Q4 capital Newsletter no. 2
QUOTE OF THE WEEK
_”The rise of blockchain is a symbol how new technologies are changingthe world. It is crucial for companies to grasp the importance ofcertain technological advance and anticipate the impact these will haveon their business models”_
PATRICK ODIER, SENIOR MANAGING PARTNER, LOMBARD ODIER
Next stop for Q4 Capital- Horasis Global Meeting in Cascais, Portugal on 6-9 April 2019.
Q4 Agne will be speaking on ‘The Lure of Cryptocurrencies’ panel, while Q4 Emile will participate on ‘Assessing the Power of Immersive Technologies’ discussion about using Augmented and Virtual Reality for business and enhanced customer experience.
Q4 Capital is a consultancy company, which advises corporations, financial institutions and funds about business opportunities using disruptive technologies of blockchain, artificial intelligence, augmented and virtual reality. Q4 Capital is in London, Geneve and Vilnius.
Q4 – BLOCKCHAIN
CARREFOUR WILL USE BLOCKCHAIN TO TRACK MILK PRODUCTS
French retail giant Carrefour has announced that it will be using blockchain to track milk. Consumers will be able to see the GPS coordinates of farmers whose animals’ milk was used, get information about when the milk was collected and packaged and what third parties were involved in the product line. This is a perfect example of using blockchain for supply chain tracking activities at enterprise level and how blockchain is adding value to consumers and the society as a whole.
Q4 – ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE
FOOTBALL IS GETTING ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE COACHES
An English football club, Wingate & Finchley FC, is set to revolutionize football by becoming the first ever football club to employ the world’s first Artificial Intelligence Football Coach. The AI coach will provide tactical advice before and throughout the game. The AI coach asks a series of questions and provides one or more strategy suggestions based on the answers and past performance of the team and its opponents.
Q4 – INVESTMENTS
JAPAN’S EUR 100 M FUND WILL INVEST IN BALTIC AND NORDIC TECH
The Government of Japan together with several Japanese companies has established a EUR 100 million fund to invest in Baltic and Nordic technology companies. The goal is to make successful investments and to link Japanese corporations to cooperate with technology firms and innovations in the region, which is rapidly becoming famous for developments in technology. The fund will invest between EUR 2- 5 million into companies in sectors of autonomous mobility, artificial intelligence, virtual reality and the Internet of Things.
THIS WEEK WE SUPPORT
For the relentless drive of its team during the last five years, which have established Coingate as a solid cryptocurrency processor globally. Coingate enables for merchants to accept 50+ cryptocurrencies, while the merchant receives Euros or U.S. Dollars immediately, incurring zero market risk.