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Jan

23

2018

News

Analysis: Does Washington, D.C., area have edge in Amazon second HQ sweepstakes?

As Chicago awaits a site visit from the Amazon team charged with evaluating 20 finalists for the company’s second North American headquarters, handicapping the Amazon sweepstakes has become something of a parlor game. If you were placing a bet, you’d have to give the Washington, D.C.,...

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Jan

22

2018

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The State of B2B Tech in Chicago in 2018

America’s third coast has a vibrant tech community. Yet it seems to always be cast into the shadow behind tech hubs such as San Francisco, New York and, to an extent, even Austin. But those in the community know that Chicago is no second-tier tech city. Th...

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Jan

19

2018

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Insurtech Revolution Will Transform the Business of Insurance

The Insurtech Revolution is here. My most recent Actuarial Review article, “The Insurtech Revolution,” cuts through the buzz and highlights areas where insurtech is likely to transform the insurance industry. Insurtech is like any quickly emerging development. There is a lot of activity, confusion and a dash of hype. Read more here.

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Jan

16

2018

Blog

From Insurance to an Insurtech: A Look at Both Sides

In May, I made the move from insurance executive at a global P&C insurer to the new role of chief operating officer at Snapsheet, a rapidly growing insurtech startup that pioneered virtual claims processing, workflows and settlements. Moving from the slow-to-change insurance industry to a technology...

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Jan

16

2018

News

The Insurtech Revolution

“The insurance industry right now is in the midst of a sea change transformation that has no proxy nor historical precedent,” asserts Guy Fraker, chief innovation officer for insurancethoughtleadership.com and its offshoot, Innovator’s Edge, which matches insurtech companies with executives and investors. Read more here.

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