Uganda’s mobile-only insurtech player SureBuddy launches

Meet SureBuddy . Think: a mobile app that provides customers with free phone insurance or funeral insurance in exchange for watching sponsored ads. Fast five, below. (1) Available in Uganda and…

PSA Group Uses Sentiance to Personalize Driving Experience

BARCELONA (SPAIN) – From February 27 to March 2, 2017, Sentiance technology can be seen in action. The PEUGEOT booth offers visitors of the Mobile World Congress (MWC) the opportunity to discover…

Allianz partners with Mercedes on its new carsharing scheme

Mercedes just launched a pilot scheme in Munich called Croove . Think: a mobile app that allows vehicle owners to earn extra money by renting their cars to peers. Once the…

Google plans to enter the Indian insurance market

The tech giant is planning to launch a website called Bharat Saves that will allow users to compare and purchase banking and insurance products. Too soon to tell whether this move…

Generali is launching Vitality in Germany

The Italian insurer plans to use Fitbits and other devices in the name of ‘exercise your way to a discount or sit your way through a premium hike’. Not an easy…

A word with CoverHound CEO

“That’s where we said we need to build not only a comparison engine but an education engine around cyber” – CoverHound CEO Keith Moore on building CoverHound for cyber. Look for it…

New insurer comes to town

Chinese search giant Baidu is checking another box in its mission to create an end-to-end vertical of auto products and services, as it continues its ambitious plan to develop autonomous…

New move

Liberty Mutual Strategic Ventures (LMSV) invests again. Think: Denver-based Notion, a startup for home-monitoring sensors, closed $3.2 million in a round led by XL Innovate and LMSV bringing its total funding to date…

Meet & Greet: Talk to TIM

A new site by the name of Talk to TIM just launched in the UK, offering comparison rating for travel insurance from insurers including Cigna, AXA, and ERV to name a few. Some…

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