InsurTech

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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Insurtech Firm FWD Expands into Travel Insurance with FWD Flyer

Insurtech firm FWD announced the launch of the FWD Flyer mobile app, which it claims to be an end-to-end digital insurance solution. The app provides FWD customers cashless medical claim functionalities and provides them quick access to their policies and

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Asia: 100 Insurtech Companies and Counting

Advances in digital innovations and cutting-edge technologies as well as evolving customer preferences are creating the need for digital agility in the insurance sector. Insurtech, a subset of fintech that refers to the use of technology innovations to squeeze out

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Prudential’s PRU Fintegrate 2018 Taps Scale-Ups For Deeper Innovation

Prudential Singapore’s second edition of its digital innovation programme, the PRU Fintegrate Partnership (PRU Fintegrate) is this year inviting scale-ups from all over the world to join its innovation fray. The insurance provider is aiming to build synergistic partnerships with

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Insurtech As An Enabler Rather Then A Disruptor: Report

The insurance industry is undergoing profound changes, driven by new customer expectations, emerging technologies, and sustained downward pressure on margin. Since 2015, insurtech players have boomed globally and while initially perceived as potential threats, these are now quickly emerging as

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PayNow Collaborates with Digital Insurer and DBS

The digital insurer FWD and DBS Bank collaborating to provide electronic payment of claims via PayNow. PayNow is an electronic fund transfer service available to customers of any of the seven participating banks: Citibank Singapore Limited, DBS Bank/POSB, HSBC, Maybank,

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SkillsFuture Singapore to train Prudential’s employees in Future Skillsets

Prudential Singapore is partnering SkillsFuture Singapore (SSG) to help its employees acquire the skillsets needed to meet the future demands of the insurance industry. As part of the partnership, employees will have access to the SkillsFuture Series of courses curated

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