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Maurizio Sironi

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Can we go a step beyond the Crypto-Hype, please?

Ten years after Bitcoin rolled out, blockchain disruptors’ efforts seems to have a long way from re-inventing the world in a decentralized fashion. Indeed, it’s hard to find a single killer Blockchain application. Nevertheless, startups and corporates keep on struggling. But we have monitored blockchain initiatives worldwide and developed an evaluation model. Take a look.

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Tech trends 2019

FleishmanHillard analyzed more than one billion conversations on Twitter and interviewed over 25 global technology leaders about the fads, fears and opportunities of tech trends such as: AI, AR, Edge Computing, Immersive Reality, Blockchain and Quantum Computing.

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12.09.2018 / Internet of Things

News & Communication

Breed Reply launches new opportunity for early-stage IoT businesses to secure investment

Breed Reply, a leading active operational investor in early-stage Internet of Things (IoT) businesses, has today launched “Best in Breed 8”, its latest Europe-wide search for IoT investment opportunities.

28.06.2018

News & Communication

Insurance Companies start experimenting with Blockchain technology

The first experiment with Blockchain technology in the insurance sector is under way, thanks to the initiative led by ANIA (National Association of Insurance Companies), with the collaboration of Reply, CeTIF (Research Centre on Technology, Innovation and Financial Services) - Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore in Milan and with the participation of IVASS (Institute for Insurance Supervision)on the Scientific Committee.

26.06.2018 / Internet of Things

News & Communication

Breed Reply invests in two more early-stage IoT businesses in Europe

Breed Reply, a leading active operational investor in early-stage Internet of Things (IoT) businesses, has today announced two new investments, CageEye and ubirch. The companies have secured a total of €5.8 million in funding, including this investment round, since they were launched.

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Blockchain for Brexit

In August 2017, the British government released a position paper on future customs arrangements with the EU following Brexit. Among other things, the paper suggested that new technology would address some of the challenges of maintaining trade “as frictionless as possible”. In this paper, we are looking at what blockchain can and can’t do to address this challenge.

11.12.2017 / Enterprise Times

Press Article

Might blockchains help crack Brexit’s Irish trade problem?

Brexit’s Irish trade problem looks ever more complex, assuming that the UK continues with its intent to leave the customs union and single market. Though the UK Government has not proposed it, blockchain-based supply chains with RFID might offer some part of an answer.

23.11.2017 / Florence

Event

Dig.IT4Fashion

Protocube Reply, Technology Reply and Reply Consulting take part in Dig.it4Fashion, now in its 2nd edition, entirely focused on the study of innovation in the digital fashion industry.

07.07.2017 / International Business Times

Press Article

Could Fintech And Blockchain Help Italian Banks?

When it comes to overcoming the current crisis in the Italian financial sector, according to economist Stefano Zamagni, new technologies like Blockchain could play a crucial role.

22.05.2017 - 24.05.2017 / New York

Event

Consensus 2017 - A lesson to be learned

Curtains fell on Consensus 2017, the most highly-anticipated blockchain showcase, and Reply delegates matured a clearer view of possible future paths and ecosystem evolutions. The event, held by Coindesk in New York from May 22 to 24, featured more than 100 speakers and 2000 attendees from big corporates, start-ups, VCs and institutions.

26.06.2017 / Computing

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Reply demonstrates blockchain-for-insurance and web-based process management

Computing checks out cutting-edge innovation and chats to Reply's Filippo Rizzante. Computing visited the annual Reply Xchange event in London this month to catch up on cutting-edge developments in areas such as the IoT and blockchain technology.

22.05.2017 / Cryptoeuro

News & Communication

The future of digital currencies

Reply promotes joint research on the future of digital currencies based on Blockchain technology. The research, referred to as Cryptoeuro, is promoted by Reply in collaboration with the Blockchain & Distributed Ledger Working Group of the Digital Innovation Observatories of the Polytechnic University of Milan and the participation of the Associazione Italiana Istituti di Pagamento e di Moneta Elettronica (AIIP - Italian Association of Payment and Electronic Currency Institutes).

