Using blockchain technology, Maecenas is democratizing the fine art market by building a platform that tokenizes masterpieces. Similar to the way an individual can own a piece of a large company, so too can an investor own a piece of fine art, opening the previously inaccessible world to a whole new set of possibilities.
Coinbase’s vision extends beyond simply trading digital currencies, with the stated goal of becoming the platform at the center of a revolutionary, "open financial system". Its core processes can be divided into five primary lines of business: Coinbase, Coinbase Pro (formerly GDAX), Custody, Wallet (formerly Toshi), and the Coinbase API. In the future, as the penetration of blockchain approaches critical mass and Coinbase’s vision becomes more of a reality, it will be interesting to see just how open the company can afford to be.
Through its blockchain-enabled P2P trading platform, this Aussie startup is matching reneable power supply and demand in decentralized microgrids.
As mobile payments and blockchain tech challenge the status quo of cross-border money transfers, Western Union must digitally transform itself at the right pace… or risk going the way of the telegraph.
"We’re always looking for what’s next, but it’s important for us to do it the Sweetgreen way." Farryn Wiener, VP of Marketing, Sweetgreen.
Ripple uses blockchain technology to disrupt an old industry – cross-border payment
Nvidia has benefited from the crypto-mining boom, but has set itself up for continued success beyond blockchain.
Despite starting out slow against Amazon, Walmart is increasingly becoming a “digital winner”, as it builds out a fast-growing ecommerce business and also leads in digital innovations when compared to other brick-and-mortar retailers.
Is Dropbox is missing out on the benefits of blockchain?
To what extent will blockchain peer-to-peer crowds like OpenBazaar disintermediate the likes of Amazon?