China InsurTech Review 2017
Editorial by Hugh Terry
This month we take a look back at the major developments of 2017 and select the most progressive InsurTechs from the fields of telematics and MedTech. Although the past year was characterised by continued optimism with regard to the digital insurance opportunity, several notable regulatory actions and the Zhong An IPO signaled the end of the honeymoon period and only those with sustainable business models will be able to succeed going forward. We also speak to Mapfre’s Gracie Gan about her views on China’s regulatory landscape and digital insurance activities.
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The Digital Insurer
Haven Life is a rare example of intrapreneurship within the life insurance industry. Owned by US based MassMutual, Haven Life offers term life insurance entirely online and is aiming to address the shifting insurance needs of the millennial world by tightly integrating term life insurance into digital channels.