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The CareVoice is a Shanghai based independent health platform that provides ratings and recommendations on medical providers.
4Paradigm is a Beijing based AI startup that is pioneering machine learning software in China. Founded by ex-Baidu R&D engineers, the 4Paradigm team are working with several Chinese insurers on fraud detection and policy holder profiling.
Zhongtuobao is a Shanghai based community insurance app that provides a mutual life insurance product backed by a traditional underwriter.
Metromile has developed a telematics device that plugs into the diagnostic port of a car's dashboard. The device, or Metronome, provides engine data plus driving behaviour insights that is ultimately used to offer a car insurance on a pay per mile basis. This, in addition to a recent investment from China's CPIC is setting up Metromile for a China entrance.
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.
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