PrestaShop launches PrestaTrust, a traceability system based on blockchain
PrestaShop, an industry leader in open source solutions for ecommerce, with more more than 270,000 e-stores in 195 countries, announces today the launch of PrestaTrust.
After the recent release of its 1.7.3 version, PrestaShop launches today PrestaTrust, a traceability system based on blockchain innovation. PrestaTrust allows to authenticate the code of modules sold on PrestaShop Addons Marketplace and to safely keep track of the sales data in the the Ethereum blockchain. With this traceability, PrestaTrust aims to strengthen the links between the different members of its community, by creating a strong bond of trust between module developers and module users. PrestaTrust will also allow developers to increase their visibility thanks to the PrestaTrust badge stamped on their module.
PrestaTrust is a free service for merchants and PrestaShop clearly states that its solution will always remain open source. Moreover, PrestaTrusted modules will not be encrypted and PrestaTrust does not block the installation of any module.
PrestaTrust is the laureate of the Digital Innovation Contest, initiated by BPIFrance, French Public Investment Bank, to support French Tech ambitious projects.
As PrestaTrust’s Product Manager Margaux Choplin stated: "Building PrestaTrust has been an adventure of innovation, diving into the unexplored world of blockchain, like gold minors gathered to form an expedition into a world made of blocks, smart contracts, and real-time peer-to-peer transactions. This innovation bridges the trust gap between PrestaShop contributors - who sell open source modules - and merchants - who buy them to enhance their online store. "
If you want to know more about PrestaTrust: www.prestashop.com/en/prestatrust
Founded in 2007, PrestaShop delivers an open source e-commerce software that offers an efficient, powerful, flexible and innovative platform. Today more than 270,000 e-stores in 195 countries operate under PrestaShop. PrestaShop’s mission is to work side by side with the e-merchants to grow their business and give them all the tools to be the most successful possible. PrestaShop has offices in the USA and France. PrestaShop can rely on the Country Managers to shine on an international basis. As a vibrant company, PrestaShop is part of different ranking, including the Inc. 5000 2017 list (which includes rapidly growing private companies in Europe) and won the People's Choice CMS Award for best SME e-commerce solution. For more information, visit https://www.prestashop.com/en.