Flood risk AI is now a reliable tool- is there a desire to put it to work?

Flood insurance has been a wallflower at the coverage dance- an eager participant but not able to find a suitable partner.  Innovation efforts have found suitable risk prediction partners for carriers- FloodMapp, Hazard Hub, and Previsco among others- but is the flood insurance market ready? Politics, inertia, customer preferences and regulation might keep the music […]

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Bitcoin: The first step in separating money from state

  Image Source Ilias Louis Hatzis is the Founder & CEO at Mercato Blockchain Corporation AG. He writes the Blockchain Weekly Front Page each Monday and has no positions or commercial relationships with the companies or people mentioned and is not receiving compensation for this post. Subscribe by email to join the other Fintech leaders who read […]

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InsurTech efforts and the customer- who is being served with tech?

image The customer- easily overlooked on innovation’s path, and the continuous need for insurance companies to keep the customer as the ultimate focus of any innovation efforts. It’s a good week to revisit a favorite topic of mine; after presenting sessions on mobile claim applications to adjusters at the Property and Liability Research Bureau’s regional […]

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Two live Blockchain use cases in Mutual Funds administration and four pilots

In Blockchain world everybody wants to be `the World`s first`. The term started being a must in white papers, now it is all over social media, with announcements about The World`s first tokenized equity The World`s first STO The World`s first regulated Crypto bank The World`s first Initial Wallet Offering The World`s first Regulated ATS […]

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On the tides of insurance innovation

  A person has three choices in life. You can swim against the tide and get exhausted, or you can tread water and let the tide sweep you away, or you can swim with the tide, and let it take you where it wants you to go.  source Clever words for one’s life path, perhaps […]

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Fintech’s need to watch their digital backs – short-term lending banned by Google

For many fintechs, the obvious barrier to competition has always been the banking incumbents, who in the past have religiously denied access to financial infrastructure, or used regulation as a weapon in the fight to prevent fintech startups gaining a foothold in the market. But the sands are shifting, incredibly fast. Today, a new and […]

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Beware of hidden fund mgt businesses from Big Tech companies

 I will send 10 PLR tokens to any reader of Daily Fintech that knew about Apple`s financial arm – Braeburn Capital.  I will also accept tokens from any Daily Fintech reader that liked this post. My Pillar wallet address is  0x399b28bce6b754d265ad75237ed18765cf894ba9  For those that choose to send tokens of appreciation, my ask is to share […]

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Always something new to learn under the insurance sun

TLDR     For the common good the policyholders will corporate with each other. The contribution of the policyholders is considered donations. To help those who need assistance, all their policyholders will pay their share. The liabilities are shared according to the pooling system of the community and losses are divided. According to compensation and subscription, […]

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Raisin acquires pensiontech Fairr, in record year for fintech M&A

The brown cardigan wearing pension world is on the cusp of being disrupted, only they just don’t know it yet. Retirement savings are often seen as dusty, impenetrable and unsexy. Thinking about retirement prompts thoughts of death and Zimmer frames, both of which, dear reader, are terribly unmarketable to the average pre-retiree. And while a […]

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Hybrid Security Tokens – What are they and What are they not?

NEWS  – Crypto and Security Token Exchange INX to Raise $130 Million in Landmark IPO: INX Limited, a crypto exchange startup, plans to raise up to $129.5 million through an IPO, in the first security token sale registered with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. No, that’s not a typo for “ICO,” the initial coin offerings […]

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