Post Tagged with: "InsurTech"

Blockchain Catastrophe Swaps and the Unbundling of Insurance

Blockchain Catastrophe Swaps and the Unbundling of Insurance

by September 15, 2016 at 1:00 am 0 comments

Image source I struggled with the headline for this post because the news connects to so many different themes we cover on Daily Fintech: Real use cases for Blockchain. Catastrophe Insurance and Climate Change. Financial Inclusion. Innovation by Incumbent Financial Services. The new global back office. The unbundling of verticallyRead More

A Simple Way to Profit from the InsurTech Boom

A Simple Way to Profit from the InsurTech Boom

by September 13, 2016 at 2:00 am 1 comment

Image source InsurTech is booming. Or at least a lot of investors think it will boom soon as demonstrated by how much money they are investing – hitting US$1bn across 47 deals in H12016 according to the latest quarterly fintech venture capital report from KPMG and CB Insights. How canRead More

Hot Insurance Startup Trov to Launch in the U.S.

Hot Insurance Startup Trov to Launch in the U.S.

by September 9, 2016 at 10:06 am 0 comments

Trov, an innovative insurance startup from Australia, will launch in the United States before the end of 2017, the company said yesterday. The U.S. launch is being made possible by a deal announced yesterday with Munich Re, the German reinsurance provider. Trov (pronounced Trove — officially, there is macron on topRead More

How XBRL Is Being Used for Insurance Solvency 2 Regulatory Reporting

How XBRL Is Being Used for Insurance Solvency 2 Regulatory Reporting

by September 3, 2016 at 1:00 am 1 comment

Image source EIOPA (European Insurance and Occupational Pensions Authority) has issued a mandate for Insurance companies to report their Solvency 2 status using XBRL and as of January this year the mandate is in place. This is a good example of using XBRL for RegTech, to help regulators find thatRead More

Insurtech Ventures Going After Big & Complex Health Insurance Pain Points

Insurtech Ventures Going After Big & Complex Health Insurance Pain Points

by August 31, 2016 at 1:00 am 1 comment

photo credit: This is a guest post by Amy Radin. It is the second of a two-parter. (Thursday is always InsurTech day on Daily Fintech). In my last post I outlined the four dimensions that are defining the opportunities for health Insurtech innovation: the health of the American people, marketplaceRead More

We Look at Biggest Fintech VC Deals of 2016 To See Where the Insurtech Puck Is Going

We Look at Biggest Fintech VC Deals of 2016 To See Where the Insurtech Puck Is Going

by August 27, 2016 at 1:00 am 2 comments

Image source We looked at the 30 biggest VC deals in Fintech for 2016 (courtesy of CB Insights Pulse of Fintech Report) to see where the InsurTech puck is going to. The answer is blindingly obvious when you look at the 3 out of 30 that we tagged as primarilyRead More

Can InsurTech Make Miracles Happen in US Healthcare?

Can InsurTech Make Miracles Happen in US Healthcare?

by August 13, 2016 at 1:00 am 2 comments

Photo credit This is a guest post by Amy Radin. It is a two-parter. The second part will be a week from today (Thursday is always InsurTech day on Daily Fintech). As an American and the de facto administrator of my family’s health insurance, I am reminded routinely of someRead More

Blockchain Technology and Smart Contracts for Reinsurance

Blockchain Technology and Smart Contracts for Reinsurance

by August 6, 2016 at 1:00 am 2 comments

Image from Wikipedia This is a guest post by Howard Tolman So the old and politically incorrect joke goes, If you’re in Ireland and you ask an Irishman how do I get to “so and so”, you’ll probably get the response that it all depends on where you’re starting from.Read More

Breaking Banks: FinTech + InsurTech = SuperTech! [AUDIO]

Breaking Banks: FinTech + InsurTech = SuperTech! [AUDIO]

by July 21, 2016 at 6:04 pm 1 comment

Host Liz Lumley takes a look at InsurTech and speaks to Ofer Deshe, CEO of Tobias & Tobias, David Stubbs, CEO of RightIndem, and Risto Rossar, CEO of Insly.

Crowdsource what we know about P2P Insurance

Crowdsource what we know about P2P Insurance

by July 14, 2016 at 1:00 am 1 comment

The Fintech Genome was designed as a P2P Knowledge Platform, where people share knowledge and insight. So what better subject to crowdsource than P2P Insurance, heralded by many as the game-changer in an industry that has hardly changed in 300 years. Today I am summarising the key things we knowRead More