BitPesa Partners with Japanese Insurance Company to Digitize Remittance Service Tokyo-based insurance company Sompo Holdings has partnered with BitPesa to promote digitization of its international remittance service. The news comes…

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Tokyo-based insurance company Sompo Holdings has partnered with BitPesa to promote digitization of its international remittance service. The news comes weeks after another Japanese player, money transfer firm SBI Remit,…

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NTT DATA and a major Japanese insurer have completed a blockchain trial that speeds up marine cargo insurance claims. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/japanese-firms-claim-success-in-marine-insurance-blockchain-trial/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today…

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The largest blockchain consortium has released its latest round of specifications – the next steps to harmonizing the way big companies use ethereum. This article is originally written and posted…

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Accenture says its new “interoperability node” can connect the four big enterprise platforms: Hyperledger Fabric, R3 Corda, Quorum and Digital Asset. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/accenture-launch-interoperability-node-connects-corda-fabric-da-and-quorum-blockchains/. …

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The Hyperledger Project and the Enterprise Ethereum Alliance (EEA) have agreed to collaborate on bringing common standards to the blockchain space. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/ethereum-enterprise-alliance-hyperledger-blockchain-consortiums-join-forces/. …

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Marsh Confirms IBM Blockchain Insurance Partnership to Include Salesforce Global insurance brokerage and risk management firm Marsh announced it would extend its partnership with IBM as part of its proof-of-insurance blockchain solution, a press release confirmed Wednesday, September…

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Professional services firm Marsh is launching a commercial insurance verification program on a blockchain in partnership with IBM. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/ibm-blockchain-expands-partnership-with-insurance-broker-marsh/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today for…

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Bitcoin apostate Mike Hearn and his R3 colleague Richard Gendal Brown view the enterprise blockchain game as, if not quite zero-sum, something close. This article is originally written and posted…

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R3’s annual Corda event appeared to be in rude health this year, with packed presentations and some notable news announcements. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/blockchain-developers-and-converts-swarm-r3s-cordacon/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/…

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Lloyd’s Register is demoing a blockchain tool for recording information about ships for underwriters and merchants at this year’s SMM fair. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/british-maritime-society-builds-blockchain-tool-for-ship-registration/. …

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The software giant’s Azure cloud division is building bridges between its blockchain services and other, widely used infrastructure and platforms. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/microsoft-is-slowly-but-surely-connecting-blockchain-to-major-products/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/…

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MetLife Asia affiliate LumenLab has successfully trialed a blockchain-powered insurance product to offer financial protection to pregnant women. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/metlife-asia-affiliate-trials-blockchain-insurance-product/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today for…

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MetLife Subsidiary LumenLab Pilots Blockchain Insurance System for Diabetes Singapore-based digital innovation center Lumenlab is testing a blockchain-enabled insurance solution for diabetes sufferers, according to a press release published August 20. Lumenlab is…

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Chinese e-commerce giant JD.com has launched a blockchain platform along with its first application – one for tracking invoices. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/jd-com-rolls-out-blockchain-platform-with-its-first-app/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today…

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The American Association of Insurance Services is turning to IBM Blockchain to support a new automated insurance reporting tool. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/insurance-ratings-bureau-pilots-ibm-blockchain-for-automatic-reporting/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today…

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Blockchain insurance consortium B3i announced Monday it would use R3’s Corda platform to develop its products. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/insurance-group-b3i-endorses-r3s-corda-blockchain-platform/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today for all Crypto…

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Fitch Ratings published a report Wednesday noting that blockchain can be a long-term solution to issues facing the insurance industry today. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/fitch-ratings-blockchain-potential-game-changer-insurers/. …

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A decentralized insurance policy built with blockchain and smart contract technology will provide cover for natural disasters in Puerto Rico. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/blockchain-insurance-policy-developed-for-hurricane-prone-puerto-rico/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/…

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Giving progress reports on their blockchain projects, bankers come across browbeaten and anxious, while their cousins in insurance sound spritely. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/blockchain-slump-banks-may-fatigued-insurers-pumped/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/…

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Cognizant has partnered with a group of Indian insurance firms to develop a blockchain solution for cross-company data sharing. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/cognizant-teams-14-insurers-blockchain-data-sharing-platform/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today…

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Global insurance company Marsh is piloting a proof of insurance platform on a blockchain with IBM’s help. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/insurance-broker-marsh-working-ibm-blockchain-platform/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today for all…

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A financial industry self-regulator in Hong Kong is developing a blockchain powered platform for the city’s motor insurance sector. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/hong-kong-financial-self-regulator-eyes-blockchain-in-car-insurance/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today…

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Blockchain could boost efficiency and cut costs in a housing sector that’s due for a digital overhaul, says Moody’s. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/moodys-blockchain-could-save-us-mortgage-industry-1-billion/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today…

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Two of the nation’s largest health insurers are looking to blockchain technology to reconcile data in the health care system. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/us-insurance-giants-unitedhealth-humana-launch-blockchain-pilot/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/…

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Social messaging platform, Line is launching a blockchain-focused subsidiary in South Korea. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/messaging-giant-line-to-launch-south-korean-blockchain-subsidiary/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today for all Crypto News and Information.

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DB Insurance — one of South Korea’s four biggest property and casualty insurers and the company that holds South Korean cryptocurrency exchange Youbit‘s policy — has denied a claim that the exchange filed after a hack…

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A South Korean cryptocurrency exchange has reportedly had its insurance claim denied months after it closed following a debilitating hack. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/report-korean-insurer-denies-claim-bankrupt-crypto-exchange/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/…

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B3i has become an independent company that will continue to explore and provide blockchain applications for the insurance industry. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/blockchain-insurance-consortium-b3i-pivots-full-fledged-startup/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today…

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