Post Tagged with: "InsurTech"

CoverWallet Could Define the Insurance Robo Agent Space

CoverWallet Could Define the Insurance Robo Agent Space

by December 3, 2016 at 12:00 am 1 comment

  InsurTech is in its Cambrian Explosion phase, with lots of new ventures being created. However, we all know how tough the Series A Crunch is (data hounds can get their fix from Pitchbook, which shows 1,891 Angel/Seed rounds going to only 647 follow on deals). So we pay attentionRead More

The Future of Blockchain and Insurance One Year Later

The Future of Blockchain and Insurance One Year Later

by November 29, 2016 at 12:00 am 1 comment

During January 2016, we published What does the future hold for blockchain and Insurance? About one year later, this post looks at what happened during 2016 and what is likely to happen in 2017. The January 2016 post explains the value thesis of Blockchain in Insurance. It also mentions 5Read More

Three Market Opportunities In Insurance Asset Management

Three Market Opportunities In Insurance Asset Management

by November 19, 2016 at 1:00 am 1 comment

The asset management side of insurance business is a sleeping beauty that hasn’t awoken to the Fintech drumming. Apart from the regulatory driven involvement due to Solvency II ( covered here) I have not seen any laser focus from Fintechs in the asset management part of insurance businesses. Naturally, lowRead More

Root Insurance And the Unbundling of the Insurance Stack Using Open APIs

Root Insurance And the Unbundling of the Insurance Stack Using Open APIs

by November 12, 2016 at 12:00 am 1 comment

It took a long time for Fintech startups to become full stack regulated banks. This is happening much faster in Insurance because Insurance is a stack with three layers and tech centric players understand stack dynamics in their bones and know how to build a sustainable position within a stack.Read More

Reporting from #InsurTech2016 in Switzerland – the First Country Where Bitcoin may Go mainstream

Reporting from #InsurTech2016 in Switzerland – the First Country Where Bitcoin may Go mainstream

by November 5, 2016 at 9:22 pm 2 comments

Daily Fintech is a global business that happens to be based in Switzerland. Our Subscribers (over 13,800 as I write) are from all over the world, pretty much tracking the growth of Fintech globally.  So we don’t take sides in the Fintech capital of the world debate. I have enjoyedRead More

Health Insurance InsurTech innovation may start with dentists and a P2P network of providers

Health Insurance InsurTech innovation may start with dentists and a P2P network of providers

by October 22, 2016 at 1:00 am 2 comments

Image source Aforacare does not present like a tech startup. There is no Crunchbase profile with lists of rounds by VCs. Nor do we read about any of the hot technologies that are like catnip for investors. Yet, if you look at Aforacare with fresh eyes, you may see theRead More

Metromile Big Raise and the InsurTech Hype Cycle

Metromile Big Raise and the InsurTech Hype Cycle

by October 15, 2016 at 1:00 am 1 comment

Image source  An eon ago in March 2015, we wrote Not that many InsurTech startups – yet. Since then we have seen an explosion of startups including two very high profile ones – Lemonade and Metromile – hitting the headlines in recent weeks. InsurTech is now so hot that aRead More

Wearables Could Help To Heal Health, Life insurance

Wearables Could Help To Heal Health, Life insurance

by October 8, 2016 at 1:00 am 2 comments

Image source Buying Health & Life Insurance today is like filling in a form to tell Netflix what movies we say we like at that moment in time – versus what movies we actually watched recently. You fill in a snapshot report of your health, with blood samples and otherRead More

With Lemonade Out of Stealth, the Fintech Genome Community Has a P2P Bellwether to Analyze

With Lemonade Out of Stealth, the Fintech Genome Community Has a P2P Bellwether to Analyze

by October 1, 2016 at 1:00 am 0 comments

Image source The Daily Fintech founders are at SIBOS in Geneva; reporting every day, snippets of insights on the Fintech Genome. Stay tuned on all SIBOS Insights conversations. We held our breath for nearly 9 months after the $13m Sequoia Capital Seed round for Lemonade was announced at the end of 2015. ReleaseRead More

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