Paytm to introduce tuition fee insurance and debit cards for students

Team TC

Digital payments platform Paytm will introduce services like insurance for tuition fees and debit cards for students. The payments ....

6 September, 2019

Policy Wrap: No FDI cap for insurance intermediaries; Govt may go easy on monitoring online content

Payal Ganguly

The central government has removed the cap on foreign equity investment in insurance intermediaries. The ministry of electronics ....

6 September, 2019

Max Bupa Health Insurance's bite-sized products to go live on MobiKwik app

Om Athavale

Max Bupa Health Insurance Co. Ltd on Wednesday said it will make available its “bite-sized” products for customers ....

26 June, 2019

ZestMoney partners with Digit to offer EMI insurance

Shweta Sharma

Digital lending startup ZestMoney has announced a partnership with Digit Insurance to offer insurance against equated monthly ....

13 June, 2019

Reinsurer Swiss Re to increase headcount at Bengaluru tech centre by a third

Anand J

Zurich-headquartered reinsurance major Swiss Re will increase its Bengaluru technology centre's headcount to 1,500 by 2021 ....

11 June, 2019

Digital insurance startup Acko acqui-hires car-retailing platform VLer

Om Athavale

Digital insurance platform Acko Technology and Services Pvt. Ltd said it has acqui-hired car-retailing platform VLer Technology. Acko ....

3 June, 2019

Exclusive: Fosun-backed fintech startup Kissht gets IRDAI licence to offer insurance

Kavya Kothiyal

OnEMI Technology Solutions Pvt. Ltd, which runs digital lending startup Kissht, has received a corporate agency licence from the ....

5 April, 2019

HDFC Ergo's Mehmood Mansoori on using AI, analytics to capture the insurance market

Anirban Ghoshal

HDFC ERGO, a joint venture between HDFC and Munich-based ERGO International, is trying to strengthen its position as one of the ....

25 February, 2019

Artificial intelligence will continue to shake up banking in 2019 and beyond

Anup Purohit

Artificial intelligence (AI) is already proliferating across all aspects of our lives and revolutionising various industries and ....

3 January, 2019

Why insurance is an obstacle for cryptocurrency industry's mainstream ambitions


Cryptocurrency exchanges and traders in Asia are struggling to insure themselves against the risk of hacks and theft, a factor ....

20 December, 2018

MobiKwik adds insurance to its portfolio of digital financial offerings

Payal Ganguly

In its push towards becoming a financial services platform, mobile wallet player MobiKwik on Wednesday announced the launch of ....

21 November, 2018

Data is a journey, need to put building blocks in place: PNB MetLife’s Samrat Das

Shweta Sharma

PNB MetLife India Insurance Co. Ltd (PNB MetLife), which is among the country’s top ten life insurers by market share, recently ....

9 November, 2018

Synechron deploys AI, data science applications for financial services firms

Shweta Sharma

Synechron Inc., a New York-based technology consulting and outsourcing firm, has started deploying data science and artificial ....

23 October, 2018

Insurers are turning to AI to help crack down on fraud

Team TC

With bogus insurance claims, shady brokers and fraud on the rise, insurers in the US have resorted to artificial intelligence ....

27 June, 2018

3i Infotech launches voice chat for selling financial and healthcare products

Anirban Ghoshal

IT company 3i Infotech has released a voice chat for banks, insurers and healthcare firms that sells related or complimentary ....

8 June, 2018

Bajaj Allianz's Sourabh Chatterjee on how AI is speeding up insurance claims

Anirban Ghoshal

Insurance firm Bajaj Allianz hired a virtual employee named Eve last month. Eve helps the company hire new talent by conducting ....

1 June, 2018

Insurance consortium partners Cognizant for data-sharing blockchain

Anirban Ghoshal

A consortium of Indian life insurers has partnered IT services company Cognizant Technology Solutions to develop a blockchain ....

16 April, 2018

This startup uses AI to check out rooftops for insurance purposes

Anirban Ghoshal

California-based startup Cape Analytics uses artificial intelligence (AI) to check out your rooftop for insurance purposes. By ....

4 April, 2018

How networks and digital tech can create new revenue streams for businesses

Yogita Khaitan

Industry leaders are looking at mechanisms to explore newer avenues of revenue, given the disruptive landscape that threatens ....

26 March, 2018

For co-working spaces, concerns abound on privacy, cover and building ownership

Puneet Shah

Co-working spaces, which aggregate workstations, are gradually making inroads into major cities of India, thanks to ever-increasing ....

23 March, 2018

AI, blockchain, Internet of Things to be used in larger projects: IBM

Anirban Ghoshal

Tech firm International Business Machines Corp. (IBM) has said that artificial intelligence (AI), blockchain and Internet of Things ....

5 March, 2018