South Africa Settles the World's Fastest Known Insurance Claim

Posted by Shane Curran

Jul 10, 2018 4:05:07 PM

South African insurtech startup InvestSure and insurance partner Compass Insure recently settled their very first claim in what could be a new world record time of less than 45 seconds, end to end. This means from the time the client incurred an insured loss, to when the money reflected in the customer’s account, the process was completed in that time. The entire claim process was fully automated with no admin required from the client, not even to report a claim and no human intervention to pay the claim.

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Topics: insurance, financial advice, opinion, Startups, Tech, risk

Changing Your Point of View

Posted by Shane Curran

Jun 28, 2018 10:12:42 AM

Have you ever had a conversation with someone who has a very different perspective on things to you? More on topic, how often have you made these people see things your way? Introducing something new to a person often results in them rejecting it for what they already know – which leads us to our question – how do you tell someone they need something they have never had a need for before?

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Topics: insurance, financial advice, opinion, Startups, Tech, risk

EasyEquities introduces InvestSure, a world-first

Posted by Standwa Nongauza

May 18, 2018 9:19:32 AM

EasyEquities is launching an epic new feature in partnership with InvestSure that allows the investor to insure their investment capital.

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Topics: insurance, Startups, Tech, steinhoff, risk

Sanlam Earnings Results

Posted by Mark Ingham

Sep 4, 2017 11:47:36 AM



Insurance giant Sanlam reports results for the six months ended 30 June 2017 on Wednesday, 6 September. Insurance companies are complex and I’d caution about taking earnings in isolation as the best indicator of performance.

You should expect a quality result off a solid platform in difficult trading circumstances, not least South Africa. From an income yield point of view, Sanlam is both secure and attractive.

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Topics: Investment Research, Ingham's Incisive Insights., insurance, partnerships

Innovating the insurance game

Posted by Carly Barnes

Apr 26, 2016 2:15:13 PM

On Monday 18 April, the Financial Intermediaries Association of South Africa (FIA), held a Short Term Insurance Broking Summit at the Sandton Convention Centre, bringing over 600 brokers together for some need-to-know industry info – like how to keep innovating and churning out disruptive, brilliant ideas in a world that seems to change every millisecond. Blink, and there’s a new status quo.

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Topics: FIA, Purple Group Limited, insurance, People


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