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The best is yet to come for Amazon Echo use cases in insurance

March 27, 2018

Last week, healthcare giant Cigna announced the launch of their Amazon Alexa-powered application, “Answers by Cigna.” After finding via a study of health literacy that many didn’t understand terms like...

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InsurTech inflection point could change the re/insurance model: A.M. Best

March 27, 2018

Re/insurers are owning the InsurTech wave with a sustained focus on modernisation as newer technologies drive efficiencies and strategic advantages and the market is said to be heading for an...

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Insurtechs’ innovations can’t thrive without insurers’ buy-in

March 26, 2018

The potential disruption of the insurance industry by the growing cohort of insurtech companies depends on incumbent carriers’ abilities to recognize the fundamental changes going on around them.

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insurancejournal

The Competitive Advantage: The Death of Underwriting and Underwriters

March 26, 2018

Underwriting is not dying. It is just being automated into digital algorithms versus analog human beings. Technology’s effect on life insurance underwriting is easiest to show by example. It is...

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Big Data and Insurance: Implications for Innovation, Competition and Privacy

March 23, 2018

The paper discusses the societal and economic benefits from the use of big data analytics in insurance and the key concerns that have been raised in public and regulatory debate....

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Cloud-Based Insurtech Startup Insly Raises €2.2M ($2.7M) in Funding

March 23, 2018

Insly, a cloud-based insurance platform, announced an investment of €2.2 million (US$2.7 million), led by Concentric and Black Pearls VC.

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dailyfintech

How to assess a bootstrapped Insurtech start-up

March 22, 2018

Over the past 9 years, $20.6 billion has been invested into Insurtech start-ups (data below as of March 21st from Coverager). In 2016 & 2017 alone, this figure amounts to...

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Insurers Hold the Key to Healthcare's Digital Future

March 22, 2018

Imagine this scenario: It’s 7:30 AM, and time to leave for work. You normally drop your three-year-old daughter off at day care on your way to the train station. However,...

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insurancebusinessmag

What’s in store for Canada's auto insurtech space?

March 21, 2018

Major players in the insurance industry are moving ahead with auto insurtech innovations, but the space is not as developed in Canada yet as it is in Europe or the...

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Online-only ZhongAn advances among the league of insurers

March 21, 2018

ZhongAn Online P&C Insurance Co Ltd, China’s first online-only insurance company, announced that its gross written premium surged by 74.7 percent year on year to reach 5.95 billion yuan(US$ 940...

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Insights

Data security & privacy remains main challenge for Insurance IoT

Connected Insurance in 6 Infographics New for 2018, Insurance Nexus has partnered with Matteo Carbone at the Connected Insurance Observatory...

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Connected Insurance: how insurtech Amodo helps insurers address the needs of their customers

An interview with Marijan Mumdziev, CEO of Amodo   Hi Marijan, could you please tell us a bit about your...

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Agenda

April 09, 2018

Dusit Thani, Dubai, UAE

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World Takaful Conference 2018

Join over 300 industry leaders comprising CEOs, CIOs & Dignitaries from around the world at the 13th Annual World Takaful Conference (WTC) - convened by leading financial intelligence platform Middle East Global Advisors in strategic partnership with the Dubai International...

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April 10, 2018

2018 Symposium Insurance Disrupted... Threat or Opportunity?

Featuring inspiring keynote speakers, insightful seminars and our Up Close and Personal session, Symposium is the premier industry event for GTA’s insurance professionals. This annual event brings together bright minds who provoke engaging discussion about the future of our industry.

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