CommerzVentures Report: Blockchain Tech, Wearables & AI to Transform Insurance

CommerzVentures, the fintech venture capital fund of Commerzbank, has released a white paper highlighting the key technologies which it believes will transform the insurance industry. Aimed at providing insights into their potential uses in the insurance sector, CommerzVentures’ ‘Emerging Technologies

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Millennials More Likely to Purchase Insurance From Tech Firms, Google Emerges As Major Threat to Insurers

Changing behaviors and preferences from Millennials combined with the emergence of technologies such as the Internet of Things (IoT), is pushing the insurance industry towards massive disruption, according to a new report by Capgemini and Efma. The “World Insurance Report

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Infografik zu InsurTech Finanzierungen inkl. 2 Schweizer Firmen

Die Infografik von Finanzchef24 bietet einen Überblick über die Höhe der Finanzierungsrunden in der InsurTech-Branche im 2015. Unter die Lupe genommen werden sowohl Start-ups als auch etablierte Unternehmen im deutschen, britischen und US-amerikanischen Markt, darunter mit Knip und Financefox auch

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Potential of Robo Advisors in the Insurance Industry

Automated advisory platforms, or so-called robo advisors, have been making a lot of noise in the financial services industry because of the high level of automation and efficiency they bring to the table. In a new report entitled ‘AI –

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Smartie is a free online insurance aggregator that allows users to compare insurance products, features and providers, simplifying the buying experience for consumers while improving sales for insurance companies. Alongside being a comparison service, Smartie is also a community of

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FinanceFox Brings All Your Insurance Matters in One App

Swiss FinanceFox is moving insurance brokerage and policy management process onto users’ mobile phones. The startup has recently raised US$5.5 million to boost growth in Switzerland and Germany, and fuel its global expansion. The round, led by Salesforce Venture, with

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Schweizer InsuranceTech Startup FinanceFox erhält 5,5 Millionen US-Dollar

Die FinTech-App FinanceFox, die Versicherer, Vermittler und ihre Kunden zusammenbringt, hat eine Finanzierungsrunde über 5,5 Millionen US-Dollar abgeschlossen. Angeführt wird die Finanzierung von Salesforce Ventures, auf deren Plattform die App zudem basiert. Weitere Investoren der App sind AngelList, Idinvest, Seedcamp

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Fintech-Startup Knip erhält 15 Millionen Schweizer Franken

Die in der Schweiz gegründete Knip AG hat ihren mobilen Versicherungsmanager für das Smartphone erst im Juli 2015 auch auf dem deutschen Markt eingeführt und in kürzester Zeit in beiden Ländern die Marktführerschaft übernommen. Das Unternehmen mit Sitz in Zürich

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Zurich Insurance Group Launches Robo Advisor Tool

Zurich Financial Services Australia has announced the launch of a new Robo Advisor tool entitled the Wealth Index. The Wealth Index allows advisors to create their own custom, client-facing surveys on a wide range of specialized areas including insurance, estate planning,

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AXA launches 100m Euro InsurTech incubator

AXA announced today the creation of Kamet, a €100m InsurTech incubator dedicated to conceptualizing, launching and accompanying disruptive products and services for insurance clients. Selected projects will be led by either AXA employees or external entrepreneurs. They will all benefit

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