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Insurtech Shaking Up The Life Insurance Industry

April 02, 2019

Although the insurance industry is known for moving slowly when it comes to change, the insurtech revolution is forcing executives out of their comfort zones.

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Are new data sources *sparking joy* for underwriting and claims?

April 01, 2019

Decluttering expert Marie Kondo asks a single question when determining whether a piece of clothing or a book should stay in the house or be thrown out: “does the piece...

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What drives digital transformation: Tips for chief data officers

April 01, 2019

Digital transformation can mean an array of different things to people, depending on your industry and the nature of your business. Ultimately, a digital strategy must focus on improving business...

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Insurance Has a ‘Triple-Legacy’ Problem

March 29, 2019

Insurance is stuck with legacy technology, built for legacy processes, operated by a legacy mindset. Each problem must be corrected. 

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InsurTech launches stall but funds keep flowing

March 29, 2019

The stampede to get in on the ground floor of the InsurTech craze over the past decade may have passed, but the party is far from over for startups that...

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Munich Re, XL Catlin-backed insurtech Slice launches new AI-powered tool to predict risk

March 28, 2019

US-based insurtech platform Slice Labs has launched a new business unit, called Slice Mind, that combines artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning and behavioural psychology to predict insurance risk and make...

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InsurTech broker Kinsu closes

March 28, 2019

InsurTech broker Kinsu has used Twitter to announce that it is shutting down and will stop serving its clients on 30 April. This follows the firm’s struggle with funds as reported...

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Insurtech Waterdrop Company closes nearing US$74M Series B funding

March 28, 2019

Waterdrop Company, China-grown insurtech with subsidiaries in Southeast Asia, announced the closing of its Series B funding. The company’s business that focusses on crowdfunding platform and insurance reportedly completes nearing...

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Five-year deal for Aviva and Ripe

March 27, 2019

UK-based multinational insurer Aviva has signed a new five-year capacity deal with up and coming UK insurtech Ripe Insurance; a ‘significant step’ in Ripe’s ongoing development. Going forward, Aviva will...

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AXA-backed Israeli cyber risk insurtech Sayata Labs attracts $6.5m funding

March 27, 2019

Insurtech startup Sayata Labs, a provider of risk assessment solution for the cyber insurance industry, has raised $6.5 million in seed funding. Elron, an Israeli early stage venture capital firm specialising...

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Insights

How is the conversation shifting in the InsurTech space?

Insights from more than 200 insurance thought leaders at one event held last week in London Over 2000 attendees were...

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“Exotic” loss ratios - a problem?

InsurTech Carriers’ 2018 Financials say Slower Growths, Better technical results The three P&C venture-backed US InsurTech start-ups - Lemonade, Metromile,...

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Agenda

April 04, 2019

Madison, WI

1st Plenary Meeting of the North American IoT Insurance Observatory 2019

8.30 Welcome 9.00 American Family’s Transformation; Peter Gunder - American Family  9.45 Smart Home roundtable Andy Kearns - American Family David Wechsler - Comcast Colton Reif - Allstate Shaun Wilson - American Family Steve Anderson - The Anderson Network 11.00...

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April 08, 2019

Vienna, Austria

IIF 2019 – International Insurance Forum 2019 - Motor Insurance

Motor insurance remains not only one of the insurers’ main business lines, but also one of the main interaction points with mass consumers, especially in the less mature markets. In many markets, the insurance industry’s reputation largely depends on the...

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