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techcrunch

Lemonade is getting into pet insurance

February 05, 2020

Lemonade, the homeowners and renters insurance provider that’s raised $480 million, has announced its plans to expand into pet insurance. This marks the startup’s foray into a new insurance vertical.

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forbes

Is This Startup Blending Proptech And Insurtech The Best Of Both Worlds For CRE Portfolio Management?

February 04, 2020

In my last column, I asked seven leading proptech VCs to share their predictions for the sector in 2020 and beyond. Amongst other things, they expect a maturing market to...

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Insurance Business UK

Uncharted acquires Shift Insurtech in Singapore

February 04, 2020

Singapore-based insurtech firm Uncharted has acquired compatriot Shift Insurtech, with the two companies combining their operations in the near future. The financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.

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dig-in

Insurtech: An opportunity for insurers to start fresh with data

February 04, 2020

The hype around data in insurance is well-justified – in fact, what industry is more data-driven in its decision making? Most insurers have reams of data but face significant challenges...

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Majesco

Majesco DIGITAL1ST Insurance® Adds Widgets, Apps and Innovative Capabilities

February 03, 2020

It has been ten years since the word “app” was awarded “Word of the Year,” and 12 years since the first app stores launched for Apple iOS and Android. Even...

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insurancethoughtleadership

The Future of Work: Collaborative Robots

January 31, 2020

Recent developments in robotics and artificial intelligence have changed the playing field for automated technologies. (Here is an earlier blog on the topic.) Historically, automation was beyond the reach of...

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prnewswire

Insurtech Leader Policygenius Announces $100M Series D Round, Led by KKR

January 30, 2020

Policygenius, the leading online marketplace for comparing and purchasing insurance, announced today $100 million in Series D funding led by global investment firm KKR. Existing major investors in the company,...

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insurancethoughtleadership

Predictions for AI Adoption in 2020

January 30, 2020

AI-based technologies reached a new level of adoption in 2019 as businesses learned more about what exactly AI could do for them. 2020 promises to be even more exciting, with...

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PitchBook

Insurtech startup brings in $27M

January 30, 2020

Insurtech startup Gabi has reportedly raised a $27 million Series B led by Mubadala Capital, with participation from Canvas Ventures, Correlation Ventures and others. The San Francisco-based business is the...

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Willis Towers Watson

Willis Towers Watson Quarterly InsurTech Briefing Q4 2019

January 30, 2020

In this briefing, we assess the role and value of contemporary technology in the claims and settlement arena — where (re)insurers demonstrate their true calling. The only constant is change —...

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medium

Why did we invest in Aazzur?

January 29, 2020

We at astorya.vc are delighted to have invested in a German bancassurance startup AAZZUR. In addition to co-investing in the €800k seed round alongside several business angels from the financial...

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insurancethoughtleadership

Are You Innovating, or Chasing the Leader?

January 29, 2020

It’s the relay runner’s nightmare: You just can’t seem to catch up. Maybe you’re in the lead, but you can’t shake the person on your shoulder. How do you get...

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Agenda

February 25, 2020

Syon Park, London

The Customer Experience Exchange for BFSI

The Customer Experience Exchange for BFSI is an exclusive executive level, invitation-only forum, where leaders from across the UK will meet to gain insight into the most innovative and forward-thinking companies in BFSI and to discover how to be a...

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March 24, 2020

Hotel Okura, Amsterdam

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RiskMinds Insurance 2020

WHERE BOLD RISK LEADERS TURN CHALLENGE INTO OPPORTUNITY The world's leading conference for risk managers within insurance. 3 days, 50 global CROs, 65+ speakers and 200+ senior attendees determining the future of risk in the insurance markets. 65+ risk experts...

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