RiskGenius News

How Policy Silence on Pandemics May Bedevil Insurers on Coronavirus Claims

Silence may be deadly for property/casualty insurers writing commercial insurance, an executive of an insurtech that specializes in analyzing insurance policy language suggested recently, explaining that without specific words addressing pandemic risks, insurers might face claims down the road. In …

Guy Carpenter Partners with RiskGenius to Expand Silent Cyber Analysis

Reinsurance broker Guy Carpenter & Co. has entered into a strategic relationship with RiskGenius to expand the detection and qualitative analysis of silent cyber exposure across various lines of business. RiskGenius utilizes artificial intelligence to evaluate a variety of emerging …

Pressure Builds on Insurers to Be Part of Coronavirus Business Solution

While legislators in Washington and states try to fashion financial relief for businesses interrupted by the public health actions related to coronavirus, outside pressure is mounting on private property/casualty commercial insurers to do more than explain why insurance coverage is …

Insurtech Funding Reaches $4.4 Billion to Date in 2019, Blowing Past Full-Year 2018

Insurtech funding levels, reaching almost $4.4 billion in worldwide funding commitments through three quarters of the year, has already surpassed the 2018 full-year total, Willis Towers Watson announced Wednesday. According to the new Quarterly InsurTech Briefing published by the global …

5 Insurtechs Working to Improve Agency Processes, Efficiency

Independent insurance agents can find sifting through the many insurtech products to pinpoint ones suited to their needs is a daunting assignment. But it’s an assignment they must tackle, according to agency consultant Chris Burand, founder of Chris Burand & …

Why Agencies Shouldn’t Be Afraid of Insurtech and Need to Adopt It – Now

There’s been a barrage of insurtech products hitting the market for several years now, creating confusion for some agency owners trying to decipher what is relevant to them, how to implement these products and whether to wait for new agency …

Insurance AI Firm RiskGenius Reports Additional Financing

RiskGenius, which provides natural language tools for improving the quality and accuracy of insurance policies, has completed a Series B financing led by Hudson Structured Capital Management. The company said it has also expanded partnerships with insurance carriers Everest Insurance, …

Connecticut Insurance Department Partnering with RiskGenius in Tech Pilot Program

The Connecticut Insurance Department is one of nine state insurance regulators participating in a pilot program to test a web-based platform that uses machine learning. The pilot states are partnering with RiskGenius, a Kansas-based tech company that has developed software …

QBE Invests in, Links With, Machine Learning InsurTech Startup RiskGenius

QBE has signed a multi-year commercial use agreement with RiskGenius, a machine learning company that helps carriers, brokers and regulators analyze policy and endorsement language and aid in product development. The deal comes as the Australian insurer’s venture arm closed …