Blockchain is everywhere. It’s the technology trend that everyone is talking about. But what do you think of when you hear the word? Most people automatically associate it with cryptocurrency like Bitcoin.

In her recent TEDx TalkMasters in International Business alum and Project Manager at Applied Blockchain, Mariana Bontempo, explains what blockchain is and illustrates its far-reaching applications.

From ensuring food quality to maintaining the provenance of fine art, Mariana demonstrates how business transactions across a range of industries could benefit from the core characteristics of blockchain—authenticity, traceability, and transparency. 


“A single source of truth—in essence, that’s what blockchain is.”

Mariana Bontempo, Project Manager at Applied Blockchain

Mariana’s talk was part of a wider student-organized TEDxHultLondon event, all around the theme of a shift in mindset.


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