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Insurtech start-up launches 'Deathwishes'

February 19, 2019

An insurtech start-up has launched the UK’s first fully digital pay-as-you-go life insurance. Dead Happy said it is on a mission to make it simpler to get protection that meets...

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French health insurtech Alan raises €40m

February 19, 2019

Alan, the health insurance company, has raised a €40 million Series B round led by Index Ventures, and partners of DST Global. This announcement follows the company’s €23 million Series A...

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insuranceage-co

Tapoly unveils broker platform for on demand products

February 18, 2019

Start-up MGA says platform gives brokers access to on demand cover and the sharing economy. On demand insurance provider Tapoly has launched a Software as a Service platform for brokers.

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Personal finance startup DollarsAndSense buys insurtech fundMyLife

February 18, 2019

DollarsAndSense.sg, a personal finance media startup based in Singapore, announced today that it has acquired fellow local financial planning startup fundMyLife. By acquiring fundMyLife, DollarsAndSense will add the insurtech platform...

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insurancejournal

Insurtech-Driven MGA, Agile, Appointed as StarStone Partner in Australasia

February 15, 2019

Agile Underwriting Services Pty Ltd., the insurtech-driven managing general agency (MGA) and Lloyd’s coverholder, announced it has been appointed as a representative agent for global specialty insurer, StarStone, in Australia...

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Nationwide rolls out pay-per-mile insurance in Ill.

February 15, 2019

Nationwide has launched SmartMiles, a telematics-based auto insurance product targeted at low-mileage drivers.Unlike its SmartRide program, which targets the wider insurance market by promising lower rates based on driving habits...

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AI investments will separate leaders from laggards this year: Deloitte

February 15, 2019

With all the hype and headlines around so-called “emerging” and “disruptive technologies” it can be hard to know just how many organizations are pondering or implementing them, and what the...

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insurancethoughtleadership

‘Micro Engagements’ Key to Claims Process

February 14, 2019

Many insurance companies suffer from slow and inefficient claims processes, which are notoriously lengthy and cumbersome for both the insurance companies and their customers. From long and difficult back and...

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insurancethoughtleadership

What Amazon, Netflix Can Teach Insurers

February 14, 2019

What insurers face now, digital giants like Amazon and Netflix faced when they moved to operate exclusively in the digital marketplace: transactions increasingly shifting to digital, and operations affected by...

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businesswire

Gen Re’s NOW App Uses Facial Analytics to Let Consumers Buy Insurance in Minutes

February 14, 2019

When it comes to buying insurance, how often do we hear that it’s not the purchase that’s the grudge, but the process? Gen Re’s NOW app uses facial analytics technology...

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Insurtech Inshur Raises $7 Million Series A, Gains $2 Million Credit Facility

February 13, 2019

Insurtech Inshur has closed on a $7 million Series A investment round alongside a $2 million credit facility, according to a release from the company. The investment was led by...

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Insights

Less deals, more cash for insurtechs

According to Venture Scanner there are 1522 insurtech companies that have raised $26B in funding over the years from a...

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Agenda

March 19, 2019

Hilton Tower Bridge, Tooley Street, London

Insurance Innovators: Counter Fraud 2019

Leading fraud experts will come together at Insurance Innovators: Counter Fraud to discuss fraud detection and prevention in an increasingly data-rich and techdriven world. This year, we will have the biggest pan-European insurers and distruptive insurtechs discuss fraudulent trends and...

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March 19, 2019

London

Advanced Analytics & Intelligent Automation Insurance Forum 2019

Customer expectations are evolving rapidly, which is forcing insurance companies to differentiate their products and services to remain competitive. Add to this the additional pressure to reduce costs, improve operational efficiency and remain compliant, and many insurers are continuing to...

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