Advancing width you MS&AD VENTURES

WHAT WE SEEKINVESTMENT
STRATEGY

MS&AD VENTURES WILL CONSIDER INVESTMENTS IN INNOVATIVE STARTUPS SPANNING A
COMPREHENSIVE SET OF FIVE THEMES THAT IMPACT THE ENTIRE INSURANCE VALUE CHAIN

MS&AD VENTURES will consider investments in innovative startups spanning a comprehensive set of five themes that impact the entire insurance value chain

INSURANCE
VALUE CHAIN

PRODUCT
DEVELOPMENT
  • Support tools and infrastructure for real-time personalized product creation
  • IoT-related tools/infrastructure that can quickly and easily identify risks to calculate insurance premiums
SALES
AND
DISTRIBUTION
  • Tools / infrastructure:
  • Customized product recommendations
  • Omni-channel customer engagement
  • Expanding markets
UNDERWRITING
  • Tools / infrastructure:
  • For better, more accurate risk understanding and underwriting efficiency
  • That use various technologies to better quantify insurance risk and underwriting efficiency
CLAIMS
AND
OPERATIONS
  • RPA and AI to reduce costs/increase efficiency
  • Tools/infrastructure that can strengthen customer contact
LOSS PREVENTION
SERVICES
  • Services, tools, and infrastructure for ICT-enabled risk reduction and prevention measures (e.g., accident, safety, disaster, and crime prevention, etc.)

MS&AD INVESTMENT THEMES

IoT SOLUTIONS

Helping the shift from a reactive to a proactivte model via real-time data from sensors

  • Mobile
  • Sensors
  • RFIDs
  • Drones
  • Wearables
  • Smart Homes
  • Telematics / Autonomous Vehicles
DATA ANALYSIS & AI

Uncovering new data-driven opportunities and insights into customer behavior and requirements

  • Big Data & Analytics
  • Natural Language Processing (NLP)
  • Machine/Deep Learning
  • Biometrics/Genomics
PROCESS & DOCUMENT
MANAGEMENT

Enhancing operational efficiency and promoting process standardization

  • Robotic Process Automation (RPA)
  • Optical Character Recognition (OCR)
  • eSignature
  • Workforce/Records Management
  • Workflow / BPM
INFRASTRUCTURES
& PLATFORMS

Building a robust and flexible technology baseline for continued progress and innovation

  • Cloud
  • Cybersecurity
  • Architecture
  • Governance
EMERGING TECHNOLOGIES

Enabling the emergence of new revenue-generating models and anticipating industry transformation

  • Blockchain
  • Virtual Reality
  • Augmented Reality
  • 3D Printing