Tuesday, October 26, 2021

Fast and Slow: the Changing Landscape of Insurance

Instead of spending hours filling in data and searching for quotes one at a time, I can get four quotes from four carriers within 90 seconds. Read more: insurancethoughtleadership.com

Silicon Valley accelerator looks for insurance startups

Plug and Play Tech Center, a Silicon Valley global technology accelerator and venture fund, announced on Thursday a call for applications from startups in its insurance platform. Read more: www.canadianunderwriter.ca

90% of insurers fear they will lose business to a start-up

90% of insurers fear they will lose business to a start-up. Read more: www.actuarialpost.co.uk

The Emergence of InsurTech

Hardly a new concept, insurance technology (InsurTech) is being studied more closely as platforms gain further credibility through increased user adoption. Read more: www.trulioo.com

BNP Paribas launches bank accelerator

BNP Paribas has launched the first bank accelerator dedicated to Fintechs and Insurtechs, in order to co-construct innovative new services along with these startups. Read more: ptentrepreneurship.wordpress.com

Top 10 InsurTech Trends for 2016

What trends will shape the future of insurtech in 2016? Click here for 10 key insurtech predictions for this year, according to Ventureclash. Read more: www.ventureclash.com

These insurance start-ups are out to disrupt a $1 trillion industry

Insurtech, or insurance technology, may be a new concept for investors, but it’s attracting big names like Warren Buffett. Read more: www.cnbc.com

PwC and Z/Yen to explore blockchain use in Insurance

PriceWaterhouseCoopers (PwC) has teamed with Z/Yen, a London-based commercial think-tank that promotes societal advancement through better finance and technology. Read more: www.cryptocoinsnews.com

InsurTech futures: 28% now turn to online channels to claim

BT survey reveals increasing use of digital channels for insurance transactions. Read more: www.insuranceage.co.uk

McKinsey weighs blockchain’s impact on insurance industry

McKinsey & Company reports on how insurance companies might be able to capitalize on blockchain, and where are the current limits of the technology. Read More: www.coindesk.com