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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