I recently attended the ClaimsTech Summit held in Sydney in May. Overall it was a good conference, well attended with a number of insurers (under writers and reinsurers) sharing how they have approached developing claims services, their internal challenges, various strategies and deployments.
20 June 2019
New technology is helping to create improved products, according to a new Kiwi report. Wearables and telematics investment in technology is paving the way for new product offers while the rapid emergence of AI driven solutions including chat bots, digital human assistants, object recognition and voice biometrics are leading to more accessible and personable channels.
11 April 2019
16 October 2018
Richard Nicholson Chief Strategy and Innovations Officer at Crawford & Company shares his insights from the recent Insurtech Rising Europe Conference. Europe is an extremely active InsurTech market, with London appearing to be the emerging epicentre. Throughout the conference it was hard to escape the energetic presence of funding and accelerator-type programs, and of course … Continue reading "Insights from the Insurtech Rising Europe Conference"
15 October 2018
Jason Roberts, Co-chair of FinTechNZ’s largest Working Group, InsurTechNZ shares an update on the group’s latest activities: Another busy month has flown by for the InsurTechNZ leadership team, having recently finalised the Working Group Charter, which will be posted on the FinTechNZ website shortly. Defining our purpose has been an important job for a group … Continue reading "InsurTechNZ October Update"
Auckland – Amazon dipping its toes into the insurance market in India may likely have ripples effects for New Zealand, which is seen as a test bed for large organisations looking to try something new.
20 September 2018
FinTechNZ’s largest Working Group, InsurTechNZ, continues to grow and mature. Over the last few months Jason Roberts (Co-chair) and Ian Cormack (Co-chair) have developed thought leadership in this sector with help of members, and we’re looking to seeing the influence InsurTechNZ has in this space continue to grow.
18 September 2018
Brokerages and broker groups need to think fast about investing in digital platforms if they want to keep their customers happy, according to an insurtech specialist.
31 August 2018
30 August 2018
This blog proposes that cross sector collaboration is the key to accelerating sector Innovation for the good of all. It identifies the core market participants (with a particular focus on energising engagement between InsurTech’s and Incumbents) and notes the core issues the writer observes the InsurTech sector seeks to surface and discuss. The blog supplements … Continue reading "Bridging the Gap – accelerating InsurTech innovation between Incumbents and InsurTech’s"
Jason Roberts, FinTech and InsurTech Specialist, discusses the July InsurTechNZ Meetup: It was great to see a healthy turnout for the InsurTechNZ event The Evolution of Cyber Risk and Insurance hosted by Marsh.
17 July 2018