Jan. 5, 2021

How The Hardest Asset Is Now Liquid with Jacques Voorhees

How The Hardest Asset Is Now Liquid with Jacques Voorhees

Jacques Voorhees explains how Icecap is using Ethereum-based NFTs to represent ownership of individual diamonds, a deep dive into the diamond industry, and much more.


My guest today is my friend Jacques Voorhees, the Founder and CEO of Icecap. Icecap is a Blockchain-Based Diamond Marketplace. Icecap uses Ethereum-based, non-fungible tokens to represent ownership of individual diamonds. Jacques Voorhees is a serial entrepreneur, prior to Icecap, founded and was the past president of Polygon, one of the most disruptive initiatives to hit the diamond industry in the last fifty years. We discussed the history of diamonds as an alternative asset, how diamonds are graded, what is an investment grade diamond, what is Icecap, the legal connection between the diamond and the token and much more.

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