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Jun 212018

Wesurance @ Asian Financial Forum 2018

The Asian Financial Forum (AFF) 2018 was held in Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre in mid-January. The Forum connects international high-profile experts, investors and businessmen within the financial services sector.
Different events, conferences, seminars and networking events took place under this years theme “Steering Growth and Pioneering Innovation: Asia and Beyond.” A series of them focused on current topics such as financial technology and InsurTech, but also covered conventional topics like private equity, investment, fundraising, securities and monetary developments.
More than 3.000 participants followed HKTDCs invite to join the conference. With representatives from more than 50 countries, this truly international conference discussed current developments in the financial sector affecting Asian markets. InsurTech startup Wesurance Ltd joined the conference with a booth and as a speaker in a pitching session. The company presented its smart and paperless insurance solution and gave an update on current trends and future possibilities in InsurTech.
Darryl Kwok and Flora Chan introduced Wesurance Ltd’s business concept and insurance products to the huge and multinational audience at the 11th Asian Financial Forum in HKCEC, Wan Chai. Wesurance Ltd provides a personal insurance assistant ms.AMY to handle claims and answer FAQs to clients. In cooperation with IBMs technology, the AI-based app solution offers travel insurance underwritten by Allied World Assurance Ltd. Travelers can choose between an annual plan or a single trip plan and a simple or supreme coverage.
Other speakers of this years AFF included Mr David Lipton, General Vice President International Monetary Fund, the Hon James Lau, Secretary of Financial Services and the Treasury HKSAR or Mr Pierre Gramegna, Minister of Finance of Luxembourg. For sure, Asia can leverage innovation to further drive growth in the region and worldwide. New technologies (AI, FinTech, InsurTech, robotics, etc) have enormous future potential for Asia and the world. Wesurance Ltd is proud to be part of the Hong Kong FinTech and InsurTech community and will further work on improving customer experience with its insurance solutions.


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