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Uber’s $2.94 Billion Insurance Unit Illuminates Challenge of Disruptive Businesses

April 16, 2019

Ride-sharing companies such as Uber Technologies Inc. and Lyft Inc. have become ubiquitous, but the risks attached to their business models have yet to be fully embraced by the mainstream...

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insurancetimes-co

Biba adopts insurtech to tackle escape of water claims

April 16, 2019

In January Biba made a commitment to help its members make use of developments in insurtech. Biba has appointed Magenta Insurance to provide its members with a scheme that helps customers...

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We may have lots of InsurTech Ingredients, but we really just want cake!

April 15, 2019

How many companies do you hear say, we are customer centric? It's the holy grail of slogans! Pretty much all of them right? To be fair, I can't imagine many...

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intelligentinsurer

Google's AI venture fund leads $3.85m investment in insurtech start-up Flyreel

April 15, 2019

US-based insurtech start-up Flyreel, a provider of artificial intelligence-powered underwriting solution for commercial and residential insurers, has secured $3.85 million in funding led by Gradient Ventures, Google’s AI-focused venture fund.

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intelligentinsurer

Insurtech start-up Insurdata raises $3m in seed funding

April 15, 2019

Insurdata, an insurtech firm which intelligently creates, enhances, scores and transfers high resolution, peril-specific exposure and risk data, has secured $3 million from a group of investors led by Anthemis...

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Insurance Business UK

High street brokers the next insurtech targets

April 12, 2019

When you say the word ‘insurtech’, what probably comes to mind is a hip start-up in a converted warehouse, full of tech wizzes wearing t-shirts and trainers. Or perhaps people...

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crowdfundinsider

U.S. Insurtech Lively Expansion Health Savings Account Accessibility With New Mobile App

April 12, 2019

Lively, a U.S.-based insurtech, announced on Thursday the launch of its new iOS mobile app, which offers more accessibility to customers’ health saving accounts (HSAs). Founded in 2016, Lively describes...

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techcrunch

Lemonade picks up $300 million Series D led by SoftBank Group

April 11, 2019

Lemonade, the insurance startup founded by Daniel Schreiber and Shai Wininger, has today announced a $300 million Series D financing led by the SoftBank Group, with participation from Allianz, General...

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businesswire

Zurich Insurance Group and CoverWallet Launch Online Platform for Small and Medium-Enterprise Insurance in Switzerland

April 10, 2019

The launch follows exceptional results of the platform in Spain, the first country in Europe where it was introduced last year As CoverWallet continues to grow rapidly, Courtney Leimkuhler, former...

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carriermanagement

New Vanity Metrics vs. Old School KPIs: Evaluating InsurTech Performance

April 10, 2019

Since I began a quarterly discussion of U.S.-based InsurTech carriers’ financials based on their public filings last year, many have responded that these players needed to be evaluated on other...

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Insights

Smart Home Insurance Paper by IoT Insurance Observatory and American Family

“Smart Home Insurance” is a paper created by the IoT Insurance Observatory together with American Family Insurance. The Observatory is...

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A Look at Deutsche Familienversicherung’s 2018 in Numbers

Record new business with 55,263 contracts and a volume of EUR 17.6 million - equivalent to growth of 29% and...

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Agenda

April 25, 2019

Olympia Grand, London

INSURTECH20

AI & Big Data Expo Global 2019

The AI & Big Data Expo Global, the leading Artificial Intelligence & Big Data Conference & Exhibition event will take place on April 25-26th in the Olympia Grand, London. It is a showcase of next generation technologies and strategies from the world of Artificial...

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April 23, 2019

Singapore, Marina Bay

3rd International Blockchain Life 2019 Asia

On April 23-24 world blockchain and cryptocurrency industry meet at a 3d global forum - Blockchain Life 2019 in Singapore. More than 5000 participants from 70 countries are going to visit the biggest international industry event Find out more information...

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