Sunday, September 24, 2017

Blockchain Live Reveals Blockchain Potential Across industries

On the 20th of September, 2017, the Blokchain Live event was held at The Brewery in London. Over the course of one day, hundreds of attendees had the opportunity to listen to talks given...

Blockchain in the Insurance Industry, IBM and B3i Leverage Distributed Ledger Technology

Recently, insurance consortium B3i announced its new smart contract prototype, which uses the IBM Blockchain Platform to improve processes in the insurance industry. Built on the open source Hyperledger Fabric, the IBM Blockchain Platform...

Aigang Provides Insights Into the Future Proof Digital Insurance Protocol on Blockchain

Singapore-based provider of blockchain protocol for digital insurance, Aigang Network has revealed its plans to disrput the insurance sector. The company's plans for the future are described in its latest whitepaper, which includes many...

Digital Insurance Protocol Launches Blockchain Demo Apps for IoT Devices

The Singapore-based blockchain protocol for digital insurance, Aigang Network has launched its Android and iOS demo app, running on Ethereum testnet, of a peer-to-peer digital insurance blockchain protocol for Internet-of-Things devices. The announcement aims to...

Blockchain for Insurance as Start-Up Bridger Buys Out MGA

Bridger, a New Jersey-based tech upstart company, has purchased SCJ Insurance Services, a master general agency in Pleasanton, California. Started more than 40 years ago, SCJ has provided non-standard automobile insurance through over 2,000...

AIA, Allianz and Manulife Discuss Blockchain Applications for Insurance

AIA and Allianz have now confirmed that they will be joining Manulife to discuss insurance applications for blockchain technology at the Blockchain for Finance Conference in Singapore on June 20th-21st 2017. With a insurers...

SCOR Embraces Blockchain Technology, Developing Insurance Industry Solutions

In September 2016 SCOR started to test blockchain technology and launched a Technical Accounting Blockchain Proof of Concept to assess the feasibility of using Blockchain technology to enhance the Ruschlikon initiative, a global community...

Blockchain, Smart Contracts and Machine Learning to Drive Insurtech Platform Revenues to $235bn by...

A new study, ‘Fintech Futures: Market Disruption, Leading Innovators & Emerging Opportunities 2016-2021’, has forecast that fintech platform revenues derived from supporting the insurance industry will reach almost $235 billion globally by 2021, up...

Ethereum Mobile Client and Decentralized Insurance App Win Blockchain Start-up Contest

BlockchainHub has announced that Status — an Ethereum mobile client, and Etherisc — a decentralized insurance application as the two main winners of its Blockchain Start-up Contest. Organized by the BlockchainHub Graz, a collaboration...

Start-Ups in Insurance to Bring Benefits of New Technology

Market research report distributor Reportstack has released a new report detailing the scene of start-ups in insurance technology. Compared with FinTech, ‘InsureTech’ has not progressed as far or benefitted as much from the disruption...