Types > Blockchain (1 to 10 of 28)


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)?Yes
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; launched 2018
Notes*more info on blockchain & smart contracts in the insurance industry can be found at "Insureblocks": https://www.insureblocks.com/
Source URL #1b3i.tech


SummaryCompany by Starbucks, ICE, Microsoft, BCG
Market statusOn the market
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/TimelineLaunched in 2018
NotesHas a US regulated exchange; paves the way for a bitcoin ETF (Exchange traded fund)
Source URL #1www.coindesk.com • Verified 301 Moved Permanently
Source URL #2www.bakkt.com • Verified 301 Moved Permanently


Market statusUnder development
TypesApp, Blockchain
Status Ethereum
Action (Smart Contract)?No
ApplicationPeer-to-peer car charging
NotesBlockCharge offers a fully automated, worldwide Authentication, Charging & Billing solution. Aims to reduce pollution.
Source URL #1medium.com • Verified 200 OK


Market statusOn the market
TypesToken, Blockchain • Token (Ethereum-based), In process of developing Blockchain platform
Status Climatetrade Blockchain
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


Market statusOn the market
TypesApp, Blockchain
Status Distributed Ledger Technology
Action (Smart Contract)?No
ApplicationCarbon credits marketplace. Enables companies and consumers to easily reduce their carbon footprint and invest in green financial products, disruptive technologies and projects tackling climate change.
Attributes (token)Climatecoin Token.
Traits (blockchain)Transparent, fast, efficient. Enables the transaction of carbon credits secrurely.
Date/TimelineFounded in 2017, launched in 2019.
Source URL #1climatetrade.com • Verified 200 OK

Digital Asset Platform

Market statusOn the market
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 statusOn the market
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/TimelineFounded in 2015
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
Market statusUnder development
TypesApp, Token, Blockchain • App, Token (XRG Token), Blockchain
Status Exergy 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
NotesOwned by LO3 Energy.
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