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Auto insurance's demise is coming a lot slower

August 20, 2019

I spend a certain amount of time in Palo Alto. For a while now, a common sight has been Waymo vehicles (with a safety driver) tooling around town. Traffic in...

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Root Insurance Raises $350M Series E, Outpacing Lemonade’s Funding For 2019 So Far

August 20, 2019

Ohio-based car insurance startup Root Insurance is set to raise $350 million in a funding round that would bring the company’s valuation to $3.65 billion, the Wall Street Journal reported...

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Four steps insurers must take for increased productivity

August 19, 2019

In today’s digital and rapidly changing market environment, insurers must take a more aggressive and structural approach to productivity to make significant progress, said a new report from management consulting...

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Change: ‘Gradually, Then Suddenly’

August 19, 2019

The phrase “gradually, then suddenly” comes from Ernest Hemingway’s 1926 novel “The Sun Also Rises,” when Mike Campbell is asked how he went bankrupt. “Two ways,” he answers. “Gradually, then...

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Tokio Marine Joins Singapore Insurtech Program

August 19, 2019

Japanese property/casualty insurer Tokio Marine Holdings announced a partnership with Plug and Play’s Insurtech program in Singapore. With this new partnership in Singapore, Tokio Marine will now have access to...

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Insurtechs Here Technologies, CarVi partner

August 19, 2019

Here Technologies and CarVi have joined up to offer a combined telematics product for insurers. The goal is to use Here’s real-world location intelligence to augment CarVi’s drivers behavior platform.

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A Scary Future for Life Insurance?

August 19, 2019

Web users, especially business owners, already have plenty of good reasons to be careful with what they put online. Shifts in public perception, the increasing threat of data leaks and...

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InsurTechs Push for Front Row Seat in New World of Autonomous Technology

August 19, 2019

Before manufacturers let autonomous vehicles loose on public roadways, they’ll have to show that their driverless cars are a lot better than humans at getting from Point A to Point...

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Agenda

September 10, 2019

Toronto, Canada

5th Annual Connected Insurance Canada

Canada’s Largest Insurance Summit Act Now, Secure Customers for the Future To deliver the game-changing transformation required to simultaneously deliver value across all business lines whilst also upgrading your tech, data and cultures can be daunting. But the time to...

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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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