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Metromile licenses AI platform to Tokio Marine

August 07, 2018

Metromile, an insurtech offering telematics-powered pay-per-mile insurance in eight states, is licensing its Connected Intelligence Platform -- a series of AI-based technologies -- to Tokio Marine, for use in the...

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Harry Franks on how the sharing economy is challenging insurance

August 07, 2018

The start-up broker CEO talks to Insurance Age about technology, disruption and collaboration. Technology is challenging the traditional forms of insurance, according to Harry Franks, co-founder and chief executive of...

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Big data a $2.4 billion opportunity for insurance industry – report

August 06, 2018

Big data investments in the insurance industry are expected to account for more than $2.4 billion by the end of 2018, according to new data from market research and consulting...

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Insurtech leads as global insurance M&A peaks again

August 06, 2018

Mergers and Acquisitions (M&A) for global insurance has peaked again for the second consecutive six month period, with insurtech ‘topping the bill’ despite the challenges of Brexit and Europe falling...

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Lemonade and ONE resolve copyright dispute

August 03, 2018

Lemonade had alleged ONE infringed the company’s IP and violated the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act. Lemonade has dropped its copyright lawsuit against ONE Insurance Limited (ONE).

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Is 'on-demand' insurance right for you?

August 03, 2018

The on-demand economy has certainly grown over the last decade. We now watch movies and TV on-demand using services like Netflix and Amazon Prime, and we obtain transportation on demand...

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Startups encourage insurance to embrace the API economy

August 02, 2018

The way consumers have purchased insurance has changed little over the last century, with a business model built not on speed, flexibility and innovation, but stability and consistency based on...

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Insurtech firm wefox in talks with suitors including Softbank

August 02, 2018

Wefox, one of Europe’s fastest-growing insurance technology firms, is close to settling on a new “triple-digit million” euro funding round, with Softbank’s (9984.T) Vision Fund among the suitors, three sources...

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InsurTech startup FloodFlash raises from backers including LocalGlobe

August 01, 2018

FloodFlash, an InsurTech startup which offers a way for customers to insure flood risk, has raised £1.9m in Seed funding from investors including LocalGlobe, Pentech Ventures and InsurTech Gateway.

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Wearable device use cases abound in life insurance

August 01, 2018

The ever-growing list of opportunities to use wearable technology in the insurance industry can sound more like a 1980s infomercial than a key tool to usher the life insurance industry...

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Insights

The first ever InsurTech unicorn shares its secrets

Deep customer insights and thinking ecosystems We were delighted that Bill Song, the Director of International Business of ZhongAn Insurance...

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So what about insurance agencies? Technology can help

In today’s insurance marketplace, agencies face heavy competition from digital insurance channels and direct marketed GEICOs and Progressives of the world...

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Agenda

September 06, 2018

New York, US

INSUR20

AI in Finance Summit New York 2018

The AI in Finance Summit in New York explores the latest advancements in AI tools, techniques and applications from the world’s leading innovators working in industry, academia, and startups across the financial sector. Presentation topics include; stock market prediction, retail...

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September 11, 2018

London, UK

The Claims Transformation Forum 2018

The Claims Transformation Forum returns to London on the 11-12 September 2018 to bring together leading claims professionals from across Europe’s insurance industry, insurtechs and innovators to plan for the future of the claims process. This strategic conference will examine...

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