16.05.2017 / Virtual Conference

Event

Revolution Blockchain

Cluster Reply takes part in the virtual conference about „Revolution Blockchain“ , hosted by Microsoft on 16 May 2017 at 9-15h. At this conference Microsoft explains, why due to the Blockchain in many industries not one stone will be left upon another. Blockchain solutions promise secure transactions in finance, logistics, public administration and industry.

04.05.2017 / Frankfurt/Main

Event

Blockchain Executive Briefing 2017

Leadvise Reply, the company in the Reply group focusing on management consulting, invites you to the Blockchain Executive Briefing 2017 on 4 May 2017 in Frankfurt/Main. The event offers a platform to discuss with blockchain strategists, architects and developers as well as to discover the disruptive potential of the blockchain technology for your business.

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How to integrate Blockchain into your Change-the-Bank strategy

Blockchain triggers a disruption that resembles the development of the Internet. Blockchain could revolutionise how contracts are concluded, how bank transactions are processed, how rights (copyrights, etc.) are managed or how day books are handled.

04.04.2017 / Milan

Event

Tracciabilità ai tempi di blockchain

Reply takes part in “Blockchain for Supply chain: 4Retail, l’acceleratore per la gestione degli orologi di lusso.”, which deals with the development and application of the Blockchain technology for the supply chain management.

01.03.2017 - 02.03.2017 / Frankfurt

Event

Digital Finance World Forum 2017

Reply takes part in the Digital Finance World Forum in Frankfurt on 1- 2 March 2017, a two days dedicated to the hottest information about Blockchain, bitcoins, Big Data and the Internet of Value.

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Future happens!

What is innovation? How does a new tech trend start? Can you predict the future by looking at the present? With a new year beginning, it’s the perfect time to discover the future together.

01.02.2017 / Bochum

Event

Car Symposium 2017

Reply will participate in the 17th International CAR Symposium on 1 February 2017. The 1,200 top managers and decision-makers attending the symposium have made it a top-tier meeting place in the automotive industry.​

30.09.2016 / Isle of Man

Event

Blockchain Applications for your industry

On Friday 30 September 2016, Reply hosts an event, dedicated to Blockchain Applications in a clear framework of business innovation. The event takes place at Sefton Hotel, Isle of Man.​

28.09.2016 - 02.11.2016 / Cologne, Munich, Hamburg

Event

Blockchain Business Summit 2016

Cluster Reply and Leadvise Reply in cooperation with Microsoft organize the Blockchain Business Summits 2016 at the Microsoft Offices in Cologne (28 Sep), Munich (6 Oct) and Hamburg (2 Nov), offering the opportunity to get in contact with leading Blockchain strategists, architects and developers and to discuss topics of individual interest.

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The future of trust

All human interactions are based on trust. Trust is the foundation on which economic systems are built. Currently this trust between two parties is usually generated through a trusted third party, an intermediary, in which both parties place their trust for the sake of mutual benefit. Typical intermediaries are banks, insurances, notaries, public services. Reply acknowledges that this role can be played by Blockchain technology.

24.05.2016 / London

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Executive Meeting Reply: Blockchain Applications for your Industry

On Tuesday 24 May 2016, Reply hosts an Executive Meeting dedicated to Blockchain Applications for different industries: Banking, Telco and Retail​. The event takes place at Firmdale Covent Garden Hotel, London​.​​

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Insurechain

Insurances: over the years, complexity and costs related to the management of insurance processes have undermined the profitability of companies and inhibited the distribution of innovative insurance products. A platform was developed which, by integrating with the Ethereum Blockchain, facilitates the setting and enforcement of smart contracts for travel insurance. Insurechain is a solution that facilitates the automation of premium calculations, the management of appraisals and the settlement of certain types of claims, ensuring end-user transparency.