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Car insurers warn on 'autonomous' vehicles

June 12, 2018

The motor insurance industry is warning carmakers against the use of the word "autonomous" in their marketing. A report for the Association of British Insurers says the way some advanced...

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Insurtech Startup Kin Insurance Raises $13M in Financing

June 12, 2018

Kin Insurance, a Chicago, IL-based online home insurance startup, raised $13m in funding. The round was led by August Capital.

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Insurance IoT is about Value Sharing

June 11, 2018

IoT is a terrific opportunity for the insurance sector. But the average understanding of this opportunity in the different markets is low, and it is common to hear superficial comments...

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Zurich Insurance Group Acquires Minority Stake in Insurtech Startup CoverWallet

June 08, 2018

On Thursday, insurtech startup CoverWallet announced that global insurance company Zurich Insurance Group has acquired a minority stake in the company. According to CoverWallet, the investment builds on a commercial...

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Hey InsurTechs: Here's why you will likely fail

June 08, 2018

I was watching a conference session recently where a group of InsurTech startups were being interviewed about their perspective on the industry and the role that InsureTech is playing. A...

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InsurTech startup Laka raises £1.1 million seed round

June 08, 2018

Browne Jacobson’s corporate team has advised on another InsurTech venture capital deal – assisting crowd insurance pioneer Laka on its £1.1m (US $1.5m) seed round.

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What do Lemonade, other challengers and their critics have in common?

June 07, 2018

Since starting to cover the Insurtech space just under a year ago, one of my favorite things to see is when Lemonade makes a big announcement on a new initiative,...

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Digital insurer Next becoming licensed carrier

June 06, 2018

What’s next for digital insurer Next Insurance? The company, which offers small business customers policies online, is becoming a licensed carrier in order to provide a greater range of innovative...

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Coya raises $30 million to launch its insurance service in Europe

June 06, 2018

Coya, a Berlin-based insurance startup, has raised $30 million in new cash as investors around the world continue to see opportunities in modernizing the insurance industry.

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Digital Innovation: Back to business

June 05, 2018

When presenting at DIA last year, I commented on just how far the industry has come in recognising the opportunities for insurtech and adopting smart digital techniques in such a...

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New team member for insurtech startup Neosurance means big push on the US market

In the frame of Neosurance strategic expansion plans in the United States, Neosurance announces John Murray to join their global...

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How Insurtechs are Building Trust in New Ways

I recently read Who can you trust by Rachel Bostman and currently reading Blockchain Revolution by Don Tapscott. Don in his book defines “Trust...

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June 13, 2018

New York, NY

InsiderTech New York 2018

What's working and what's not in InsurTech There's no way The Insurance Insider would have put on a technology-themed event this time two years ago. In our market that would have been tantamount to commercial suicide... But that all changed last year...

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June 14, 2018

London, UK

Roundtable: Empowering life insurers with predictive technology by Atidot (part of London Tech Week)

Please join us for a live demonstration and informal roundtable discussion of Atidot's innovative platform and predictive power.  Presenters: Valerie du Preez Actuary, Founder, Dupro and Consultant for Atidot Assaf Mizan Co-Founder & VP Product and Actuary, Atidot As a...

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