Saturday, October 21, 2017

InsurTech: are we waiting for Godot?

Up to now, InsurTech is all pretty much about talking and less about doing. The industry needs less conversation and more action. Read more: insurancethoughtleadership.com

FidentiaX to allow peeps to trade insurance policies on blockchain

A Singapore-based startup established this year to offer a marketplace for tradable insurance Read more: coverager.com

Insurance provider CoverWallet bags its Series B led by Foundation Capital

Insurance support solution CoverWallet has bagged $18.5m in its Series B funding round led by Foundation Capital. Read more: fintech.global

FinLeap, Plug and Play InsurTech announce new offices

One. FinLeap recently opened a new satellite office in Milan’s newly opened Fintech District, called S32. Read more: coverager.com

Lemonade insurance opens its API platform to developers

InsurTech Lemonade has opened its platform “to the world,” as stated by company co-founder Shai Wininger. Read more: bankinnovation.net

Expect a big surge in consumer usage of InsurTech

The number of home insurance policies utilising InsurTech will exceed 86 million globally by 2022, up from an estimated 60 million in 2017. Read more: which-50.com

Hong Kong insurance regulator launches InsurTech initiatives

The Insurance Authority has recently launched two new initiatives to promote the use of InsurTech in Hong Kong. Read more: www.lexology.com

Pie Insurance takes a new slice of funding

Washington DC-based worker compensation insurance business Pie Insurance has raised a $4.3m seed funding round. Read more: fintech.global

Etiqa ethics and InsurTech

Maybank Ageas Holdings Berhad, the parent company of Etiqa Insurance and Etiqa Takaful, dishes its plans on insurance technology. Read more: english.astroawani.com

ClutchAnalytics launch auto insurance rater for agents

According to its website, ClutchAnalytics, aka crack team, has launched the “first-ever comparative auto insurance rater” that allows, Read more : coverager.com