Germany-based insurance giant Allianz has tested how blockchain-based smart contracts could be used to handle catastrophe swaps and bonds.
PwC is sponsoring new research into the blockchain's potential in the insurance industry, as well as the creation of a proof-of-concept prototype.
Capgemini took its latest step on its bid to dramatically increase its investment in blockchain tech this week, announcing a retail payments trial.
A representative for a US think tank spoke before a Congressional committee yesterday on blockchain's role in health care.
Deloitte has hacked together a product that uses Facebook Messenger to upload warranties to a blockchain and buy insurance after the purchase.
Having trouble understanding the big picture for blockchain tech? VC Jalak Jobanputra expands on her thesis for the tech in this opinion piece.
In this opinion piece, blockchain consultant Olivier Rikken discusses how blockchain could be the key to new insurance business models.
Insurance provider John Hancock has begun work on proofs-of-concept using blockchain in partnership with ConsenSys Enterprise and BlockApps.
The founder and former president of an insurance consultancy that is focused on the bitcoin industry has been accused of securities fraud.