Picnic secures NSW Government MVP grant to help protect local communities from the rising costs of insurance
Picnic secures NSW Government grant to support its mission to establish and operate customer-owned organisations that provide alternative insurance products.
Mark Tarring, founder and CEO of TildaTravel, has announces the launch of a new Australian traveltech and fintech platform, under the travel and travel money brand TildaTravel. TildaTravel’s proprietary API-based technology platform efficiently aggregates multiple digital travel and financial services. Within one easy to use site tildatravel.com.au the intuitive customer journey will include inspiration and planning; booking flights, accommodation, car rentals and attractions; and purchasing travel insurance, prepaid travel cards and foreign currency. TildaTravel is launching with a host of leading travel partners including HomeAway (Stayz), Hertz, Travelex, Cruise1st, Collinson Group and Telna. “From villas on the Gold Coast to cruises on the Mediterranean, free travel SIMs packed with data, […]
Boundlss are delighted to announce that they been selected by the Hartford InsurTech Hub, powered by Startupbootcamp to join their inaugural acceleration program. The three month program, based in Hartford Connecticut, represents an invaluable opportunity to network with insurers, investors, experts and influencers in the US insurance market. Jonah Cacioppe, Boundlss’ CEO, said ‘We are thrilled to be part of this exciting initiative with the Hartford InsurTech Hub, powered by Startupbootcamp. It is a fantastic opportunity to learn from industry experts and test Boundlss’ AI health assistant and conversational platform in the US market.’ Boundlss joins 10 other successful start-ups who were scouted from an initial list of 4,000 from […]
By Jacqui Henderson – Founder & CEO, Adviser Intelligence Damage control does not come cheap. Just ask Dongjin Koh, President of Mobile at Samsung Electronics. Koh told press in October this year that the total recall of the inflammable Galaxy Note 7 range – based on reports of just under 50 exploding units of the 2.5 million shipped products – would cost the Korean conglomerate a “heartbreaking amount”. Or to be more precise, more than $5 billion, Samsung later admitted. But, according to Chang Sea Jin, National University of Singapore business school professor, the multi-billion dollar Note 7 recall cost was worth it. “The potential damage to reputation is far […]