Top insurtech news daily 2020 from 6th to 12th January 2020 curated by the VisibleBanking.com team with the help of our fintech community.
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Insurtech News Daily 2020: Week #2
This week our Visible Banking team curated over 150 articles on the topics mentioned above.
You will find our shortlist below.
"The Shanghai Insurance Exchange (SHI) hosted an event on December 27 to launch work on “Industrial Blockchain Application Technology Standards”. The initiative is under the guidance of the China Banking and Insurance Regulatory Commission (CBIRC). SHI is China’s answer to the Lloyd’s market, launched and managed by the CBIRC in 2016. It has 91 shareholders."
Source: Ledger Insigths
"BCG’s Insurance Global Leader Pia Tischhauser discusses innovation in the South East Asia insurance market with Managing Director and Partner Prae Dumrongmongcolgul in Bangkok. Prae explains that many insurers in South East Asia are now focusing on putting the customer at the center. They are also using technologies such as AI and IOT to disrupt their traditional models and become more efficient."
"Grab and Chubb announced today the launch of Travel Cover — an on-demand travel insurance service that Grab users can purchase within the app. The product is distributed by GrabInsure Insurance Agency, Grab Financial Group’s insurance platform."
Source: Fintech News Singapore
"Porsche, MHP – the sports-car manufacturer’s subsidiary for management and IT consulting – and reinsurer Munich Re plan to form a joint venture. In fact, the three partners have already signed an agreement. The alliance “FlexFactory: Digital Factory Performance” will aim to offer digital and flexible production strategies as well as innovative software solutions that make it highly cost-effective to produce even the smallest of batches."