Sent on October 12, 2017

INSHUR Announces Strategic Partnership to Further Grow its Business in the $1B Rideshare Insurance Market
11 OCT 2017 | INSHUR ( today announced a strategic partnership with Munich Re’s Digital Partners to design and distribute innovative commercial auto insurance products through INSHUR’s mobile technology platform.
Octo Telematics to Acquire UBI Assets of Willis Towers Watson and Will Partner with them on Insurance-Related Products
11 OCT 2017 | Octo Telematics (Octo), the number one global provider of telematics for the auto insurance industry, has today announced that it will acquire the usage-based insurance (UBI) assets of Willis Towers Watson, including its market-leading DriveAbility® solution and the DriveAbility Marketplace.
London insurtech start-up raises $0.7m
10 OCT 2017 | London based insurtech start-up SentiSum raised $700,000 to create next generation net promoter score (NPS) and customer sentiment service. SentiSum focuses on AI based customer experience IaaS (Insights as a service).
BIBA to focus on insurtech in 2018
10 OCT 2017 | BIBA titled the 2018 event taking place in Manchester Central on May 16 & 17 'Innovate Evolve Thrive’. The association wants to explore the world of insurance innovation as insurtech establishes itself as the most eagerly anticipated opportunity in insurance product development and delivery for many years.
Generali Italia and H-Farm Launch Insurtech Accelerator
09 OCT 2017 | Generali Italia and Roncade, Italy-based Milan-listed venture incubator H-Farm have launched a new insurtech accelerator. The Generali Health & Welfare Accelerator program aims to identify and collaborate with innovative domestic and international startups in their early/middle stages.
09 OCT 2017 | InsureTech Connect took place in Las Vegas on 3 & 4 October. We’re breaking from our normal Bitesize InsurTech format to provide our initial thoughts.Twelve months ago our analysis suggested that c.50% of InsurTechs were focused on distribution. We have seen an evolution since then to propositions which support incumbents.
Captricity develops life insurance automation products with MetLife, MassMutual
06 OCT 2017 | MetLife is the launch client for Captricity's CaseCorrect platform, which automates policy processing to detect missing or inaccurate information. Over the course of three months, Captricity worked with MetLife on a pilot version of the software.
Aviva announces investment in robo service
06 OCT 2017 | Aviva has made no secret of the fact that it sees its digital operations as being crucial to its future – and now it has taken another step along the technological path by announcing a huge deal for a robo investment service.
Florida-Based Insurtech Ensurem Receives $12.25 Million Investment From A-CAP
05 OCT 2017 | Earlier this week, online insurance marketplace Ensurem announced it secured a $12.25 million investment from A-CAP, a New York City-based insurance holding company specializing in life and health insurance and related services.
Hartford InsurTech hub snags $1M partner
05 OCT 2017 | A London-based InsurTech fund is providing up to $1 million in capital as part of a new partnership with Hartford's recently formed InsurTech hub. Eos Venture Partners (Eos) will make up to $1 million of capital available to participants in the Hartford program.
Insurtech Pie Insurance Eyes Slice of Workers’ Comp Market with $4.3M Funding and Pricing Tool
05 OCT 2017 | Oddly-named Pie Insurance took an initial step toward entering the workers’ compensation insurance market at the InsureTech Connect conference in Las Vegas by introducing an interactive pricing tool for small and medium-sized businesses.
Lemonade – The First Anniversary Interview with CEO Daniel Schreiber
11 OCT 2017 | Lemonade is currently the market most talked-about disruptor. That’s why we’re pleased that, for the first time in Europe, Lemonade will present at DIA Munich what the pioneering concept is all about in a key note presentation. As a special DIA Munich appetizer we spoke to Lemonade CEO and Co-founder Daniel Schreiber last week, exactly one year after the company launched.
Robin Kiera, one of the known faces of insurtech, discussing startups, incumbents and the future of the insurance industry
09 OCT 2017 | An interview with Robin Kiera who, in addition to his role as influencer, author and speaker, also mediates and connects traditional corporations, start-ups and tech companies on different continents. This made him to a Go-To-Guy behind the scenes. Find out how he sees the insurtech space and future developments.
London Market Claims 2017
12 OCT 2017 | London Market Claims focuses on claims’ role in modernisation and delivering better client outcomes London has a renewed urgency to modernise in the face of increased competition in the global insurance market, changing client expectations and rapidly developing new technologies – presenting claims with a unique strategic opportunity. Successfully responding to these challenges is critical if London is to maintain its position as the no.1 market for specialist and commercial (re)insurance – the question is how can claims lead not follow on modernisation, and be London’s key differentiator in a new globalised market? It’s time for claims to step up by designing and implementing a claims strategy that provides real improvements for clients, delivers efficiencies in the value chain and builds sustainable competitive advantage.
InsurTech Rising 2017
16 OCT 2017 | InsurTech Rising, Europe’s largest InsurTech event, will bring together over 700 attendees for three days of insight from leaders at the industry’s cutting edge. Attend from 16-18 October to... - hear how insurers are harnessing the power of InsurTech to accelerate their digital transformation - see the latest innovations in action from over 100 handpicked InsurTechs - connect with key players shaping the InsurTech sector - gain a crucial understanding of the InsurTech landscape, future trends and how to successfully position your business in the industry’s digital future - learn about the technologies that will transform the industry, from blockchain to artificial intelligence For the latest agenda or to register online visit the event website. Quote VIP code: FKN2527BTECH to claim a 10% discount courtesy of InsurTech News.
Insurance Analytics & AI 2017
16 OCT 2017 | Boston, MA | Insurance Analytics & AI, brings together analytics experts, AI visionaries and big data practitioners transforming Insurance. Along with the usual high-level analytics exploration, AI will be front and center at this year’s event. Sessions will explore how personal assistants like Siri to Internet of Things and Machine Learning are transforming insurance. Through an information-packed two days, attendees will learn best practices and new ideas to help their organizations drive results. This premier event includes more than 250+ executives, senior managers and analytics involved with leading the big data and analytics efforts for their organization attend.

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