American National’s FuelTube.com gives collector car lovers a new way to connect

American National is fueling passion for collector cars with an exciting new website.   FuelTube.com is a first-of-its-kind site that allows visitors to personalize video playlists that match their automotive…

A bloody mess

Partner Fund Management is suing blood-testing company Theranos and its founder Elizabeth Holmes for nearly $100 million after both reportedly lied about the company’s technology to secure funding. Recall: last…

Guardstreet and Wellcard Savings launch products on Insuritas Smartcart Insurtech digital platform

Insuritas, the nation’s fastest growing InsurTech Company, announced today that GuardStreet™ and WellCard™ Savings have successfully deployed their personal data protection and health care discount cardonthe Insuritas SmartCART™ platform. SmartCART…

Majesco and Life.io announce strategic partnership

MORRISTOWN, NJ – (Business Wire) Majesco (NYSE MKT: MJCO), a global provider of core insurance software, consulting, and services for insurance business transformation, today announced a partnership with Life.io, a digital…

From the desk of ‘Zenefits Settles’

The once upon a time perfect startup that has gotten into a mess over its violations of insurance rules has now settled with Washington, making it the 8th state (think: Arizona,…

The case for video analytics

Palo Alto-based startup Nauto announced a new partnership with three automakers and one Allianz; all four are also investors in the autonomous vehicle tech provider, which raised over $14.85 million in funding….

A winner

Medical insurance platform iNuka Pap will represent Kenya in the Seedstars World (think: world’s biggest startup competition in emerging markets) final taking place in April 2017 in Switzerland, where it will…

Meet FeelSafe

Think: an online platform for international students looking to purchase health insurance in Austria. Just launched.    

Getting into the US election spirit

Remember when Esurance tried to amuse some with its ‘Election Insurance’ plan that promised to protect one’s home for the next four years till a more qualified pres. came along? Well, the San Fran-based insurer…

Coming Soon: Leo

Think: new renters insurance player designed to be the “first bot platform for renters insurance” targeting millennials by taking the burden of managing their stuff off their shoulders.  

Blue Marble launches its first parametric insurance venture in Zimbabwe

Targeting smallholder maize farmers, the venture will use point-sensor technology to measure rainfall and plant health throughout the year. Included: a proprietary index to support the insurance product and a two-way mobile…

Oscar cuts

The struggling yet hip health insurance startup is laying off 31 employees at its New York offices with plans to move some jobs to Tempe, AZ.

“Lemonade is a tech company”

Lemonade cofounder Shai Wininger shares stats from the first 48 hours after debuting its renters insurance product in NY, stating the company is a tech company. Majority of Lemonade’s visitors were male 14.8% conversion rate 22%…

Slice changes status; from ‘coming soon’ to ‘private beta’

Slice, the on demand insurtech startup-slash-MGA launched in 2015, is now in private beta to hosts in Iowa who rent their homes. Recall: the startup raised $3.9 million (plus) and is…

New Service to Help Agents Manage Their Online Presence

CA-based CompleteMarkets announced a new service to help insurance professionals manage their online reputation. Think: if an agent receives an unfair review online, CompleteMarkets will handle the dispute with the goal of making…

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