One of the world’s oldest financial products, and the $5tn industry that powers it, may be in for a change thanks to blockchain tech.

That’s the conclusion of our latest CoinDesk Research report, “Blockchains for Insurance”. Released officially today, the report focuses on the ‘Bond of Trust’ and the commercial relationships used to deliver insurance products.

Our 44-page deep dive into one of the most exciting industry sectors illustrates how thought leaders believe five fundamental facets of the industry could undergo a major shift due to the same innovations that have made bitcoin a $15bn payment network and global phenomenon.

From some of the world’s largest insurers to upstart blockchain startups, “Blockchains for Insurance” gives readers the context they need to understand the technology’s potential, and the insight to drive decisions for future experimentation.

Highlights include:

  • A comprehensive overview of enterprise activity in the sector
  • Drilldowns into 5 impact areas for blockchain in insurance
  • Easy-to-read guides to terminology and technology
  • Introductions, interviews and insights from over 20 blockchain industry startups.

Plus you’ll find unique insights into how blockchain will impact P&C health, title, travel, wholesale and life insurance products, as well as fraud detection, marketplace risk transfer, the sharing economy, risk modeling and more.

Companies covered in the report include: Allianz, Airbnb, AXA, Augur, Berkshire Hathaway, Bitfury, Blem Information Management, Blockstream, Bloq, ChainThat, Chromaway, Deloitte, Euler Hermes, Everledger, Factom, Gem, HealthNautica, Hijro, Lloyd’s of London, PwC, R3CEV, SafeShare Global, Skuchain, Symbiont, Tierion, Trace, USAA, Vrumi and Z/Yen.

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