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16 January 2019

Podcast: Interview with Dr. Stefan Koll (Chairman, Deutsche Familienversicherung)

The insurance industry is not immune to digitalisation either. But what does digital insurance actually consist of? Bitkom spoke to Dr. Stefan Knoll, founder and chairman of the Deutsche Familienversicherung, about this question. In the first episode of the Bitkom podcast “Strg-Alt-Entf” in 2019, you will hear what insurances will look like in the future, what trends can be expected in the InsurTech sector and why easily understandable insurance products are becoming increasingly important in the course of the digitalisation of the industry.

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10 January 2019

German FinTech rises to Unicorn status

As a result of the latest financing round, the company valuation of the Berlin-based FinTech N26 rises to around 2.7 billion US dollars. So the online bank has arrived in the circle of Unicorns - startups with a value of more than one billion US dollars. The FinTech N26 also illustrates the increasing cooperation within the financial sector - the Allianz, one of the largest insurance groups, is one of the startup's investors.

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30 November 2018

Save the Date | Digital Finance Conference 2019

Last May, several hundred experts from the financial sector met in Berlin to discuss the latest developments in the market together with 60 top-class speakers at the Digital Banking Conference 2018. In 2019, many experts are once again expected. Furthermore #digiba18 will be continued as the Digital Finance Conference 2019. In addition to digital transformation in the banking business, innovations, opportunities and challenges in the insurance market will also be among the main topics on May 22 and 23, 2019.

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