The Bitcoin Association has announced its certification as a non-profit organization based in Zurich, Switzerland and aims at preaching the gospel of Bitcoin and blockchain technology all around the world.
IBM is seriously designing a blockchain proof-of-concept (PoC) for an agency of the U.S. Dept. of Agriculture (USDA) called the Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS), which will enable it to assess how distributed ledger technology (DLT) can fully enhance important regulation services especially export certification systems.
The ability of blockchain technology to bring trust and implement progressively reliable forms of certification also finds increasing attention in the games, sports and football arena in particular. Now, official sports shirts of an Italian football club, will be certified with distributed ledger tech (DLT).
Recently, a statement came from Certification of Raw Materials (CERA), the certifying authority for raw materials, announcing that it had implemented a distributed ledger technology (DLT) and blockchain system to trace and track minerals, and many other valuable materials in Italy, U.S. and other parts of the world. The largest automaker by worldwide sales in 2016 and 2017 based in Germany Volkswagen, is also part of CERA.
Walmart is collaborating with IBM’s Food Trust initiative to improve the supply of delicious seafood shrimp from India. Walmart also promised to help small seafood exporters to attain Best Aquaculture Practices (BAP) certification to improve product competitiveness on the global market.
Blockchain technology is a watershed of trust in Italy not only from the available data but also from the increasing sensitivity towards the certification of the goods and services, and this has led to the surfacing of robust consumer attention.
In the effort to achieve zero tolerance to carbon dioxide emissions using blockchain and other groundbreaking technologies in Italy, the international certification authority DNV GL partnered with VeChain, a giant technology service provider, to establish a platform with the potential to apply the technology and reduce the bi-oxygen demand (BOD) and other carbon emissions.
Potential entrepreneurs think that in the 2019 framework, Italy will create economic value from distributed ledger technologies. Now, there are 4 potential entrepreneurial strategies, with various risk profiles and levels of value creation for the Italian scheme – in terms of acquisition, transfer of knowledge and job creation. The four strategies include: