InsurTech

Accenture: Consumers Demanding Personalization of Their Insurance

Consumers crave personalization from their insurance providers and are willing to switch companies to get it, that’s what Accenture found in a survey of life insurance customers: More than three […]

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Willis Towers Watson Finds Incumbent Firms Influencing Insurtech

Incumbents are exerting an increasing level of influence on the start-up community as part of an emerging trend consultant Willis Towers Watson calls “The Sobering of InsurTech” in the company’s fourth […]

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IBM: Insurtech Startups Drive Needed Industry Innovation

Insurtech startups are driving innovation for the industry, finds IBM in a study called “Friend or foe? Insurtechs and the global insurance industry”. Here’s what they found: Eighty-one percent of […]

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NY-based Insurtech Firm CoverWallet Launching European Portal

New York-based insurtech startup CoverWallet has formed a partnership with Zurich Insurance to provide insurance to small businesses in Europe through an online portal. This new distribution model will reportedly launch in Spain. […]

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UK Insurer Says Insurance Industry “In the Stone Age”

The insurance industry is “generally in the stone age,” and partnerships with technology companies are the way forward, the chief executive officer of the U.K.’s second largest insurer told Bloomberg. […]

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Accenture: Life Insurers Neglecting Middle Market

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AI, Machine Learning Expert Randal Olson Joins Life Epigenetics

Life Epigenetics, the insurtech subsidiary of GWG Holdings, Inc. (Nasdaq:GWGH), announced that Dr. Randal S. Olson has joined the firm as its Lead Data Scientist.  Dr. Olson will bring machine learning, […]

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Deutsche Bank Partners with Friendsurance

Financial services giant Deutsche Bank announced it will work together with digital insurance broker Friendsurance to advise clients and manage insurance policies. It’s another major step toward the implementation of […]

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Term of the Coming Year: Artificial Intelligence

Artificial intelligence (AI) is the term that seems destined to be one of the phrases that will define the coming year. AI is not new, but as driverless cars, robotic […]

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GWGH Insurtech Firm Life Epigenetics Hires Data Expert

GWGH’s insurtech subsidiary Life Epigenetics has hired Dr. Randal S. Olson as its Lead Data Scientist.  Dr. Olson will bring machine learning, artificial intelligence and advanced data science to the […]

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