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AI insurtech start-up omni:us secures $22.5mn in funding

October 30, 2018

omni:us, an artificial intelligence (AI) powered insurtech start-up, has completed its Series A round of funding and secured a total investment of US $22.5 million, led by Berlin-based venture capital...

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carriermanagement

Changing the Conversation About InsurTech—With Numbers

October 29, 2018

Although the term InsurTech (or insuretech) has been part of the property/casualty insurance industry’s lexicon for at least two years, stories about the technology-based insurance startups were missing critical details...

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intelligentinsurer

Munich Re strikes insurtech partnership with Plug and Play in China

October 29, 2018

Munich Re has partnered with Plug and Play, a Silicon Valley-based accelerator and corporate innovation platform, to collaborate with emerging insurtech startups in China.

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insurancethoughtleadership

Customers Vote: State Farm or Lemonade?

October 26, 2018

A recent social media dust-up between renters and homeowners insurance technology upstart Lemonade Insurance and old-line insurance industry stalwart State Farm motivated us to look at what their respective customers...

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IFC pumps $7m into Thai auto insurance startup Roojai

October 26, 2018

International Financial Corporation (IFC), a member of the World Bank Group, on Wednesday announced a $7-million Series A investment into Thailand-based online car insurance platform Roojai.

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insuranceinsider

InsurTech Roundtable 2018

October 25, 2018

InsurTech – it’s the buzzword of the past 12 months. Everyone in the (re)insurance industry is talking about it, but does anyone really know what to think of it?

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insurancebusinessmag

Brokers enjoying an insurtech boom – and there’s more room for growth

October 25, 2018

There’s no question that the opportunities in insurtech are growing, and incumbents in the insurance industry are taking note. Brokers and carriers are benefiting from solutions that simplify everyday workflows...

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Insurtech startup Singapore Life offers "next-day critical illness claim"

October 24, 2018

INSURTECH startup Singapore Life has launched a new "next-day critical illness claim" which enables payouts within 24 hours. It is the first insurer in the Republic to offer such a...

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intelligentinsurer

Insurtech Galileo secures $2m investment from Greenlight Re

October 24, 2018

Hong Kong-based blockchain company Galileo Platforms has secured $2 million Series A funding from specialist property/casualty reinsurer Greenlight Capital Re to accelerate its growth.

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Marsh seals partnership with insurtech

October 24, 2018

Brokerage titan Marsh has tapped a London-based insurtech to drive new insights and placement strategies for customers in the area of marine cover. Announcing the multi-year deal, Concirrus said Marsh...

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Insights

DIA Insights: The Changing Mode of the Insurance Ecosystem

The Digital Insurance Agenda 2018 Conference indicates, that the comfort-zone of a slowly developing insurtech ecosystem with nice-to-have-partnerships, transformation theory...

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Deutsche Familienversicherung launches first fully digital insurance sold through Amazon’s Alexa

The Insurtech Deutsche Familienversicherung is facilitating a fully digital conclusion of contracts using Amazon Echo. Last year, the Frankfurt-based InsurTech...

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Agenda

November 05, 2018

QEII Centre, London, UK

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Insurance Innovators Summit 2018

Insurance Innovators Summit 2018 is Europe’s leading insurance conference and the flagship event in the Insurance Innovators portfolio. 2017 gathered a broader collection of speakers and delegates than ever before, drawing on leaders in insurance innovation from across the whole of...

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November 08, 2018

New York Hilton Midtown

World Blockchain Forum New York 2018

From the first global summit on March 26-27, 2018 in London, World Blockchain Forum (WBF) has positioned itself as the premier event at the cutting edge of global distributed ledger technology (DLT or “blockchain”). It has become an interconnecting platform...

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