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EY Hired to Help Develop Blockchain-Based Fine Wine Trading Platform

A blockchain-based fine wine investment trading platform has selected Big Four auditing firm EY to provide technology services as its development continues.WiV Technology enables clients to trade bottles and cases of premium wine, with the origin, quality and value of assets certified on a constantly updated blockchain.In a news release

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VeChain Releases Blockchain-Encrypted Wine Bottles For Australian Winemaker

Public enterprise blockchain platform VeChain has partnered with Autralian winemaker Penfolds to release a case of blockchain-encrypted wine bottles for sale, as part of its Wine Traceability Platform (WTP) initiative.More specifically, the launch of Penfolds Bin 407 in July marks the beginning of VeChain’s WTP phase 2, per a

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Big Four Auditor EY Provides Blockchain Solution for New Wine Traceability Platform

Big Four audit firm Ernst & Young (EY) is providing its proprietary blockchain solution for a major new platform that helps consumers across Asia determine the quality, provenance and authenticity of imported European wines. The news was revealed in an official EY press release on May 23.The e-commerce platform,

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BitMEX and Hong-Kong Listed Wine Firm Plan Joint Foray Into New Japanese Crypto Exchange

Crypto exchange BitMEX and a fine French wine retailer are reportedly partnering to acquire a majority stake of licensed — but as yet inactive — Japanese crypto exchange BitOcean. Cointelegraph Japan reported on the potential partnership on Dec. 21.Madison Holdings Group, which is currently listed on the Growth Enterprise Market

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Overstock’s Medici Ventures Invests in Blockchain Platform to Fight Wine Counterfeits

Overstock.com’s venture capital subsidiary Medici Ventures has invested in Israeli-based technology company VinX to develop a blockchain-powered wine futures platform, according to a press release published October 4. The exact amount of the investment was not disclosed.Per the announcement, VinX plans to develop a token-based digital wine futures platform based

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Medici Ventures Backs Wine Blockchain Project VinX

About Richard KasteleinFounder and publisher of industry publication Blockchain News (EST 2015), partner at ICO services collective CryptoAsset Design Group ($500m+ and 50+ ICOs), director of education company Blockchain Partners (Oracle Partner) – Vancouver native Richard Kastelein is an award-winning publisher, innovation executive and entrepreneur. He sits on the advisory

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