InsureTech

Top 25 Insurance Distributors

Vertafore released a list about the Top 25 Disruptors in the insurance industry. From the way you buy and sell insurance, to how you learn about new opportunities to grow your business, these are the investors, thought leaders, and executives driving innovation in

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Manulife Launches New Lab of Forward Thinking Location in Singapore

Manulife has opened a new Lab of Forward Thinking (LOFT) location in Singapore. Singapore, a technology hub for Asia, hosts the third LOFT site for Manulife. The other labs are in Boston and Toronto. The LOFT is a global exploration

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Could InsurTech Revolutionise Insurance Into a Utility, as Accessible as Electricity?

  Imagine a time when oil lamps dimly lit up streets. If you had a privilege of having one of those contraptions outside your home, you would be forgiven for not feeling overly joyous, majority of the time. While it

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6 Insurtech Startups From Asia to Watch

In Asia, interest in insurtech grows as industry experts and observers perceive the region’s fast-growing economies and underinsured population as an untapped opportunity. While insurtech in Asia is still in its infancy, the sector is growing fast and attracting venture

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BIMA Leverages Mobile Tech to Bring Insurance Products to Developing Countries

With over 20 million customers and operations in 14 countries across Asia, Africa and Latin America, BIMA is a leading insurtech company that uses mobile technology to deliver affordable insurance and health services, and fuel financial inclusion in developing countries.

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Income Future Starter – First Insuretech Accelerator Programme in Singapore

Today, Singapore’s first insurer Income announced the “Income Future Starter, powered by TAG.PASS“, a 11-week accelerator programme designed specifically for entrepreneurs that fast tracks the commercialisation of products and market access through mentorship and co-innovation. This joint programme with TAG.PASS is a

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Insurance Sector Reinvents Itself Leading To Drastic Measures

Majority of insurers admit challenges extracting value from transformation initiatives; most say their transformation efforts have been less than ideal. Faced with disruptive economic, demographic and technological change, most insurers are struggling to reinvent their organisations for the future. According

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Report: Nine out of Ten Insurers Fear Losing Part of Their Business to Startups

Annual investments in insurtech ventures have increased fivefold over the past three year, reaching a cumulative US$3.4 billion since 2010. As investment and interest in insurtech increase, insurers are feeling increasingly threatened by the new innovative ventures that are applying

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Why Singapore Is The Perfect Location For Insurance Innovation And InsurTech Startups

What is the best way to drive innovation in insurance? In the last post, we’ve scratched the surface around the various corporate innovation models that exist in insurance industry. In the nutshell, the conclusion that we’ve arrived at is that

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Zurich launches Post Cyberattack Response Solution for Asia

Zurich Insurance recently launched DigitalResolve, a coordinated incident response service to help businesses in Asia Pacific (APAC) mitigate and recover from cyberattacks. As the World Economic Forum’s latest Global Risks Report recognises cyber dependency among the top three trends that will

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