Ethereum Merge : End of PoW, Long Live PoS

Ethereum 2.0, also known as Eth2 or Serenity , is an update to the Ethereum blockchain. The aim is to improve the speed, efficiency, and scalability of the Ethereum network so that it can process more transactions and provide a higher level of security. ... Continue

DeFi use cases: Paving the way to a new financial world

Powered by cryptocurrencies, Decentralized Finance (DeFi) is a peer-to-peer financial service that works on a blockchain platform with little or no intermediaries. It was designed to offer an alternative solution to traditional, middleman-focused financial systems with its reliance on banks, brokerages and other financial institutions ... Continue

Decentralized Finance: Laying foundations for future financial systems

Decentralized finance or DeFi offers a markedly different experience to traditional banking. Existing centralized systems limit the speed, flexibility, and transparency of transactions, giving users less control over their money ... Continue

Blockchain, offering transformative potential in the healthcare sector

The adoption of blockchain applications in healthcare asset management has recently seen an acceleration . A cknowledged as an exceptional platform for regulatory compliance, blockchain applications offer a secure distributed framework to support integration of data across stakeholders.   ... Continue

Enterprise blockchain to play a pivotal role in creating a sustainable future

Companies are turning to enterprise blockchain-based solutions to meet environmental sustainability goals as well as business demands.   ... Continue

How Blockchain Can Help Dismantle Corruption in Government Services

The OECD estimates 10-30% of the investment in publicly funded construction projects may be lost to corruption Blockchain could increase the fairness and efficiency of government systems, while reducing opportunities for corruption; Blockchain could improve the transparency and disclosure of procurement processes, investment in which can be lost to corruption; The emerging technology can also enhance property and land registry systems, streamlining lengthy processes and protecting people's rights. ... Continue

What Traditional Finance Can Learn from DeFi

Incumbents in traditional capital markets, as well as new entrants looking to capture market share, would do well to take note of the innovations within the crypto ecosystem collectively known as decentralised finance ... Continue

Podcast met Roderik van der Veer, CTO van SettleMint

Trends invited Roderik van der Veer, founder & CTO of SettleMint, for its podcast series 'Gamechangers'. The series covers topics like sustainability, technology, innovation and new types of entrepreneurship. ... Continue

Blockchain-backed food supply chain management solves the problem

Blockchain tech provides opportunities for progressive food enterprises to be more competitive and contribute to sustainability measures. Food supply chain management, or FSCM, has long been put forth as ... Continue

Centralized data management hampered the global response to COVID-19

Blockchain-supported decentralization has a chance to improve the difficulties for pharmaceutical and life sciences supply chains. The COVID-19 outbreak, just like any other black swan event before it, revealed systemic weaknesses ... Continue