Sent on July 20, 2016

News
The future of car ownership that no one is talking about
19 JUL 2016 | It has never been more clear that transformational change to one of the world’s largest industries is just around the corner. Car ownership is supposed to change — and when it does, it is predicted to be one of the most monumental displacements of wealth the world economy has ever seen.
IT-Trends 2016 for the insurance industry
19 JUL 2016 | Those who identify the potential of new technologies, trends and technological progress at an early stage have a competitive advantage and build the foundation for innovation. Constantly increasing technological complexity is leading to a growing number of areas that are relevant for our company to keep an eye on.
Insurtech Startup Quilt Raises $3.25M
18 JUL 2016 | Quilt, a Boston, MA-based insurtech startup focused on renters, raised $3.25m in seed funding. Backers included NextView Ventures, Eniac Ventures, Founder Collective, Basset Investment Group, Titan Partners, and some angel investors. The company will use the funds to launch the platform and expand nationally.
Fiat Chrysler Offers $1,500 to Find Vehicles’ Cyber Soft Spots
15 JUL 2016 | Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV is offering as much as $1,500 to good-guy hackers who find potential bugs and vulnerabilities in its vehicle software, in a program managed by a crowd-sourced cybersecurity company. The automaker’s FCA US unit is working with Bugcrowd, which taps a network of 32,000 researchers worldwide. Those who identify possible security threats will get cash awards of $150 to $1,500, depending on the severity of the vulnerability and the scope of the those affected, Fiat Chrysler said in a statement Wednesday.
3 Key-Takeaways on Insurtech from the Event “InsurTech – The next big thing?!?!” – Insurtech Talk
15 JUL 2016 | Few weeks ago I attended the Event Meetup 6: InsurTech – The next big thing?!?! at Westend Campus of Goethe University Frankfurt, Germany. The Event was hosted by Felix Scheffka (@FinTechFFM) and Yassin Hankir (@YassinHankir) from the Meetup Group FinTech-in-and-around-Frankfurt. The goal of this Meetup Group is to create a platform for those who are interested in the changes to come in the financial services industry and may like to contribute to Frankfurt’s future position as a financial services hub of the next generation.
Breaking the mould: What the future of insurance looks like
14 JUL 2016 | There are firms like Trov, which provides insurance on-demand and enables consumers to catalogue insured belongings. Buzzmove uses home removals data to create a new distribution model for insurance – people are more likely to renew or buy insurance when moving house – and helps customers track the value of their assets.
InsurTech - Innovation in Insurance?
14 JUL 2016 | What is genuinely innovative about today’s insurance sector? Perhaps little – but that is beginning to change. For the past few years we have seen innovative ways of selling products – such as search engine aggregators – at the distribution end of the retail market. Yet with the majority of costs borne by insurers falling at the underwriting end, rather than the distribution end, there is surely space for significant change.
China: Govt to start long-term care insurance pilot scheme
13 JUL 2016 | The Ministry of Human Resources and Social Security has decided to start a pilot programme for long-term care (LTC) insurance in 15 cities nationwideIn a statement, the ministry said that the cities include Chongqing, Chengde in Hebei Province, Changchun in Jilin Province,
Top 10 Impacts of Emerging Tech on Insurance
13 JUL 2016 | Insurance is not insulated from the rise of new technologies improving the connectivity between business and customer -- and customers with each other. Strategy Meets Action partners Karen Furtado and Mark Breading take a look at the future of insurance in their latest report, "The Top 10 Ways Emerging Tech Will Transform Insurance."
Insights
Connected Insurance Observatory: second session of the Ania-Bain think-tank
13 JUL 2016 | On Wednesday 13th July, at the Ania headquarters in Via Aldo Rossi, the Connected Insurance Observatory will be presenting a snapshot of the current innovation status in the insurance sector. The Ania-Bain think-tank has managed to bring together two thirds of the Italian insurance companies, the main international insurers and more than 15 players representing other sectors, to discuss about Insurance Internet of Things.
Insurance IoT Progress Survey Infographic: one fifth of insurers agree IoT is changing their business right now.
04 JUL 2016 | Ever wonder what your peers are thinking about how IoT will affect the insurance industry? Over 200 responded to the Insurance IoT Progress Survey and the results will give you the kick-start you need to get IoT moving in your business. With 19% agreeing that IoT is transforming their business now, these survey results will help you understand why you should be getting IoT-ready right away.
Agenda
Chief Data Officer Forum Insurance 2016
15 SEP 2016 | Swissotel Chicago, Illinois, USA: The Chief Data Officer Forum Insurance 2016 which will establish a focal point of discussion for Insurance specific CDOs, CAOs and senior data professionals to evaluate the evolving demands of big data and analytics in the Insurance space and importance of championing data/analytics evangelism at an enterprise level. This highly interactive forum, will tackle some of the insurance’s industry’s most crucial topics including price optimisation, fraud analytics, predictive modelling, customer data management, disruptive innovation, embedding a data culture within your organisation and data quality. It will provide you with the tools needed to empower your data and analytics initiatives to bolster your business outcomes. No matter the maturity of your organisation, the two day conference will enable you to shift the cultural mindset to a data-centric approach to problem solving.
Profitable Data Analytics Insurance 2016
20 SEP 2016 | Featuring an unmatched lineup of data analytics experts from some of the largest Auto, Home & Property, and Life, Health & Workers Compensation insurance carriers, Profitable Data Analytics Insurance 2016 (September 20-22), takes a fully comprehensive approach to leveraging data analytics for growing customer revenues and increasing profitability.