2017, a new year, new opportunities

Posted on 22.01.2017 by Roman Braendli

Happy New Year, everyone!

As we move into the closing week of January, It is time to reflect on 2016, and look ahead to 2017. It is the time between the start of the year between the Gregorian calendar and Lunar (or Chinese) calendar, a new start across cultures and geographies.

2016 brought us the launch of Allianz Asia Lab and later in the year, we took a swing at bringing the innovation power of start-ups and of Allianz employee base together on this platform, which we called Allianz Digital Arena.

While we are happy with this first shot, we would be ill advised in the start-up community to not constantly learn and improve our product based on customer feedback.

First, we will make it easier to share your start-up ideas. We have received several ideas and are working internally and with submitting partners on making them a reality.

In 2017, we will continue to involve more of our colleagues in the various markets and call on you to pitch your start-ups and ideas here. We aim to...

Allianz’s innovation Lab invites start-ups to reinvent insurance with new Digital Arena platform

Posted on 20.11.2016 by Roman Braendli

Allianz today announces the launch of its Digital Arena innovation platform, a programme that encourages start-ups and entrepreneurs to share and pitch fresh ideas that will reinvent the way insurance is delivered and experienced in Asia.

With the aim of bringing together Allianz commercial teams with high-potential entrepreneurs and start-ups from the digital community, the Digital Arena platform will support Allianz in identifying new ways to meet customer needs along the insurance value chain. The platform aims to pioneer next-generation innovation and solutions in connected health, mobility, insurtech, analytics and cyber security.

Robin Loh, Chief Digital Officer, Allianz Asia Pacific said, “It is important that we are open, committed and have the infrastructure to move fast in insurance, given the fast-changing needs of our customers. This innovation platform supports an exciting interaction with disruptive startups, and also scales our ecosystem with opportunities for growth...

Dare to: leave conventions behind

Posted on 11.10.2016 by Roman Braendli

Dear all

It is our pleasure to welcome you on this exciting innovation journey. Allianz Asia Lab is thrilled to know the combined brain power of Allianz behind these suggestions. Whether you come here to comment on others' ideas or contribute your own, rest assured you will have an impact and the projects that get selected will go into execution phase.

To be innovative as a company, we need all of you to build on each others' expertise, know-how and experience.

Dare to!

We're with you!