Launch of the Bermuda Risk Exchange
Ahead of a production trial launch in July, David Edwards, CEO at ChainThat, talks through the reasons for launching a Risk Exchange in Bermuda rather than London, and why he thinks the platform will allow insurers to cut back on frictional costs.
The founder of Insureblocks, Walid Al Saqqaf, comes into the Insure TV studio to discuss what links hurricanes in Puerto Rico, flight delays and the freshness of mangos, and why it has huge implications for the pricing of risk and service delivery to insurance clients. For more from Walid Al Saqq
Insure TV News | 28th January 2019
Cyber threats, business interruption and changes in legislation. This update examines AON’s move into the commercial InsureTech space, BIBA’s call on the regulator and Aviva’s focus on businesses.
FinTech Connect | Steve Clarke
Steve Clarke, Founder and Managing Director of FinTech Connect, joins Asset TV to discuss the event and its themes.
FinTech Connect | Smart Valor
We catch up with Felix Simon, Smart Valor, at the FinTech Connect conference.
Why Bank of America May Not Find Ready Spots...
Bank of America CEO Brian Moynihan recently said he wants his bank to use blockchain but can't find easy applications for it. The World Economic Forum's Jesse McWaters explains why the financial giant might be having trouble.
All Eyes on InsurTech
Leading the race for collaborative innovation are InsurTech startups and insurance incumbents. Hear how incumbents are looking for innovation and fintech startups are looking to scale.
Law and Legislation for ICOs
Martin Cornish, Principal at MW Cornish & Co discusses legal and regulatory issues of ICOs as well as difficulties managers face when setting up crypto funds.
From Software-as-a-Service to Blockchain-as-...
Major software giants like Oracle, IBM, and Microsoft are launching BaaS products in order to increase business efficiencies.
Warhol, Art, Blockchain, Oh My
Blockchain has official revolutionized the art industry. Hear how a London art gallery will be auctioning off Andy Warhol’s pieces by utilizing the blockchain and cryptocurrencies.
Blockchain, Welcome to the World Cup
Soccer and blockchain have official collided. Hear about CryptoCup, a World Cup prediction game that leverages blockchain technology.
Ripple invests to encourage Blockchain...
Cryptocurrency and payments start-up, Ripple, has partnered with 17 schools to encourage the adoption of blockchain technology.
Blockchain: Opportunity vs Reality
What does blockchain actually mean for the financial services industry? Jesse McWaters of the World Economic Forum breaks down why we should look at blockchain in finance as two separate, but related conversations.
JPMorgan Applies for Blockchain Patent
JPMorgan Chase has applied for a patent related to blockchain, as a way to facilitate payments between banks. Hear why they had a change of heart.
Not a Match Made in Heaven: Blockchain...
Blockchain technology may be fundamentally incompatible with Europe’s new privacy rules, meaning one of the two may ultimately have to change.
China Takes Gasoline Shipments to the...
In the first transaction of its kind, China has successfully used blockchain technology for a shipment of gasoline from China to Singapore. Learn how the use to smart contacts an reduce and optimize financing costs.
Berkeley on the Blockchain?
Berkeley California is a progressive city, so it makes sense that they want to fund city projects by utilizing blockchain technology.
As financial technology solutions are brought to bear on traditional insurance processes, communications and problems, a burgeoning sub-sector of InsurTech has brought radical new solutions and ideas, which continue to change the traditional insurance landscape.