Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Transactions on Paytm now insured via free insurance cover

Paytm announced a free of cost insurance cover for users’ e-wallets. Read more:

Simplesurance lands Rakuten backing as funding passes €30m

Japanese web giant Rakuten is making another investment through its $100m FinTech fund backing insurance e-commerce startup Simplesurance. Read more:

Insurify takes $4.6m for car insurance comparison bot

Insurance policy comparison bot Insurify has raised $4.6m in a Series A round co-led by MassMutual Ventures and Nationwide Ventures. Read more:

Insurtech: adapting to a new way of looking at insurance

Life- and health-related insurtech startups are entering the insurance marketplace. Read more:

Startupbootcamp InsurTech partner with Zurich

Startupbootcamp InsurTech has announced a new collaboration with multi-line insurer Zurich Insurance Group. Read more:

What SME brokers can learn from InsurTech start-ups

At the UK Broker Summit one thing that struck me was the cynicism among some delegates towards the potential for InsurTech. Read more:

How Lemonade delivers instant everything

Daniel Schreiber is the co-founder of Lemonade Inc., and serves as its Chief Executive Officer. Read more:

Insurance on the cusp of big change?

The insurance industry is often seen as an ”Old Boys Club”, a conservative sector characterised by inertia. Read more:

InsurTech opportunities could reinvigorate industry

Propositions stemming from the InsurTech space are designed to reinvigorate some of the most traditional methods and practices within the industry. Read more:

The impact of more data on the claims handling process

Data and analytics have become incorporated in the P&C space application and underwriting processes. Read more: