Generali Worldwide launches Valuations iPhone app

IE, part of the Parseq group providing digital banking software for financial services, today announced that Generali Worldwide, part of the Generali Group which is one of Europe’s largest insurance providers, has launched a Valuations iPhone app using IE’s mobile banking platform, mobinetic. The free app for iPhone and iPad is now available on the App Store for Generali Worldwide’s Savings and Investment members.

The Valuations app, which is one of the first in the industry to launch, provides Generali Worldwide members with access to their plan valuations anywhere in the world, 24 hours a day. The app provides a quick and easy to use view of: The current value of the plan, in total and by investment; Contributions received in total and over time; Future contribution allocations; Access to fact sheets and other fund information.

Using mobinetic enables companies to overcome their lack of specialised internal resource and offers a production-ready solution to easily and rapidly launch mobile services to market. Apps can be built to support any account from a pension fund to a credit card.

Tim Ward, head of Generali Worldwide, said: “Launching an iPhone app positions Generali Worldwide at the forefront of innovation in the insurance sector. As more people begin to take an active interest in their pension funds, we have recognised the need to offer more open and transparent information to our members in order to stay ahead of the competition. Working with a trusted and innovative partner like IE has made the whole roll-out process very painless and gives us the confidence that our solution is at the cutting edge of mobile technology.”

James Richards, director of mobile for IE, said: “Our solution uniquely enables Generali Worldwide to offer its customers the ultimate mobile experience. As the market has continued to grow and customers rely on their mobile phone for all aspects of their life, we are seeing a greater demand for mobile services that give customers the flexibility to access account information from anywhere in the world, at a time which is convenient for them.”