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globenewswire

COVID-19 accelerates insurance digitalization to meet customer demand: World InsurTech Report 2020

September 15, 2020

With COVID-19 increasing customer engagement and expectations, the World InsurTech Report 2020 outlines a growing opportunity for InsurTechs, as insurers focus on their digitalization efforts. As BigTechs make their presence...

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finextra

Insurtech Sunday raises $9m

September 14, 2020

Sunday, a leading full-stack insurtech has raised a USD 9 million pre-series B bridge round despite Covid-19 outbreak and global economic recession. The round was led by SCB 10X, the...

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financialexpress

Unbundling insurance: How startups are reimagining the underpenetrated sector for a digital makeover

September 14, 2020

New insurtech players now offer all critical 360-degree support and a marketplace to compare policies and prices. For instance, while some companies have become fully-digital general insurance companies, others offer...

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Fintech Singapore

Singlife to Merge with Aviva in Singapore’s Largest Insurance Deal Valued at S$3.2 Billion

September 14, 2020

Singapore Life Pte. Ltd. (Singlife), a homegrown insurer, offering mobile savings and protection solutions, today announced it has entered into a transaction with a view to combine with Aviva Singapore....

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ft

The danger of Alphabet’s move into the risk business

September 11, 2020

Without much fanfare, Verily, Alphabet’s life sciences unit, has launched Coefficient Insurance. It was only a matter of time before Google’s parent got into the health insurance business.

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prnewswire

Policygenius Launches Life Insurance Price Index Showing Monthly Pricing Data

September 11, 2020

Policygenius, the nation's leading online insurance marketplace, announced today the launch of the Policygenius Life Insurance Price Index, which displays average monthly life insurance rates using current data from leading...

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Crunchbase

Descartes Underwriting Closes on $18.5M To Scale Corporate Insurance Tools

September 11, 2020

Insurtech company Descartes Underwriting secured $18.5 million in a Series A round of funding, which it will use to leverage technology and data science to create new insurance models. The...

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insurancethoughtleadership

How to Evaluate AI Solutions

September 10, 2020

After almost a decade working in a large, global bank, I can speak to the challenges faced by all three lines of defense in trying to combat financial crime. I...

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Money Control

Acko to invest $1.2 million in car servicing platform Pitstop

September 10, 2020

Pitstop’s technology-enabled garages will be fully integrated with Acko’s claim settlement platform to offer automated and transparent claims assessment and disbursal.

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EU Startups

London-based BIMA secures €25.3 million to drive mass adoption of digital health and insurtech solutions in emerging markets

September 09, 2020

Today BIMA, a leading provider of digital health and insurtech services in emerging markets, has secured around €25.3 million in further investment as demand for digital health services doubles. COVID-19...

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Singapore Business Review

How insurtech Cover Genius delivers personalised insurance anywhere

September 09, 2020

Digital insurance sales have been on a constant, sustained rise as COVID-19 lockdown measures severely inhibited face-to-face interactions. In particular, there has been a trend amongst Indian and Southeast Asian...

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Insights

Insurers, get your data right!

We recently had a chat with DQPro Co-founder, Nick Mair, who has a background in consulting, with a focus on...

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September 24, 2020

online

Future of Insurance Tech Amid a Global Pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic has severely impacted many industries such as Travel & Transportation, Energy, Manufacturing, Retail and Hospitality. Although the impact on the Insurance sector is less severe, we believe that it will still be significant and highly disruptive; ranging...

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September 30, 2020

online

SVIA Next-Gen Commercial Insurance Webinar Series | Episode # 4

Episode # 4: Claims & Fraud Innovation Strategies How are new data sources, identity management & AI being used to improve claims operations and the insured experience? Leading innovators discuss the latest developments, how they design and implement them, what...

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