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Archive for Author: Anup Agarwal

Aug 10, 2021

Digital Transformation Driving Investment Deals In InsurTech

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The COVID-19 pandemic accelerated digital adoption across sectors but has provided really strong tailwinds for the FinTech space. Digitization of employee experience (EX) and customer experience (CX) workflows is driving this shift to digital. Enterprises are increasingly adopting solutions that leverage automation, Artificial Intelligence (AI), Machine Learning (ML), and data analytics to reduce costs, processing times, and errors while meaningfully improving the availability and reliability of products and services. Data is optimized to improve ROI, abate fraud, improve decision-making, and enhance engagement with customers and employees alike.  InsurTech is one of the sub-sectors of FinTech that is rapidly gaining traction…

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Jun 29, 2021

InsurTechs Continue to Attract Record Funding and Gain Traction Across the Insurance Value Chain

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Dear Clients and Friends, Marlin & Associates (M&A) is pleased to share our latest market update on the Insurance Technology (InsurTech) sector. You can read our latest report on m&a values and trends in InsurTech HERE.  As we noted in our last update, the Covid pandemic accelerated adoption of digital technologies across the board but has really provided strong tailwinds in the insurance industry. InsurTechs offering solutions that complement existing players are particularly seeing faster adoption compared to solutions that aim to completely disrupt the status quo. InsurTechs that help improve the underwriting and claims process as well as customer experiences, are…

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Dec 12, 2020

What’s Next For InsurTech After Record Fundraising Quarter?

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Dear Clients and Friends, Marlin & Associates (M&A) is pleased to share our latest market update on the Insurance Technology (InsurTech) sector. If there is any silver lining to this global pandemic, it’s been the spur it has caused to apply digital technologies to solving common industry challenges such as underwriting and selling policies, processing claims, and making better use of data. As we know, digital transformation of the insurance industry is not new. Many of these efforts have long been “in the works”. What is new is the increased sense of urgency by industry executives to take advantage of the…

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Jun 1, 2019

Marlin & Associates Advises TABS Analytics on its Acquisition of Decision Insight

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Dear Clients and Friends, We are pleased to announce another successful m&a transaction on which we advised. Marlin & Associates was the exclusive strategic and financial advisor to TABS Analytics, a technology-enabled analytics firm, on their acquisition of Decision Insight, a Kansas City, Mo.-based global marketing research and analytics firm with expertise in both brick-and-mortar and online shopping environments. “Marlin & Associates are a great partner. They have keen understanding of the enterprise data & analytics space, and helped us develop our acquisition strategy and identify the right strategic targets. The M&A team provided us sound advice in navigating the…

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Apr 18, 2019

AI and Insurance Tech – What’s Next? Our April Report on M&A in the Enterprise Data and Analytics Industry

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Dear Clients and Friends, The report found here (please click here for a print-friendly version) gives our sense of the current m&a trends and deals in the Enterprise Data and Analytics sector that we follow and sometimes lead. A few months ago McKinsey came out with a study on the impact of AI on the insurance industry. It’s worth a read. It’s a slow evolutionary process according to McKinsey –with a focus on four core technology trends: the explosion of data from connected devices; increased prevalence of robotics; open source and data ecosystems; and advances in cognitive technologies. While we…

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