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Insurtech Australia Launch Announcement

October 23rd, 2017 Posted by Community, News 0 thoughts on “Insurtech Australia Launch Announcement”

With insurtech starting to enjoy rapid growth in Australia, Insurtech Australia today announces its formation as a new industry association dedicated to the advancement of insurance innovation and insurtech startups.

Insurtech Australia is being created as a standalone division of Fintech Australia, the association for Australian fintech startups. As a national, not-for-profit organisation, it will focus on representing insurtech startups, insurers, reinsurers and brokers and other insurance related disciplines, such as health, wellbeing, data and analytics, machine learning, IoT and telematics.

You can find out more and access the official media release here.

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Insurtech Australia member Friendsurance launches insurance for bicycle riders

August 30th, 2017 Posted by Community, Members, News 0 thoughts on “Insurtech Australia member Friendsurance launches insurance for bicycle riders”

Fuelled by a $5.5 million investment from James Packer-backed Ellerston Capital, the local arm of German peer-to-peer insurer Friendsurance wants to change the way Australians get insurance. It starts with protecting the humble bicycle.

Friendsurance, headquartered in Berlin and founded in 2010, has gained attention for being the world’s first P2P insurer. The model organises individuals into groups of 10, that cross insure each other – if there are no claims, up to 40 per cent of the premium is refunded.

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