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Ep.60 – Calculating ROI on blockchain – Insights from RiskStream Collaborative

Patrick Schmid has a Phd in Economics and is the Vice President of RiskStream Collaborative (previously known as the RiskBlock Alliance). In this fascinating episode he provides an expert opinion and process for calculating ROI for blockchain applications. This is a must listen episode for anyone looking to develop blockchain solutions and need a functioning...

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Ep.59 – USA roadtrip – blockchain & insurance

On the 12th of May 2019, Insureblocks went on a 2 week road trip across the United States of America. This trip took us from the International Finance Corporation in Washington D.C. to the North American Contingency Associaiton in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. From there we headed to New York City to run a blockchain...

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Ep. 58 – Convergence of AI, machine learning and blockchain – Inisghts from BlockClaim

Blockchain is one of many new emerging technologies alongside AI, machine learning, robotics and much more. Most insurance companies unfortunately look at these technologies in silos and thus get a limited return on their investment. BlockClaim is an exciting insurtech that had the foresight to design an offering that combines both AI, machine learning and...

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Ep. 57 – AI & Blockchain – insights from Dessa

For this week’s podcast we continue into our theme at looking at new technologies that constitute the “New Stack”. Dessa is a company that specialises in offering artificial intelligence solutions to enterprises. We had the pleasure of having Paul Brikis, insurance lead at Dessa shares his thoughts on AI & Blockchain.   What is blockchain?...

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Ep. 56 – Innovation & diversity in the Insurance Industry

Susan Joseph has been working in the blockchain area for the past 4 – 5 years. As a lawyer she has consulted with the insurance industry and most recently was the North American representative for B3i, the blockchain for insurance consortium. In this podcast we discuss two of Susan’s passion: “Innovation and diversity in the...

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Ep.55 – The Digital Chamber of Commerce – Insights on Blockchain

Trade associations play a leading role in educating the business community on the opportunities of blockchain. In this podcast we had the pleasure of interviewing Patrick South, Vice President of Development at the Digital Chamber of Commerce in Washington D.C. The Chamber of Digital Commerce is the world’s leading trade association representing the digital asset...

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Ep.54 – Building effective governance in a blockchain ecosystem – Insights from Hedera Hashgraph Network

For this week podcast we continue our theme on how to build effective governance solutions in a blockchain ecosystem. This time we had the pleasure of having Mance Harmon, CEO of Hedera join us to share his insights on how to build effective governance.   What is blockchain? At a very high level, blockchain is...

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Ep.53 – Debate – Public vs Private blockchains for enterprises with R3 and Consensys

This is a very special podcast for us as it is our first debate format on Insureblocks. We were extremely privileged to have two titans/Jedi Masters from the blockchain community join us for this podcast. On one side we have Richard Brown, Chief Technology Officer from R3, builders of Corda, advocating for enterprises to use...

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Ep.52 – Governance 101 in a blockchain ecosystem

For the uninitiated, governance may seem like a side note. But in this exciting podcast, Thomas Cox, Chief Governance Officer at StrongBlock, is here to talk to us about “Governance 101 in a blockchain ecosystem”. Prior to StrongBlock, Thomas worked at Block.one which raised $4 billion in an ICO and launched the crypto currency EOS....

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