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FinTechNZ Connect and InsurTechNZ: Payments Start-ups, The InsurTech Landscape, Identifying and Quantifying IP

FinTechNZ and InsurTechNZ joined forces to bring members a combined Connect event, following FinTechNZ’s inaugural Annual Meeting on 1 November. The final Connect event for 2018 was the result of a successful collaboration between FinTechNZ and InsurTechNZ, with a wide range of speakers discussing a variety of subjects in front of a highly engaged audience.
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Insights from the Insurtech Rising Europe Conference

Richard Nicholson Chief Strategy and Innovations Officer at Crawford & Company shares his insights from the recent Insurtech Rising Europe Conference. Europe is an extremely active InsurTech market, with London appearing to be the emerging epicentre. Throughout the conference it was hard to escape the energetic presence of funding and accelerator-type programs, and of course … Continue reading "Insights from the Insurtech Rising Europe Conference"
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InsurTech challenges traditional Insurers

At FinTechNZ’s recent Spring Connect Events, we discussed the major disruption traditional insurance firms are now facing and the need for insurers to evolve. The series, held in Auckland, Wellington and Christchurch explored insurance technology innovation, including Frankie, New Zealand’s first AI health insurance chatbot.
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Blockchain in insurance: successful proof-of-concept shows it’s ready for prime time

Article by Shaun Crawford on LinkedIn Blockchain and distributed ledger technologies have the potential to change the traditional insurance model for the better and make the entire industry more efficient, innovative and profitable. Following a recent 20-week proof-of-concept project, EY – along with Guardtime and other collaborators – is building a working blockchain platform that will … Continue reading "Blockchain in insurance: successful proof-of-concept shows it’s ready for prime time"
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PwC Global InsurTech Report

Our Spring Series of FinTechNZ Connect events will focus on developments in InsurTech. New products and services are developing which meet the needs of an expanding and changing customer base. This PwC Global InsurTech Report outlines developments in this space.