Shefi Ben-Hutta

Editor, Coverager

Featuring The By Miles Flow

London-based pay-per-mile insurance scheme is finally live. Recall: the MGA, established in 2016 by James Blackham and Callum Rimmer, offers usage-based car insurance, underwritten by AXA, for low mileage drivers that entails installing…

“I Think We Have Sufficient Scale”

“I think we have sufficient scale – the brands, the product and the technology.” – CEO at CYBG, David Duffy.   CYBG, the holding company that owns Clydesdale Bank, Yorkshire Bank and…

Habit.io is Up

Before:   After:     In Theory – Habit aggregates and analyzes data from IoT devices, smart phones, and contextual data sources to extract consumer insights and enable new services and data-driven decision making. The NYC-based…

Introducing Simpego by Creadi

Basel-based Simpego has recently launched its first offering – a smart travel insurance. Have a look:   The digital broker-slash-mobile app plans to expand to home, life and car insurance;…

Meditation Pays by John Hancock

John Hancock has expanded its behavioral and wellness-linked life insurance to include HealthyMind, a benefit designed to support the mental well-being of its customers through meditation and sleep.   With HealthyMind,…

AIG Helps Launch the Alliance for Lifetime Income

Did You Know? 48% of US households ages 45-72 with investable assets of $75K to $1.99m are approaching their retirement years “unprotected,” without protected monthly income other than Social Security.  …

B3i Selects R3 Corda Blockchain Platform

B3i, The Blockchain Insurance Industry Initiative, has announced it will build its applications and business network on the Corda blockchain platform.     Corda is built on established and industry-proven…

Decent Raises $8M to Build Affordable Healthcare

San Francisco-based Decent recently raised $8M. The startup, led by Nick Soman, plans to “offer more affordable healthcare by aligning incentives to improve health, reduce costs, and put members at the center of…

Shorter Is Better By Desjardins Venture Capital

Desjardins Venture Capital is now going by Desjardins Capital .   The VC arm of Desjardins has recently invested in Ni2, a Montreal-based software company that offers an open software platform and business applications…

Something’s Brewing in Buenos Aires

Meet iunigo:     Think: a digital insurer in Argentina that plans to offer car insurance and a comprehensive maintenance plan that includes an annual service, alignment and balancing and the change…

Featuring Sure’s Small Business Quote Flow

 

Allianz Life Advisors to Access Vestwell’s Platform

, a digital retirement platform, recently announced a strategic partnership with Allianz Life Ventures to offer its end-to-end retirement planning solution to Allianz Life’s extended network of advisors. Through an open architecture…

yulife Is Sort of Live

Before:   After:   The Idea – a lifestyle insurance business. , the London-based startup established in 2016, has partnered with AIG Life to combine life insurance, wellbeing tools &…

Clueless About Lulo

Remember Lulo?   The now inactive site was an experiment by Liberty Mutual (LM) to gauge consumers’ interest in online shopping for renters insurance. Coverager first reported on the brand…

GoCompare Acquires Energy Switching Specialist Energylinx

UK-based insurance comparison website operator GoCompare.com Group has announced that it has acquired Energylinx for £10m in cash. Energylinx is headquartered in Alloa, Scotland and employs a team of over 20 staff. Following completion,…

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