Banca IFIS Launches Insurtech Platform

“One strategic partner, three insurance companies, six life moments, nine products. And it’s just the beginning.”   Meet Rendimax Insurance:     Think: Italy’s newly-launched digital insurtech platform created by…

Bitrust is Refunding

Bitrust was developed with the goal of becoming a P2P Ethereum-based, decentralized cryptocurrency insurance platform looking to solve “the real issue of altcoin volatility for small and medium investors and…

Leap Launches in NY and NJ

Meet Leap, the newest provider of rent guarantee available in NY and NJ.   We've been busy delivering bagels in Leap's signature purple color to potential clients today. Thanks @EssABagel!…

SoFi Loses Protective, Partners With Ladder

Fintech unicorn  has swapped term life insurance providers from Protective Life to CA-based life insurance MGA .   Then:   And now:   Refresher: in November 2016, SoFi and Protective teamed up to…

Principal Launches Fitness and Lifestyle App

Principal Financial Group has launched My Principal Lifestyle, a fitness and lifestyle app that rewards insurance customers for activities that contribute to a healthy lifestyle. The program aims to engage…

Introducing Blockchain Insurance

iXledger announced the launch of Blockchain Insurance – insurance for blockchain companies.   Have a look:   Here’s How it Works: a blockchain company (1) signs up – and iXledger creates…

TowerIQ Raises $2M, Hires Former CTO of Plastiq to Build Digital Communication Platform For Insurance Industry

TowerIQ, a market neutral communication platform for the insurance industry today announced that it has raised $2M in seed funding. The round was led by Hyperplane Venture Capital, and includes…

IFFCO and iMandi Launch Farmers Platform

IFFCO, India’s largest fertilizer manufacturer, has partnered with Singapore-based tech firm iMandi to launch IFFCO iMandi, an online platform for farmers. The new platform will cater to 55 million famers, allowing…

Aegon to Acquire Robidus

As part of its strategic objective to expand its position in the income protection value chain, global insurer Aegon is announcing the acquisition of Robidus from Avedon Capital Partners. Based…

Tinkoff’s Ecosystem

Tinkoff Bank, Russia’s digital-only provider of banking and insurance products has acquired a stake in Kassir.ru. Founded in 1999, Kassir.ru is Russia’s biggest ticket sales company – in 2017, its…

Etiqa Innovates

Etiqa Singapore, the life and general insurer owned by Maybank, Malaysia’s largest financial services group, is innovating for the sake of better customer experience. Today, Etiqa Singapore launched ‘Trix’, its first-ever chatbot….

Africanacity

In March 2018, Barclays Africa Group announced its new business strategy and a new corporate identity, which includes changing its name to Absa Group. “Our overriding goal is to become…

Digital Risks Raises £2.25 Million

London-based Digital Risks has raised £2.25m in an investment round led by Concentric, with participation from Atami Capital, Seedcamp, London Co-Investment Fund and Beazley. Founded in 2014 by Cameron Shearer, Ben Rose and Annabel Mekelenkamp,…

Insurance Players Offering Voice Computing Skills

Alliance Insurance Services allows customers to use Alexa to obtain car insurance quotes Allianz allows customers to use Alexa to find a local agency, call the insurer and obtain a quote for travel and health…

Chubb’s Gamification in Action

    Recall: Chubb launched its Small Commercial Marketplace in April – with a rewards component. The insurer designed 24 badges that can be earned based on different types and…

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