B-Hive is proud to announce our collaboration with imec and our partners – AG Insurance, B-Hive, BNP Paribas and ING – to support new fintech startups through its imec.istart program.
These past years financial institutions have accepted the existence of fintechs within their industry. This can be proven by looking at a survey PWC conducted in 2016. They observed that 32% of financial institutions are currently engaged in partnerships with fintechs versus 25% who do not deal in any way with fintechs...
Technological evolutions and socio-economic changes are disrupting industry after industry and are about to make their way into the insurance industry. It has been predicted by most leading strategy and consulting firms that 2017 will be marked as the year of the insurance revolution.
In a world of interconnected objects, insurance won’t be “social” as stated by the so called P2P innovators but rather parametric and invisible.
This blog is a reaction on “Is insurance ready for Millennials”, which you can read over here. Summarized: insurance is old-fashioned, lives in the past and tries to pummel you silly with paperwork… especially when filing a claim. Luckily InsurTech is here to save the day.
Recently, our attention was drawn by an article written by Oscar Williams-Grut for Business Insider magazine. "4 VCs were asked what the hottest area of fintech is right now — all they could talk about was insurance."* To dig a little deeper in the buzz around insurance, we invited Rudi Strobbe, responsible for innovation at the “Customer & Data” department of AXA Belgium, for an interview.