About

OriginTrail is an ecosystem dedicated to making supply chains work - through championing standards supporting a universal data exchange (interoperability), connecting rather than replacing legacy IT systems (interconnectivity) and ensuring data immutability by utilizing the blockchain technology (integrity).

Today, the OriginTrail ecosystem brings trusted data sharing to global supply chains, including Fortune 500 companies in multiple sectors. Good practices show in supporting provenance and sustainability with evident results for businesses, consumers, and the environment, such as preventing counterfeits or tracking food sources.

Stemming from hands-on experience and tech advancements, the ecosystem builds on principles of neutrality, inclusiveness, and usability and contributes to more transparent, collaborative, fair, and trusted global supply chains. As an open-source blockchain-based technology paving the way to large-scale adoption, OriginTrail protocol is attracting the interest of the researchers, public institutions, and government decision-makers on an international level.

Evolution

2011

Traceability solution for the organic beef supply chain.

2013

Traceability solution for a dairy supply chain.

Integration with Microsoft Navision.

2015

Traceability solutions for poultry and vegetable supply chains

Integration with SAP & other third-party ERP providers

2016

Over 20,000 unique shoppers using the system

Over 1,200 supply chain actors tracked with the OriginTrail system

Introduction and testing of blockchain to attain data integrity

2017

Adaptation of the system for the Chinese market

Existing users linked to Ethereum mainnet

Food Safety Innovation Spark Award by Walmart Food Safety Collaboration Center

2018

Technology partnerships with Oracle, EVRYTHNG, and GS1 Slovenia

Launch of the Trace Alliance collaboration hub

Integration with the Hyperledger blockchain

The Trace token (TRAC) created to enable the launch of the decentralized network

Launch of the OriginTrail Decentralized Network in December 2018

OriginTrail was in the top 10 of most active blockchain development projects on GitHub

2019

R&D partnership with BSI

nOS (Network Operating System) launched as an interface enabling business users to easily start using the OrignTrail protocol and connect it with legacy and different blockchain environments

nOS published on Orale Cloud Marketplace

Rebranding of OriginTrail’s core development company to Trace Labs

More specific business applications based on OriginTrail protocol launched

Founders

Tomaž Levak

Founder & Managing Director

Žiga Drev

Founder & Managing Director

Branimir Rakić

Founder & CTO

Advisors

Tomaž Štolfa

Business Development Advisor

Ken Lyon

Supply Chain Advisor

Peter Kaas

Technology Advisor

Andrej Muževič

Business Development Advisor

Anthony Lai

Fintech Advisor

Srđan Krčo

IoT Advisor

Brigham Ricks

Legal Advisor

Andrew Webster

Supply Chain Risk Management Advisor