1/17/2019

Leading Insurtech Company Wellthie Launches National Health Insurance Marketplace for ...

Wellthie, a technology company modernizing insurance distribution, has launched a new, nationwide, online health insurance marketplace for small bu...

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1/17/2019

Aberdeen Standard invests $13m in Singapore insurtech firm

Digital insurance firm Singapore Life announced its latest cash investment in a string of series B transactions.

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1/11/2019

Euler Hermes APAC teams up with Digital Fineprint to generate insurance insights from ...

Euler Hermes, the world’s leading trade credit insurer and part of the Allianz group, recently started to work with award-winning insurtech, Digita...

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1/11/2019

On-demand insurtech Trov expands in U.S.

Trov, an on-demand insurtech for personal items supported by Munich Re, is expanding to four additional states.

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1/10/2019

PAL Network to develop insurtech products for Toyota Tsusho and Allianz Malaysia

Singapore-based insurtech startup PAL Network has signed two memorandum of understanding (MOU) agreements with Toyota Tsusho Corporation (Toyota Ts...

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1/10/2019

SBC InsurTech teams up with Aon

SBC InsurTech, the award-winning provider of world-class innovation programs for the insurance industry, today announces a new collaboration with l...

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1/9/2019

PPS Joins Plug and Play - Bridging Silicon Valley and South Africa

The Professional Provident Society (PPS), a South African-based financial services company, announced today its partnership with Plug and Play, the...

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1/8/2019

Why partnership is the future of insurance industry growth

Incumbents vs. InsurTech: Pairing tech-related insurance startups with resource-rich incumbents can provide potentially disruptive, but essential, ...

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1/8/2019

InsurTech startup Democrance forms a unique partnership with AIG MEA

Insurance Technology (InsurTech) startup Democrance entered into a unique partnership with AIG MEA (American International Group in MEA) ...

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1/8/2019

Kingsbridge buys on-demand PI provider Dinghy

Dinghy provides cover for freelance professionals and aims its products at the gig economy.

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12/23/2018

Home-grown digital insurer Bowtie receives Hong Kong’s first virtual insurance licence

Hong Kong’s insurance watchdog has issued its first virtual licence to an online-only insurer, as the government makes strides to boost the city’s ...

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12/23/2018

InsurTech funding doubles to $1.3bn from previous quarter

More than $1.3 billion of InsurTech funding was completed during Q3 2018, double the figure from the previous quarter, according to a report by glo...

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12/11/2018

Home insurance insurtech Buzzvault launches

Insurtech Buzzvault, which claims to offer the ‘world’s first truly personalised home insurance policy’, launched today.

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12/11/2018

SA insurtech startup Pineapple accepted into US-based accelerator

South African startup Pineapple has been accepted into the Hartford Insurtech Hub accelerator programme as it prepares to launch its product in the...

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12/11/2018

AI-powered Insurtech, Zesty.ai Closes Series A Funding of US$ 13 Million

Zesty.ai, a leading Artificial Intelligence (AI) startup based in the San Francisco Bay Area, has announced today the closure of its Series A finan...

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12/10/2018

The Startups Changing The Insurance Industry

This year, insurtech has experienced a decline in investments in startups and finally reached an inflection point.

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12/10/2018

Lloyd’s Lab seeks insurtech contenders

Innovation hub Lloyd’s Lab has started searching for insurtech entrepreneurs and start-ups.

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12/6/2018

Insurtech Lemonade has a pop at Europe

Lemonade’s CEO Daniel Schreiber says the company has “no intention of stopping at water’s edge” and “great digital brands transcend borders”.

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12/6/2018

Commercial insurtech is like an exclusive club — and Google and Amazon aren’t invited

Tech companies and VCs in the insurance space have probably read many of the news articles about Amazon and Google entering insurance. Given their ...

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12/2/2018

MAPFRE launches insurtech startup accelerator in Madrid

Spanish insurance company MAPFRE has formally launched its new insurtech startup accelerator, known as insur_space.

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12/2/2018

Minneapolis-based Insurtech upstart Bright Health raises $ 200Mn in Series C, now val ...

The insurance space which many claim as being quite unremarkable over the past few years, is now witnessing a huge shift thanks to the introduction...

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11/21/2018

How Insuretech Can Help Millennials Buy Life Insurance

When it comes to life insurance, many millennials understand the financial risk of not having it — the need — but might not be aware of what kind o...

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11/21/2018

Home-sharing insurance coverage expanding

Clients in Saskatchewan, Manitoba and Atlantic Canada who rent out their homes like hotels will soon get coverage options through an insurtech part...

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11/21/2018

AIG and Hyperion backed insurtech in leak detection partnership with German manufactu ...

AIG and Hyperion backed managing digital agent (MDA), Azur has partnered with Grohe, a German manufacturer of a smart water leak detection device.

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11/14/2018

Manjit Rana is the new managing director of Startupbootcamp

Startupbootcamp InsurTech has hired Manjit Rana as its new managing director to head up its corporate innovation practice in insurance.

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11/14/2018

TransRe invests in insurtech New Paradigm Group

Reinsurer TransRe has invested in New Paradigm Group, a US-based provider of parametric insurance and risk transfer solutions. Details of the inves...

