OFFICIAL ANNOUNCEMENT

We are pleased to announce Dai-ichi Life Insurance recently joining the InsurTech Asia Association as one of our founding members. We welcome Dai-ichi Life on board and look forward to shaping the future of insurance in Asia together.

“We are delighted to be among the founding members of the InsurTech Asia Association. Innovation is at the very core of Dai-ichi Life’s strategy, and we look forward to playing an active role in the Association’s efforts to shape the future of insurance in Asia” – Norimitsu Kawahara, Managing Director, DLI Asia Pacific Pte. Ltd.

George Kesselman, President of InsurTech Asia Association said: “I’m excited to have Dai-ichi Life join our young and rapid growing Association. There’s a lot of hard work ahead of us in 2018 and having a leading life insurer such as Dai-Ichi among our founding members is truly invaluable. I’ve been impressed with Dai-ichi’s practical approach to innovation and their ability to move quickly when it comes to evaluating collaboration opportunities with startups. We look forward to working closely with their team across Asia to tangibly boost innovation in life insurance!”

About Dai-ichi Life

Since our founding in 1902, the Dai-ichi Life Group has never failed to put customers first while demonstrating the spirit of innovation as needed as time shifts and society changes. In recent years, we have formed partnerships with domestic financial institutions, expanded our life insurance business to overseas markets, become the first major life insurance company in Japan to go public, and last year we transitioned to a holding company structure. These initiatives represent our effort to transform ourselves to carry out our mission in the society, offering peace of mind to our customers as we stand “By your side, for life.” Moving forward, in a time of dramatic change and complexity, we continue to demonstrate the spirit of innovation in order to provide “Peace of mind in communities and around the world.” And we continue to take on challenges, creating an ideal future for our customers by forging the future through innovation. The Dai-ichi Life Group conducts Life businesses in Japan, USA, Australia, Vietnam, Indonesia, India, and Thailand.

About InsurTech Asia Association

InsurTech Asia Association is an independent membership-based industry initiative that aims to advance insurance in Asia through the impactful application of Insurance Technology (InsurTech). InsurTech Asia Association’s mission is to accelerate digital transformation of the insurance industry in Asia by removing innovation hurdles and increasing collaboration between InsurTech startups and Insurance corporates. Association seeks to address some of the key issues affecting the growth of the sector, from attracting impactful international startups to helping shape the development of effective regulation.