Thursday, December 3, 2020

Guide to China’s InsurTech regulations

Insurance companies in Asia are facing a labyrinth of regulations as they invest in the insurtech space, particularly in areas such as telematics, biometrics, and big data. Read more: www.chinabusinessreview.com

FinTech investments slides as InsurTech gains

The unexpectedly large turnout at last week’s insurance technology conference in Las Vegas speaks to the changes in the fintech landscape. Read more: www.wsj.com

The rise of InsureTech in the age of algorithms

The market is ripe, as younger generations are used to ease of mobile apps and one-click shopping, and they want the same with insurance. Read more: www.dataconomy.com

MetLife joins R3 distributed ledger consortium

Insurance giant MetLife has joined the R3 partnership, a consortium of 60 of the world's largest financial institutions focused on designing and applying blockchain technologies. Read more: www.ibtimes.co.uk

Cuvva parks £1.5m for pay-as-you-drive insurance

Pay-as-you-drive car insurance startup Cuvva has raised £1.5m in a new round of funding led by LocalGlobe. Read more: www.fintechroundup.com

Insurtech firm Neos launches UK home insurance service

The insurance industry is awash with exciting new technological developments. However, few have caught the eye quite like the UK first that has just been launched by Neos. Read more: insurtechnews.com

Insurtech startup Quilt raises $3.25M

Quilt, a Boston, MA-based insurtech startup focused on renters, raised $3.25m in seed funding. Read more: www.finsmes.com

Swiss insurer Helvetia looks to back startups with $55m VC fund

Swiss insurer Helvetia is the latest traditional institution to move into startups investment with the launch of its newly established venture fund. Read more: www.fintechroundup.com

Blockchain is empowering the future of insurance

The embers of innovation are beginning to char the massive $1.2 trillion underbelly of the largest industry in the world. Read more: www.techcrunch.com

InsurTech and customer services: lessons for the incumbents

The emergence of insurtech has been fuelled by new digital capabilities and Internet of Things (IoT) devices that are reducing costs. Read more: www.prnewswire.com

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