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Strategic Partnerships in FinTech and InsurTech with Chad Virgin

Strategic partnerships and investments with innovative fintech and insurtech have emerged as key strategies, empowering financial institutions and insurance companies to harness cutting-edge technology and drive transformative change. Allianz’s investments in financial and insurance technologies open up a world of possibilities, allowing the company to develop innovative products and services while leveraging its networks and resources.

In this episode, Jack talks with Chad Virgin, Managing Director at Allianz Life Ventures. Since 2018, Chad has been part of Allianz Life Ventures, the corporate venture arm of Allianz Life Insurance Company of North America. As managing director, he is responsible for the program’s strategic direction and seeking opportunities for strategic partnerships with innovative startups.

With a focus on the fintech landscape, venture capital, impact investing, and corporate innovation, Chad talks with Jack about the role of venture capital in fueling growth and innovation in the insurance and financial industries. He emphasizes the importance of personalization and customization in meeting client demands and highlights the need for defined outcomes in retirement planning.

Guarantees are backed by the financial strength and claims-paying ability of Allianz Life Insurance Company of North America. Variable annuity guarantees do not apply to the performance of the variable subaccounts, which will fluctuate with market conditions.

Products are issued by Allianz Life Insurance Company of North America. Registered index-linked annuities are distributed by its affiliate, Allianz Life Financial Services, LLC, member FINRA, 5701 Golden Hills Drive, Minneapolis, MN 55416-1297. 800.542.5427

Allianz Life Insurance Company of North America is an investor in LifeYield.