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Can Insurtechs Develop ‘Moats’?

March 03, 2020

It is impossible to discuss business models without considering moats. The word “moat” is used to describe a firm’s (actually, a firm’s business model’s) competitive advantage. Both startups and incumbents...

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Liberty Mutual teams up with Ford to offer UBI

March 02, 2020

Liberty Mutual has announced it is working with Ford to offer the potential for driving discounts to Liberty Mutual customers who drive a Ford connected vehicle, making it easier for...

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insurancejournal

Insurtech: It’s not Just for Carriers Anymore

March 02, 2020

Until recently, insurtech not only was perceived as a competitive threat to independent agents, there was little startup activity dedicated to tackling the operational needs of insurance agents and brokers.

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Fintech venture firm Anthemis raises new $90 million fund

February 28, 2020

Financial services venture capital firm Anthemis has raised $90 million for a new fund that will invest in fast-growing insurance technology startups, the company said on Thursday. Investors in the...

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venturebeat

Tractable raises $25 million for computer vision that accelerates insurance claims

February 28, 2020

Tractable has raised $25 million to expand the reach of its AI- and computer vision-based platform that automates insurance claims processing. The London-based startup has developed technology that effectively eliminates...

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businessinsider-com

UK insurtech Carrot is facing criticism over its tech and data collection practices

February 27, 2020

The UK-based insurtech leverages user data from telematics with the aim to reward users for good behavior — but it's facing criticism from users about the app being faulty, per...

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InsurTech startup Digital Risks raises £10.4 million

February 27, 2020

Digital Risks has today announced that it has raised a further $10.4m in a Series A funding round. The insurtech offers industry leading, flexible, customisable subscription based insurance cover that’s...

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Insurtech firm Uncharted completes Series A funding round

February 27, 2020

Among the participants supporting the funding round were Uncharted’s foundation shareholders. The funds will reportedly be put towards driving the insurtech’s ongoing expansion efforts into new markets in the Asia-Pacific...

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insurancebusinessmag

Machine learning-powered insurtech Foxquilt launches in Alberta and BC

February 26, 2020

Foxquilt, a company that utilizes machine learning and “social grouping” to make insurance more affordable, is launching its services in Alberta and BC this month. The expansion comes as Foxquilt...

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entrepreneur

Why Germany Is Becoming a Global Hotspot for InsurTech Firms

February 26, 2020

For the uninitiated, insurance technology, or InsurTech, is the system of tools and technological innovations that are used to drive improved efficiency compared to older insurance industry models.

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Insights

Stay Tuned for Major Investments in Predictive Analytics and Artificial Intelligence

  More than two-thirds of insurance carriers will invest in predictive analytics and artificial intelligence over the next two years....

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The key to insurance innovation? Peace of mind on a 24/7 basis

Generali is convinced that innovation is not just the key lever for its long-term success but also an opportunity to...

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March 17, 2020

Royal Lancaster, London

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Europe's largest insurtech conferenece 2020 | Insurtech Insights

Insurtech Insights is a global ecosystem aiming to connect industry leaders and decision makers with innovative startups who are challenging the insurance market, in order to create mutual business opportunities and accelerate growth. Join over 2,500 executives, entrepreneurs and investors...

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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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