The last time we spoke to Surer, they had just launched Instant Quote Marketplace, a cloud-based platform that offers products from multiple insurers to allow financial advisers to view and compare the range of products, and ultimately get instant quotes from whichever insurer's product they pick.
Surer announced that it has successfully launched a first-of-its-kind Instant Quote Marketplace, where all insurance intermediaries who are users of Surer can gain access to insurance quotations instantly. The launch of the Instant Quote Marketplace will see its users gain access to selected products offered by participating insurers.
Qoala, an omnichannel insurtech in Southeast Asia has acquired FairDee, a Thai Insurtech. The strategic acquisition of FairDee will further expand Qoala's reach in Southeast Asia - with the insurtech serving Indonesia, Singapore, Malaysia, Vietnam, and now Thailand.
FWD Insurance has launched FWD Start-Up Studio to support insurtech and takafultech start-ups in Malaysia, with seed funding of RM1.2 million (US$291,687) over two years.
Munich Re, Google Cloud and Allianz have announced a joint partnership towards pioneering cyber insurance, a first-of-its kind collaboration between a major cloud provider and leading cyber insurance companies. .
With the COVID-19 outbreak, life insurers across the globe have witnessed an acceleration of a digitally enabled model of distribution. V. Viswanand, Deputy Managing Director, Max Life Insurance, shares in this article how life insurers can transform into a new-age digital hybrid sales distribution model post COVID-19.
AppMan Company Ltd ("AppMan"), an insurtech SaSS platform in Thailand, has raised a new series A $4.6 Million US Dollars round from Private Equity Trust for SME Growing Together 1 with Siam Alpha Equity (SAE) as its Trust advisor, Krungsri Finnovate, Casmatt, KTBST as well as Poems Ventures, the venture arm of PhillipCapital group.
The search for the best of the best in the financial advisory world is on with the launch of the 6th Asia Trusted Life Agents & Advisers Awards 2021.
Cyber insurance is expected to go mainstream to address the spike in cyber risk for individuals and small businesses. Cyberscout, a provider of personal and commercial cyber risk assistance services, shares its perspective on the fundamental shifts in the global cyber risk landscape that happened in 2020, and what 2021 will bring for the insurance industry.
Prudential Corporation Asia (Prudential) has released The Pulse of Asia - The Health of Asia Barometer, a report written by The Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU), which underscores the unprecedented opportunity offered by digital health technologies to improve access to healthcare in Asia.
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