D1Conf Recap

Building Protocols for Decentralized Insurance

As exciting as it has been for Etherisc over the past year or so to dive into the world of decentralized applications for the insurance industry, the company also recognizes the critical need for protocols in this business. Decentralized...

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Bringing Mutuality Back to Insurance

In its early days, the insurance industry was based on the principles of mutuality. However, those principles brought along certain limits. Has anything changed since then? Read more…

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Creating Prediction Markets for Insurance

Prediction markets deal in the outcome of events — political, sporting, or financial — that have yet to occur. During D1Conf at Cancun, Mexico, Stefan George of Gnosis explained how to create prediction markets for decentralized insurance applications. Read more…

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Risk Pool Tokens as a Source of Capital

I gave a short talk about risk pool tokens (RPTs) at D1Conf in Cancun, Mexico. I wanted to let attendees know how these tokens can provide capital for opportunities within the emerging category of parametric insurance. Read more…

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Insurance Regulations in Blockchain

As blockchain gathers more and more interest in the insurance space, one of the things that will have to be clarified is how the technology will affect the industry and, more importantly, how regulations should adapt. Read more…

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ConsenSys Goes Beyond a Protocol Proof of Concept

We’ve been working diligently on developing the Decentralized Insurance Protocol (DIP), as we continue to seek to play our role in transforming the global, multi-trillion dollar insurance industry. Part of our awareness, however, is that the future will not...

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