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Tensorflight Announces Series A Funding To Scale Rapid Growth in Insurtech

Tuesday, October 19, 2021 - 3:00pm

Tensorflight combines superior satellite, aerial and street level imagery understanding technology with a proprietary Artificial Intelligence engine to automate commercial property inspections.

Key Points: 
  • Tensorflight combines superior satellite, aerial and street level imagery understanding technology with a proprietary Artificial Intelligence engine to automate commercial property inspections.
  • "We could not be more excited to welcome QBE Ventures and others to our already strong investor base," said Zbigniew Wojna, Co-Founder of Tensorflight.
  • Their confidence in our value proposition and global growth strategy to date is an important moment in Tensorflight's growth trajectory."
  • Tensorflight is already used by many of the largest global commercial property insurers, and is adding enterprise customers at a rapid rate.

Georgia's Private Flood Insurance Marketplace Grows with Wright's Launch of Exclusive, Admitted Product

Tuesday, October 19, 2021 - 2:23pm

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla., Oct. 19, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Wright National Flood Insurance Services has announced its expansion into Georgia with the introduction of an exclusive, admitted, stand-alone flood product: Wright Residential Private Flood Insurance.

Key Points: 
  • ST. PETERSBURG, Fla., Oct. 19, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Wright National Flood Insurance Services has announced its expansion into Georgia with the introduction of an exclusive, admitted, stand-alone flood product: Wright Residential Private Flood Insurance.
  • "Properties in Georgia are unique and individualized," said James R. Watje, senior vice president of private flood at Wright National Flood Insurance Services.
  • That's why the Wright Residential Private Flood Insurance product was designed with the flexibility to customize flood protection to the individual needs of each Georgia property owner."
  • Wright National Flood Insurance Services LLC (WNFIS) offers primary and excess flood products in numerous markets across the United States and are building out our growing Flood Insurance Marketplace.

One80 Intermediaries Appoints Edward Lopes as Chief Operating Officer

Monday, October 18, 2021 - 1:00pm

BOSTON, Oct. 18, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- One80 Intermediaries (One80), a specialty insurance broker headquartered in Boston, today announced Edward Lopes has been appointed as One80's Chief Operating Officer.

Key Points: 
  • BOSTON, Oct. 18, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- One80 Intermediaries (One80), a specialty insurance broker headquartered in Boston, today announced Edward Lopes has been appointed as One80's Chief Operating Officer.
  • As Chief Operating Officer, Mr. Lopes will further enable the integration of new business acquisitions, and advance One80's market-leading information technology platforms, sales and marketing strategy and process optimization.
  • "I am delighted that Ed Lopes has joined the One80 Intermediaries team.
  • "I have observed One80's accelerated growth over the past two years and have been extremely impressed with the diverse product suite that has been built, the top-tier talent that the organization has attracted, and the market access One80 has successfully achieved," said Edward Lopes, Chief Operating Officer, One80 Intermediaries.

DGAP-News: PATRIZIA AG: PATRIZIA Annual General Meeting 2021: Shareholders vote for an experienced, internationally diverse and tech-savvy Supervisory Board

Thursday, October 14, 2021 - 2:29pm

PATRIZIA AG: PATRIZIA Annual General Meeting 2021: Shareholders vote for an experienced, internationally diverse and tech-savvy Supervisory Board

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  • PATRIZIA AG: PATRIZIA Annual General Meeting 2021: Shareholders vote for an experienced, internationally diverse and tech-savvy Supervisory Board
    The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement.
  • PATRIZIA Annual General Meeting 2021: Shareholders vote for an experienced, internationally diverse and tech-savvy Supervisory Board
    Augsburg, 14 October 2021.
  • PATRIZIA, a leading partner for global real assets, held its virtual Annual General Meeting today.
  • PATRIZIA attracted Supervisory Board candidates who are internationally experienced and diverse with a broad set of skills.

Smart Communications to Showcase the Power of its Partnership with Guidewire at Connections 2021

Thursday, October 14, 2021 - 2:00pm

LONDON and NEW YORK, Oct. 14, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Smart Communications TM, a leading technology company focused on helping businesses engage in more meaningful customer conversations and a Premier Guidewire partner, today announced its platinum sponsorship of Guidewire Connections 2021.

Key Points: 
  • LONDON and NEW YORK, Oct. 14, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Smart Communications TM, a leading technology company focused on helping businesses engage in more meaningful customer conversations and a Premier Guidewire partner, today announced its platinum sponsorship of Guidewire Connections 2021.
  • By leveraging Smart Communications and Guidewire Cloud technologies, Mountain West has scaled and automated personalized policy communications that also meets compliance requirements without heavy administrative burden.
  • Guidewire is a strategic partner and reseller of Smart Communications, a Guidewire PartnerConnect Solution partner.
  • Today, 100 joint customers of all sizes and lines of business rely on Smart Communications to handle their customer communications.

Expert.ai Named Winner in 2021 API Awards

Thursday, October 14, 2021 - 1:30pm

BOSTON, Oct. 14, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Expert.ai is excited to announce thatthe expert.ai Natural Language(NL) APIhas won a 2021 API Award in the Best API Debutcategory.The 2021 API Awards celebrate the incredible technical innovation, adoption, and reception in the API & microservices industries and use by a global developer community.

