Tagged in Zurich

Zurich Connect Launches New Travel Insurance

Zurich Connect, the digital D2C brand of Zurich Italia, is now offering a new travel insurance policy. Available in small, medium and large, travelers can purchase insurance up to 24…

Zurich and Achmea Become Tech Players & Partners

Zurich has announced the launch of a new company called Zurich Insurance Mobile Solutions Ltd (ZIMS) that will combine digital, physical and insurance service components such as intelligent mobility, smart homes…

CoverWallet is Now Insurer-Backed X2

is now ‘insurer-backed‘ X2 (Think: Starr and Zurich).   The NYC-based digital commercial broker announced that Zurich has acquired a minority stake in the company.   The news follows the insurer’s partnership…

Zurich Accelerates Growth with Acquisition in Latin America

Zurich accelerated the growth of Cover-More, its specialist global travel insurance and assistance solutions business, by entering into agreements to acquire the leading providers of traveler assistance in Latin America….

Zurich Acquires QBE to Become the Leading Insurer in Argentina

Zurich has entered into an agreement to acquire the operations of Australian insurer QBE in Latin America for a total aggregate price of $409M subject to closing adjustments. The transaction,…

Zurich Launches FaceQuote: Selfie to Life Insurance App

Zurich, the latest victim of a trend. The selfie trend .   Let me explain.   The insurer launched FaceQuote, a tool available on the web and mobile devices that…

Zurich and Ageas implement AI in Claims

The Swiss insurer has been using robots since March to speed up its claims processing. On accuracy. “Accuracy has improved. Because it’s machine learning, every new claim leads to further…

#Zstrategy: Zurich now top three global travel insurance provider

Zurich announced it has completed the acquisition of Cover-More, the Sydney-based travel insurance and assistance solutions company, for about $551 million. “Cover-More is an excellent business and an excellent fit. It represents…

In the era of cybercrime, mitigating fraud is a must

“We have worked closely with Zurich to tailor the solution to meet their needs in terms of rapid deployment and highly accurate and automated detection of fraudulent claims, while ensuring…

Insurers embracing the connected home concept

Earlier this week, RSA announced a partnership with HomeServe around its smart leak detector. Recall insurers embracing IoT players .

Several insurers join the blockchain initiative B3i

Blockchain Insurance Industry Initiative, also referred to as B3i, is now 15 members strong . The initiative was launched in October 2016, with the goal of accelerating blockchain innovation and adoption…

A word with Zurich’s Chief Risk Officer

“We will cut that back and be more focused” – chief risk officer at Zurich, Cecilia Reyes, says it’s hard to realize the benefits from these tech investments hence the insurer’s plans…

Super Mario Solo

Zurich’s Group Chief Strategy Officer is officer no more. According to finews.com, Claudio Gienal has left Zurich. That’s a bit of sad news for CEO Mario Greco, which tapped him last April to lead…

Fukoku Mutual invests $1.7 million in IBM Watson

Japanese life insurer Fukoku Mutual is investing $1.7 million in a Watson-based system that will process payment assessments . Specifically, the system will be tasked with reading medical certificates and policy clauses to…

Artificial Intelligence Startups & Their Insurance Partners

“But in the next 10 years, we will shift to a world that is AI-first” – Google CEO Sundar Pichai says it is no longer about being mobile-first. Recall AI startups…

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