June 21st, 2018

dacadoo and life insurance group T&D Holding, Inc. announce cooperation in Japan

Zurich, Switzerland and Tokyo, Japan – The Swiss digital health platform company dacadoo and T&D Holding, Inc., the T&D Life Group's holding company from Japan will cooperate in the development of digital life insurance products for Japan.

dacadoo develops and operates its comprehensive digital Health Engagement Platform to motivate users to achieve and maintain healthy lifestyle habits. The digital user journey is optimized to engage clients of insurers and it is delivered through mobile apps (iPhone & Android) and a web app built in responsive design. It combines motivational techniques from behavioral science, with functions from online gaming and social networks that involve users in their holistic health – Body, Mind and Lifestyle. By combining the patented dacadoo Health Score with personalized health coaching by the rule- and AI-based automated coach, dacadoo customers can achieve high levels of long-term user engagement and produce positive outcomes. The white-label option provides insurance customers with full branding and content customization, and the access to dacadoo’s technology via RESTful API (OAuth 2.0) provides them with the flexibility to develop own applications. Additionally, dacadoo offers a risk engine for accelerated and dynamic underwriting.

 

T&D Holdings, Inc. (T&D Holdings) is a Japanese listed life insurance holding company and owns three life insurers: Taiyo Life Insurance Company, Daido Life Insurance Company and T&D Financial Life Insurance Company. With differentiated business models, the three life insurers maximize their uniqueness and expertise in their respective specialized markets, thereby steadily and sustainably improve group corporate value.

Today, both companies announce that they have entered a Memorandum of Understanding for a collaboration to discuss and study future collaborations, firstly Daido Life Insurance Company will start discussions with dacadoo for specific collaboration items. The T&D Life Group will, by leveraging the digital health technology and infrastructure of dacadoo, aim to deliver advanced digital life insurance products which support customer’s wellbeing, and also, pursue a range of innovations potentials in areas such as customer relationships, marketing and underwriting.

 

Peter Ohnemus, founder and CEO of dacadoo, commented: "The digitalization process in life insurance is advancing rapidly and newly designed digital insurance products will appear more and more. It is a great honor that T&D Holdings, Inc. selected dacadoo as collaboration partner for this important process in Japan.”

About dacadoo

dacadoo is a global technology company and innovative business partner that is driving the digital transformation in healthcare. Based in Zurich, Switzerland, dacadoo develops and operates a mobile-first digital health engagement platform that helps people live healthier, more active lives through a combination of motivational techniques from behavioral science, online gaming and social networks, as well as artificial intelligence and automated coaching. Based on over 300 million person-years of clinical data, its patented, real-time Health Score makes health individually measurable, which provides users with a unique engagement experience, while also offering dacadoo’s enterprise customers an effective way to measure the true health impact of wellness programs. Available in over 13 languages, dacadoo’s technology is provided as a fully branded, white-label solution or it can be integrated into customer products through its API.

 

For more information visit www.dacadoo.com. 

Media Contact: Manuel Heuer, manuel.heuer@dacadoo.com

About T&D Holding, Inc.

In April 2004, T&D Holdings, Inc. (T&D Holdings) was established as Japan’s first holding company centered on the life insurance business. T&D Holdings owns three life insurers: Taiyo Life Insurance Company, Daido Life Insurance Company and T&D Financial Life Insurance Company, and is listed on the Tokyo Stock Exchange with a market cap of JPY 1.1 trillion as of 31 May 2018 (USD 10.3 billion). For more information visit www.td-holdings.co.jp/en/

"The digitalization process in life insurance is advancing rapidly and newly designed digital insurance products will appear more and more. It is a great honor that T&D Holdings, Inc. selected dacadoo as collaboration partner for this important process in Japan.”

Peter Ohnemus, founder and CEO of dacadoo

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