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AI Startup Betterview Announces Series A Funding and Adds Guidewire CMO to Board

May 29, 2019

Betterview Raises Series A and Adds Guidewire Software’s CMO to Board of Directors; Funding comes from ManchesterStory, Nationwide Ventures, EMC Insurance, Maiden Re and Compound

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Swiss Re partners with Tencent’s WeBank to research AI use in reinsurance

May 28, 2019

Swiss Re’s Beijing arm has partnered with WeBank, an online lender owned by Chinese investment comglomerate Tencent, to research the potential application of new artificial intelligence (AI) models in reinsurance,...

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coverager

Setoo Partners with lm group

May 28, 2019

Setoo, the company that enables “e-businesses to build and distribute personalized insurance and protection products,” has partnered with lm group, the digital travel agency that operates online travel sites such...

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3 ways the cloud boosts insurance digitalization

May 27, 2019

Digital transformation has become the ultimate goal of modern insurance companies seeking to improve customer experience and to derive workflow efficiencies. Becoming a digital insurer means excelling in two distinct...

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insurancethoughtleadership

The Risk in A.M. Best’s Innovation Scoring

May 24, 2019

On March 14, insurance credit rating agency A.M. Best released its Scoring and Assessing Innovation (Draft). Per its press release, “AM Best defines innovation as a multistage process whereby an...

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Insurtech: Do We Need a New Model for Insurance?

May 24, 2019

Technology has changed us; it’s undeniable. It’s a safe bet to say that technology is going to continue to change us too. It will continue to revolutionize how our society...

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China venture capital invests in Hong Kong pet insurance startup

May 23, 2019

China's BitRock Capital led a recent round of fundraising for OneDegree, a Hong Kong-based online pet insurance company, tapping growth opportunities in the region as the territory accelerates financial innovation.

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Zupon focuses on the future of InsurTech

May 23, 2019

New technology is a key driver in the insurance industry, and this week in Cincinnati, Ohio, thousands of Vertafore users and insurance professionals gathered to hone their skills, network with...

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SE2 makes majority investment in insurtech Life.io

May 23, 2019

SE2, a recognized industry leader providing technology driven third-party administration services for many of the top life insurance companies in the US, announced an increased investment in Life.io, a customer...

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How Incumbents Can Smother Startups

May 22, 2019

One of the most fun and inspiring endeavors I’ve undertaken in my post-corporate life has been to advise select early-stage companies, portfolio managers and accelerators. Startups need lots of marketing...

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Insights

Insurtech funding going strong in Q1, 2019 - but will the trend continue?

According to Venture Scanner there are 1540 insurtech companies that have raised $28B in funding since 2012 to date, from...

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Deutsche Familienversicherung already books over 30% of its planned new business in the first quarter

Volume of new business tripled in first quarter with 30,049 contracts Gross written premiums rose by 27% to EUR 20.1...

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Agenda

June 05, 2019

Quebec

FintechQC 2019

FinteQC is a unique annual event that brings together academic researchers, executives, practitioners and experts around the topics of financial technology (Fintech) and banking transformation in the digital age.

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June 11, 2019

New York

Chief Data Analytics Officers & Influencers: Insurance

Description Chief Data Analytics Officers & Influencers(CDAOI): Insurance 2019 returns to New York City, June 11-12 for two days of networking and top level discussion. Featuring expert speakers from top insurance organizations, such as Allstate, John Hancock, MetLife, Prudential, Swiss...

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