Why InsurTech? A Pressured Insurance Value Chain
By Andrew Sagon, Andrew Johnston and Matthew Wong
InsurTech is a burgeoning phenomenon that is modernising the insurance industry. It is disrupting the traditional value chain whereby insurers offer loss protection, and shifting the emphasis to risk mitigation. Incumbents face disintermediation as investors in search of higher yields pour money into insurance-linked instruments in the capital markets. And entrepreneurial businesses are targeting friction costs and inefficiencies within every aspect of the traditional value chain.
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