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Ethereum NYC #64 - Decentralized Insurance: Lessons Learned
Etherisc builds decentralized insurance. The vision is to create a decentralized insurance platform that enables anyone to build their own insurance products on the Ethereum blockchain. Etherisc Flight Delay at https://fdd.etherisc.com is the first working product using the platform, a real insurance business operating with smart contracts on Ethereum. Initially launched over a year ago for Devcon2, the decentralized app is now legal, licensed and regulated insurance and sells flight delay policies to paying customers. The Flight Delay smart contracts generate real revenue from insurance premiums in ETH and fiat. Christoph will present the flight delay product, share learnings from the development and first weeks of operation. Speaker: Christoph Mussenbrock, Co-Founder, Etherisc. Bio: Christoph has a long record of accomplishment in the cooperative banking sector in Germany. After several years on the board of a cooperative bank, he switched to the IT segment and became Chief Program Manager Credit Solutions and Chief of Strategy Development at Fiducia & GAD IT AG – one of Germany’s biggest IT Service Providers. Since 2015, he has been CEO of parcIT GmbH, one of Germany’s best-known companies specialized in risk management solutions. Due to his many years of working in the field of banking and insurance, Christoph is highly experienced in all matters concerning regulatory frameworks. He also co-founded Progeno Wohnungsgenossenschaft eG, a housing cooperative in Munich, which has successfully crowdfunded a large residential project in Munich. Christoph has a master’s degree in mathematics and wrote his thesis on formal soft- and hardware verification.

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