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There are a lot of fish in the sea. Blockchain could help keep track of them.
Oct 18, 2018

There are a lot of fish in the sea. Blockchain could help keep track of them.

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Blockchain. It's the buzzword in startups. The digital transaction technology backs cryptocurrencies, like bitcoin, that we hear so much about. But business plans abound to give every industry a blockchain makeover, from real estate to drug prescriptions. And companies focused on sustainability see a particular opportunity to verify every step a product takes on the blockchain. Jayson Berryhill is doing that for seafood. Marketplace’s Jed Kim sat down to talk with him about a new project called Fishcoin. (10/18/18)

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PETRAS MALUKAS/AFP/Getty Images
PETRAS MALUKAS/AFP/Getty Images

Blockchain. It’s the buzzword in startups. The digital transaction technology backs cryptocurrencies, like bitcoin, that we hear so much about. But business plans abound to give every industry a blockchain makeover, from real estate to drug prescriptions. And companies focused on sustainability see a particular opportunity to verify every step a product takes on the blockchain. Jayson Berryhill is doing that for seafood. Marketplace’s Jed Kim sat down to talk with him about a new project called Fishcoin. (10/18/18)

The future of this podcast starts with you.

Every day, Molly Wood and the “Tech” team demystify the digital economy with stories that explore more than just “Big Tech.” We’re committed to covering topics that matter to you and the world around us, diving deep into how technology intersects with climate change, inequity, and disinformation.

As part of a nonprofit newsroom, we’re counting on listeners like you to keep this public service paywall-free and available to all.

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There are a lot of fish in the sea. Blockchain could help keep track of them.
Oct 18, 2018

There are a lot of fish in the sea. Blockchain could help keep track of them.

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Blockchain. It's the buzzword in startups. The digital transaction technology backs cryptocurrencies, like bitcoin, that we hear so much about. But business plans abound to give every industry a blockchain makeover, from real estate to drug prescriptions. And companies focused on sustainability see a particular opportunity to verify every step a product takes on the blockchain. Jayson Berryhill is doing that for seafood. Marketplace’s Jed Kim sat down to talk with him about a new project called Fishcoin. (10/18/18)

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PETRAS MALUKAS/AFP/Getty Images
PETRAS MALUKAS/AFP/Getty Images

Blockchain. It’s the buzzword in startups. The digital transaction technology backs cryptocurrencies, like bitcoin, that we hear so much about. But business plans abound to give every industry a blockchain makeover, from real estate to drug prescriptions. And companies focused on sustainability see a particular opportunity to verify every step a product takes on the blockchain. Jayson Berryhill is doing that for seafood. Marketplace’s Jed Kim sat down to talk with him about a new project called Fishcoin. (10/18/18)

The future of this podcast starts with you.

Every day, Molly Wood and the “Tech” team demystify the digital economy with stories that explore more than just “Big Tech.” We’re committed to covering topics that matter to you and the world around us, diving deep into how technology intersects with climate change, inequity, and disinformation.

As part of a nonprofit newsroom, we’re counting on listeners like you to keep this public service paywall-free and available to all.

Support “Marketplace Tech” in any amount today and become a partner in our mission.