InsurTech

Improving insurance

Now, more than ever, the entire insurance industry requires leadership from its distributors, as well as that of insurers. The whole nature of how insurance policies are developed…

InsureTech Connect Asia 2022

InsureTech Connect Asia (ITC Asia) is back with an in-person event from 7 – 9 June 2022 in Singapore! Get ready for an enriching 3 day conference that will showcase the latest…

Why insurance for delivery riders is a win-win

The arrival of COVID-19 has changed the way we all live and work. With worldwide lockdowns, customers have grown used to the flexibility and convenience of a lifestyle that is…

What can insurers do about rising digital connectivity exposures?

Editor's note: This contributed article was authored by Thomas Krapf, Co-Founder and CEO of RiskWolf, which is part of Plug and Play APAC's Batch 4 Insurtech Program in Singapore.…

ORIGIN 2020 | Reimagine insurance in the digital age

In the era of digital insurance, the key is to be customer-centric, said experts at the TechNode Global ORIGIN 2020 conference Wednesday. To build products which are affordable,…

Xiaomi invests in Southeast Asian insurance startup

Indonesian insurance startup PasarPolis is used to pulling in big-name investors after luring Tokopedia, Traveloka, and Gojek’s VC arm into its 2018 series A investment. And now…

GoBear adds $17m to pot to grow its financial marketplace app

Financial marketplace app GoBear—no relation to Gojek, which uses the “Go-” prefix for its services—has secured $17 million from returning investors, bringing its…

Sequoia backs Indonesia insurance startup Qoala

A year after its launch, cutely-named insurance startup Qoala has secured series A funding worth $13.5 million, it announced today. Focused on Indonesia, CEO and co-founder…

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Ex-Grab exec pockets fresh funding for insurance startup

Grab’s first chief technology officer Wei Zhu, who departed the ride-hailing giant in 2016 amid controversy and a lawsuit, has secured fresh funding for his insurance startup.…