News Deck – Week 31 Preview

Quite flat the news in global insurance particularly those about technology and digitalization, nevertheless interest in innovation and InsurTech remains high – finally digital transformation will never be complete.

In this week’s edition of News Deck, we have collected together stories from across the industry, including:

  • hepster expects embedded insurance to shift the market and to offer countless chances e.g. with efficient claims notification and settlement based on the flow of data VW-heute (German)
  • Global investment reached an emphatic record during H1 2021, as it already exceeded with US$ 7.4 billion in 162 deals the full-year investment in 2020 and in every other year, driven largely by 15 mega-rounds of $100 million or more raised predominantly by later-stage players seeking expansion, 73% were P&C related and 55% focused on distribution – insurance distribution was also the topic of the deep dive in WTW’s 2Q/2021 briefing WTW (English), VW-heute (German)

Read the full report here