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Betterview

Frederick Mutual Signs Commercial Agreement with AI Startup Betterview to Use its Predictive Analytics Throughout the P&C Insurance Policy Lifecycle

September 17, 2019

Betterview, which is quickly becoming the platform essential to every transaction around buildings and properties, today announced a commercial agreement with Frederick Mutual Insurance Company.

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businesswire

Insurtech Platform Broker Buddha Expands, Announces $4.5 Million Funding Round

September 17, 2019

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Broker Buddha, a technology company that simplifies the commercial insurance application and renewal process, today announced a $4.5 million funding round led by Vertex Ventures. Broker Buddha’s platform...

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Insurtech Pluto Crowdfunds on Seedrs: Travel Insurance Startup to Provide Instant Payouts to Users When Travel Goes Wrong

September 17, 2019

Travel insurance has a bad rap. Claims too frequently are denied and if they pay out it may take weeks to receive any remuneration for a trip gone bad. Insurtech...

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intelligentinsurer

Insurtech Concirrus partners with Marsh JLT and Willis Re on new AI-powered marine cargo solution

September 16, 2019

London-based insurtech Concirrus has launched a new artificial intelligence-powered cargo data analytics solution in partnership with brokers Marsh JLT Specialty and Willis Re Specialty.

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dig-in

Home insurance needs improvement, consumers say

September 16, 2019

Three-quarters of home insurance customers say the industry needs improvement, according to J.D. Power & Associates' 2019 U.S. Home Insurance Study.

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businesswire

Insurance Leaders and Visa Digitize Claims Payouts for Individuals and Businesses When They Need It Most

September 13, 2019

Visa Collaborates with Clients and Partners through Visa Direct, Helps Cut Time and Cost for Outdated Disbursement Processes SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Emergencies like car collisions or natural disasters come when people...

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insurancethoughtleadership

How AI Changes Everything

September 13, 2019

Insurers already collect heaps of data; with artificial intelligence, they can use it to its full potential and improve at every level, from automating call center request processing to helping...

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reuters

Tesla's use of individual driver data for insurance 'state-by-state proposition'

September 12, 2019

Tesla Inc’s (TSLA.O) use of individual customer data, such as vehicle camera footage and GPS, to price its new insurance products will depend on drivers’ authorization and individual U.S. state...

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coverager

Mercury Insurance launches Home Cyber Protection Coverage

September 12, 2019

Mercury Insurance announced that it is offering Home Cyber Protection Coverage to homeowners and renters in California. This new coverage will provide Mercury policyholders with cyber insurance protection that includes...

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prnewswire

AXA XL and insuretech Neptune Flood Insurance enter into underwriting agreement to expand Private Residential Flood

September 12, 2019

AXA XL, a division of AXA, and Neptune Flood, the first all-digital flood insurance Program Administrator, have entered a strategic underwriting partnership intent on expanding Neptune Flood Insurance's capacity to...

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businesswire

Ping An’s OneConnect to Collaborate with Indonesia’s Asuransi Sinar Mas on Insurtech

September 11, 2019

SHANGHAI--(BUSINESS WIRE)--#fintech--OneConnect (or “the Company”), a leading technology-as-a-service platform for financial institutions, has signed a memorandum of understanding with insurer Asuransi Sinarmas, a unit of Sinarmas, one of the largest...

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intelligentinsurer

Insurtech: hope in a gloomy world?

September 11, 2019

As the global economy slows, geopolitical tensions heighten and Amazon rainforest wildfires rage, we still can find some hope in the disruptive world of digitisation, Ingrid Carlou, chief executive officer...

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Insights

The Four Waves of Insurtech

Over these last three years we have seen how the essence of ‘insurtech’ has evolved. The 300 insurtechs that we...

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Agenda

September 23, 2019

The New York Marriott Marquis | New York

FinovateFall 2019

FinovateFall is returning to Times Square! Join us in New York City September 23-25, for a showcase of fintech solutions, insights that deliver real-world value and meaningful connections to senior financial decision makers.  Witness exciting new technologies via Finovate’s signature...

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September 25, 2019

Washington D.C.

VA Benefits 2019

In recent years, the VA has made leaps and bounds in its benefits delivery modernization journey. With massive upgrades made to programs across the education and claims adjudication arms, the VA has made critical steps to better achieving its 21st...

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