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insurancethoughtleadership

5 Digital Predictions for Agents in 2019

December 26, 2018

The rapid technological evolution of the insurance industry will require independent agents to turbocharge their adoption of digital tools in 2019. Consumers have become accustomed to the convenience afforded by...

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thinkadvisor

5 Insurtech Questions for 2019

December 25, 2018

The return of investment market volatility could make 2019 a year when what life and annuity issuers really want out of information technology is stability. When the environment is calm,...

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americaninno

Life by Spot, a New Austin InsureTech Startup for Thrill Seekers, Launches with $6M

December 24, 2018

Life by Spot was co-founded by CEO Matt Randall, who previously founded art marketplace TWYLA, and COO Maria Miller, a former New York Life executive. It provides short-term life insurance...

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DealstreetAsia

HK insurtech firm Bowtie secures $30m Series A funding from Sun Life

December 21, 2018

Insurtech company Bowtie Life Insurance Company Limited (Bowtie) has raised HK$234 million ($30 million) in its Series A round from insurance firm Sun Life Hong Kong Limited.

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insuranceage-co

Brolly unveils new feature to streamline insurance products

December 21, 2018

Brolly has launched a new life inventory feature on its app which it said helps customers to keep track of the different things they have insured.

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Willis Towers Watson

Quarterly InsurTech Briefing Q3 2018

December 20, 2018

In this edition of the Quarterly InsurTech Briefing, we look at event-based, or “parametric,” insurance offerings and ask ourselves whether event-driven cover is just a niche product or a Trojan...

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cmtelematics

Cambridge Mobile Telematics Raises $500M from the SoftBank Vision Fund

December 20, 2018

Cambridge Mobile Telematics (CMT), the world’s leading mobile telematics and analytics provider, has secured a $500 million investment from the SoftBank Vision Fund. This investment will accelerate the adoption of...

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businesswire

Slice Launch Studio Opens to Insurers and Tech Companies to Create Digital Insurance Products

December 20, 2018

Slice Labs Inc., a leading on-demand insurance cloud platform provider, announced today the opening of the Slice Launch Studio in downtown Toronto, which is designed to be an innovation hub...

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Ledger Insights

Federation launches blockchain insurance authentication in Hong Kong

December 19, 2018

Today CryptoBLK and the Hong Kong Federation of Insurers announced a blockchain proof of insurance system. The purpose is to verify the authenticity of motor insurance cover notes in real-time.

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TheCareVoice

Launch of the 1st Health Benefit and Insurance Tailor-made for Startup Teams in China

December 19, 2018

StartupCare™ transforms the way of designing and promoting employee health benefits. It results from a partnership between Ping An Health, a top insurance company in China, and The CareVoice, an...

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Tech Startups

Insurtech startup TicketGuardian bags $8 million in Series A funding to accelerate growth in live events space

December 19, 2018

We wrote about TicketGuardian in March when the insurtech startup joined forces with SquadUP to maximize revenue for event organizers and disrupt ticket insurance space. Yesterday, the California-based startup announced...

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Insights

10 hacks for 2019 how to innovate banks and insurance companies

Tony Robbins once said: “The path to success is to take massive, determined action”. But what can managers in insurances...

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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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