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on peer-to-peer dynamics in politics, the economy and organizations
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Disrupting insurance — Medium

Disrupting insurance — Medium | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
For most of 2015 I have been banging on about disrupting insurance (or Instech, if you like that kind of jargon).
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Insurance, The Blockchain, and The Sharing Economy: Re-Imagining InsuranceTech with P2P Social… — Medium

Insurance, The Blockchain, and The Sharing Economy: Re-Imagining InsuranceTech with P2P Social… — Medium | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it

I never thought I would ever write a paper about Insurance, but it recently came up as an interest of mine, as I’ve found that the most interested, and interesting parties, in the blockchain ecosystem are the innovators in the Insurance industry. This is my take, musing if you will, on how Insurance companies can easily approach innovating in their industry with some exceptionally smart founders who are very willing to collaborate with the industry titans to solve some of the most interesting problems facing the developed and developing world.

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Blockchain To be A Major Technology In Insurance Ecosystem Accenture - EconoTimes

Blockchain To be A Major Technology In Insurance Ecosystem Accenture - EconoTimes | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it

EconoTimes is a fast growing non-partisan source of news and intelligence on global economy and financial markets, providing timely, relevant, and critical insights for market professionals and those who want to make informed investment decisions.

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Sharing economy threatened as insurers unable to calculate level of risk

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Industry leaders call for start-ups to disrupt the traditional insurance model
to meet the needs of fast-growing sharing economy

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Why Everyone is Watching the Sharing Economy - Insurance News Net

Why Everyone is Watching the Sharing Economy Insurance News Net The growing industry, which enthusiasts tout as a revolution in consumerism, is estimated to be worth as much as $26 billion , a figure offered by author Rachel Botsman in her book...
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The sharing economy must share the risks - FT.com

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This has been the year of Uber. “Everyone is starting to worry about being Ubered,” Maurice Lévy, chief executive of advertising group Publicis, told the Financial Times this week. The sharing economy in which online platforms co-ordinate hundreds
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Good News for Airbnb Hosts and Uber Drivers: Here Comes Insurance

Good News for Airbnb Hosts and Uber Drivers: Here Comes Insurance | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
The independent sharing economy organization Peers unveils plans for two insurance programs for individuals working in the sharing economy.
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Can Insurers Capitalize on the Sharing Economy? - Insurance Networking News

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Next-generation opportunities will require re-thinking of traditional business principles; SMA report offers ideas on reducing claims operations costs while expanding geographically.
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$3.5 billion at play: Insuring risk in the sharing economy (Part 1) | Accenture Insurance Blog

$3.5 billion at play: Insuring risk in the sharing economy (Part 1) | Accenture Insurance Blog | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it

A recent article in PropertyCasualty360 proposes that Uber and Lyft are 2014’s “insurance story of the year.” I’d expand that to say that the sharing economy has been a hot topic in the industry, with many insurers waiting to see how the ongoing debate among regulators, legislators and the sharing companies turns out.

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'Sharing economy' creates insurance challenges

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PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Typical insurance policies won't cover people participating in the "sharing economy" by renting out their home or using their car for a driving service, Oregon's insurance commissioner warned Friday.
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‘Sharing Economy’ Has Tricky Insurance Issues

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We should be in no hurry to regulate Uber et al. Some decisions are necessary now, to protect consumers, but they must have rigid sunsets.
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Next Steps for Insurance Companies in the ‘Sharing Economy’ (Part 3 of 3)

Next Steps for Insurance Companies in the ‘Sharing Economy’ (Part 3 of 3) | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Given the momentum behind the sharing economy, it may be time for insurers to take a closer look at this emerging market, especially for cars.
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Garry Wood's curator insight, October 6, 2014 11:39 AM

Interesting ideas for insurance in an emerging market

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In the Sharing Economy, Who Shares the Risk? - Insurance Journal

In the Sharing Economy, Who Shares the Risk? - Insurance Journal | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it

Several economic and societal factors have fueled the growth of the sharing economy, in which people rent, borrow, share and swap items they might have purchased 10 or 20 years ago. But what is being overlooked in the rush to embrace this new way of consumerism are the risks to those on both sides of the transactions.

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SafeShare Insurance over Blockchain for Shared Economy Businesses - NEWSBTC

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SafeShare, an insurance services company has launched a new blockchain based insurance product targetted towards the sharing economy businesses. Read more.

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Peer to Peer, Social and the Sharing Economy for Insurance

Peer to Peer, Social and the Sharing Economy for Insurance | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it

By Rick Huckstep A good friend of mine once described selling as the "art of making buyers".

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Insurance Issues in the Sharing Economy | JD Supra

Last week, I co-moderated a panel discussion at the Bar Association of San Francisco entitled “Insurance Issues In The Sharing Economy.” We had a lively and informative panel discussion...

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Insurance, with a dash of Facebook and Karl Marx

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New tech startups are leveraging the power of your social network to return insurance back to its communal risk sharing origins.
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UberX driver discusses Uber's insurance problems and fraud

An ÜberX drivers discusses how he must conceal his Uber driving from his personal auto insurer out of concern he'd have his personal insurance cancelled, and also discusses how Uber is allegedly...
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Chain Of A Lifetime: How Blockchain Technology Might Transform Personal Insurance

Chain Of A Lifetime: How Blockchain Technology Might Transform Personal Insurance | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
“When would we know our financial system is working?” is the question underlying Long Finance’s goal to improve society’s understanding and use of finance over the long-term. The Long Finance initiative offers an innovative approach to long-term financial thinking. In contrast to the short-termism that defines today’s economic views the Long Finance time-frame is roughly 100 years.
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Insuring the sharing economy - FT.com

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When Daan Weddepohl’s house burnt down, he found himself scrounging from friends and neighbours, sleeping on sofas and borrowing things to get by. “At first I hated it,” says the 34-year-old.
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The innovation opportunity: Insuring risk in the sharing economy (Part 2) | Accenture Insurance Blog

The innovation opportunity: Insuring risk in the sharing economy (Part 2) | Accenture Insurance Blog | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Accenture’s Michael Costonis explains why Millennials are helping the sharing economy grow—and what that means for insurers.
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In the 'sharing economy,' typical insurance won't cut it

In the 'sharing economy,' typical insurance won't cut it | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it

Typical insurance policies won't cover people participating in the "sharing economy" by renting out their home or using their car for a driving service, Oregon's insurance commissioner warned Friday.

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What Makes or Breaks Startups in the Sharing Economy? Insurance Rates - Wired

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What Makes or Breaks Startups in the Sharing Economy? Insurance 
Insurance represents both the lifeblood and the biggest threat to the sharing economy.

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The ‘Sharing Economy’: What It Means for Insurers (Part 1 of 3)

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Insurers have always been at the forefront of responding to user needs. Direct marketing and online portals make it easier for consumers to understand and purchase insurance. Usage-based insurance (UBI) allows safe drivers, particularly those who drive less, to reduce their premiums. Even insurance company-sponsored coffee houses offer a unique way to gain financial service knowledge and one-on-one access to experts.




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