While you were off changing the industry, you may have missed ‎‎these important developments:‎

  • InsurTech’s VanderLinden comments on the evolution of insurtech over the last three years and pushes for incremental innovation combined with disruptive innovation from within. [AM Best]
  • Bridger Insurance, an insurtech provider of nonstandard auto, renters, and commercial auto insurance reported a cybersecurity breach and is working to contact effected consumers. [Digital Insurance]
  • Insurtech HoneyQuote.com launches a rating engine, which allows homeowners to compare multiple insurance quotes in real-time, with the help of its new carrier partner Heritage Property and Casualty Insurance Co. [Insurance Journal]
  • RIMS Tech will holds its first InsurTech Competition for emerging start-up insurtech competitors. [Business Insurance]
  • AXA-backed, Sayata Labs, an insurtech start up providing risk assessment solutions for cyber risk insurers, raises $6.5 million in seed funding. [Intelligent Insurer]
  • Slice Labs, backed by Munich Re and XL Innovate, launched a new platform using artificial intelligence to predict insurance risk and make recommendations. [Intelligent Insurer]
  • Insurtech start-up, Kinsu, providing phone, laptop, and bike insurance geared towards millennials, is closing. All operations will cease after April 30, 2019. [Insurance Age]