Tag: insurance sector

Navigating the hype: Is generative AI the future of InsurTech

The buzz around Generative Artificial Intelligence (AI) in the insurance sector is undeniable. Each keynote, panel, and networking break at business conferences seem to orbit the potential of AI to revolutionise the industry by generating content, streamlining processes, and enhancing efficiency. Yet, this growing excitement begs a critical question: Is Generative AI truly the breakthrough the insurance sector needs?

Descartes Labs acquires Geosite: A strategic move to revolutionise geospatial analytics

Descartes Labs, a trailblazer in geospatial analytics and artificial intelligence (AI), has announced its acquisition of Geosite, a renowned SaaS provider known for delivering cutting-edge geospatial intelligence solutions to property and casualty insurance companies.

Xceedance launches MGA Agility Suite

Xceedance, a global leader in insurance sector support, technology, and data services, has unveiled its latest innovation, the MGA Agility Suite.

ESAs call for changes to the monitoring of BigTechs’ financial services...

The European Supervisory Authorities (EBA, EIOPA, and ESMA – the ESAs) have released a comprehensive report, shedding light on the direct provision of financial services by BigTech companies in the EU.

InsurTech Innovators: Battle for £50k prize at Norton Rose Fulbright’s 7th...

Norton Rose Fulbright, a global law firm, is currently inviting entries for its seventh Insurathon, an illustrious competition that fosters innovation in the InsurTech sector by supporting start-up and scale-up technology businesses.

InsurTech Branch goes through second wave of layoffs according to reports

InsurTech startup Branch has recently undergone a second wave of layoffs, impacting 85 employees, following a previous cut of employees in June, according to sources from The Coverager.

Gallatin Point invests $1.25bn in TRUE to assist national expansion

Private investment firm Gallatin Point Capital LLC will acquire a majority stake worth $1.25bn in the attorney-in-fact for Trusted Resource Underwriters Exchange (TRUE).

Allianz appoint new CEO of Central Europe

Allianz SE has announced the appointment of a new CEO of Allianz Central Europe beginning January 1, 2024. 

Pen Underwriting appoints Megan Jones as capacity relationship manager

Pen Underwriting, a notable player in the insurance sector, has welcomed Megan Jones as their new capacity relationship manager, effective 2 January 2024.

Markel strengthens war and terrorism team with new senior underwriter

Markel, the insurance arm of Markel Group Inc., has announced bolstered its War and Terrorism team through the appointment of a new senior underwriter.

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