Shefi Ben-Hutta

Editor, Coverager

Goji Raises $15M, Sounds Like a Call Center

A reason to not include total funding in latest press release: when you have nothing to show for it. #insurtech — Coverager® (@coveragerinc) November 15, 2017   Goji announced a $15…

TruShield’s #CoverYourAss Campaign is Bold and Beautiful

Meet TruShield Insurance :   Think: a digital broker serving Canadian small business owners through affordable and flexible insurance solutions for their businesses. The brand is a part of the Northbridge Financial…

Chicago’s Rental Agency Apartment People Collaborates With Lemonade

Apartment People, a site that connects Chicago residents looking for apartments with Chicago apartment owners, is promoting Lemonade’s $5 renters insurance. Look.     Two more things.   One. Visit https://www.landlordsny.com/blog…

Enter to Win iPad Pro Now That Radian Announced Upgraded App

Philadelphia-based Radian Group, which provides private mortgage insurance, risk management products and real estate services to financial institutions, announced the launch of its new app . “At a ball field,…

Aviva Canada: From Annoying Agents to Pleasing Agents

In January 23, 2017, the Insurance Brokers Association of Ontario (IBAO) announced that it has formally suspended its sponsorship partnership with Aviva Canada “for the foreseeable future.”   “Aviva continues to…

Xceedance Invests in Blockchain Startup ChainThat

Global provider of insurance consulting, managed services, technology and data sciences, Xceedance, has announced a Series A investment in London-based blockchain startup ChainThat . “This is a strategic alliance of two…

Allstate Targets the Gig Economy

Allstate has announced its partnership with Business Talent Group (BTG) to serve the specific needs of high-end independent business consultants in the BTG network, or more specifically to offer the Allstate Business…

AXA’s Keeping it Simple With New Structure

AXA Group announced it has initiated a simplification of its operating model designed to empower its entities to deliver on the transformation and operate as close as possible to their…

Aviva to Acquire Irish Insurer Friends First From Achmea for €130M

Aviva has announced that it has reached an agreement to acquire Irish insurer Friends First for a cash consideration of €130M . As a result of this acquisition, Aviva will…

Toyota Collaborates With MS&AD to Develop UBI in Japan

Toyota and the MS&AD Insurance Group’s Aioi Nissay Dowa Insurance have jointly developed Japan’s first driving behavior-based telematics automobile insurance called Toyota “Tsunagaru” (Connected) Car Insurance Plan . The plan is…

That Time Aflac Duck Sent Me a Smiley Face

Did You Know? The Aflac Duck can type with wings in Facebook Messenger . Turns out, the supplemental and guaranteed-renewable insurance provider is on a mission to answer any benefits enrollment…

Souqalmal Raises $10M From Gocompare.com and Others

UAE-based insurance and financial products aggregator Souqalmal announced it has raised $10M in a Series B round, bringing its total funding to date to $14.5M . The round was led by…

Allianz Worldwide Partners Perfects Travel Insurance Offers

Travel protection products and services provider, Allianz Worldwide Partners, has launched its third-generation ancillary revenue optimization platform known as Fusion CORE.  The platform uses machine learning and predictive analytics to…

Bajaj Allianz Life Assist Customer Portal is Now Live

  Indian life insurer Bajaj Allianz Life announced the launch of Life Assist, a web portal to allow customers to manage their policies . The dashboard is designed as a one-stop shop…

Canadian Insurtech Finaeo Launches AI Chatbot Domo

Toronto-based Finaeo, which recently raised $2.25M in seed, is now offering a chatbot called Domo to allow financial advisors to quickly obtain quotes for critical illness or term life insurance. Judging…

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