InsurTech

Tencent’s WeSure Forms Partnerships with 20 Insurance Companies

WeSure, Tencent’s insurance platform, has widened its line of products and formed partnerships with 20 insurance and reinsurance companies. The “data-driven” and “social connection” features of WeChat, as Alan Lau, Chairman & CEO of WeSure, mentioned in a recent CNBC interview, will help

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Ping An’s $US 15 Billion R&D Budget Could Help Them Stay Ahead in Healthtech

Ping An Group expects to invest $US 15 billion in technology R&D in the next decade in an attempt to stake out a lead in the financial services industry for next 10 years Each year the Group invests one percent

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Sun Life Launches Same Day Insurance Claims Settlement Through its Mobile App

Sun Life announced today, a newly launched feature on the My Sun Life HK app which enable claims submissions from individual insurance clients to be approved and paid within 24 hours. The 24 hours approval will for now, be available

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The CareVoice Brings Its AI Health Assistant into HK’s Competitive Insurtech Market

Shanghai-based insurtech startup The CareVoice announces the launch of its mobile platform into Hong Kong, the company’s first major move outside of mainland China. Hong Kong’s insurtech scene is one of the hot tickets lately, with the total amount of

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Hong Kong Insurtech Startups Raised HK$200 million in Series A Funding

OneDegree(also known as Bola) a Hong Kong-based insurance technology start-up under Cyberport Incubation Programme, announced the full subscription and execution of its Series A funding, with investors committing HK$100 million, plus an additional HK$100 million for future financial support at the

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AI for Impact: Delivering Value in the Near Term

AI is not new, and most agree it will shape the insurance industry well into the future – but how can you maximise the value from it today? In the latest InsurTech Rising Bytes podcast series this expert panel explore

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ZhongAn International To Receive Strategic Investment From SoftBank Vision Fund

ZhongAn Online P&C Insurance  the first internet-based insurer in China, announced that its subsidiary ZhongAn International and SoftBank Vision Fund have entered into a Shareholder Agreement to boost ZhongAn’s technology solutions businesses outside China. The partnership will help ZhongAn expand

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ZhongAn Technology Launches AI-Powered Data Platform for China’s Insurance Industry

ZhongAn Online is a digital insurer in China that was formed through the collaborative efforts of Ping An, Tencent and Alibaba. As the name suggests, it is an insurance service that is run fully online, which helps them widen their net

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AXA Hong Kong will Invest $200M into Fintech and Launched Design Centre

In response to customer needs across insurance products, AXA Hong Kong has announced that it will invest approximately HK$200M in FinTech development this year, tripling its 2017 commitment. The new AXA Design & Experience Centre in One Island East in Quarry Bay, developed in

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GoBear Hong Kong Launches its New Mortgage Comparison Feature

GoBear, an insurance and financial product comparison platform for Asia launches a new product comparison. Mortgage comparisons are now available on the GoBear platform in Hong Kong. It is not easy to afford a property in Hong Kong, yet becoming

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