04 Jun '18, 12pm

Blockchain gets funding boost, eyes cotton sector

Blockchain gets funding boost, eyes cotton sector

Published on Monday, 04 June 2018 Blockchain gets funding boost, eyes cotton sector Written by John Mowbray Details Tweet DENVER – A start-up company which uses blockchain technology and AI to bring greater transparency to the coffee industry has closed another US$2.15 million in additional seed funding as it looks to diverse into new areas of agriculture such as cotton. SKS Ventures led the seed-funding round, with participation from Fashion for Good partner Plug and Play Ventures, to take Bext360’s overall funding past the US$3.35 million mark. The company’s software keeps track of commodities such as coffee by identifying and grading beans and using an electronic token using the Stellar blockchain network. The current technology will need modifying to work with cotton fibre batches that need to be graded and sorted automatically to calculate payment for farmers which ca...

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Kenya targets ambitious cotton sector regeneration

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Tamara Mellon secures second round of funding

Tamara Mellon secures second round of funding

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The meeting took place in the Uzbek capital, Tashkent with a Cotton Campaign delegation which included individuals from or...

Bringing BOOST back in a big way.

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sneakerfreaker.com 05 Jun '18, 4am

While adidas has shifted away from using BOOST in their newer lifestyle releases , the futuristic POD-S3.1 brings back the...

Russian Railways Eyes Crypto for Tickets, Blockchain for Cargo

Russian Railways Eyes Crypto for Tickets, Block...

news.bitcoin.com 03 Jun '18, 7pm

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greenbiz.com 05 Jun '18, 8am

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VC Funding Round-Up: Money Keeps Flowing to Crypto Exchanges and Wallets

VC Funding Round-Up: Money Keeps Flowing to Cry...

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Senators want an even bigger funding boost for VA in fiscal 2019

Senators want an even bigger funding boost for ...

militarytimes.com 05 Jun '18, 8pm

WASHINGTON — Senate appropriators on Tuesday backed an increase for the Veterans Affairs budget even larger than the boost...

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Goldman Sachs-Backed Tradeshift Eyes Blockchain...

cointelegraph.com 30 May '18, 7pm

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