we.trade is making cross-border trade easier with blockchain
Collectively, small and medium-size enterprises are a dynamic economic force. Individually, they struggle to secure the trade financing they need to grow with their banks stretched too thin to service their needs. With we.trade, Europe's leading banks now use blockchain efficiency to reduce much of the cost and risk associated with SME trade finance requests.
Tracing coffee to its source and rewarding the farmer
For many small coffee farmers in Central and South America, it costs more to grow beans than they make selling them. So Farmer Connect is using IBM Food Trust™ to give coffee drinkers who care about what's in their morning cup new visibility into its journey. Drinkers can even reward farmers for their efforts.
The oil and gas supply chain is a complex interplay of coordination and competition. But extreme weather and other unexpected events can wreak havoc, and the entire supply chain suffers. The Vertrax Blockchain – built on the IBM Blockchain Platform and deployed on AWS for multicloud users – brings new insights into those events for quicker responses.
As food travels through the supply chain, how can anyone really be sure of its exact condition? By using blockchain, IoT and cognitive analytics, Golden State Foods CTO Guilda Javaheri and her team are giving quick serve restaurants unparalleled visibility into food's journey to the customer, every step of the way.