The InsurTech Express website, a new resource bringing together the life insurance and annuity communities, has launched over at www.insurtechexpress.com.
The website presents an educational resource on life insurance technology – with a network that includes carriers, distributors and solution providers, it is designed to connect the industry with insurtech documents, education, solutions, current events, career opportunities and innovation. It also offers active participation in industry organisations, including ACORD, LBTC and LIDMA; conferences such as InsureTech Connect and NAILBA; and social media platforms like LinkedIn.
"The objective of InsurTech Express is to be a technology and process improvement central resource for the industry to benefit carriers, distributors, and solution providers," said Ken Leibow, Founder and Editor of InsurTechExpress.com. He adds that another key goal of the platform is to help match the best talent with those firms looking to fill insurtech roles.
Malou August, Senior Vice-President, Standards and Membership at ACORD, said: "Today, more than ever, with the significant surge in life insurance innovation, our industry needs to collaborate and share educational tools and resources for the benefit of consumers." And indeed, all the information and tools on the website are accessible to everyone at no cost.
As a ‘one stop life insurance resource’, InsurTechExpress.com plays a key role in the life insurance industry – there are approximately 850 life insurance and annuity companies generating over $137 billion of life insurance premiums and $287 billion of annuity premiums annually, according to 2017 industry statistics; from sales, agent licensing and new business to commission accounting and Inforce Services, insurtech is the ‘engine to the life insurance industry’, the company suggests.
In that case, we suppose that InsurTechExpress.com provides the industry with the means to fuel it ...