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About the Episode
You've heard of the advantages of blockchain:
- Saves time and money
- Traceability / Immutability
Well these industries needs all of the above. The international food and pharma supply chain is a giant ... mess.
We speak with the CEO of Ambrosus, Angel Versetti.
Whether it's making product recalls more accurate and less costly, understanding where in the supply chain things went wrong, or helping consumers understand where their food really comes from, there is giant potential here.
Mentioned in the episode:
Food Fraud Costs Consumers Up to Billion Per Year Worldwide
About the Hosts
C. Edward Kelso
C. Edward Kelso has written hundreds of articles as a journalist covering a range of topics from international finance, regulation, to cryptocurrency philosophy, interviews with luminaries, and book reviews. He is a longtime journalist focusing on financial technology, with a particular emphasis on global political structures and their influence.
Being based in San Diego, California USA allows him to experience binational economic arrangements (Mexico and the United States mostly) alongside a local hub of technology sector businesses -- from genomics to mobile phones.
Matt Aaron has been podcasting since 2013, when he launched the Food Startups Podcast.
He recently found a second love in cryptocurrency and blockchain and hasn't looked back.
His first major investment into cryptocurrency was the money he made betting on (but not voting for) that Donald Trump would win the 2016 election.
Matt believes that public blockchains and cryptocurrencies are the solution to the many problems exposed of the current banking system in the 2008 financial crisis.
A food entrepreneur, he exports exotic fruit from South America to USA.