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11/14/2018

Zurich partners with insurtech Greater Than

Zurich Insurance UK has partnered with insurtech firm Greater Than to implement Greater Than’s artificial intelligence (AI)-based, digital risk ass...

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11/12/2018

Huge rise in insurtech patents

2017 saw a 40-per-cent jump in the number of insurtech patents being filed worldwide. It has been found that 917 insurtech patents were filed globa...

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11/8/2018

ITC acquires US insurtech Assurance Systems

Insurance Technologies Corporation (ITC) has acquired Assurance Systems, an insurance technology provider in the southeastern US.

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11/7/2018

QBE ties up with insurtech to launch cybersecurity solution for SMEs

Through a new partnership, QBE Insurance Group will be offering its small and medium enterprise (SME) customers access to a comprehensive cybersecu...

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11/7/2018

Why The Next Insurtech Unicorns Are Going to Come From Asia

We thought 2018 was going to become the year of the blockchain, and while the ledger is still a hot-button topic, the relatively older insurtech sc...

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10/31/2018

InsurTech Unicorns Drive Insurance Tech Funding in Q3

Insurance technology funding in the third-quarter of 2018 was driven by the needs of so-called “unicorns”, typically defined as insurtec

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10/31/2018

AI insurtech start-up omni:us secures $22.5mn in funding

Omni:us, an artificial intelligence (AI) powered insurtech start-up, has completed its Series A round of funding and secured a total investment of ...

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10/30/2018

Munich Re strikes insurtech partnership with Plug and Play in China

Munich Re has partnered with Plug and Play, a Silicon Valley-based accelerator and corporate innovation platform, to collaborate with emerging insu...

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10/29/2018

"Insurtech is the future infrastructure of insurance", says ZhongAn CEO

A joint report by the recently-launched Fintech Research Institute of China’s largest online-only insurer ZhongAn and KPMG.

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10/18/2018

Google-linked equity fund makes insurtech investment

The growth equity investment fund of Google parent company Alphabet has made a minority investment in Applied Systems, a global provider of cloud-b...

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10/15/2018

InsurtechHub Istanbul is in DIA Munich

InsurtechHub Istanbul was honored with being one of the media partners of Digital Insurance Agenda Munich Conference on 17th and 18th of October. A...

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10/14/2018

MAPFRE Is Now on Amazon

Leading Spanish-insurer MAPFRE announced it has signed a “strategic agreement” with Amazon Spain. As part of the agreement, MAPFRE will offer its p...

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10/12/2018

Insurtechs spurring on insurance giants

Digital insurance startups, known as insurtechs, are attracting record levels of investment. But the established industry names aren't worried – th...

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10/11/2018

Former Lloyd’s executive joins insurtech as executive chair

Former Canopius corporate development head Sally Coryn (pictured) has joined insurtech iX Technology Group Ltd as executive chair.With over three d...

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10/10/2018

Efficiency, Insurtech, Auto Uncertainty Drive Insurance M&A Activity, Says S&P

After one of the most active years for mergers and acquisitions in property/casualty and life insurance, market conditions point to a continued pus...

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10/9/2018

WeWork in Lemonade tie-up

WeWork, a company that provides shared workspaces for tech startups, has formed a partnership with insurtech Lemonade.Through the partnership, Lemo...

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10/9/2018

Willis strikes global insurtech partnership with Plug and Play

Broker Willis Towers Watson has entered into an international insurtech partnership with Plug and Play, a startup accelerator and corporate innovat...

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10/7/2018

European Insurtech Hokodo Secures €1.9 Million Through Seed Funding Round Led by Anth ...

Hokodo, a London and Paris-based insurtech that provides B2B marketplaces and accounting platform with small business insurance through APIs, annou...

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10/5/2018

Lemonade hires business development exec from Spotify

Renters and homeowners' insurtech Lemonade has hired Jorge Espinel as chief business development officer.Espinel previously worked for the music-st...

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10/4/2018

Munich Re partners with telematics firm for fleet risk reduction in the US

Munich Reinsurance America (Munich Re) has teamed up with online driver training provider and global risk management firm eDriving to offer compani...

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10/4/2018

Parametric insurtech Jumpstart launches with earthquake coverage in US

Insurtech startup Jumpstart, a natural disaster insurance provider for renters and homeowners in the US, has officially launched with its first pro...

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10/3/2018

Insurtech startup Anorak sets out to disrupt life insurance industry

In the UK, 8.5 million breadwinners don't have life insurance. Insurtech startup Anorak hopes to change this by making access to life insurance quo...

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10/2/2018

German Insurtech Simplesurance Receives $11.5 Million Investment From TMHD & ODDO BHF

German insurtech Simplesurance has reportedly secured $11.5 million investment from multinational insurance company TMHD and  Franco-German fi...

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10/2/2018

Tokio Marine invests in Allianz-backed insurtech Simplesurance

Tokio Marine Holdings has made a strategic investment in German insurtech firm Simplesurance (SISU) through its wholly owned subsidiary, Tokio Mari...

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