Agentero Doesn’t Disclose Funding from Expansion VC

Meet Agentero :       Think: a Silicon Valley-based startup, founded by Luis Pino earlier this year, to allow one to keep all her policies in one place and access them anytime….

PolicyBazaar Launches Chatbot Using Google’s Dialogflow

Indian online insurance marketplace PolicyBazaar has used Dialogflow to deploy a car insurance chatbot to help answer questions from potential customers. “Dialogflow is by far the best platform for text-based…

State Farm’s Insurtech HiRoad Says Hello to the World

On Nov. 7, HiRoad said Hi . Hello world 🙂 — HiRoad Insurance (@HiRoadInsurance) November 8, 2017   HiRoad is a Providence, RI-based separate company in the State Farm family of…

Policy Library: an Insurance Startup in Flying Colors

Meet Policy Library :   Think: the trading name of Tuto Money Limited, a UK-based financial broker established in 2014, that’s looking to offer life Insurance, mortgage and income protection, and critical illness…

Insurtech Shoal: From Emerging to Defunct

  London-based Shoal, which at one point was advised by Linda Cheung, is showing signs of weakness. According to Shoal’s Twitter handle: “Shoal offers home insurance using disruptive #tech for better #customerexperience, great prices and #cashback! Launch…

A Sneak Peek into Cuvva’s To-Do List

Because a picture is worth a thousand words:   Before.     After.   Let me explain. By the looks of things, London-based usage based insurance provider Cuvva is planning to…

Berkley One Launches New Website

Last week, Berkley One announced the launch of its new site . Look.   The insurer aims to be a new and better insurance provider. “We’re creating technology, services, accessibility…

Next Insurance Gets a Makeover

Before.   After .       Bottom Line: new look, same mission, same 16 classes of business, and at least one new sponsored Facebook ad.

“Claims Can Take Long Time to Process” Says New Startup

  London-based pay-as-you-go insurance provider, Zego, announced it has raised £6M in a Series A round led by Balderton Capital, bringing its total funding to date to ~$10M .    …

Two Insurers Team Up With Amazon For The Canadian Launch of #Alexa

Amazon’s Alexa voice-activated assistant and its Echo speakers are officially coming to Canada come December 5th. Two insurers decided to take advantage of the launch and offer their customers and/or prospects…

The Making of Two Insurtech Brands

  Paul Goodman is a freelance designer working for UK-based Expnse Creative Design. Paul Goodman is also working on the branding of Study Safe, an emerging Sheffield-based insurance agency that is…

AIA Announces Hong Kong’s First Blockchain-Enabled Bancassurance Network

AIA Hong Kong has announced a new blockchain solution that enhances customer experience and improves efficiency for its bancassurance operations. It enables AIA Hong Kong and its bank partners to share…

Insurers Offering Voice Computing Skills

Spotted: New York Life Ventures’ New Look

Before.   After.   Let me explain. Last month, the VC arm of New York Life finally launched its web presence after operating in stealth mode for 5 years . Its…

Aegon Launches Digital Platform Zeus in China

Aegon’s joint venture in China, Aegon THTF, has recently launched an agent-facing digital platform . Called Zeus, it enables agents to complete the digital underwriting process in as little as five…

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