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In China, tech companies tackle health insurance

May 14, 2019

One wouldn’t think Chinese in their 60s worried about the cost of cancer treatment would be a demographic slice that interested high-flying technology companies.

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businesswire

Understory Closes $5.25M Series B Funding Round to Expand Global Deployment of Weather Sensor Network

May 13, 2019

Funding round led by True Ventures, brings total funding to $22.25M Understory to accelerate international expansion across agriculture, insurance, government and environmental markets Atmosphere by Understory provides access to accurate...

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e27

Insurtech Maria Health raises additional seed funding from tryb Group

May 13, 2019

tryb Group announced that it has invested an undisclosed amount of seed funding into Philippine-based insurtech MariaHealth. tryb Group is said to be joining investors like Gobi Ventures, Wavemaker, Hustle...

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claimsjournal

Insurers Dabbling with Smart Home Tech, but No Winning Model has Emerged

May 13, 2019

An instinct for self-preservation has carriers dipping their toes into the smart home technology space, but no U.S. insurer has taken a full plunge so far. The industry hasn’t settled...

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techcrunch

Hong Kong insurance tech startup OneDegree extends its Series A to a total of $30 million

May 10, 2019

OneDegree, an insurance technology startup based in Hong Kong, announced today it has extended its Series A round to $30 million, up from the $25.5 million it announced in September....

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carriermanagement

Determining Lemonade Investors’ Likely Exit Strategy

May 10, 2019

Now that Lemonade has raised nearly $500 million in financing to date and is pursuing an international expansion, speculation has begun as to what the exit strategy will ultimately be...

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Willis Towers Watson

Quarterly InsurTech Briefing Q1 2019

May 09, 2019

With the dawn of a new decade mere months away, many predictions are being made about what InsurTech has in store for our industry as we move into the 2020s....

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Economic Times

Insurers want 100% stake in insurtech startups

May 09, 2019

Mumbai: Fintech, long a buzzword in banking, has reached the shores of insurance companies who are lobbying the regulator to have a bigger say in stake holding. Insurance companies want to...

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Business Ghana

WorldCover Raises $6 Million in Series A Funding to Provide Climate Insurance in Emerging Markets

May 09, 2019

WorldCover, the insuretech startup which launched out of Y Combinator in 2016 and provides affordable satellite enabled climate insurance to smallholder farmers in emerging markets, announces the close of a...

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businesswire

Health IQ Secures $55 Million In Series D Funding to Expand Its Special Rate Life Insurance for People Who Live a Healthy Lifestyle

May 08, 2019

Nation’s Fastest Growing Life Insurance Company receives Series D funding from Greenspring Associates and Aquiline Technology Growth with participation from Andreessen Horowitz MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Health IQ Insurance Services (Health...

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Insights

Smart Home Insurance Strategy 101

The world will be more and more connected…houses will be full of IoT devices. …customers are going to be more...

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Emerging digital models are showing success

In an interview with the DIA last month, McKinsey’s Jörg Mußhoff painted an optimistic picture of the insurance industry's digital...

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Agenda

May 21, 2019

Doubletree by Hilton, Tower of London

Intelligent Automation & AI In Insurance Europe 

Intelligent Automation & AI In Insurance Europe brings together 200+ senior (re)insurance executives to tackle the strategy and implementation of intelligent automation for commercial lines. With automation offering unprecedented opportunities to drive operational efficiency and deliver exceptional client experience, it is...

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May 22, 2019

Shanghai

2nd Internet Insurance Summit Asia Pacific 2019

2nd Internet Insurance Summit Asia Pacific 2019, 22nd-23rd, May in Shanghai. The event focuses on Asian insurance and Internet finance. Leading experts in the field of technology, analyses and the latest industry regulatory policy、market conditions、business models and outlook of development trends,...

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