Insurance


Infographic: insurtech job market

Meta search engine Joblift analysed the UK’s insurtech job market, comparing it to both the traditional insurance industry, and the insurtech market in the UK’s major competitor Germany.

Hartford InsurTech Hub hails hearty start-ups for 2018

Connecticut-based Hartford InsurTech Hub, powered by Startupbootcamp, has unveiled its 2018 cohort of start-ups for its inaugural insurance acceleration programme. The 11 selected firms comprise a mix from sectors such as artificial intelligence (AI), big data analytics and natural language processing (NLP) combined with cybersecurity, smart home and health insurance. According to the hub, over […]

Jirnexu unleashes insurance marketplace in Malaysia

Southeast Asian fintech start-up Jirnexu has been approved by Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM), the nation’s central bank, to compare, sell, process payments, and issue e-policies for insurance products. Jirnexu says it is the first company in the country permitted to sell select general and life insurance products from multiple providers, and the first to build […]

Three crucial questions for insurance’s digital future

Insurance is an industry at a turning point. Few could have predicted that “innovation” would become one of its watchwords, but as the digital revolution spurred on by insurtech gathers pace fundamental changes are beginning to take hold.

Aegon opts for Wolters Kluwer’s OneSumX for operational risk

Pension, insurance and investment management firm Aegon is replacing its local risk systems with Wolters Kluwer’s OneSumX for operational risk management. Charles Garthwaite, global head of operational and conduct risk at Aegon, says his company needed “a global solution” that could “comprehensively manage Aegon’s requirements”. Following local implementations in the UK and within its asset […]

OCBC Bank in good shape with digital health insurance plan

Singapore’s OCBC Bank has unveiled the purchasing of health insurance plans via its mobile and internet banking channels. The bank says: “Typically, health insurance plans like critical illness, disability, hospitalisation and surgical are not sold via online channels as they require a health check-up to evaluate the applicant’s medical condition. However, with ‘Early Cancer Care’, […]

Map: fintech landscape

A very detailed map of the current fintech landscape, produced by VentureBeat, listing hundreds of companies in the banking, payments, investments, financing, insurance, infrastructure and enabling technologies verticals.

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