InsurTech

FWD Group and AWS Deepen Collaboration on Cloud-First Strategy

FWD Group, a multinational insurance company based in Hong Kong, has announced a five-year technology services agreement with Amazon Web Services (AWS) as part of its ongoing cloud-first strategy. Under this extended collaboration, AWS will continue to host FWD’s core

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MixCare Health and Pacific Prime Collaborate on Digital Health Platform

MixCare Health, a Hong Kong-based digital health and wellness platform, has partnered with Pacific Prime, an international health insurance broker and employee benefits specialist. The collaboration enables Pacific Prime’s 15,000 Hong Kong employee benefit customers to access MixCare’s AI-powered digital

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OneDegree Launches Cyber Insurance for Industries Beyond Web3

OneDegree has expanded its digital asset insurance portfolio by unveiling OneInfinity Cyber Insurance, aimed at a broad spectrum of industries beyond Web3 companies. This development comes when the digital landscape is increasingly besieged by cyber threats, amplified by the advent

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Who Are the Top Insurtechs in Hong Kong?

Hong Kong’s vibrant startup ecosystem, home to over 3,000 startups, underscores its role as a global center for innovation, especially in the fintech and insurtech sectors.  The city’s 550+ fintech companies and approximately 30 insurtech startups are revolutionising the insurance

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OneDegree Eyes Opportunities with Global Stablecoin Issuers in HKMA Sandbox

Insurtech OneDegree, is seeking global stablecoin issuers to work with them on the Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) stablecoin sandbox. Alvin Kwock, co-founder of OneDegree, announced on LinkedIn that the firm is committed to working alongside the HKMA stablecoin sandbox.

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FWD Group’s IPO Awaits Ideal Timing, Richard Li to Retain Control

Pacific Century Group, the holding entity behind FWD, a pan-Asian insurance group, announced that Richard Li Tzar-kai, the company’s founder and chairman will retain a controlling stake. Richard expressed his confidence in the firm’s long-term growth prospects. This statement comes amidst

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MediConCen Raises US$6.85M in Series A Led by HSBC Asset Management

MediConCen Limited, an Insurtech company specialising in AI and blockchain-driven insurance claims automation, has announced the completion of its latest Series A funding round, raising US$6.85 million (HK$53.57 million). The investment was led by HSBC Asset Management, with participation from

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bolttech Insurance Debuts ‘Cancel for Any Reason’ Travel Coverage

bolttech Insurance, the Hong Kong arm of the international insurtech group, has announced the launch of MyTravel, a new travel insurance product. This plan is exclusively available via the online insurance platform of FWD, aiming to provide a streamlined process

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Hong Kong Insurtech OneDegree Announced Executive Appointments

Hong Kong-based virtual insurer OneDegree Group has appointed Michelle Ip as CEO of its technology division, OneDegree Global, and Robin Scott as General Manager of the newly established OneDegree Middle East division. Michelle, who joined OneDegree in 2022, brings extensive

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Dubai Insurance Invests in OneDegree for Digital Asset Insurance Partnership

Hong Kong’s insurtech OneDegree has secured an investment from the Dubai Insurance Company for its Series B funding round as part of a partnership to offer digital asset insurance in the United Arab Emirates (UAE). The sum was not disclosed.

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