Insurance broker Aon is dipping a toe into decentralized finance (DeFi).
Announced Wednesday, the world’s second-largest insurance intermediary has embarked on a pilot with Nayms, an insurtech platform that allows cryptocurrency holders to provide decentralized insurance cover against losses due to hacks or buggy software.
Also involved in the project are Relm Insurance, a Bermudian insurer that specializes in digital assets, and Teller Finance, an automated matchmaker between investors’ assets and crypto risk liabilities.
“The Nayms platform puts the tool of smart contracts in the hand of regulated underwriters (like Relm) and brokers (like Aon), to open up a new
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