Session: FOR003- Bitcoins: The Next Cyberinsurance? Day/Date: Tuesday, 4/28/2015 Time: 11:30am – 12:30pm (60 minutes) General Overview of Session: There are more than 13 million bitcoins—more than $8 billion—involved in tens of thousands transactions every month. Bitcoins have been recognized as virtual currency by the U.S. Treasury Department and deemed taxable property by […]
Bitcoin Insurance Publications and Interviews
On March 1, Grayscale Investments announced that it had received regulatory approval from FINRA to trade its Bitcoin currency on an electronic platform operated by the OTC Markets Group. Experts believe this could pave the way for more stability in the price of Bitcoin. Here, Ty Sagalow, president of Innovation Insurance Group, discusses recent developments […]
FEBRUARY 25, 2014, COINDESK, Bitcoin security specialist BitGo has announced a new partnership with Innovation Insurance Group and XL Group that will enable it to offer $250,000 in theft insurance to customers who opt in to the program. The coverage will protect BitGo‘s web wallet and platform API clients from errors resulting from its technology, processes […]
Following its high-profile debut at the Tribeca Film Festival, the bitcoin documentary The Rise and Rise of Bitcoin saw a worldwide release via ‘on demand’ on October 14, 2014. Localised in 21 languages, audiences will be able to watch the feature-length production through 250 content platforms including iTunes, Amazon, Google Play and Comcast. Dish Network, which recently became […]
In this 1.5 minute clip, CEO, Mario Vitale, of Aspen Insurance discusses the importance of innovation in the insurance industry generally and bitcoins specifically as a useful tool for the future.