Episode 89: BlockIS Mini-Series: Focusing on Logistics

Your Block.IS Mini-Series is back for its 3rd installment – and today Francesca Aliverti, focuses on the logistics sector, which has been truly been shaken as a place for best practices, through the use of blockchain. Logistics overall is a market projected to hit the 12 trillion mark in the coming years. Yet, a massive part of the sector is opaque and is pushing hard to radically innovate. But let’s hear it from the innovators themselves – Marco Filippi (Volvero) and JC Finidori (HODLNG)

Meet the guests:

Jean-Christophe (JC) Finidori: Founder & General Manager, HODLNG
Jean-Christophe holds an MSc in organizational behavior and a post-graduate degree in electronic media. A real self-starter, serial entrepreneur, backed by more than 25 years of experience on the Internet, he builds the narrative and collaborations around new technologies (from the Web 1.0 to the Decentralized Internet). Known for award-winning publications; honored by the Commercial Science Academy in France. Former UN civil servant with UPU; ICANN staff member; EY Senior consultant.
With HODLNG, we build a Blockchain solution for the liquefied natural gas (LNG) sector. LNG operators benefit from creating unique digital assets. A digital asset captures all information of a given LNG volume, including non tangible attributes associated with a cargo to divide, track, negotiate, offset, and strengthen sustainable actions; governed by smart contracts, triggering positive social impacts. Tracked-volume is coupled with GHG emissions and carbon compensation; achieving a proof-of-offsetting (certification) consensus. We duplicate the mechanism for social & governance (ESG) values. Fees collected throughout the digital asset’s lifetime are donated to vetted NGOs, indigenous communities, to achieve the SDGs.
Connect with JC: https://www.linkedin.com/in/jcfinidori-hodlng/
HODLNG: https://www.linkedin.com/company/hodlng

Marco Filippi: CEO & Founder, Volvero
Marco has a business background and experience in international contexts due to his career in hedge funds and PwC. His best soft skills are public speaking, group leadership, planning and general management. He is a Fellow of “StartupLeadershipProgram” in London and the “Fulbright Program” in Silicon Valley.
Volvero is an app for sharing vehicles that connects owners with people who need one, saving time and money. Through AI and advanced technologies, we improve quality and security with crystal-clear full insurance coverage. Volvero is easier, safer and more reliable than any other app.

Volvero: https://www.linkedin.com/company/volvero/
Connect with Marco: https://www.linkedin.com/in/marco-filippi/

Head of Business Development, FTS Group
About the Author
Francesca Aliverti is the Head of Business Development at FTS Group, a startup mentor at Startupbootcamp FinTech & Cybersecurity and an Equity Partner of AVK2 Investments. Previously she held a position as the Head of Strategy & Business Development at Holland Fintech, where she catalyzed its transformation from inception to a +400 members enterprise. She is highly fluent in the fintech European ecosystem with tangents across the world - in technology issues from a business point of view, from the traditional structures to the most innovative solutions in the market. She became a regular host at the Breaking Banks Europe Podcast. Francesca speaks Italian, English and Greek.
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