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insuranceage-co

Azur raises £13.3m in funding round led by AIG and Hyperion

October 23, 2018

Azur has raised £13.3m to help it expand its product range, enter new markets and invest in technology. The Managing Digital Agent (MDA) said the series B funding round was...

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insurancejournal

Google ‘Definitely’ Interested in Other Insurtech Investments Following Applied Systems

October 22, 2018

Google is eager to invest in other insurance technology companies well beyond its newly announced minority stake in Applied Systems, a principal investor with the global search engine giant said...

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Swiss Re

Introducing the ADAS risk score

October 22, 2018

Swiss Re to launch new Motor solution: the ADAS risk score. The score (to be launched in 2019) will enable insurers to better price ADAS equipped vehicles.

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Seeking Alpha

Samsung Ventures Invests In Cover For Mobile InsurTech

October 19, 2018

Samsung Ventures has made an investment in Cover’s recent Series B funding round of $16 million. Cover is commercializing a mobile-first insurance technology app.

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finextra

Insurtech Foxquilt raises CAD$1.2m

October 18, 2018

Foxquilt, a growing insurance financial technology company leveraging big data and AI to change the insurance landscape, today announced that the company has successfully raised CAD$1.2 million in a seed...

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ReInsurance

Agile partners with OnRisk InsurTech on P&C structuring platform

October 18, 2018

Agile Risk Partners, a London-based MGA start-up, has partnered with OnRisk, a U.S InsurTech start-up, on the development of an advanced, CAD-style platform for underwriting, structuring and distributing high-value property...

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intelligentinsurer

Greenlight Re invests in South African insurtech Click2Sure

October 18, 2018

Cayman Islands-based specialist property/casualty reinsurer Greenlight Capital Re has invested in digital insurance platform Click2Sure. South Africa-based Click2Sure has developed a digital platform for distributing, managing and purchasing insurance at...

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insurancethoughtleadership

In Age of Disruption, What Is Insurance?

October 17, 2018

In an early-morning plenary session at this year’s InsureTech Connect in Las Vegas, Rick Chavez, partner and head of digital strategy acceleration at Oliver Wyman, described the disruption landscape in...

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markets-businessinsider

ZhongAn Fintech Research Institute and KPMG China Initiate "New Insurance" Concept

October 17, 2018

On October 16, ZhongAn Fintech Research Institute and KPMG China jointly released a report InsureTech: Building the Infrastructure of "New Insurance". For the first time, the report puts forward the development...

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venturebeat

HCS Capital Deploys $3MM into Growing InsurTech Opportunity, Jooycar

October 17, 2018

HCS Capital Partners (“HCS”) a Miami, FL based Private Equity and operating firm, announced today it has completed a $3mm investment in Jooycar, a fast growing Chilean company disrupting the...

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Insights

Deutsche Familienversicherung launches first fully digital insurance sold through Amazon’s Alexa

The Insurtech Deutsche Familienversicherung is facilitating a fully digital conclusion of contracts using Amazon Echo. Last year, the Frankfurt-based InsurTech...

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Prima Italian Insurtech MGA Raises €100 Million from Goldman Sachs and Blackstone

Goldman Sachs Private Capital Investing along with several funds managed by The Blackstone Group's Tactical Opportunities have invested €100 mln...

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Agenda

October 29, 2018

Park Plaza Victoria, London, UK

4949ITN200

Connected Claims Europe Summit 2018

Following on from our hugely successful Connected Claims USA Summit, Insurance Nexus are delighted to announce that 250 of insurance’s most senior claims leaders and innovators will convene at the Park Plaza Victoria Hotel in London for Connected Claims Europe...

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October 30, 2018

Zurich

ITN15

Financial Revolution – Sentiment Analysis, AI and Machine Learning

Machine learning and sentiment analysis are specific techniques that are applied in AI. These techniques are maturing and rapidly proving their value within businesses. In order to process and understand the masses of data out there, machine learning and sentiment...

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