Friday, September 18, 2020

Talanx and FinLeap to launch asset management platform

German insurance firm Talanx is forming a joint venture with Berlin-based company builder FinLeap to launch a digital platform for independent asset managers and private banks. Read more:

Robo-advisors not ready to replace humans

A wave of new digital tools will complement, not replace, finacial advisors, according to senior Credit Suisse exec Marco Abele. Read more:

InsurTech and Asian institutions – match made in heaven?

Citibank is partnering with MasterCard and its digital payment service, Masterpass, to add online and in-app transactions to its customers' accounts. Read more:

MOTION CODE considered to fight rising online fraud

MOTION CODE is a pioneering technology which embeds an e-paper screen on the reverse of your payment card, replacing the static printed security code. Read more:

Sharing economy poses challenges for insurers

Emerging risks associated with the sharing economy and new technology pose new challenges for insurers, according to members of the International Association of Claim Professionals. Read more:

Mobile banking startup Bankjoy signs two credit unions

Bankjoy will provide Georgia Heritage FCU with most of its digital access technology, including online and mobile banking, bill pay, e-statements, and electronic account and loan applications. Read more:

Zipari nabs $7m for predictive health insurance CRM

Insurance CRM provider Zipari has secured $7m in a Series A round led by Vertical Venture Partners. Read more:

Three reasons insurance is changed forever

We are entering a new era for global insurers, one where business interruption claims are no longer confined to a limited geography. Read more:

Aviva restructures to focus on digital offering

Insurer Aviva has named Andy Briggs CEO UK Insurance, as it restructures to bring all of its insurance businesses together as part of its digital transformation. Read more:

Global IoT insurance market to reach nearly $43bn by 2022

The global Internet of Things (IoT) insurance market is estimated to grow dramatically at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 65.89% to reach $42.76bn by 2022. Read more: