Tencent, Fidelity and Rakuten participate in a new $20 million funding round in British tech firm Everledger.
Tencent Leads $20M Funding Round for DLT Supply Chain Firm Everledger
Blockchain-enabled diamond exchange Cedex has secured over 6,000 diamonds worth over $50 million that will be traded on its platform.
Blockchain-Based Diamond Exchange Cedex to Start Trading Diamonds Worth $50 Million
Russia’s Ministry of Education and Science introduced a blockchain platform for tracking diamonds.
Diamonds Are Blockchain’s Best Friend: How DLT Helps Tracking Gems and Prevents Fraud
The Ministry of Education and Science of Russia has introduced a blockchain-based platform for tracking natural diamonds.
Russia’s Ministry of Education Introduces System for Tracking Diamonds via Blockchain
Major Canadian-based jewelry manufacturer and retailer Birks Group has begun accepting Bitcoin (BTC) payments.
Canada: Birks Group Jewelry Retail Giant Begins Accepting Bitcoin in Eight Locations
Blockchain adoption in the field of precious metals.
Precious Ledgers: Why Blockchain Is the Right Fit for Gold and Diamonds
The world’s largest diamond mining firm, Russia’s Alrosa, has joined the pilot of fellow industry giant De Beers’ diamond supply blockchain platform “Tracr.”
World’s Largest Diamond Producer Alrosa Joins De Beers’ Blockchain Pilot