Insurtech

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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Your 2018 Resolution: Open A New Profit Center

In the eleven years our company has been in the life insurance secondary market, we’ve seen enormous change in how insurance is bought and sold. A range of factors have […]

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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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GWGH Partners with The Beneficient Company in $800 Million Deal

Transaction and Partnership Highlights The transaction brings together GWG Holdings (GWGH), a leading innovator in the life insurance industry, and The Beneficient Company Group, L.P. (BEN), designed to be one […]

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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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MetLIfe Confirms: Insurtech Is for Real

When a company as big as MetLife decides insurtech is worth investing in, it’s official: the marriage of insurance and technology is for real. MetLife did just that this week, […]

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