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AXA Venture Partners raises $150m to invest in early-stage insurtechs

January 22, 2019

AXA Venture Partners (AVP), the venture capital arm of insurer AXA, has raised $150 million for a new early-stage fund that will invest technology companies mainly focused on the insurance...

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How Your Insurance Quote Is Powered By Artificial Intelligence

January 22, 2019

In today's fast-paced world we're continually faced with speed bumps that slow us down and let's face it - insurance is one of them. Still, the days of phoning around...

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dig-in

Porsche partners with insurtech to offer usage-based coverage to customers

January 21, 2019

Automaker Porsche is dipping its toe into the insurance business with a new offering for customers in partnership with insurtech Mile Auto. Porsche is creating a branded version of Mile...

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insurancethoughtleadership

Modernizing Distribution – Now

January 21, 2019

“Fast and now” is what best describes the current insurance market. The internet has single-handedly changed how customers, distributors and even home office employees expect instant gratification in day-to-day insurance...

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insuranceage-co

Zurich partners with travel start-up Pluto

January 21, 2019

Mobile-focused offering targets millennials and provides a quote in around 60 seconds. Zurich has backed travel insurance start-up Pluto, which aims to challenge the market by offering “travel insurance for...

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The Hindu Business Line

Insurtech Turtlemint closes $ 25 million funding round led by Sequoia India

January 18, 2019

Turtlemint, a technology platform in the insurance distribution space, has closed a $25 million funding round led by Sequoia India, with participation from existing investors Nexus Venture Partners and Blume...

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Insurtech company Limelight Health raises $33.5 mln, led by Principal Life

January 18, 2019

San Francisco-based Limelight Health, provider of insurance underwriting and proposal platform for the employee benefits industry, has raised $33.5 million in a Series C round led by Principal Life.

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bankingtech

SBI and Wefox unleash new Asian insurtech

January 17, 2019

SBI Holdings and German start-up Wefox have banded together to create a new insurtech in Japan. Called SBI Wefox Asia, it will be based in Tokyo and fuelled by Wefox’s...

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coverager

Introducing Hugo Insurance

January 17, 2019

We spent a year listening to families in South and East LA talk about how much they relied on their cars to get to work, get their kids to school,...

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businesswire

Calling All Startups for the MetLife Digital Accelerator Powered by Techstars

January 16, 2019

Unique mentorship opportunity to refine and fast-track capabilities alongside industry leaders NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)-MetLife, Inc. (NYSE:MET) announced that applications are now open for the second MetLife Digital Accelerator powered by...

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ZhongAn Partners with Grab to Create Joint Venture to Establish Digital Insurance Marketplace in Asia

January 16, 2019

ZhongAn Online P&C Insurance Co., Ltd., the first internet-based insurer in China, has partnered with Grab Holdings – an “online to offline” mobile platform serving Southeast Asia.

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Insights

NY-based Policygenius Now Offers Home and Auto Insurance

Policygenius, the online insurance marketplace, announced last week it is expanding to offer home insurance and auto insurance with a...

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February 12, 2019

Tobacco Dock, London, UK

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Finovate Europe 2019

FinovateEurope returns to London in February 2019, bringing you the targeted fintech insight and focused networking you need. Make the strongest business connections with senior decision makers and ensure you don’t get lost in the crowd: Pre-arrange meetings before to...

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February 27, 2019

The Mira, Hong Kong

Blockchain Summit Hong Kong 2019

Blockchain Summit Hong Kong is a 2-day conference and exhibition connecting over 1,000 industry leaders, business decision makers, tech innovators and investors. Blockchain Summit has grown exponentially in content and audience size. Based on unrivalled content and exceptional networking opportunities, Blockchain Summit...

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