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insurancebusinessmag

Insurtech investment rises as firms focus on cyber

February 26, 2019

Sixty-three insurtech deals, with a total value of US$1.58 billion, were announced worldwide in the fourth quarter of 2018, according to new data from Willis Towers Watson.

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Digital News Asia

SINGAPORE-BASED INSURTECH FIRM AXINAN LAUNCHES IGLOO

February 26, 2019

AXINAN, a Singapore-based insurtech firm on Feb 26 announced the launch of igloo, offering on-demand digital insurance solutions to the everyday lifestyle needs of today’s millennials.  

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intelligentinsurer

Insurtech Arceo.ai launches to bridge cybersecurity-insurance gap

February 25, 2019

San Francisco-based insurtech Arceo.ai, a provider of cyber resilience solutions, has launched with a debut platform that enables insurance carriers to automate and enhance their cyber insurance, while increasing the...

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techinasia

Thai insurtech startup nets $10m to ‘reinvent’ the insurance value chain

February 25, 2019

Age and health risks often determine the type of insurance policies agents push to consumers. Frequently, consumers don’t understand what they’re buying into, and the insurance claims process can be...

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insurancethoughtleadership

Claims Technology: One Size Won’t Fit All

February 22, 2019

As I watch the insurtech space, I see a fair bit of hype around disruptive technology. Some of what I see reminds me of the dotcom boom of the late...

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Netherlands Spaceoffice

Innovative insurance service for farmers based on satellite data gets commercial follow up in Uganda

February 22, 2019

Smallholder farmers in Uganda are increasingly vulnerable to risks associated with changing weather patterns. The SUM-Africa project, supported by the G4AW program of Netherlands Space Office (NSO), provides satellite based...

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Claim Vantage

Task Management versus Risk Management: How Can I Improve Claim Outcomes?

February 21, 2019

Look around at your claims department, and ask yourself; do you employ Risk Managers or Task Managers? If you measure the productivity of your claim analysts based on the number...

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bankingtech

Allianz X boosts fund size to €1bn for insurtech action

February 21, 2019

Allianz X has increased its fund size to a mighty €1 billion as it puts the feelers out for digital companies related to insurance and asset management

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RGAX

RGAX to Kickoff Third Annual Big Ideas Competition

February 21, 2019

RGAX, the transformation engine of Reinsurance Group of America, Incorporated, a leading global life reinsurer, is set to host the third annual Big Ideas Competition. The goal of Big Ideas...

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coverager

German Autolabs Raises €7M

February 20, 2019

German Autolabs , the Berlin-based startup behind Chris, “the world’s first voice AI enabled digital assistant for in-car usage,” has raised €7m in a round led by nbr Tech Ventures,...

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bloomberg

Self-Driving Cars Might Kill Auto Insurance as We Know It

February 20, 2019

Dan Peate, a venture capitalist and entrepreneur in Southern California, was thinking of buying a Tesla Model X a few years ago—until he called his insurance company and found out...

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Insights

The State of Connected Insurance Technology Seen by Insurance Thought Leaders

For insurance, the opportunities of connected technology are numerous, and the benefits are clear – so why don’t we see...

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Agenda

March 11, 2019

Hotel Okura, Amsterdam

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RiskMinds Insurance 2019

The world's leading conference for risk managers within insurance celebrates 10 years! 3 days, 55 global CROs, 80 speakers and 250+ senior attendees determine the future of risk in the insurance market. The RiskMinds Insurance agenda features over 80 speakers...

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March 04, 2019

London

Global Insurtech Summit 2019

JOIN US AT THE PRE-EMINENT EVENT FOR INSURTECH & INSURANCE LEADERS 1000 Senior-level delegates 100+ CEOs, CIOs, COOs, CTOs, and MDs from market leading insurance companies 200+ Heads of innovation, digital, technology, and risk management from global insurers 300+ CEOs...

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