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Reporting from Finance 2.0 #Crypto16: The Internet of Value, Suing Smart contracts, and Bitcoin use cases

Reporting from Finance 2.0 #Crypto16: The Internet of Value, Suing Smart contracts, and Bitcoin use cases

by September 19, 2016 at 2:00 am 0 comments

    “Now forget Bitcoin altogether…. What is here to stay – what we’re left with – is a platform whereby how we perceive value will increasingly become more crucial to our growth as a species, eventually creating cultural and societal shifts that defy our limited analog imaginations.” Excerpt from the “WhatRead More

Blockchain Technology and Smart Contracts for Reinsurance

Blockchain Technology and Smart Contracts for Reinsurance

by August 6, 2016 at 1:00 am 2 comments

Image from Wikipedia This is a guest post by Howard Tolman So the old and politically incorrect joke goes, If you’re in Ireland and you ask an Irishman how do I get to “so and so”, you’ll probably get the response that it all depends on where you’re starting from.Read More

Loyyal Launches Blockchain-Based Tourism Program

Loyyal Launches Blockchain-Based Tourism Program

by May 31, 2016 at 10:20 am 0 comments

Loyyal – blockchain-based loyalty and rewards platform – has partnered with Dubai Future Foundation to create “world’s first” tourism incentives program powered by blockchain and smart contract technology, the company announced yesterday. Partnering with several global companies, such as Digitus and SquareCircle, Loyyal allows tourists  to collect reward points based onRead More

Blockchain in Insurance #insurtech

Blockchain in Insurance #insurtech

by May 13, 2016 at 2:00 am 1 comment

Early stage investors and entrepreneurs make their money when something moves from bleeding edge (lots of technical risk) to leading edge (market and team risk).  Blockchain in Insurance  is currently at this intersection, which is why we see so much interest in the subject. The technical risk is lessening everyRead More

What’s New Around the ‘Block’?

What’s New Around the ‘Block’?

by May 10, 2016 at 9:12 am 0 comments

Demand yields supply: while major FIs are increasingly investing in distributed ledgers, today we are not falling short on the supply of blockchain startups. Five blockchain innovators held five-minute demos to compete for “bragging rights” and $10,000 in the inaugural Proof of Work competition at last week’s Consensus 2016 conference in NewRead More

Why Blockchain May Transform Insurance Before Banks #InsurTech

Why Blockchain May Transform Insurance Before Banks #InsurTech

by April 14, 2016 at 1:39 am 1 comment

Alternative title: Solvency 2 on the Blockchain Almost all the early stories about Blockchain adoption were about Banks. Blockchain platforms and solutions providers are now seeing even more interest from Insurance. This research note looks into the reasons why and analyzes the second order impact of this change which willRead More

Lemonade could collapse the Insurance stack #insurtech

Lemonade could collapse the Insurance stack #insurtech

by February 25, 2016 at 2:00 am 2 comments

InsurTech moved into the limelight on 8th December 2015 when it was announced that Sequoia Capital had done a $13m seed investment into a stealthy venture called Lemonade. Call it the Sequoia effect. Could this be another WhatsApp story (with a $19 billion exit only 3.5 years after Sequoia invested inRead More