Round Table | Asian Development Trends
& Business Opportunities Unveiled 


Asia is gradually becoming one of the most prominent Fintech base in the world, in which Hong Kong serves at the regional hub for overseas companies to further expand their presence in Mainland China and ASEAN Countries. Innovation and digital transformation have become strategic pillars that the C-Suite leaders care about in their business plans.

After the successful InvestHK round table sessions earlier this year, DIA and InvestHK organise a new round table on September 3rd from 9.30-10.30h CEST to unveil the development trend and business opportunities in the InsurTech sector.

Mr. King Leung, Head of Fintech from InvestHK, and Ms. Paula Kant, Head of Investment Promotion from InvestHK Brussels, willl share the latest updates on the Insurance and InsurTech landscape in Hong Kong, as well as the tips on how to capture the business opportunities in Asia.

If Asia is on your expansion roadmap, we invite you to InvestHK´s round table meeting. Contact us to save your seat!

Webinar | Telematics applied: safety ‘for’ numbers
Amodo, JULY 7

How Croatian insurer Osiguranje turned up road safety and revenues

Since the very first arrival of telematics there has been a great focus on increased safety and today it flawlessly fits in the ‘zeitgeist’ of relevance, personal experiences and social responsibility. As telematics gains prominence in our ‘Internet of Things’ world, we also start to see the business opportunities and increased revenues that we can create with this great technology.

In this live webinar on Wednesday July 7th, 15:00 CET , Amodo’s founder and CEO Marijan Mumdziev talk about the instant benefits, how data from a myriad of sources can be combined to create relevance to what to expect next in this field. He is joined by Ana Zovko, Chief Digital Officer from Croatia Osiguranje, who will share the ins and outs of the Driver Safety Programme she and her team implemented with the support of Amodo.

Join us for a lively (free) session, moderated by DIA moderator Conny Dorrestijn, who will ensure that you get the basics, the instant benefits, and a glimpse into the future

Round Table | Opposites Attract
Axell, JULY 6

The current times have made us all experience the value of digitalization. Its impact and benefits moved from ‘anything retail’ into the more longitude domain of life insurance too. So, insurers offering experience and stability are on the lookout for matches in the ecosystem. But, it takes much more than good intentions to turn a partnership into a sustainable success.

We discussed the Who, What, Where, When and How around this topic during our DIA Virtual Round Table ‘Opposites Attract – How To Build Succesfull Insurtech & Insurance Partnerships’, on Tuesday July 6th .

Moshe Tamir sat down with Dan Canham, Head of Innovation at Australian life insurer TAL to talk about their real-life case of digital distribution transformation. How did they jointly draw up the desired goal, define an MVP, align people and teams, manage both security and a disruptive experience and more.

Webinar | The Good News about Bad News

It’s a crucial step in the process of any insurer: checking for “bad news” when accepting new clients or assessing claims. But how can you reduce risk and prevent fraud in an efficient and effective way?

A smarter way to bring “bad news” and risk factors to the surface with the touch of a button is one of the things we talked about in our DIA Webinar “The Good News about Bad News – What insurers can learn from the latest developments in smart screening and fraud detectionon Thursday July 1st .

We had a conversation with FRISS’ Simon Staadegaard and WebIQ’s Ronald Hoek to understand how this new smart screening and fraud detection works. We spoke with one of their clients, Beequip’s Jelle Hordijk, about how this works in practice – and we heared about the results that insurers are achieving with this new way of working.

Watch this webinar now on-demand on DIA TV!

Round Table | Asian Business Opportunities for Insurtechs 

Have you already put Asia on your expansion roadmap?

Asia is gradually becoming one of the most prominent Fintech base in the world. Time has never been better for InsurTech companies to leverage Hong Kong as a gateway to enter Asia.

After the successful InvestHK round table sessions earlier this year, DIA and InvestHK organized a new round table on the 29th of June, for insurtechs, to meet the overwhelming interest. 

We had Mr. King Leung, Head of Fintech from InvestHK, and Ms. Paula Kant, Head of Investment Promotion from InvestHK Brussels, to share the latest updates on the InsurTech landscape in Hong Kong, as well as the tips on how to capture the business opportunities in Asia.

WEBINAR | Robots Make Insurance More Human

How to make insurance more human? The answer may surprise you: Robots!

In the coming months, in a new series of webinars in collaboration with UiPath, we are going to clarify and demystify Robotic Process Automation (RPA) in insurance. Automation seems to be part of the ‘new normal’ but who has embraced it and what were their experiences?

On Thursday June 24th at 3pm (CET) we kicked off with the first webinar which was all about the “good, the bad, the ugly, the surprises and the gains of RPA” in a challenging discussion format.

DIA Moderator Conny Dorrestijn talked with UiPath´s global insurance lead Elaine Mannix and Alberto Branchesi, Head of Data and Digital Platforms at Generali. Elaine and Alberto shared the automation journey of Generali and demonstrated how attended automation works in practice.

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Round Table | Creating Real Impact With Health 
Virgin Pulse | FULLY BOOKED

Health & Well-being programs are on the rise, but what’s involved in creating real impact with these programs?

On the 27th of May, we organized our 4th DIA Virtual Round Table of May, answering this exact question.

The discussion was held with keynote speaker Thomas Hach, Director Healthcare Systems at Novartis and Virgin Pulse’s Ludovic Pureur, on how behavioural change drives real health outcomes. We also spoke with a leading health insurer from the USA about best practices in offering solutions focused on behavioural change, driving customer engagement and real impact.

Round Table | Leveraging Scale Through Cooperation

It’s no secret that digital transformation, innovation and partnerships with insurtechs are essential for insurers to remain competitive and stay ahead.
But how can you stay on top of all the new developments with limited resources?

To discuss how you can stay on top of the hottest & the latest in insurtech, we organized a DIA Virtual Round Table focused on ‘Leveraging Scale Through Cooperation’, on May 26th.

At this Round Table, we discussed all sorts of news ways of cooperation to accelerate innovation, with Tom van den Brulle, Global Head of Innovation at Munich Re and chairman of InsurTech Hub Munich, and Atsushi Izu, Senior GM Insurtech at Japanese insurer Daichi Life.

Round Table | Data Is The New Gold

Data is the new gold, is what you often hear – and insurers are sitting on a gold mine in that regard! But how do you manage your data in the right way? How do you make sure your company can grow and take new opportunities with that data?

Together with Google and Generali we answered these questions on the 20th of May.

Henna Karna, who was until last year Global Chief Data at AXA and is now Global Manager Global Insurance & Risk Management at Google, shared her vision on how data can be used to create new growing opportunities for insurers.

Taking vision into practice is where our second speaker stepped in: Davide Consiglio, Head of Advanced Analytics bij Generali Italy. Davide shared his experiences about setting up a state-of-the-art data analytics practice.

Round Table | The Upsurge of Device Protection

Are you making the most of the new opportunities in mobile device insurance?

There are plenty of interesting developments in this area that insurers can take advantage of. For example major players in APAC and North America are moving towards mobile device protection – offering their customers a convenient end-to-end solution and eating away market share from traditional insurance products.

In “The Upsurge of Device Protection”, that we organised together with Blancco on Tuesday May 18, we discussed this topic and what it can do for the attendees at our table.

Kon Maragelis, Mobile Specialist at Blancco, joined us to share his experience with mobile device protection from APAC and North America, and discussed how insurers can turn this into an opportunity to build business.