Platform

TypesProtocol, Blockchain • Protocol (DAML), Blockchain
StatusPermissioned • Distributed Ledger (Permissioned)
Action (Smart Contract)?Yes
ApplicationA ledger that maintains the same confidentiality guarantee as physically segregated ledgers but also to allow for the same data integrity assurances of typical blockchain solutions
Traits (blockchain)Made up of two layers--Global Synchronization Log (“GSL”) and the Private Contract Store (“PCS”)
Date/TimelineAnnounced 2016; DAML unveiled April 2018
Source URL #1www.digitalasset.com • Verified 200 OK

Energy EcoChain

Market statusOn the market
TypesToken, Blockchain • Token (Energy token), Blockchain
StatusPublic, Hybrid • ET Hybrid Blockchain (consortium) and Digital Wallets (public)
Action (Smart Contract)?Yes
ApplicationGreen energy finance: applictions include energy supply chain financing, digital transactions of energy products, smart online payment and checkouts, etc. Plans to expand into areas of virtual free trade, financial insurance, and the building of Smart Cities and Smart Governance.
Attributes (token)Mining free
Traits (blockchain)scalability
Date/TimelineReleased April 18, 2018
Source URL #1www.energyecochain.com
Source URL #2www.energyecochain.com


CategoriesSupply Chain
Market statusUnder development
TypesProtocol, Blockchain • Protocol (IBM Bluemix and LinuxOne), Blockchain (Hyperledger Fabric)
StatusPublic, Private, Hybrid • Hyperledger Fabric (hybrid of public and private blockchains)
Action (Smart Contract)?No
ApplicationProvenance & Supply Chain of luxury good; Can track and protect valuable assets throughtout its journey; Record of the transfer of a specific autheticated diamond; Industry Applications: Diamonds, Coloured Gemstones, Fine Wine, Fine Art, Luxury Goods, Insurance, Precious Minerals & Metals
Date/TimelineLaunch date set to be February 2019
NotesOffers an API (Application Programming Interface) for banks and insurers (to track the identity of itemsto help banks and insurers in the management of fradulent transactions), law enforcement (to enable the tracing of fraud based on collected data), and online market places (to assist with detecting the sale of stolen goods). ; Has partnered with other industries - Vastari for art, Chai Consulting for wine, Britannia Mining for commodities trading, and SAP Ariba for supply chain with the goal of providing provenance for risky goods.
Source URL #1www.everledger.io • Verified 301 Moved Permanently


SummaryPrototype: Brooklyn Microgrid; also trial in Local Energy Market programme by Centrica in England
TypesApp, Token, Blockchain • App, Token (XRG Token), Blockchain
Action (Smart Contract)?Yes
ApplicationTokenize surplus energy from distributed generation sources. Creates community energy market through smart contracts
Attributes (token)Tokens represent surplus energy in Mwh
Traits (blockchain)Built its own blockchain in order to replace the insufficient scalability of Ethereum blockchain
Date/TimelineDecember 1st, 2017
Source URL #1exergy.energy • Verified 200 OK

Food Trust

SummaryConsortium consisted of 10 food producers and retailers including Walamart and Nestle
CategoriesSupply Chain
Market statusOn the market
TypesBlockchain • Blockchain (Hyperledger Fabric)
StatusPermissioned • Hyperledger Fabric (permissioned)
Action (Smart Contract)?No
ApplicationProvenance & Supply chain: authenticate, verify, record and provide an ongoing ledger to report on the transfer of ownership and provision of products and goods
Date/TimelineLaunched October 2018
Source URL #1www.ibm.com • Verified 200 OK


TypesToken, Blockchain • Token (bitcoin); Uses Bicoin protocol and Blockchain
StatusPublic • Bitcoin Blockchain (public)
Action (Smart Contract)?No
ApplicationNGO - Allows donors to trace transactions and track how donnations are spent /project results
Date/TimelineLaunched Beta in Oct., 2017
Source URL #1www.bitgivefoundation.org

IBM blockchain platform

CategoriesSupply Chain
Action (Smart Contract)?No
ApplicationEurasian Resources Group (ERG), a mining company and natural resources provider, is piloting the IBM Blockchain platform to help ensure the cobalt is responsibly sourced at their reprocessing plants.
Date/Timeline2019 pilot for one of ERG's hydrometallurgical plants (Metalkol RTR in the Democratic Republic of the Congo)