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   Can Blockchain Replace Supermarkets? INS Says Yes, Raises $43M
by Udit Agarwal, Startup World
Posted: Thursday, December 28, 2017 at 3:50PM EST

Envision a world where shoppers purchase their perishables straightforwardly from producers, cutting markets and grocery stores totally out of the condition. That is a future blockchain startup INS needs to empower. Furthermore, the organization has quite recently raised generally $43 million (60,000 Ethereum) in an open token deal to get it going.

INS says seven of the main 20 quick moving purchaser products organizations on the planet have demonstrated huge enthusiasm for the stage; it refers to Unilever and Mars as two cases. Past the best 20, the organization has additionally “picked up a sum of 500 makers keen on posting or having marked memoranda of understanding communicating their solid responsibility regarding the task once it goes completely operational,” an organization representative told VentureBeat.

“The basic need industry in its present shape is wasteful and controlled by retailers. For instance, in the UK there are more than 7,000 makers and 25 million of families subject to four key basic need retailers controlling 76 percent of the market. INS will embrace blockchain to cut the broker – wholesalers and retail locations – to enable buyers to set aside to 30 percent on shopping for food,” the organization said in an announcement.

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