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Insurtech startup Urban Jungle raises £2.5m

May 19, 2020

Urban Jungle, the company which provides insurance to ‘generation rent’ and millennials has gained further backing from investors to shake up the sector. Founded by Jimmy Williams and Greg Smyth...

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Russia takes a step in the development of Insurtech

May 19, 2020

In late April 2020, the ban was lifted on the provision of services related to the conclusion of insurance contracts in electronic form by insurance agents and brokers. It had...

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coverager

What can insurance brokers learn from online retailers?

May 18, 2020

Retailers have embraced and profited from e-commerce platforms, how can brokers follow and adopt high street stores’ example asks Quotall’s Director of Marketing Services Greg Roche.

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insurancejournal

Insurtech Zego Expands Partnership with RSA to Provide Cover for UK Van Fleets

May 15, 2020

London-based insurtech Zego has expanded its partnership with RSA Insurance to provide flexible cover for van fleets. Zego is offering usage-based policies to delivery, courier or trade van fleets of...

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Insurance Business UK

Generali, Descartes secure partnership for parametric insurance

May 15, 2020

Generali’s P&C unit Global Corporate & Commercial (GC&C) will enhance its offer and existing capabilities by partnering with Descartes – an insurtech company specialising in weather risk modelling and data-driven...

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Swedish insurtech startup Omocom gets €3.7 million to insure the circular economy

May 15, 2020

Omocom, a Swedish startup that provides on-demand microinsurance for the circular economy, has raised €3.7 million in a round co-led by Inventure and Lisbon-based social impact fund Mustard Seed MAZE....

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Ledger Insights

Polish insurer LINK4 adopts blockchain for document verification

May 14, 2020

Last month, Polish insurance company LINK4 announced it adopted a blockchain document authentication and verification solution developed by the National Clearing House (KIR) and start-up Coinfirm. LINK4 aims to use...

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How has online shopping affected insurance?

May 14, 2020

Insurance markets are betting Generation Z will drive the purchasing of insurance policies online. Gen Z — those born between the last 1990s to the early 2010s — is coming...

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Envelop Risk Announces Completion of Series A Financing Led by Alpha Intelligence Capital

May 14, 2020

Envelop Risk will deploy the funds to grow cyber and specialty (re)insurance business propelled by proprietary machine-learning and data-driven underwriting LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Envelop Risk, the leading data-driven underwriting and risk analytics...

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Insurance Business UK

What will the travel insurance market look like post-lockdown?

May 13, 2020

Though every area of the UK insurance industry has been impacted by the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, the travel insurance industry has been hit especially hard. From an influx of claims...

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Yolo expands to offer life insurance

May 13, 2020

Milan-based YOLO has partnered with MetLife to offer customers life insurance. Policy duration ranges from 5 to 30 years and you have to be between 18 and 75 years old...

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dig-in

Are the next big insurtech ideas being formed now?

May 13, 2020

The first couple weeks of school-at-home were tough. First, my son would monopolize one of our computers for hours at a time, leaving my wife or I to work from...

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Agenda

May 27, 2020

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Insurance AI and Innovative Tech Virtual

2020 has seen the insurance industry change in an unprecedented fashion. What was once viewed as long-term development strategies have now been fast-tracked into today’s action plans; not as a matter of choice, but as a matter of urgency. Now,...

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May 28, 2020

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Previdenza, Protezione, IDD - event in Italian language, by Objectway

Analysis and coverage of people, families and SMEs needs in compliance with the IDD regulations. The IDD directive introduces several protections for the end consumer and, as a consequence, a variety of obligations for distributors. It establishes more responsibilities for...

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