Materials by tag Insurance

Jul 16, 2019 at 09:53
Italy Plans to Create Blockchain-based Smart Parametric Insurance Policies
Italy is considering starting smart parametric policies with automatic reimbursement based on blockchain, smart contract and distributed technology (DLT). The policies will cover the risks related to bad weather, delayed flights and lost luggage. Catholic University and Reply are developing a solution for the issuance of smart blockchain-based insurance policies.
Jun 17, 2019 at 09:44
Blockchain Novelties to Galvanize Italian Insurance Industry
The Research Center on Technologies, Innovation and Financial Services (CeTIF) - Catholic University and Reply, together with a group of giant financial banking institutions including Banca Mediolanum, Popolare di Sondrio and Ubi, as well as the popular Italian insurance companies such as Mediolanum Assicurazioni, Cargeas Assicurazioni, Nobis Filo Diretto and Reale Mutua, have finally decided to work together on a solution for the issuance of smart insurance policies based on blockchain and smart contract technologies.
Feb 25, 2019 at 10:21
Italy Uses Blockchain in Agrifood, Finance & Insurance
Blockchain in Italy has managed to maneuver into an entrenched corporate environment, in startups and several fields such as Agrifood, finance and insurance. These sectors getting involved signifies productive ground for this nascent technology, that can be used to trace products in the supply chain and record transactions, Agenda Digitale reports.
May 25, 2018 at 11:34
Hi-Mutual Society Announces Insurance Products and Tech for Mutual Benefit Communities
Fintech startup Hi-Mutual Society, the world’s first decentralized insurance platform for mutual support and assurance, has arrived, courtesy of smart contracts and blockchain technology.
May 07, 2018 at 12:28
On.Live Extends Insurance Companies Business Through Live On-Line Presence
Insurance industry businesses underwrite insurance policies relating to property, casualty, liability and other general risks. In the UK alone there are over 500 individual companies covering full spectrum of insurances from legal to personal property. In recent years’ whole industry is in steady growth, with prediction of annual climb at a compound rate of 3.2% in years 2016-2021. The UK insurance industry is worth around 55bn pounds in revenues and 4.2bn in profit annually. Yet in its report UK Department for International Trade doesn’t foresee any substantial growth in employment throughout the industry.
Apr 24, 2018 at 10:51
Video Digest, April 24: South Korean Cryptocurrency Exchanges Reveal Self-Regulation Guidelines, Marsh and IBM Partner to Add Proof of Insurance on the Blockchain Technology, Crypto Coin Traders Protested in Front of the Polish Ministry of Finance
Coin Idol TV News channel is pleased to update our viewers on the latest news of blockchain and cryptocurrency industry as of April 24. The topics of the day are: South Korean cryptocurrency exchanges reveal self-regulation guidelines, Marsh and IBM partner to add proof of insurance on the blockchain technology, crypto coin traders protested in front of the Polish Ministry of Finance in Warsaw, Wikileaks Store states Coinbase has shut down its bitcoin account.
Apr 23, 2018 at 14:17
Marsh and IBM Partner to Add Proof of Insurance on Blockchain Technology
Marsh announced its collaboration with IBM on April 16, Business Wire reported. The companies are going to work on the first commercial blockchain solution for proof of insurance.
Apr 06, 2018 at 09:31
Swiss Startup Kasko2go Launches World’s First Blockchain-Based Auto Insurance App, Where Safe Drivers Receive Low-Cost Insurance
Kasko2go is launching the markets first blockchain-based auto insurance application. The swiss-based company use military grade AI tech and telematics to provide safe drivers with a decentralized  app that accepts cryptocurrency payments for their car insurance.
Mar 06, 2018 at 09:59
Introducing BITRUST: The First Cryptocurrency Insurance Platform
A story of BITRUST started with a problem which gathered a team of blockchain enthusiasts to solve it — to have an affordable tool for hedging cryptocurrency trading transactions. And it is true, with the altcoins market volatility we have faced these few months it is obvious that everything is ready for such product to come about. In this blog we will tell in more detail about what BITRUST offers and why it is needed.  
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