N26 & Clark, a new partnership to launch a full digitalised insurance solution

https://n26.com/content/uploads/2017/06/n26-insurance-iphone-android-white.jpgNo more need to present N26, the German startup that launched an easy way to open a bank account & manage it almost 2 years ago. After its partnership last September with Vaamo & the investment solution provided by the company, the neo-bank is now partnering with Clark in order to offer this time insurance services.

As Vaamo, Clark has developped an API that will give access to the N26 customers to a robo-advisor’s recommandations directly from the bank-app. The goal: “to improve their insurance situation” assessing all tariffs and scanning the product portfolio of 160+ German insurance providers.

Detected via Finextra

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Fetchr wants to impose itself as the last mile leader using the customers’ smartphone GPS

fetchr.pngCreated in 2012 & headquartered in Dubai, Fetchr is a shipment & delivery Co. that works on revolutionising the sector targetting (for now) customers without any fix address (~billions). The start-up will so use the data shared by its customers’ smartphone GPS to locate them and provide its services, even to businesses (integration capabilities to the e-commerce or social media store websites).

On the customers for P2P services side, 4 steps to follow:

  1. app downloading & customer account creation
  2. pickup location (GPS data sharing) & time-slot population
    (w/ the possibility to add comments on the sender)
  3. delivery location (GPS data sharing) & time-slot population
    (w/ the possibility to add comments on the receiver)
  4. order verification, confirmation & track
    a flat rate pricing is applied depending on the package weight & the payment is done through the app (Visa/Mastercard debit/credit cards).

Thanks to the $41b raised in May, Fetchr, that is already located in 6 Middle-East countries, plans to expand its business (from 1.5K to 5K employees) by the end of 2017.

Detected via FrenchWeb

Dolmen One, the Dolmen Technologies’ app for Sales reps to launch targeted marketing campaigns in few seconds

Dolmen One, l'app qui permet aux commerçants de piloter leurs promos depuis leur smartphone

Created in 2011, Dolmen Technologies has one mission: to collect and value customer data in order for local POS to manage instant and targeted marketing campaigns.

In exchange for the reception of specific offers as soon as they are detected in POS, customers are invited to fulfil some personal information (identity, tastes, etc.) via their smartphones or interactive kiosks. Thanks to the Dolmen One app, sales reps will then be able to address them, launching promotional communications (SMS, enhanced SMS or email), directly from the ground.

The app finally provides more reactivity to the cloud-based Dolmen solution that has already seduced 1,000+ POS.

Detected via L’Usine Digitale [French]