Making insurance smarter and more frictionless—with AI and blockchain

  • Led by Ben Goertzel , who’s something of a rock star in artificial intelligence, the Hong Kong-based company is working on building an “AI marketplace,” which sells a variety of agent-based services, delivered via smart contracts on its Ethereum blockchain .
  • It’s a big deal for the startup since Ping An is one of China’s, and the world’s, biggest companies, straddling banking, financial services, real estate and healthcare, in addition to insurance.
  • An [will] collaborate across multiple industries and initiatives in the future,” said Goertzel, adding that the collaboration will contribute Singularity NET’s Optical Character Recognition, Cross Validation and model training, to the Ping An company AI-based services.

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