Insurtech Australia has partnered with a number of international counterparts to launch the Global InsurTech Alliance (GITA), an international network looking to facilitate global collaboration and connectivity in the insurance technology space.
With consumers time-poor, the aim is for Cove to deliver “the most intuitive mobile experience of any insurer in the world”.
Industry association Fintech Australia is today launching Insurtech Australia as a standalone division focused on representing insurtech startups and others working within the space.
InsurTech has been pinned as a growing industry thanks to claim and drone startups, although it is faced with fundamental challenges, according to a report.
We chat with Dan Taylor, GM of innovation at TAL, about innovation in life insurance and how TAL works to engage customers over the life of their policy.
Airtaskers can set aside part of their earnings to put towards insurance providing continuity of income in case of injury resulting in loss of work.
Unions NSW has today announced it has come to a “groundbreaking agreement” with Airtasker to deliver workers on the platform a number of conditions.
California-based on-demand insurance startup Trov has raised US$45 million ($59.44 million) in a Series D round led by Munich Re / HSB Ventures, with participation from all its Series C investors, including Australia’s Suncorp Group.
HelloCars is offering an online car marketplace focused on selling quality used cars that are delivered to a buyer’s door anywhere in Australia.
Australian-founded, California-based cybersecurity startup UpGuard has today announced the closing of a US$17 million (approximately $22 million) Series B round co-led by new investor Pelion Venture Partners and existing investor Square Peg Capital.
Health insurance providers nib, Bupa, and HBF have announced they are banding together to expand Whitecoat, a platform allowing consumers to search for and review healthcare providers.
Californian insurance startup Trov has today announced the closing of a US$25.5 million Series C round led by Oak HC/FT, with participation from Australia’s Suncorp Group, Guidewire, and Anthemis Group, as well as the launch of its new on-demand insurance app into Australia next month.
As technology advances, so too does crime. And the tools used to commit crimes are advancing as rapidly as digital devices are. But one thing hasn’t changed – a criminal’s acumen and dexterity when it comes to the act of the crime. Today, cybercrime and data breaches costs the Australian economy over $1 billion and the global economy around $120 billion annually.
It was while working as a financial planner in Sydney, that 22-year-old Nikhil Sreedhar spotted an alarming trend – firms were consistently charging exorbitant amounts of money for substandard service.
RiskAdviserMatch.com can be seen as an encounter between eHarmony and Lloyds of London. Launching on Valentine’s Day, this new online ‘matching making service’ has one prime purpose: to connect startups and SMEs with the right insurance brokers to meet their business needs.