This week, the Tennessee Department of Agriculture announced the Agriculture Enterprise Fund (AEF), a new agribusiness development grant that will provide assistance to new and expanding Tennessee agriculture and food businesses.
The world of blockchain is changing every day. Check out our weekly round-up below to stay in-the-know on this evolving technology.
Techvibes posted an insightful article recently titled, “What Every CEO Must Understand About Blockchain Technology” which breaks down what exactly blockchain is and highlights five main things that CEOs should know about the technology.
Blockchain can be confusing to understand sometimes, but that is why we’re here to break it down for you in our weekly blockchain round-up.
This week, our very own Mike Vandenbergh, Director of Emerging Technologies for The Seam, led a blockchain lunch & learn at our headquarters. Mike recently joined us at The Seam after previously working at Micopact Global as Vice President of Information Technology.
In this week’s blockchain round-up, we have compiled three articles on this hot topic. Each one offers a unique perspective into blockchain technology, with an article on the technology’s background to articles on how it will improve IT and its adoption within banks and institutions.
Chain Business Insights, LLC, an independent research firm, released its first benchmark survey on blockchain in supply chain. The firm, which focuses on the application of blockchain in supply chain management and trade finance, states that the survey provides the current state of play of blockchain in the industry, and can be effectively monitored for change.
The Seam Chairman and CEO Mark Pryor was interviewed for a May 11, 2017, story on Venture Nashville, the full text of which is available via this link. Below are a few portions of the Chairman’s comments in that story, summarized by The Seam.
At the heart of a Denver-based company’s recent crisis was the ever-present problem faced by companies that depend on multiple suppliers to deliver parts and ingredients: a lack of transparency and accountability across complex supply chains. Unable to monitor its suppliers in real time, this company could neither prevent the contamination nor contain it in a targeted way after it was discovered.