Nobody is likely to forget 2020, not least the education sector, which has been turned upside down by the COVID-19 pandemic.
The insurance industry has historically innovated around notable events. From the Great Fire of London sparking the idea for fire insurance in Britain in the 1660s and Japan’s swift industrialisation post-World War II popularising life insurance, to asbestos-related claims nearly bringing Lloyds of London to its knees in the 1990s, the industry has adapted to significant events and grown stronger.
Gaming was a multi-billion-dollar industry with millions of users before COVID-19, now its popularity has gone into hyperdrive.
Businesses across the globe are exercising caution as the Covid-19 pandemic impacts economic activity, but fintech is one sector that appears to be bucking the trend.
Never has consumer behaviour shifted so quickly. Our daily routines, needs and priorities are changing at lightning speed as a result of the COVID-19 outbreak and our daily lives look very different to what they were a few weeks ago.
When the president of CBS famously claimed “TV is bigger than any story it reports,” he could never have foreseen the global pandemic that lay ahead.
In-game advertising has been around since 1978, but until recently high technological barriers prevented advertisers and game developers from unlocking its potential.
The global in-game advertising market is growing steadily by more than 10% each year, and the attraction of the channel for advertisers is clear.
With Christmas fast approaching and retailers ramping up their festive offerings, predictions are inevitably emerging around how consumers will spend their money this year.
Would we be more inclined to pay for insurance that doesn’t treat us all as equally susceptible to risk? There are insurtech providers and insurance companies banking on the answer being ‘yes’.