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How Ascent is helping insurers and reinsurers boost profitability

How Ascent is helping insurers and reinsurers boost profitability

Founded in 2005, Ascent has a key mission: help insurers and reinsurers become more profitable by accelerating their ability to transact. We recently spoke to CCO George Earp and Principal Architect Konrad Pfeffer to find out more.
Does insurance need to foster greater engagement with consumers?

Does insurance need to foster greater engagement with consumers?

Go to any FinTech event and it is instantly clear that customer engagement is a major priority for most companies. Given its significance, are insurance firms doing enough or should they be doing more?

How Cloud Insurance helps insurers in “our chaotic and exciting world”

Cloud Insurance started life after a string of coincidences. Axel Sjøstedt was studying at university and to help pay the student financing he did some tech consulting on the side.

Staying relevant – how can the insurance industry adapt to the 21st century?

The insurance sector has changed quite a bit over the past years; however, it is currently undertaking its biggest ever transformation - the shift towards a fully personalised approach towards the consumers, and usage-based insurance (UBI) as a prominent example of that shift.

Why improving claims experiences could mean more business for insurers

In digital transformation initiatives, claims experiences have often been neglected due to the fact they are an expense and not a value driver. However, improving customer experience in these processes could be the secret to keeping more clients. One of the companies pioneering this charge is Benekiva.

How Bdeo’s rebrand has set it on its path to expansion

Bdeo, which builds visual intelligence for motor and home insurance firms, is currently going through big changes as it looks to reinforce its identity. As part of this effort, the Spanish InsurTech recently underwent a rebranding.

Why greater efficiency will help insurance firms better handle cyber threats

Cyber risk is showing no signs of stopping and the reliance on cloud-based systems makes potential ripple effects vast. It is crucial for the global insurance industry to efficiently measure cyber risk.

After a year with Covid-19, how has the pandemic changed insurance and is it...

With more than a year of lockdowns and restrictions, the insurance industry has changed following the Covid-19 pandemic and customer experience might be the new key to success for firms.

How mobile document scanning can dramatically improve insurance processes

Streamlined customer experiences are becoming increasingly important for insurers and to achieve this they need to implement an omnichannel experience, according to Scanbot CEO Christoph Wagner.

Why small businesses need to take cybersecurity and cyber insurance seriously

While small businesses might feel they are too small to be a victim of a cyber-attack, that is not the case and cyber insurance should no longer be seen as a luxury.

News Stories

Madanes partners with Novidea for a groundbreaking digital overhaul in insurance management

Madanes partners with Novidea for a groundbreaking digital overhaul in insurance management

Madanes Insurance Agency, a leading insurance broker specializing in complex insurance schemes across property, liability, and health sectors, along with risk and claims management, has partnered with Novidea.
MAPFRE

MAPFRE USA welcomes Daniel Olohan as new chief operating officer

MAPFRE USA has named Daniel Olohan to be the company's new Chief Operating Officer, effective from August 1, 2024.
AXIS

AXIS Capital unveils Incident Commander for enhanced cyber risk management

AXIS Capital Holdings, a player in the global insurance and reinsurance industry, is listed on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol AXS.
Huize makes strategic move into Vietnam with Global Care acquisition

Huize makes strategic move into Vietnam with Global Care acquisition

Huize Holding Limited, a leading insurance technology platform in Asia, has acquired Global Care Consulting Joint Stock Company, a pioneering InsurTech company in Vietnam, specializing in digital transformation solutions for the insurance industry.
Netchex and NEXT Insurance unite to transform payroll with new workers' compensation solution

Netchex and NEXT Insurance unite to transform payroll with new workers’ compensation solution

Netchex, a leader in payroll and HR software solutions, has partnered with NEXT Insurance, a pioneering force in digital insurance for small businesses.

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