Key Points: 
  • BOSTON, Oct. 14, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Expert.ai is excited to announce thatthe expert.ai Natural Language(NL) APIhas won a 2021 API Award in the Best API Debutcategory.The 2021 API Awards celebrate the incredible technical innovation, adoption, and reception in the API & microservices industries and use by a global developer community.
  • Expert.ai's win here at the 2021 API Awards is evidence of their leading role in the growth of the API Economy," said Jonathan Pasky, Executive Producer & Co-Founder of DevNetwork, producer of API World & the 2021 API Awards.
  • The 2021 API Awards will be presented at the 2021 API Awards Ceremony during API World 2021 Virtual (Oct 26-28, 2021).
  • While waiting for the event and the 2021 API Awards Ceremony, start the conversation on expert.ai's Community site ,collaborate with other API enthusiasts and create new business relationships withresponsiveNL-based API solutions.

Philippe Vuilleumier, Head of Group Security at Swisscom, Joins Kovrr CISO Advisory Board

Tuesday, October 12, 2021 - 2:00pm

Kovrr , a provider of cyber risk modeling and quantification for enterprises and (re)insurers, announced today that Philippe Vuilleumier, head of Group Security at Swisscom, joined Kovrrs CISO advisory board.

Key Points: 
  • Kovrr , a provider of cyber risk modeling and quantification for enterprises and (re)insurers, announced today that Philippe Vuilleumier, head of Group Security at Swisscom, joined Kovrrs CISO advisory board.
  • Philippe will help develop corporate cyber risk quantification (CRQ) solutions, promote innovation, and seek new partnerships for Kovrrs enterprise cyber risk quantification solutions.
  • Philippe Vuilleumier has been with Swisscom for over 15 years and was named Head of Group Security in 2015.
  • "The Kovrr team is pleased to have Philippe Vuilleumier join our CISO advisory board and help us tackle a growing problem in enterprise security," stated Kovrr CEO Yakir Golan.

New multi-year collaboration aims to strengthen climate resilience in U.S. cities with a focus on social equity

Tuesday, October 12, 2021 - 3:01pm

A cornerstone of the program will be the adaptation of the Zurich Flood Resilience Measurement for Communities diagnostic tool.

Key Points: 
  • A cornerstone of the program will be the adaptation of the Zurich Flood Resilience Measurement for Communities diagnostic tool.
  • The program will initially work in highlighted neighborhoods of Houston and Boston, seeking to develop actions and implement projects that address climate risks, social inequities and resilience.
  • Through this program, cities will engage with peer cities facing similar climate-related challenges, strengthen ties to private sector stakeholders, and receive technical assistance on analytical tools.
  • "The City of Houston can benefit tremendously from this program to strengthen our resilience to climate change through an equity lens," said Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner, Chairman of Resilient Cities Network.

Maryland Homeowners Gain Access to Wright and Zurich North America's Admitted, Private Flood Insurance Program

Tuesday, October 5, 2021 - 2:23pm

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla., Oct. 5, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Wright National Flood Insurance Services LLC and Zurich Insurance are launching an admitted, residential flood proprietary product Zurich Residential Private Flood Insurance in Maryland beginning October 5, 2021.

Key Points: 
  • ST. PETERSBURG, Fla., Oct. 5, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Wright National Flood Insurance Services LLC and Zurich Insurance are launching an admitted, residential flood proprietary product Zurich Residential Private Flood Insurance in Maryland beginning October 5, 2021.
  • Zurich Residential Private Flood Insurance can be purchased to help protect homes against the risk of Maryland flooding since most property policies don't cover the peril of flood.
  • To learn more about private flood insurance, find a Wright agent, or to become a Wright partner agency, please visit www.wrightflood.com .
  • Wright National Flood Insurance Services LLC (WNFIS) provides private flood insurance products in 14 states with plans to continue expansion, building out the flood insurance marketplace.

AM Best Affirms Credit Ratings of Farmers New World Life Insurance Company and Farmers Reinsurance Company

Friday, October 1, 2021 - 5:32pm

AM Best has affirmed the Financial Strength Rating (FSR) of A (Excellent) and the Long-Term Issuer Credit Rating (Long-Term ICR) of a+ (Excellent) of Farmers New World Life Insurance Company (FNWL) (Bellevue, WA).

Key Points: 
  • AM Best has affirmed the Financial Strength Rating (FSR) of A (Excellent) and the Long-Term Issuer Credit Rating (Long-Term ICR) of a+ (Excellent) of Farmers New World Life Insurance Company (FNWL) (Bellevue, WA).
  • At the same time, AM Best has affirmed the FSR of A (Excellent) and the Long-Term ICR of a (Excellent) of Farmers Reinsurance Company (Farmers Re) (Woodland Hills, CA).
  • For additional information regarding the use and limitations of Credit Rating opinions, please view Guide to Best's Credit Ratings .
  • For information on the proper use of Bests Credit Ratings, Bests Preliminary Credit Assessments and AM Best press releases, please view Guide to Proper Use of Bests Ratings & Assessments .