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Quantemplate, Insurtech Provider of Cloud-Based Data Services, Raises $12M

Quantemplate, the provider of self-service, cloud-based automated data services for the re/insurance industry, raised more than $12 million in its latest funding round. Quantemplate said it plans to use the funding for three main areas, sales and marketing, and platform …

Capital One Breach Clouds Technology Strategy; Puts $400M Cyber Insurance in Play

Capital One Financial Corp., in recent years, has beat the drum every chance it got: The cloud is cheaper. The cloud is faster. And the cloud is far more secure. Then a hacker got into the cloud, siphoning off sensitive …

Insurtech Profile: The Evolution of Slice and Future of Insurance

Insurtech Slice, which offers its own on-demand rideshare and homeshare products, now also provides cloud services for carriers wanting to offer their own on-demand products. The growing digital insurer and services provider recently closed a $20 million funding round to …

NTT DATA UK to Provide Robotics Services for TMK’s Marine Transactions

NTT DATA UK, a Tokyo-based consulting and IT services provider, announced it has entered into a partnership to provide robotics services to Tokio Marine Kiln (TMK). NTT DATA UK’s Cargo 10 Virtual Worker is the first of several planned Robotic …

AIG Enhances Motor Fleet Claims Service, Harnessing Cloud-Based Technology

AIG UK announced it has entered into a partnership with VUEcloud Ltd., a UK software technology provider to the commercial motor industry, to provide an enhanced claims service to motor fleet customers by harnessing cloud-based technology. The new service, powered …

Zurich Offers Post Cyber Attack Response Service in APAC

Zurich Insurance has launched DigitalResolve, a coordinated incident response service to help businesses in Asia Pacific (APAC) mitigate and recover from cyber attacks. Offered through Zurich’s partner Crawford & Co., DigitalResolve helps organizations coordinate and manage resources so they can …

UK’s Towergate Hires Accenture to Manage IT Infrastructure Transformation

Towergate, Europe’s largest independently owned insurance intermediary, is undertaking an IT infrastructure transformation across its entire business to address challenges posed by legacy systems and lack of integration and has chosen Accenture as its strategic service provider. The transformation program …

Software Provider Vertafore Acquires Canada’s Keal Technology

Vertafore, the Bothell, Wash.-based insurance software provider, announced the acquisition of Keal Technology, a leading provider of broker and commercial management systems in Canada. The move extends Vertafore’s customer base into Canada, further enhancing its international footprint, the company said …

Hiscox Launches E-Trading System for U.K. Commercial Brokers

After a successful pilot, Hiscox has launched Hiscox Trader, a new e-trading solution for U.K. commercial insurance brokers in partnership with insurance technology specialists Open GI London. The new cloud-based technology enables brokers to give their customers an indication of …

Cloudsurance Launches Insurance Program For Cloud Consumers

Cloudsurance has launched a cloud insurance program designed for modern cloud consumers. Cloudsurance is a cloud insurance program designed for cloud consumers and can help mitigate against the inherent risks of cloud computing, such as downtime, data loss and cyber-attack …