Finantix CIO Cockpit digitises and accelerates key Investment Office processes

Finantix, the leading global provider of trusted technology to the wealth management, insurance and banking industries, today launched the latest addition to its product portfolio, CIO Cockpit, which allows Chief Investment Officers to distribute market updates and investment ideas to clients faster, leveraging digital communication and collaboration channels. Read more »

Nimbla and Wiserfunding partner to protect UK SMEs from insolvency

With the number of UK SMEs in significant financial distress reaching over 500,000 due to COVID-19[1], leading invoice insurance provider Nimbla has teamed up with SME credit risk assessment platform, Wiserfunding, to improve the availability and pricing of commercial credit insurance. This will ensure that SMEs can continue trading and prevent the UK economy from stalling. Read more »

EIS Launches in the UK as Insurance Companies Look Beyond Protection to Deliver More Value to Consumers

EIS, a core and digital platform provider for insurers, today announces its entry to the UK market. The San Francisco-based insurtech has launched its coretech platform in the UK to help insurers offer a new generation of insurance products and services, in response to changing consumer habits and an evolving regulatory landscape.  Read more »

The New Getsafe – For a New Generation of Insurance Customers

Since its foundation in 2015, Getsafe has grown up a lot. Now the company has renewed its brand image and sharpened its vision. With a new logo, a new design and a new voice, Getsafe is positioning itself as a digital insurance provider for a new generation of insurance customers throughout Europe.    Read more »

Getsafe launches digital accident insurance – First step towards life insurance

As of today, Getsafe offers its customers a digital accident insurance product. This marks an important step for the company towards life insurance and shows that even personal, complex insurance products work on the smartphone.    Around nine million accidents happen in Germany every year – sometimes with lasting health consequences for those affected. Personal accident insurance helps to cushion the financial burden.    Read more »

EIS and PwC launch Intelligent Insurance Ecosystem Initiative

EIS Group announced the launch of an intelligent digital insurance ecosystem initiative in collaboration with PwC. The new ecosystem will combine agility with insights to enable market differentiation and deliver best-in-class customer experience. This will allow insurance companies taking a greenfield approach to get closer to their customers and better understand their needs as people, rather than policy numbers. Read more »

The Answer is Multiple Choice

A truly innovative claims process puts customers first. Technology is an important enabler for innovative claims but understanding how, when, why and where the customer wants human interaction and having the skills to deliver it is often the critical last mile. Read more »

The Connected Approach: Delivering Better Customer Service At Scale

For 77% of insurance providers, better, faster, more intuitive service and better customer retention is the stated goal. These companies have their focus where it should be because the research shows clearly that it is the quality of the customer experience that drives growth, grows profits, and cultivates loyalty. Read more »

Focus on Technology at the Africa Digital Insurance Conference

The Africa Digital Insurance Conference 2020 (ADIC 2020) promises to be the continent’s insurance disruption tech event. This year the conference, which takes place between 24-25 June 2020 at the Villa Rosa Kempinski in Nairobi, focuses on innovation, showcasing technological and design solutions for the challenges and opportunities faced by insurance companies as they keep up with the digital era. Read more »

Inundated by IoT: How Carriers Can Leverage a Trillion IoT Devices with Nationwide, CNA and Everest Re

Define your IT innovation strategy or risk becoming irrelevant, according to insurance leaders. Almost daily, a new disruptive technology is developed with far-reaching effects on the industry. There is no turning back. AI, Blockchain, Machine Learning and IoT become more commonplace every day. By 2025, according to current estimates, there will be more than 50 billion IOT devices; the number is expected to grow to one trillion by 2030. Read more »

Lloyd’s launches new cryptocurrency wallet insurance solution for Coincover

Lloyd’s has launched a new insurance policy to protect cryptocurrency held in online wallets against theft or other malicious hacks. The first of its kind liability policy, with flexible limits from as little as £1,000, was created by Lloyd’s syndicate Atrium in conjunction with Coincover to protect against losses arising from the theft of cryptocurrency held in online, hot wallets. Read more »

Wirecard helps SIGNAL IDUNA digitally transform its insurance services

Wirecard, the global innovation leader for digital financial technology, today announced that it is helping German financial services giant SIGNAL IDUNA extend its online and mobile services with new payment methods. Consumers will be able to take out and pay for insurance online. Wirecard processes the payments as well the payouts in the case of successful claims. The company – that provides insurance policies for health, travel, household and... more Read more »

Moving ESG Into The Mainstream: Drivers And Actions

Bank of America Merrill Lynch found in 2018 that firms with a better ESG record than their peers produced higher three-year returns, were more likely to become high-quality stocks and less likely to have large price declines or go bankrupt. However, study by NN Investment Partners1 showed that more than half of professional investors still think that incorporating ESG into their investment strategy will reduce their returns, with more than 70%... more Read more »

Insurance Nexus Unveils Agenda and Announces Brand-New Speaker Line-Up for Fourth Annual Connected Claims USA Summit 2020

As customer expectations have risen thanks to new platforms and products, so too has the level of technological sophistication as artificial intelligence, chatbots, drones, telematics and apps have become common in multiple industries. The insurance industry is now at a critical juncture as carriers seek to transform their claims processes, using new technologies to meet rising customer expectations and reduce costs. Read more »

Neo-Insurance Getsafe starts expansion in the United Kingdom

Getsafe is the fastest growing insurance provider for millennials in Germany. CEO and founder Christian Wiens is looking forward to the competitive market environment in the UK: "Over the last two years, we have shown that our product meets a core need for the young, tech-savvy generation. With our insurance delivered through your smartphone, we are developing a product that fits perfectly with the living and communication habits of this... more Read more »

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