EY’s Maritime Blockchain Insurance Tech Is Now Live

A group of companies piloting a blockchain-based insurance platform for the global shipping industry announced on Friday that the technology is now live in commercial use. Dubbed Insurwave, the blockchain platform was developed by professional services firm Ernst & Young and software company Guardtime based on Microsoft’s Azure cloud-based technology. As previously reported by CoinDesk, the […]

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San Francisco Blockchain Startups Partner on Decentralized Insurance

Two San Francisco blockchain startups are teaming up, including one that is aiming to create a kind of decentralized Airbnb. Short-term housing rental startup Bee Token and financial services platform WeTrust are partnering to develop a “decentralized insurance layer based on crowdsourced security deposits.” In other words, the deposits would act as a financial buffer […]

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