Tracr, the blockchain for diamonds, is about to launch its beta version. It will be available to the trade this summer (2019). Following a successful launch and trial in January 2018. Since then, Jim Duffy was appointed (August 2018) General Manager and spearheading the company.
Duffy has comes from a background of technology and finance.
DeBeers Group says “Tracr is an innovative, industry-focused blockchain platform developed for the diamond industry by De Beers Group with support from corporate investment and incubation firm BCG Digital Ventures. Tracr is the first blockchain that creates a tamper-proof, immutable record of a diamond’s journey throughout the full value chain – from mine to cutter and polisher through to the jeweller.”
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