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  • Tech is becoming a vital part of insurance

    Tech is becoming a vital part of insurance

    February 18, 2019 • Cloud Computing, Southern AfricaComments Off on Tech is becoming a vital part of insurance

    The evolving technology landscape provides insurers with unprecedented opportunities to grow their business. Ben Burger, Managing Executive at SilverBridge, believes 2019 will see the development of the ideal environment to integrate cloud, data analysis,...

  • South African fintech in 2019 – what can we expect?

    South African fintech in 2019 – what can we expect?

    January 14, 2019 • Finance, Southern AfricaComments Off on South African fintech in 2019 – what can we expect?

    Here are my fintech predictions for 2019 based on what we are seeing with our members at AlphaCode which closely track international trends in this space. AlphaCode is the Rand Merchant Investments  (RMI) incubation, acceleration and investment initiative...

  • Kelly Preston, data analytics manager at SilverBridge.

    BI to combat insurance policy lapses

    October 29, 2018 • FeaturesComments Off on BI to combat insurance policy lapses

    For insurers, managing policy lapses or surrenders are part of business. But despite recent figures reflecting a nine percent decrease in surrenders last year from 2016, it will remain a concern for companies trying to compete amidst ever-tightening budgets....

  • Technology can be a threat to insurance firms or enable greater customer choice

    July 23, 2018 • GeneralComments Off on Technology can be a threat to insurance firms or enable greater customer choice

    The insurance sector has not been spared the seeming ubiquity of digital disruption across the economy, and “insurtech” is now a buzzword in many corners of the industry. There has been talk of “burning platforms” and the need for industry incumbents...

  • South Africa gets first drone insurance product

    South Africa gets first drone insurance product

    May 26, 2018 • Gadgets and Gaming, Top StoriesComments Off on South Africa gets first drone insurance product

    Briisk Limited has provided the technology to launch South Africa’s first fully digital drone insurance, Drone Covered. The first-to-market insurance, underwritten by Transact and Protect Insure (TPI) and insured by Mutual and Federal Risk Finance, is...