SSQ Financial Group Unveils A New Health & Wellness Solution

SSQ Financial Group is pleased to present Myally, a new and innovative service for its group insurance customers that complements SSQ’s health and wellness program: Health InSight. In response to the needs…

The Institutes Announces Formation of RiskBlock

The Institutes, the leading education provider for the risk management and property-casualty insurance industry, have announced the formation of RiskBlock, a blockchain consortium for the risk management and insurance industry….

Conclusion of Trade Transaction Using Blockchain

On July 6, 2017, Mizuho Financial Group, Inc. (President & CEO: Yasuhiro Sato), Mizuho Bank, Ltd. (President & CEO: Koji Fujiwara), Marubeni Corporation (President & CEO: Fumiya Kokubu), and Sompo…

AIG, IBM, Standard Chartered Deliver First Multinational Insurance Policy Powered by Blockchain

AIG, IBM and Standard Chartered Bank plc announced they have successfully piloted the first multinational, “smart contract” based insurance policy using blockchain, a distributed ledger technology.   The blockchain solution…

Affordable Crop Insurance for Smallholder Farmers

ICS, Agrics, Dutch insurance company Achmea, reinsurer Swiss Re, satellite data expert EARS and Kenyan insurance company UAP join forces to develop an accessible and affordable insurance product for smallholder farmers. By making use of the…

NN Group Joins National Blockchain Coalition as a Founding Partner

NN Group announced yesterday that it will join the National Blockchain Coalition (Nationale Blockchain Coalitie) in the Netherlands as a founding partner. The coalition brings together over twenty companies and…

Sompo Japan Nipponkoa Joins B3i

To further explore the potential use of distributed ledger technology for the insurance industry, Sompo Japan Nipponkoa Insurance Inc. has joined the Blockchain Insurance Industry Initiative B3i. Since its launch…

Achmea Joins Blockchain Initiative B3i

To further explore the potential use of distributed ledger technology for the insurance industry, Achmea has joined the Blockchain Insurance Industry Initiative B3i. Since its launch in October 2016, the…

Insurers and Reinsurers Launch Blockchain Initiative B3i

Aegon, Allianz, Munich Re, Swiss Re and Zurich have launched the Blockchain Insurance Industry Initiative B3i.   The initiative aims to explore the potential of distributed ledger technologies to better…

Church Mutual Unveils Program to Protect Places of Worship from Extensive Damage

Church Mutual has partnered with The Hartford Steam Boiler (HSB) Inspection and Insurance Company, part of Munich Re, to provide eligible customers temperature and water sensors connected to a 24/7…

Blockchain Piloted by Allianz Risk Transfer & Nephila for Catastrophe Swap

Allianz Risk Transfer AG (ART) and Nephila Capital Limited (Nephila) announce that they have successfully piloted the use of blockchain smart contract technology for transacting a natural catastrophe swap. The…

R3 Continues Asian Expansion as AIA Group Joins Consortium

AIA Group, the largest independent publicly listed pan-Asian life insurance group, has joined R3, the financial innovation firm partnership. R3 is designing and applying distributed and shared ledger-inspired technologies to…

First European Insurer Accepts Bitcoin Payments

First European insurer accepts Bitcoin payments. As of today, Dutch insurer is accepting Bitcoins As of today, a European insurer will start accepting Bitcoins. The company, CoverYou Insurance based in Deventer, the Netherlands,…

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