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Minnesota insurance accelerator announced five-insurtech cohort

June 25, 2019

The OnRamp insurance accelerator by gener8tor has selected five insurtechs to participate in its first Minnesota-based program. Chosen from a group of more than 500 applicants, the companies will work...

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Efma and Accenture Reveal Winners of Innovation in Insurance Awards 2019

June 25, 2019

Awards ceremony celebrates top innovations transforming the insurance industry AMSTERDAM--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Efma, an association of more than 3,300 retail financial services companies in 130 countries, and Accenture (NYSE: ACN) today announced...

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Hudson Structured and Nephila back $2m funding for AI insurtech start-up Tensorflight

June 24, 2019

Tensorflight, an artificial intelligence insurtech start-up that uses machine learning and geospatial imagery to help P&C insurers better assess risks and understand portfolio exposures, has closed a $2 million financing...

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In Race to AI, Who Guards Our Privacy?

June 24, 2019

Way back in 1975, geochemist Dr. Wallace Broecker of Columbia University published his article “Climatic Change: Are We on the Brink of a Pronounced Global Warming?” Today, almost 45 years...

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How to win in insurance: Climbing the power curve

June 24, 2019

A small group of winners captures much of the economic profit in the insurance industry. New research quantifies just how far ahead the leaders are—and what other insurers can do...

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MetLife Plans To Disrupt $2.7 Trillion Life Insurance Industry Using Ethereum Blockchain

June 21, 2019

When a family loses a loved one, it faces a litany of immediate tasks such as planning the funeral and placing an obituary in the local newspaper. All of this...

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How small insurers fight innovation headwinds

June 21, 2019

While many companies and leaders in the insurance industry understand that innovation is critical to the industry’s survival and success, many smaller insurers continue to struggle with how to identify...

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PINTEC Announces Expansion of Partnership With Insurtech 1an For Overseas Accident Insurance Package

June 20, 2019

Chinese fintech Pintec Technology Holdings Limited (PINTEC) announced on Wednesday it has extended its partnership with 1an.com, an insurtech company based in Shenzhen, to offer overseas accidental insurance package.

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How Unknown Insurtech Achieved IPO

June 20, 2019

On Dec. 4, 2018, the first insurtech IPO in the West happened. It wasn’t, however, in London, Berlin or New York. Instead, it took place in Frankfurt, Germany. Around the...

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Blockchain: Ready to take on claims?

June 20, 2019

We’ve been discussing the topic of howbBlockchain stands to inform and aid, as well as change, the insurance industry. In the first article in this two-part series, I introduced the...

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Why Hippo's quest to target insurance interactions should pay off

June 19, 2019

A traditional insurance-customer relationship is highly transactional: The consumer buys an asset, such as a car or home, then purchases a policy to cover that asset, and then pays a...

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Future of Finance

The Ethics of $2B Lemonade, $100B Softbank Visions, and $500MM of Binance IEOs, plus 13 short takes on top developments

June 19, 2019

Hi Fintech futurists -Today the long take focuses on recent news that seem totally bonkers -- from overpriced IPOs, to opaque IEOs -- and on why they seem unfair.

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Agenda

July 09, 2019

Convene, New York City

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2019 New York Venture Summit

The 19th annual New York Venture Summit, presented by youngStartup Ventures, is the premier industry gathering connecting venture capitalists, corporate VCs, angel investors, technology transfer professionals, senior executives of venture backed, emerging and early stage companies, university researchers, incubators and...

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July 15, 2019

Chicago, IL

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Digital Insurance Summit 2019

The Digital Insurance Summit is the only forum bringing together insurance companies, agencies, brokers and insurtechs to discuss digital transformation and emerging technologies that help acquire and better serve your customers. Come together with leaders in technology, digital insurance, product...

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