Shefi Ben-Hutta

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Next Insurance Expects Policyholders to Understand the Devil in Additional Insured

Palo Alto-based Next Insurance announced a new online portal for policyholders looking to edit or cancel coverage. Recall: the small business broker was launched in 2016 to offer small business insurance…

Allianz launches AllianzGo, an Online Platform to Service Small Commercial Business

Capitalizing on today’s latest technology and social trends to further enhance customer service, Allianz Group’s specialist corporate insurer Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty (AGCS) has introduced a new, innovative online distribution…

AXA Launches Next-Gen Parametric Insurer Called Fizzy

French insurer AXA announced the launch of Fizzy, a flight delay product that kicks in if one’s flight is delayed by at least two hours . Oh, and it processes…

Finally! Sirius Group Agrees to Purchase 4.9% of Israeli Phoenix

Global insurance company Sirius International Insurance Group announced today that it had entered into a definitive agreement to purchase 4.9% of The Phoenix Holdings from Delek Group for NIS 208 million in…

Have a Sneak Peek at Canadian Chatbot miBroker

Meet miBroker . Think: a chatbot solution for home, renters and auto insurance that is scheduled to launch sometime in 2017. The product is powered by McClelland Insurance,  an independent insurance brokerage…

Chubb and App in the Air Launch Fully-Automated Flight Delay Insurance

Chubb and App in the Air announced the launch of Flight Delay Insurance, underwritten by Chubb European Group in partnership with Swiss Re and FlightStats . Recall: App in the Air, founded…

Blockchain-Based Healthcare Exchange Raises $3M to Democratize Health Insurance

Meet Candor Insurance :   The GA-based startup, established in 2017, has raised a total of $3.61M, at a $9M valuation, to build the “only app that enables Americans to make smarter…

Get Insured in The Time it Takes to Post an Instagram Story

According to a blog post published by founder and CEO of Go, Kevin Pomplun, the car insurance startup’s value proposition boils down to “crazy-fast quotes for car insurance.” The specifics: (1) Go…

Allstate’s CMO Sanjay Gupta Steps Down So We Gathered His Pearls of Wisdom

According to Adweek, Sanjay Gupta, the former Ally Financial executive who had been the chief marketing officer at Allstate for the past five years, is no longer in that role…

Meet Justin Case; Your New Travel Buddy

Meet Justin :   Justin is under development. But here’s what’s known: it will offer the ability to purchase travel insurance via a chatbot. Get a feel below:   Chat here.

P2P Insurtech Teambrella Targets Cyclists in The Netherlands

We're launching a beta team in Netherlands! https://t.co/u4GdZJqsPG — Teambrella (@teambrella1) July 27, 2017   Blockchain-based P2P platform Teambrella is targeting cyclists in the Netherlands . The idea is to allow teammates…

The First Ever Driverless Car Quote Journey By Comparethemarket.com

UK-based insurance comparison site, Comparethemarket.com, has collaborated with British Professor of Human Factors in Transport within Engineering and the Environment at the University of Southampton, Neville Stanton, to launch the first ever…

Metromile Partners with Reinsurers for Leverage

  Today, pay-per-mile auto insurer Metromile announced its partnership with reinsurance broker JLT Re, to pioneer a risk transfer and unique reinsurance agreement. HSCM Bermuda led this reinsurance agreement which also included…

Dear SoFi Management: “Don’t Hire Your Spouse”

Michael Cagney, CEO and cofounder of modern lender-turned-insurer SoFi, will be stepping down from his role by the end of the year, following allegations of sexual misconduct and fraudulent actions by managers….

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