InsurTech

ZA Bank Kicks off Its Insurtech Offering With New Pure Life Insurance Product

Hong Kong’s virtual bank ZA Bank has joined hands with ZA Insure, a fully digital insurer under the ZA brand, to offer pure life insurance “ZA Life Protection” via the former’s mobile app. ZA Bank was granted an Insurance Agency

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Ping An Named the World’s Most Valuable Insurance Brand Fifth Year in a Row

Ping An Insurance was named the world’s most valuable insurance brand in the Insurance 2021 100 Ranking, a spot in which they have retained for the fifth year in a row. Brand Finance, a brand valuation consultancy valued the Ping

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Digital Insurer Blue First to Adopt Hong Kong’s iAM Smart Digital Identity Authentication

Hong Kong’s digital life insurer Blue has adopted the iAM Smart authentication method, providing a digital alternative for customers to verify their identity during the online policy application process. Blue claims to be the first insurer to do so. iAM

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YAS Launches Microinsurance for NFTs

Hong Kong-based insurtech YAS announced the launch of of a NFT (Non-Fungible Token) microinsurance called NFTY, joining hands with Generali‘s Hong Kong Branch to co-develop it. YAS claims that NFTY will become the world’s first microinsurance product to cover NFTs.

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ZA Tech Partners With Prudential’s Indonesian Joint Venture

ZA Tech, the technology venture founded by ZhongAn Online and backed by Softbank’s Vision Fund, has partnered with PFI Mega Life (PML), Prudential Financial Inc’s joint venture in Indonesia to promote financial inclusion in Southeast Asia. ZA Tech will leverage

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From Insurance Firm to Tech Ecosystem: Ping An’s Rise to Becoming a Tech Giant

China’s Ping An started out as a property and casualty insurance company but rapidly grew into becoming what we know today as one of the world’s biggest tech giants. A new case study published by the International Institute of Management

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Facebook Antitrust Case is “Bad Economic Policy” at a Time When Chinese Fintech Dominates the World

The US Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and 47 states are suing Facebook, accusing the social media giant of breaking antitrust law by acquiring companies that presented competitive threats and abusing its dominance in the digital landscape. But according to Peter

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InsureTech Connect Asia Launches Its Digital Distribution & Ecosystems Summit

InsureTech Connect (ITC), one of the largest insurtech gathering, will be presenting the Digital Distribution & Ecosystems: virtual summit on 25th February 2021. The virtual event will dive deep into the key market trends and topics revolving around digital distribution

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ZA Bank First Virtual Bank Granted License to Be a Fully Digital Insurer

ZA Bank has been granted an Insurance Agency License from the Hong Kong Insurance Authority (IA), allowing it to act as an agent of ZA Insure, a fully digital insurer under the ZA brand. The move sees ZA Bank become

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ZA Offers Free Post-Vaccination Protection for Hong Kong Customers

ZA International, digital insurer founded by ZhongAn Online, announced the launch of its “Free Post-Vaccination Protection” as a part of its ZA Relief Fund worth HK$ 6 million established in February 2020 to offer its customers support amidst the pandemic.

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