InsurTech

Top 10 Insurtech Leaders in Asia

Who are the top InsurTech leaders in Asia? Insurtech Asia Association evaluated 215 candidates for a combination of impact, influence and potential. 2019 is shaping to be an amazing year for InsurTech in Asia and the following 10 outstanding individuals are

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Philippines: New VC Fund Gobi-Core Debuts Investments in Healthtech Startup MariaHealth

A recently-launched venture capital fund by Philippine-based VC company Core Capital and Malaysia-based VC Gobi Partners made its first two investments in a healthtech startup MariaHealth and an edutech firm called Edukasyon.ph. The VC fund Gobi-Core Philippine Fund (PH Fund)

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Grab Works with China’s Insurtech Giant to Offer Insurance by Mid 2019

Grab announced that it’s partnering up with ZhongAn, one of the biggest insurtech drivers in China, to establish a joint venture company for the digital insurance distribution business in Southeast Asia. The goal is to deliver a digital insurance marketplace for products

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In Yet Another Funding Round This Month, Singapore Life Raises US$ 13 Million

Insurtech firm Singapore Life has received a US$ 13 Million investment from Aberdeen Standard Investment. This makes it the second round of capital injection Singapore Life has received this month alone. Singapore Life has previously received a total sum of

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Singapore Life Gains SG$27.3 Mil Investment to Fund Their Southeast Asian Expansion

Singapore Life received a US$20 million (SG$27.26 million) from New York Stock Exchange listed company Aflac. Aflac’s operating subsidiary—American Family Life Assurance Company of Columbus, will also enter into a reinsurance agreement on certain protection products with Singapore Life. The

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Aviva Singapore Partners IMDA for Cloud Computing Training

Aviva Singapore has become the first insurer to partner with the Infocomm Media Development Authority (IMDA) to offer a Cloud Computing training programme to upskill new and existing employees, enhancing the company’s digital capabilities to meet insurance customers’ evolving needs.

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These Are The 13 Fintech Companies to Watch in Singapore in 2019

2019 is right around the corner, which means we are near the end of an eventful year of fintech in Singapore. The Singapore Fintech Festival was probably the biggest one here yet, and the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) has

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It’s Not Just the Ride Hailing Fight That’s Begun with Go-Jek’s Entry into Grab’s Hometown

Go-Jek just announced the launch of its beta app in Singapore, which means that Singaporeans will be able to download Go-Jek on Android and iOS stores starting today. Since Uber’s exit of Southeast Asia, this will be a significant competition

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Why The Next Insurtech Unicorns Are Going to Come From Asia

We thought 2018 was going to become the year of the blockchain, and while the ledger is still a hot-button topic, the relatively older insurtech scene has risen to the top of the fintech pile thanks to a 2017 boost.

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6 Proudly Singaporean Companies in KPMG’s Fintech100 This Year

The 5th iteration of KPMG’s annual Fintech 100 list has come out recently, in a bid to highlight dynamic fintechs from around the world that are doing something right in the financial services industry, be it digital payments, lending, insurtech,

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