Acuity Reaches New Revenue High Mark in 2018

Acuity announced that, fueled in part by $255m in new business, the insurer reached an all-time high $1.542b of revenue in 2018, an increase exceeding $100m over 2017, or 7.2%. “For the…

Leading in Software, Lacking in Soft Skills?

Acturis announced 20,000 user milestone.     “As we enter 2019, another exciting year for Acturis, We are absolutely delighted to have reached 20,000 users but there is much more…

AXA IM Partners with Dreams

AXA Investment Managers (AXA IM) has acquired a 10% stake in , a Swedish startup offering savings and investment services to millennials.     Following the deal, AXA IM will become…

Community Profiles: Andrew Pitz

The secret to making movie theater popcorn at home is this ingredient:     With a 4.5 star rating from close to 3k reviews, you realize that there are a…

Security for All by Kangaroo

Meet :     The NY-based startup founded in 2018 is on a mission to make the world a safer place “through smartphone-monitored stupid-simple home security products.” Kangaroo’s first product –…

AXA’s Angels

AXA Italia has partnered with coworking space Impact Hub Milano to introduce Angels 4 Women, the first Italian association founded with the aim of evaluating and supporting innovative companies and startups…

Aviva Launches New Midmarket Approach

Aviva has redesigned its approach for midmarket clients, investing in its technology and specialist partner network to open up corporate-level services and customer-level underwriting to the midmarket segment for the…

Persona Names Cynthia Trumpey CMO

, a WA-based provider of personalized vitamin programs, has announced the addition of Cynthia Trumpey as the company’s new chief marketing officer (CMO). Trumpey will oversee Persona’s integrated marketing communications…

Spotted: Ledger Investing’s New Look

Before:    After:   Recall: the Washington, DC-based startup –  – was launched in 2016 by Julien Brissonneau, Aymeric Rabot and Samir Shah to allow insurers to securitize risk more efficiently while…

iA Financial Extends Mobile App to Other Lines

iA Financial Group has taken another step in its digital shift by integrating the Individual Savings and Retirement and Mortgages sectors in its iA Mobile app. In addition to being…

Securian Financial Makes Another Conservative Move

Securian Financial has launched SecureOption® Choice, a new fixed deferred annuity that offers guaranteed interest throughout the term of the annuity with no exposure to market risk. Key product features include:…

Chisel & Zesty.ai Regional Winners in Zurich Championship

Zurich North America has selected Chisel AI and zesty.ai, two tech companies in the insurance space, to represent North America in the first-ever Zurich Innovation World Championship. Chisel, an AI-based solution provider for the global…

Allstate Elevates Use of Aerial Imagery in Customer Service

Allstate customers who leave town ahead of a hurricane or wildfire may now have access to images of their homes shortly after the disaster. And when a consumer buys a…

AXA XL Leverages AI to Enhance Property Risk Engineering

AXA XL Risk Consulting has announced it is using Expert System’s AI to enhance its property risk engineering capabilities. The two are working to develop AI algorithms to help with the assessment of…

Get in the Zone

Transamerica announced the opening of the Innovation Zone, “a state-of-the-art lab” in Johns Creek, Georgia where agents are welcome to review new technology as well as test and offer feedback…

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