In its 500 year history the insurance industry has not seen such pressure for change. Technological advancements around the world are changing the way customers communicate, collaborate and consume. One industry after the other - for example retail, publishing, music, TV, cinema, automobile - gets disrupted by artificial intelligence (AI), digital distribution, new platforms, blockchain, virtual reality (VR), augmented reality (AR), mixed reality (MR), internet of things (IoT) and so many more. Besides that in every corner of the world young entrepreneurs are founding start up insurtech companies aiming at disrupting the industry and attacking the value chain, profitability and stability of decade and century old incumbent insurers.
This site should help to provide an up-to-date and easy-to-access overview of recent developments in the insurtech and insurance sector.