Sunday, February 26, 2017

InsurTech in 2017: making insurance great again

In these tumultuous times, the relative calm of the insurance industry may give the impression that all is ticking along as usual. That impression would be wrong. Read more: www.bankingtech.com

InsurTech firm Lemonade continues transparency push

The InsurTech firm that wants to bulldoze insurance as we know it, has published their 3rd and final in a series about platform growth and transparency. Read more: www.crowdfundinsider.com

InsurTech futures: Just miles to launch pay-per-mile car policy

Startup managing general agent (MGA) Just Miles is launching a new pay-per-mile insurance policy with the aim to give drivers more control of their costs. Read more: www.insuranceage.co.uk

InsurTech and customer services: lessons for the incumbents

The emergence of insurtech has been fuelled by new digital capabilities and Internet of Things (IoT) devices that are reducing costs. Read more: www.prnewswire.com

Is the era of insurance aggregators ending?

The insurance industry will move from claims handler to claims preventer, so comparing products will become much more complicated. Read more: insurancethoughtleadership.com

Cuvva parks £1.5m for pay-as-you-drive insurance

Pay-as-you-drive car insurance startup Cuvva has raised £1.5m in a new round of funding led by LocalGlobe. Read more: www.fintechroundup.com

Insurance is evolving through technology

We are seeing a very clear shift away from traditional insurance cover to newer, more evolved methods to maintain pace in a fast changing, always-on and connected world. Read more: www.bizcommunity.com

Aviva restructures to focus on digital offering

Insurer Aviva has named Andy Briggs CEO UK Insurance, as it restructures to bring all of its insurance businesses together as part of its digital transformation. Read more: www.fintechroundup.com

IAG to launch InsurTech hub in Singapore

The new unit, Firemark Labs, will act as an incubator for IAG and help teamwork between startups and research and tech partners. Read more: www.bankingtech.com

The Bond Exchange launches online wholesale surety platform

The Bond Exchange is pleased to announce the launch of an automated surety bond system built exclusively for professional insurance agents. Read more: www.businesswire.com