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RiskGenius Partners with State Insurance Departments

RiskGenius and Connecticut Insurance Commissioner Katharine L. Wade are pleased to announce that the Department is participating in a pilot program to test a web-based platform that applies machine learning to determine if it improves the regulatory reviews of insurance company filings and ultimately moves approved products more quickly to the market for greater consumer choice.

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Fixing Commercial Property Insurance (Part 2)


Hopefully, from the last post, it is apparent that there is a disconnect that exists in the commercial property underwriting world. There was certainly a lot of feedback from the first post over on Linkedin. For example, I loved this in depth response: 

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Five Steps for Using Legal Data to Improve Drafting

Legal data is incredibly valuable. In the insurance field, data about the average similarity score of the clauses in a policy - a measure of the relative similarity or divergence for one clause in relation to a set of other similar clauses that are meant to accomplish the same function - can be used to instantly show how one policy stacks up against another. Data about the composition of cyber policies can be used to reveal which clauses or information a given policy might be missing. 

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Size *Sometimes* Matters: Using cyber policy length and similarity score to reduce drafting risk

The following series of posts survey how the seemingly nascent features of an insurance policy - policy metadata - can be levereaged to create artificial intelligence that improve the quality and efficiency of drafting these policies. By using even the most rudementary AI tools, underwriters and legal professionals can begin to speed up the work they are doing by more effectively spotting areas that deviate from industry standards.

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China, Insurance Regulators and AI, Oh My!

  This week I attended the World Economic Forum workshop on Artificial Intelligence and Financial Services in New York City. It was very surreal to be representing the insurtech world with Fractal Industries at the event. 
I have two big takeaways after listening to people much smarter than me prognosticate on the future. 
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Reviewing the Average Cyber Liability Policy

I. Reviewing documents

The way documents are reviewed is broken. Having been through law school and worked as a doc reviewer in a law firm, I thought I knew what document analysis entailed. It was not until I expanded my perception of what document review could be that I realized how wrong that thought was.
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The Case for Cyber Liability Data

In March, I started working for RiskGenius. As a company, we store files for different groups within the insurance community and provide layers of analytics on top of that to improve the operations of these groups. The type of analytics we provide range from a red line feature, which allows people to compare language from two policies against each other, to a clause score, which leverages multiple types of machine learning to gain an understanding of how similar one clause is to other clauses within a specific line of business.
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Guess Who's Back?

Hi, I've missed you. RiskGenius has missed you. It's good to be back.

We didn't really go anywhere. The RiskGenius team just put it's head down and started doing the work. We worked on large deployments. We figured out how to scale supervised review. I went on a self-imposed insurtech conference hiatus. And we introduced our own proprietary machine learning platform (more on that below).

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Eating Cyber Insurance Policies for Breakfast

Yesterday, I wrote that I need to be doing more and talking less. I've also taken inspiration in Gary Vaynerchuk's Youtube episode "Document, Don't Create."

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What I've Learned About Insurance and Machine Learning

I've been quiet the last month or so. There has been too much to learn.

We are learning from our customers.
We are learning from insurance policies.
And, we are learning from the machine learning algorithms.

Since so much has happened in the last six months, I thought I would highlight some of my favorite RiskGenius learnings.

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