Kiffmeister’s #Fintech Daily Digest (20220923)

Decentralized Insurance Alternatives: Market Landscape, Opportunities and Challenges

The Society of Actuaries (SOA) published a report on the business models and operating designs of decentralized insurance alternatives. Instead of aggregating risks by centralized insurance entities, these platforms enable cost-effective and scalable peer-to-peer risk sharing with new forms of decentralized business models that leverage global accessibility and transparency, self-executing smart contracts, as well as social media tools like Discord and Twitter to coordinate community decision-making to support operations. [Read more at the SOA]

 

Tickets available for CBDC Think Tank masterclass

The CBDC Think Tank, in partnership with the IMF and George Washington University, is hosting a full-day in-person CBDC Masterclass on October 12 in Washington DC for “official sector” staff and academics active in the CBDC / digital currency space only. The sessions are designed as instructional deep dives with full presentations and Q&A components.  Tickets are $99. [Register here]

Also, the CBDC Think Tank, in partnership with Georgetown University and the DC FinTech Week, is hosting a FREE (also in-person) Digital Currency Lecture Series, a set of digital currency lightning talks delivered by subject matter experts, on October 14 in Washington DC. [Request an invite here]

Kiffmeister’s Global Central Bank Digital Currency Monthly Monitor

Just a reminder that I produce a monthly digest of central bank digital currency (CBDC) developments exclusively for the official sector. So for any of you out there who work for a central bank, ministry of finance or international financial institution who would like to receive it by email on the first business day of every month, please DM me on LinkedIn or email me at chronicles@kiffmeister.com.

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