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New Zealand co-founds Global InsurTech Alliance (GITA)

FinTechNZ is pleased to announce the formation of the Global InsurTech Alliance (GITA) – co founded with first members being FinTechNZ, InsurTech Australia, InsTech London (UK) and InsurTech Asia, and upcoming members from both Europe and North America.
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Working group established to lead insurance technology revolution

FinTechNZ has created an Insurtech working group in response to a huge level of interest from the insurance industry. The New Zealand Financial Innovation and Technology Association (FinTechNZ) was established early this year to bring together an inclusive community of financial service providers, technology innovators, government regulators and other interested parties. Its key focus is … Continue reading "Working group established to lead insurance technology revolution"
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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.