Lessons learned from the Blockchain Circle’s workshop
Crypto markets get bloodier by the day. But does it mean, that the blockchain technology failed?
Last Friday we started a workshopseries ofBlockchain Circle and ConsenSys in Rent24. During the day we skimmed through the recent use cases of the technology. Here is a list of 20 remarkable use cases for 2018:
1. Real estate
Brickblock tokenized the first real estate on the blockchain. Indiegogo is tokenizing real estate shares.
150 West Virginiansvoted via a blockchain-app. South Koreais testing E-Voting on the blockchain. Japanese city Tsukubacompleted the test of a blockchain-based voting system for local development programs.
Commerzbank and thyssenkruppreplicated a foreign exchange transaction using blockchain. Goldman Sachs and Morgan Stanleyused the IBM solution for bilateral payments.
8. Food safety
Australia’s National Transport Insurance is testing blockchain for beef exports. Walmartrequires selected suppliers to use blockchain. US Dairy company Dairy Farmers of America (DFA) is cooperating with the startup ripe.io.
9. Repurchase agreements
Russia’s major bank Sberbankcompleted a smart contract powered repurchase agreement.
10. Stock exchanges
NYSE is launching a bitcoin exchange, SIX to offer securities on the blockchain in 2019, SAXusing the blockchain to record shareholdings and manage the clearings.