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AMTD Digital to acquire Singapore's insurtech startup PolicyPal

March 17, 2020

AMTD Digital, a digital finance arm of Hong Kong-based AMTD Group, announced today that it will acquire a controlling stake in Singapore-based insurtech startup PolicyPal. In a press statement, the...

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The Emergence of AI-as-a-Service

March 17, 2020

Software-as-a-service (SaaS) has become part of the tech lexicon since emerging as a delivery model, shifting how enterprises purchase and implement technology. A new “_” as a service model is...

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Root launches Root Enterprise

March 17, 2020

After we’ve reported that Root is eyeing the B2B space, the Columbus-based insurer is officially announcing Root Enterprise, its new business dedicated to “improving the way commercial companies assess and...

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Tiktok: Chance of a Lifetime for Insurers

March 16, 2020

“That’s only for young people,” the board member of a German insurer said when I presented Tiktok as a possible next big thing for the industry. “What do you think;...

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Wrisk pulls the plug on its contents insurance app

March 13, 2020

Wrisk, the London-based startup established by Nigel Barton and Darius Kumana in 2016 to make insurance simple for consumers, is closing its contents insurance app to new customers and ending...

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How Coronavirus Is Cutting Connections

March 13, 2020

As a society, we are obviously becoming increasingly more connected. Most of the time, we don’t realize the fragility caused by our interdependence. We take our connections among and between...

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Swiss Re announces a strategic alliance with Microsoft

March 13, 2020

Swiss Re and Microsoft Corp. announced today a strategic alliance to further advance insurance innovation and extend financial protection to more people globally. The centrepiece of the strategic alliance is...

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Car-sharing service Zerology to use Trov’s platform

March 12, 2020

Trov announced that Mobility Transformation, Inc., the parent company to Zerology, has selected its Mobility Insurance Platform to power its carshare fleet of Tesla Model 3’s in Madison, WI.

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AI InsurTech Akura8 scoops EUR8 million investment

March 12, 2020

AI insurance pricing solution Akur8 has raised €8m in its Series A round from BlackFin Capital Partners and MTech Capital, bringing Akur8’s total funding to €10 million following initial investment...

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PolicyMe raises $3.3 million to simplify the process of buying life insurance

March 12, 2020

PolicyMe announced it has successfully raised a $3.3 million round of funding from a syndicate of international and domestic investors, co-led by Consorcio – HCS Capital and Westdale Properties.

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How AI will improve CX in insurance

March 11, 2020

How many times have you called customer service expecting a quick answer, but were instead passed around to a number of different people who didn’t have your full story, forcing...

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How chatbots are driving insurtech

March 11, 2020

Several key technologies are driving insurtech growth. Here, we take a closer look at the rise of chatbots and their leading proponent, Lemonade

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Agenda

May 27, 2020

Austin, TX

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Dig|In 2020: The Digital Future of Insurance

Dig|In is where the best minds in insurance discuss the most innovative ideas and technology driving the digital transformation of the industry. Join the insurtech movement May 27-29 in Austin at Dig|In 2020: The Digital Future of Insurance, and seize...

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June 23, 2020

Amsterdam, The Netherlands

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DIA Amsterdam 2020

The Digital Insurance Agenda, DIA, is the largest ‘must see’ insurtech festival in Europe missioned to connect and inspire insurance pioneers from all continents. On 23-25 June we’ll be back in Amsterdam with 3 (!) inspiring days. You can expect...

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