January 25, 2017
More than 200 speakers, 130 pitches from fintech and insurtech startups, and over 25 countries represented make the Paris Fintech Forum the season’s unmissable event for all new technology players working in insurance or financial services.
AXA will be represented by its CEO Thomas Buberl, who is speaking alongside several insurance startup founders: Jean-Charles Samuelian, CEO of Alan (France); Tang Loaec, CEO of P2P Protect (China); and Julian Teicke, CEO of Finance Fox (Switzerland). Together, they will discuss insurtech and the realities of its expansion in 2017.
AXA will also be present via key people from its global ecosystem for startups: Stéphane Guinet, founder and managing partner of Kamet, and François Robinet, managing partner of AXA Strategic Ventures.
Kamet is a startup studio working with entrepreneurs to create innovative new companies in the insurance and protection fields. Its ambition is to launch, incubate and build startups with the potential to disrupt the insurance industry, while drawing on the strength and experience a large group like AXA. In the words of its founder, Stéphane Guinet, Kamet’s purpose is to “create the best of these two worlds.”
AXA Strategic Ventures is an independent investment fund specializing in insurtech and fintech. It invests in innovative technologies, products and services with strong growth potential, in order to bring real value-added to AXA and help drive the Group’s transformation.
At the Paris Fintech Forum, Stéphane Guinet and Michael Niddam, from Kamet, and François Robinet, from AXA Strategic Ventures, will talk about the different disruption models in the insurance industry.
Like every other traditional insurance or asset management player, AXA must respond to new consumer behaviors, satisfy its customers’ new needs, and compete with new players like Google, Facebook, Amazon and Apple. It is more important than ever to reinvent insurance to better meet its customers’ new expectations.
This is why AXA has created a global ecosystem dedicated to innovation: we detect innovation ideas and help it to grow by supporting innovative startups everywhere in the world: