Swyfft, the Insurance Company that Uses AI to Save Customers Money, Sets Sights on National Rollout

Swyfft, a platform that won’t stop until it has wholly disrupted insurance as we know it, announces launch in Illinois and New Jersey

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Usage based insurance partnership formed by Sprint

Usage Based Insurance

The wireless giant is now partnering with Intelligent Mechatronic Systems to appeal to auto insurers. Sprint has now announced that it is entering into a partnership with Intelligent Mechatronic Systems, a usage based insurance technology provider that allows auto insurers to be able to offer telematics based coverage to their customers. This category is now taking off among insurance companies, basing premiums on a driver’s actual risk. Traditionally, auto insurance companies use broad generalizations about various categories of drivers in order to calculate premiums. Factors can include everything from location…

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AIR Worldwide Provides Risk Modeling for More than $25 Billion in Total Catastrophe Bond Issuance

MONTE CARLO, Monaco & BOSTON, Sept. 9, 2013 – AIR Worldwide (AIR) today announced it has provided risk modeling and analytical services for more than $25 billion in total catastrophe bond issuance, encompassing more than 115 transactions since the market’s inception in 1996. Since the start of 2009, AIR has modeled more than $15 billion in catastrophe bond issuance, including 17 of the 22 property-based bonds issued to date in 2013. AIR’s strong presence in the catastrophe bond space this year follows an equally active 2012, when AIR was selected…

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Gartner names SAS as the leader in software market size

Gartner Inc has released a report entitled “Market Trends: No Escaping BI and Analytics in Insurance in 2011”, which gave SAS the top rank in software market size. In the report, the business analytics software and services leader was shown to have a quarter of the 2010 market share, with a $138.7 million revenue. The Gartner report said that insurance companies are focused on risk management, compliance with regulations, acquisition and retention of customers, and the achievement of excellence within their operation. These goals, according to Gartner, are pushing technology…

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