October 12, 2015
Blockchain is a network approach to making digital currency completely open, decentralized and very difficult to hack, steal or counterfeit.
There has been a lot of focus on blockchain’s application for the financial world. However, there are several other industries that are already putting blockchain technology to advanced practice. We call them non-financial use cases of blockchain
Here are the 13 promising blockchain startups that signal new approaches to data integrity in the non-financial markets.
The startups mainly focus on diverse markets, including cloud storage, smart contracts, social networking, anti-counterfeiting, governance, digital identity, supply chain, art & ownership, prediction markets and the Internet of Things.
Augur is a prediction market platform that rewards a user for correctly predicting future events. It allows users to purchase and sell shares in the outcome of an event. The current market price of a share would be the estimate of the probability of an event happening and the sum of all shares for an event wo ...