Sunday, December 17, 2017

10 InsurTech trends at the insurance crossroads 2018

Rick Huckstep lists his top 10 InsurTech trends and the direction of travel for the insurance industry in 2018, Read more: www.the-digital-insurer.com

Welcome to new IoT: ‘insurance of things’

With connected homes, it's now possible for the insurer to know that, say, a policyholder leaves the garage door open regularly. Read more: insurancethoughtleadership.com

CrossBorder Solutions raises $6m as new solution looks to help with...

Tax software and services company CrossBorder Solutions has netted $6m in its Series A rounds led by Kennet Partners. Read more: fintech.global

Banker’s Toolbox bolsters compliance offering with new COO

Banker’s Toolbox, which helps organisations manage risk and streamline compliance, has expanded its team with the hire of Max Thoene. Read more: fintech.global

Aspiration bags $47m Series B led by Social Impact Finance

Banking and investing platform Aspiration has bagged $47m in its Series B, making it’s the largest B-round for a US-based online banking company. Read more: fintech.global

Investment management solution Wealthica acquires Stockchase

Portfolio management company Wealthica has acquired stock market data platform Stockchase. Read more: fintech.global

Coinfirm, QRC and NEO to create a ‘compliant blockchain economy’

Coinfirm, a AML/CTF risk and compliance platform, has partnered with Chinese blockchain giant NEO and blockchain venture platform QRC. Read more: fintech.global

Starling Bank joins Step2 Sepa payments scheme

Starling Bank has become the first of the UK digital challenger banks to become direct members and participants of the STEP2 SEPA, Read more: fintechranking.com

Atos launches €4.3bn offer for digital security rival Germalto

French technology consulting firm Atos has made a €4.3bn offer for European digital security company Germalto. Read more: fintech.global

Simility collects $17.5m for fraud and risk prevention

Simility, a provider of fraud and risk prevention solutions provider, has closed a $17.5m Series B financing round. Read more: fintech.global