InsurTech

Malaysian Central Bank to issue licenses to digital insurers that meet requirements

Malaysian Central Bank has on Wednesday issued the policy document on licensing and regulatory framework for digital insurers and Takaful operators (DITOs).

Igloo shares strategies for insurers to attract Gen Z and boost insurance penetration

Singapore-based regional insurtech Igloo has shared strategies for insurers to attract Gen Z and boost insurance penetration.

Singapore’s ZA Tech raises $35M in Series A funding led by EQT

ZA Tech, the Singapore-based next-generation insurance core system software as a service (SaaS) provider, has raised $35 million in Series A funding led by EQT and rebranded as Peak3.

Senang.io partners GoodTech to offer loan protection insurance product in the Philippines

Senangdali, a subsidiary of Malaysian Insure-Tech Senang.io, has partnered with Philippine fintech firm GoodTech, to offer loan protection insurance product specifically designed for rural banks in the Philippines, underwritten by local insurance providers.

Igloo partners Smart to provide phone protection plans in the Philippines

Singapore-based insurtech Igloo has partnered with the Philippines’ mobile network Smart to offer phone protection plans for its growing 55 million subscriber base in the Philippines.

Discovermarket launches new insurance products in the Philippines with Globe

International insurtech firm discovermarket has announced its launch in the Philippines, starting with its partnership with Globe Telecom Inc. - a full-service telecommunications company in the Philippines, to launch its embedded personal cyber insurance product.

GXBank, Zurich Malaysia team up to offer insurance products in Malaysia

Grab-backed digital bank GX Bank Berhad (GXBank), Zurich General Insurance Malaysia Berhad and Zurich Life Insurance Malaysia Berhad, have jointly announced their ten-year exclusive bancassurance tripartite partnership to co-create micro protection products for underserved Malaysians.

Igloo inks partnerships with Zalopay, Lotte Finance, OPES, FE Credit to expand insurance excess in Vietnam

Singapore-headquartered regional insurtech Igloo has partnered with Vietnam-based finance solutions Zalopay, Lotte Finance, FE Credit and digital insurer OPES to expand insurance coverage to broader underinsured communities in Vietnam.

Moneymax partners FWD Life Insurance to offer life insurance in the Philippines

Moneymax, the Philippines-based personal finance marketplace for financial products and a subsidiary of MoneyHero Limited, has on Friday announced its strategic partnership with FWD Life Insurance (FWD Philippines) to offer life insurance in the Philippines.

Igloo partners with Tokopedia to extend insurance protection in Indonesia

Singapore-based insurtech firm Igloo has on Wednesday announced its partnership with one of Indonesia’s unicorns and leading e-commerce companies, Tokopedia, to make purchase protection products more accessible and convenient for consumers.