DNV GL Partners with VeChain to Track Assets

The new partnership aims to increase transparency and efficiency across the whole supply chain
25 January 2018   1228

Risk management giant DNV GL announced on Wednesday that it partnered with VeChain to use blockchain to improve the transparency of product and supplier information.

DNV GL is a global provider of assurance services, assisting companies in a range of industries to improve their business performance. According to the announcement, DNV GL will progressively adopt blockchain to help companies boost the transparency and traceability of their products from the factory to the consumer.

By leveraging the Internet of Things and blockchain technology, we are reinventing the assurance process. Our Digital Assurance Concept will provide both companies and consumers with an unprecedented degree of insight into product and supplier information, to an extent and with an accuracy which have not been possible before.

 

Luca Crisciotti

CEO, DNV GL — Business Assurance

It is stated that the new solution will initially target the food & beverage, retail and fashion industries and progressively expand to cover other industries, starting with automotive and aerospace.

Texas to host BitBlockBoom conference

Bitcoin, blockchain and cryptocurrency conference BitBlockBoom will be held on July 14 - 15 to discuss the disruptive technology
19 May 2018   46

Bitcoin, blockchain and cryptocurrency professionals are going to convene in Irving, TX on July 14 through July 15. Brightest minds in crypto will be talking about the true meaning of Bitcoin, the promise of a distributed ledgers, and the potential of decentralization. First wave of speakers are as follows:

The conference will be held at the Study USA. Here is what the event says about itself:

Invest in yourself. Learning about cryptocurrency today is like learning HTML in the 1990s. With the proper training you can have a career spanning decades. With the proper knowledge you can avoid scams and discover opportunities to prosper in this new industry.

The event is sponsored by Crypto Unicorn Money. To learn more about the event, you can visit the official page here.