39 min

Icecap – Tokenization of Investment Grade Diamonds The Silicon Valley Insider Show with Keith Koo

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On this week’s Silicon Valley Insider (#SVIN), Keith Koo’s guest is Jacques Voorhees, CEO of Icecap Diamonds a company that is creating a two-way marketplace for investment-grade diamonds using Non-Fungible Tokens (NFTs).

Jacques is very well known in the diamond industry, but not so well known in the blockchain/cryptocurrency world (however you need to listen to the end of the show to hear how Jacques got into blockchain via a well-respected member of the cryptocurrency ecosystem). Jacques discusses how he originally envisioned a two-way marketplace for investment-grade diamonds over 40 years ago but did not have the tools necessary to create a platform that instilled confidence by the investor community. Jacques explains how a trading platform based on NFTs became the answer to his 40-year quest to create this trading platform.

During the show, Jacques provides his professional insight on the difference between consumer-grade and investment grade diamonds and why there are over 100 different attributes beyond the 4 “Cs” of diamonds that investors look for.

On this week’s Cyber-Tip, Keith explains your options when being asked for a facial recognition scan at the airport when departing the United States for USA citizens and non-citizens.

On the Pivot, Keith Koo and Jacques Voorhees discuss the future of using tokenization and NFTs. 

For more information on Icecap Diamonds, got to their website at icecap.diamonds 

Subscribe and Download to “Silicon Valley Insider” to find out more:

www.svin.biz

On this week’s Silicon Valley Insider (#SVIN), Keith Koo’s guest is Jacques Voorhees, CEO of Icecap Diamonds a company that is creating a two-way marketplace for investment-grade diamonds using Non-Fungible Tokens (NFTs).

Jacques is very well known in the diamond industry, but not so well known in the blockchain/cryptocurrency world (however you need to listen to the end of the show to hear how Jacques got into blockchain via a well-respected member of the cryptocurrency ecosystem). Jacques discusses how he originally envisioned a two-way marketplace for investment-grade diamonds over 40 years ago but did not have the tools necessary to create a platform that instilled confidence by the investor community. Jacques explains how a trading platform based on NFTs became the answer to his 40-year quest to create this trading platform.

During the show, Jacques provides his professional insight on the difference between consumer-grade and investment grade diamonds and why there are over 100 different attributes beyond the 4 “Cs” of diamonds that investors look for.

On this week’s Cyber-Tip, Keith explains your options when being asked for a facial recognition scan at the airport when departing the United States for USA citizens and non-citizens.

On the Pivot, Keith Koo and Jacques Voorhees discuss the future of using tokenization and NFTs. 

For more information on Icecap Diamonds, got to their website at icecap.diamonds 

Subscribe and Download to “Silicon Valley Insider” to find out more:

www.svin.biz

39 min