Tuesday, September 26, 2017

Shrewd Markets & Smart Settlement On Blockchains

Chain-Finance attended Professor Michael Mainelli’s seminar on Smart Settlement and Blockchain. Professor Mainelli talked about the copious research his group have been conducting on Mutual Distributed Ledgers (MDL). The Professor will be publishing a...

Upcoming Insurance Smart Contracts Demonstration from Symbiont

Symbiont, the smart contracts platform for institutional uses of blockchain technology, has announced it will be hosting a live WebEx demonstration of its platform for insurance industry participants on September 20, 2016 at 2...

Chain-Finance Discovers Blockchain Insurance Possibilities

Last night saw the second event in a series of evening seminars being held by Chain-Finance, a research and information platform that covers the use of blockchain technology in various financial sectors, as well some examples...

Channel Island Alderney Conducts Blockchain Trial with Z/Yen’s ChainZy Tech

The government of Alderney, the northernmost of the Channel Islands, is experimenting with a blockchain-based online timestamping service through a project called MetroGnomo,  live since 1 January 2016. The experimental timestamping service utilizes the ChainZy mutual distributed ledger technology developed by...

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...

Dynamis Developing Ethereum-Based DAO for Distributed P2P Insurance

Dynamis is a Ethereum-based distributed application (DApp) being developed for provision of peer-to-peer (P2P) insurance. The developer of the DApp hopes to create a decentralized autonomous organization (DAO) that meets policy holders' needs in new ways and evolves with...

Linux Foundation’s Hyperledger Project Members Include Banking, Tech Giants

The Linux Foundation revealed yesterday new members of the Hyperledger Project and its formal open governance structure. Announced at the end of 2015, the Hyperledger Project is an open source project to advance the blockchain digital technology for recording and...

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 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...

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...