The new year always calls for fresh and new ideas, which made us curious to look at the some of the new projects happening within our DIA Community. Especially after leaving the turbulent year of 2020 behind, companies seem excited to look to the future again.
Do you want to know how the companies in The DIA Community kicked off 2021? Then quickly scroll down and read all about new product introductions, partnerships, reports, interviews and much more!
Peregrine Technologies raises seed round to bring traffic video analytics software to fleet vehicles around the world
Peregrine Technologies GmbH, one of our DIAmond Award Winners in 2019, closed its seed investment round. Led by Vektor Partners and Brandenburg Kapital, the investment enables Peregrine to focus on its growth and continue the development of its technology and products. Co-Founder an CEO Steffen Heinrich: “Our vision is to build a safer and more sustainable mobility ecosystem for all using video analytics. Now, we can expand the reach of our smart camera network and bring visual high-risk assessment to fleet operators around the world to make traffic safer and logistics operations more efficient.”
Find out more about Peregrine Technologies here
Tractable announces partnership with The Hartford to accelerate claims processing with AI
The Hartford and Tractable, both presenters at DIA Prime Time last December, have partnered to accelerate accident recovery. The Hartford is using an AI solution to analyse auto damage within its auto insurance claims operations in the US, accelerating how quickly claims can be processed for its customers. The AI solution is created by technology company Tractable, who uses computer vision to assess photos of car damage: the AI understands vehicle damage like an expert human appraiser and returns an appraisal as soon as the user submits photos.
Read more about the partnership here
Why you need to build relation and brand as an insurance professional - Digitalscouting.de asked Gary Vaynerchuck to share his thoughts.
5-time best-selling New York Times Author, early investor in Facebook, Uber, Twitter, Tumbler apps, influencer and role model Gary Vaynerchuck was invited as the first guest of Digitalscouting.de’s Insurance and Finance LIVE – a series of live shows in the industry hosted by Dr. Robin Kiera that features movers from around the world.
Gary is not an insurance expert, but he is one of our era's sharpest minds in understanding customers. His encounters with insurance are mainly through relationships, and by now, he underlined, this could mean digital relationships for most of us. Insurance and finance are struggling to identify trends and to act on them. As someone who built an empire on this, Gary shares his advice and revealed some of his best tips for personal branding in the insurance industry.
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