Digital Insurance Agenda

What’s Happening In The DIA Community Vol. 8 – DIA Community News

Written by Roger Peverelli and Reggy de Feniks - Founders The DIA Community on Sep 18, 2019

New technologies leverage an infinite number of innovative ideas. Cambridge Mobile Telematics uses smashed cars from a demolition fair to further their crash-impact studies to make roads safer, UiPath teaches 200,000 students the necessary digital skills to prepare for the current and future workplace, whereas Adacta makes their offered solutions literally visible via their VR Demo room. It’s more than exciting to see the variety of projects the insurtechs in our Community are involved in.
Keep on reading to find out more!

UiPath partners with prestigious Turkish Universities to accelerate automation skills development among youth in Turkey
UiPath, the leading enterprise Robotic Process Automation (RPA) software company, announced it signed an Academic Alliance partnership with Bahçeşehir Uğur Educational Institutions, Bahçeşehir University and Bahçeşehir Technology Transfer Office in Istanbul, Turkey. Additionally, Bahçeşehir University has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the RPA company’s Automation Ready Youth. Both initiatives are meant to help build digital capabilities among Turkish youth, preparing them for the current and future workplace. The objective is to educate 200,000 students in RPA and Artificial Intelligence (AI). UiPath will provide the faculties an RPA curriculum for both technical and non-technical students, guidelines and learning materials for educators, and access to laboratory work.

Read more about this initiative here

Urgently ranks No. 12 on the 2019 Inc. 5000 with three-year revenue growth of 11,633%.
Inc. magazine evealed that Urgently is No. 12 on its annual Inc. 5000 list, the most prestigious ranking of the fastest-growing private companies in the USA. The list represents a unique look at the most successful companies within the American economy’s most dynamic segment—its independent small businesses. Microsoft, Dell, Domino’s Pizza, Pandora, Timberland, LinkedIn, Yelp, Zillow, and many other well-known names gained their first national exposure as honorees on the Inc. 5000.

Click here to read more about Urgently

Cambridge Mobile Telematics uses Cape fair demolition derby to fine-tune tech
As drivers smashed into each other’s cars at the Barnstable County Fair demolition derby, their bumpers crushing under each impact and smoke looming from their engines, an important test was underway. Cambridge Mobile Telematics worked with the Barnstable County Fair’s demolition derby organizers to conduct crash-impact studies as part of a larger goal to make roads safer. “The demolition derby is a fun way to continuously make our algorithms and drivers safer,” said Ryan McMahon, vice president of insurance for the company.

Check out the video and find out how it went

+Simple just launched in Germany
As a first step of their European expansion, +Simple is now live in Germany. Together with their partners Hiscox Germany, QUADRIVIUM and Bundesverband Direktvertrieb Deutschland they make insurance much simpler for the 200,000+ direct sales consultants in Germany. 3-5 questions, an advice, an online purchase, a certificate. It is as simple as that! And it is only the beginning.

Read more about this (in German)

Mediktor and dacadoo announce partnership to expand service offering for their clients
Another great example of the trend ‘Innovation Multiplied’: Mediktor, developer of the only clinically validated and highly accurate AI-based symptom checker and dacadoo, the global digital health platform provider for healthy lifestyle, have signed a commercial partnership to explore opportunities to offer their clients a broader range of health and wellness services. Mediktor transforms the way people access the healthcare system. dacadoo develops and operates the dacadoo Health Score engagement platform which helps users to actively manage their health in an easy and fun way. Dacadoo will show&tell their solution at the upcoming DIA In Munich and hopefully tell us a bit more about their plans!

Find out more about their partnership here

TAB (The App Business), an outcome-led tech partner, is expanding further in Europe launching a new hub in Amsterdam late 2019.
With a thriving tech landscape, the Netherlands is well known as one of the world’s most innovative countries. It is home to market-leading organisations, innovation incubators and a vibrant tech start-up scene. TAB works with global powerhouses including Shell, RBS, Unilever, Ford, Santander, BMW and Tesco. As a fast-growing tech business, TAB sees Amsterdam as the ideal base to increase cross-border collaboration with leading global organisations. Additionally, TAB hopes to welcome new talent to bolster its international operations, drawing from the strong local community of talented designers and developers.

Click here to read more about their expansion

The CareVoice Closes 8-Figure USD Series A Funding Round Becomes leading health insurtech platform in Asia
The CareVoice, an international health insurtech company based in China, announced today that it has successfully raised an eight-figure USD Series A funding round. The round was led by a global investment group, LUN Partners Group, and a global investment manager specializing in financial services. DNA Capital, a global healthcare fund, as well as returning investors SOSV and Artesian Capital, also joined the round.
Moreover, as part of this Series A round, StartupCare, the recent venture launched by The CareVoice, has been spun off. The first health benefits for entrepreneurs and their teams now have the financial means to accelerate further its uptake in Mainland China and Hong Kong.

Click here to continue reading about The CareVoice

PharmAccess and Amref Health Africa are Changing the Lives of 35,000 Kenyan Women through Health Coverage
Amref Health Africa and PharmAccess have joined forces in an innovative Partnership for Sustainable Universal Health (i-PUSH). i-PUSH is poised to change the healthcare landscape in Kenya. The program targets low income women living in informal settlements in urban areas and subsistence farmers in rural areas. i-PUSH leans on a simple scalable mobile innovation that enables easy enrollment into Kenya’s national hospital health insurance fund (NHIF), so that they can access quality care at health clinics close by, without having to pay out-of-pocket, through their mobile phone at the comfort of their homes.

Click here to read more about PharmAccess

CyberCube collaborates with AON to advance insurers’ cyber risk aggregation management
CyberCube, a leading provider of cyber risk analytics for the (re)insurance industry announced that AON has selected its cyber insurance analytics platform to deliver innovative cyber (re)insurance solutions to its insurance carrier clients and prospects.

Click here to read more about CyberCube

Vlocity choosen by leading french insurance provider AG2R La Mondiale to digitally transform sales and customer operations
Vlocity, a leading provider of industry-specific cloud software, announced that AG2R La Mondiale has contracted to use Vlocity Health applications to transform sales and customer operations in order to better serve its health and protection, retirement and savings markets. Vlocity Health, which runs natively on the Salesforce Platform, will enable AG2R La Mondiale to increase agency productivity, improve customer engagement, and support ongoing business agility. AG2R La Mondiale will replace several legacy sales and customer relationship management systems, providing them with a single, streamlined system of engagement for its sales agents and customer service representatives.

Click here to read more about Vlocity

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