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Blockchain is a hot term that is ruling the world of technology in recent times. Undoubtedly, it is the next big thing that has already started disrupting almost all sectors. It brings in transparency allowing people to take a look at the exact information.
Due to the progress of blockchain, hundreds and thousands of entrepreneurs have jumped on to this bandwagon. Ambitious startups have started implementing blockchain to reshape various sectors such as fintech, edtech, healthcare and more. But there are many misconceptions as well related to blockchain.
Founders: Eric Larchevêque, Joel Pobeda, Nicolas Bacca, Thomas France
Funding: €72.7 million
Ledger is a startup that was established in 2014. It is a market leader in infrastructure and security solutions for blockchain and cryptocurrency applications. The company is headquartered in Paris and is present in New York, Hong Kong and San Francisco as well. It offers products and services aimed at protecting cryptocurrency assets for companies and individuals. At the CES 2019, the company launched a cryptocurrency hardware wallet called Nano X.
Founders: Jean Luc Clamen, Pascal Mennesson
Funding: €5.2 million
Founded in 2001, Maltem Consulting Group has been supporting big companies and startups to achieve their goals. Maltem is dedicated to digital transformation and innovative products. The company operates in various cities including Brussels, Paris, Lille, Bordeaux, Nantes, Luxembourg, Hong Kong, Singapore, Kuala Lumpur, Sydney, Montréal, New York, etc. It helps clients overcome several challenges related to their business operations.
Founders: Didier Collin de Casaubon, Fabien Bucamp, Jorick Lartigau
PikcioChain is a global tech startup founded in 2017 specialising in secure data management. The company lets individuals make the most of the digital world and keeps their details secure, protects their privacy and asks their consent in all the digital activities. The company has launched revolutionary PikcioWallet and PikcioBrowser as well.
Founders: Nicolas Katan, Ugo Mare, Simon Potier
Founded in 2015, Bitit operates with the intention to let everyone even in the remote areas access cryptocurrency via a simple platform. It protects and manages its financial wellbeing. Bitit is a prepaid digital gift card ranging from €25 to €250 and the same can redeemed into Bitcoins.
Founders: Britta Steele, Ina Lauth, Sylvie Chin
ClearKarma is a cloud-based platform founded in 2012. It traces food content and the origin even at restaurants using blockchain. The global standards for trusted food information is protected by the startup as it verifies and secures updates in a historical register on the blockchain. The company uses artificial intelligence to find out the presence of allergens and those on a special diet and translate and public the label or menu details.
Founders: Arnaud Legrand
Funding: €2.7 million
Energiency established in 2013 is an innovative industrial energy performance analytics software in the market. The company uses artificial intelligence, cloud computing and big data to enable manufacturing companies to detect and achieve up to 20% energy savings.
Founders: Fanny Roseau, Vincent Riffier
BlockPharma is an innovative startup developing a solution of traceability of medicines since 2016. It uses blockchain to register drug-related information at every stage starting from the supply chain. With blockchain, the information regarding the medicines is open to everyone. And, consumers can check all the details via an app so that they get to know if the drug is authentic.
Founders: Ambre Soubiran, Pascal Gauthier
Established in 2014, Kaiko is a digital assets data provider that covers top cryptocurrency exchanges. The startup collects, normalises and distributes cryptocurrency and provides raw and aggregated data that is needed to gain a competitive advantage in the market. The company has a team with expertise in finance, data science and distributed systems to optimise work.
Founders: Quentin de Beauchesne, Clément Bergé-Lefranc, Christophe Henot
Ledgys founded in 2016 supports startups, large organisations and SMEs in the transformation of their business using blockchain. The company develops turnkey and specific solutions for clients across industries. Ledgys advises and trains companies and managers adopt blockchain technology via DDaM community.
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