InsurTech

A.M. Best: The Time Is Now for Genomics in Life Insurance

http://news.ambest.com/articlecontent.aspx?refnum=281123&altsrc=43 Research firm A.M. Best’s monthly magazine uses GWGH’s YouSurance brand as an example of how genomics is rapidly approaching acceptance by life insurers as a way to determine health, […]

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Machines Know You’re Eating a Hot Dog: What AI, ML and DS Mean to You

By Dr. Randal S. Olson Whether it’s reducing the time you wait at a traffic light, allowing your phone to respond to your voice, or preventing fraudulent charges to your […]

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Insurtech Investments Soar in Q1 2018

The six insurtech investment deals in Q1 2018 marked a new high, as transaction sizes continued to increase and the line between insurtech funding by incumbent (re)insurers and traditional venture […]

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Existing Insurers Face Insurtech Threat, PricewaterhouseCoopers Finds

Insurance industry leaders are starting to leave behind the “follower” mentality, reallocating their investments into core capabilities that give them a more customer-centric view, as well as ways to differentiate […]

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MetLife Links with MIT to Find Insurtech Disruption

Insurance giant MetLife is collaborating with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) on finding those technologies that will transform the insurance industry. “Every industry is impacted by the exponential growth […]

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Travelers Is the Latest Big Insurer to Take Aim at Millennials

Travelers Cos. is launching a new type of customizable renters insurance in an attempt to cater to millennials, The Wall Street Journal reports. Travelers Cos.’ new product will be called Traverse and […]

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Study Identifies Data Is Now Key to Insurers Staying Relevant

Acquiring and analyzing data is the answer to insurance companies’ need to remain relevant in this techno-social age. That’s what an A.M. Best survey has of insurance companies has found. […]

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PwC Survey Finds Insurance CEOs Worried about Technology

As the insurance industry struggles with technology, its leaders are worried about the pace of technological change in their industry and are worried it won’t keep up. Those are the […]

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Wealth Professional: Saliva Could Become Part of Financial Planning

https://www.wealthprofessional.ca/market-talk/why-saliva-could-become-a-thing-in-financial-planning-238950.aspx Along with the rise of big data, financial planning could start to use clients’ saliva to assess the state of their health. The science of epigenetics would enable institutions, […]

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Nasdaq-Insurtech Partnership Allows Investors to Trade Insurance Risk

Nasdaq Inc. (Nasdaq:NDAQ) and insurtech firm Extraordinary Re are joining forces to launch a new platform that will let investors trade exposure to insurance risk they have in their portfolios. The new market […]

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