Amazon Tech Experts-Backed Blockchain CRM Network Raises $3.5M

Cere Network, San Francisco-based blockchain CRM startup raised $3.5 million in a seed round participated by Binance Labs. Cere Network, a San Francisco-based blockchain customer relationship management (CRM) startup, has completed a $3.5 million funding round. The seed round involved major global blockchain investors, including Binance Labs, a venture arm of Binance, the second biggest […]

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Amazon Pay VP Says No Current Plans to Create Crypto: ‘We Don’t Deal in the Speculative’

Amazon would only consider discussing the creation of its own cryptocurrency like Facebook’s Libra in several years’ time, a senior executive said at a conference on June 10. Speaking at Fortune’s Brainstorm Finance 2019 event, Patrick Gaulthier, vice president of Amazon Pay, said the kind of value transfer system Facebook unveiled this week was a […]

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MetLife’s LumenLab Using Blockchain to Automate Life Insurance Claims

MetLife subsidiary LumenLab is using blockchain technology to automate life insurance claims, according to a news release published on June 17. Known as “Lifechain,” the collaboration with Singapore Press Holdings and NTUC Income will enable bereaved families who place obituaries in a local newspaper to instantly trigger searches to see whether their loved one had a life insurance policy. […]

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Insurtech Platform to Apply Blockchain to Auto Claims With New Funding

Insurance tech firm BlockClaim has recently received £500,000 ($627,000) in funding for its blockchain-based claims solution, according to an official blog post on June 17. The firm raised the funds from venture capital firm Amadeus Capital Partners and software firm Pragmatica, in addition to other angel investors. According to the announcement, BlockClaim uses blockchain technology […]

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