Admiral, Covea and Hastings back Drive Score launch; Abacai teams up with Ticker; Bollington to rebrand under Gallagher; Aviva extends Founders Factory tie-up; and Cover Genius seals Series C raise
Post wraps up the major insurance deals, launches and investments of the week.
Many insurers are burdened with legacy technology infrastructure that is slow to adapt to the changing needs of policyholders. Padraig Floyd explores how some insurers are modernising by leveraging cloud-native, container-based solutions for a bottom-up…
Amazon Business’ partnership with insurtech Superscript has the potential to bring an element of disruption and grab niche market share by meeting demands but advice is still key for corporate SME business, according to experts.
All Clear acquires Insure & Go; Liberty supports WTW sustainability accreditation; PIB buys again; Zurich enters UK PMI market
For the record: Post wraps up the major insurance deals, launches, investments and strategic moves of the week.
Open banking has forced banks to find new ways to engage with their customers and partners. Sara Costantini, managing director of Crif Decision Solutions, asks whether it could also be the key to rebuilding trust between insurers, brokers and SMEs in the…
Amazon’s recent announcement about its Insurance Accelerator is a stark warning for ‘Wizard of Oz’ claims, argues Paul Stanley, the CEO of 360Globalnet.
Questgates continues acquisition spree; Dual to buy Align Financial; Right Choice bags Moorhouse; Admiral, Ageas, Allianz, Aviva and Zurich report UK results
Post wraps up the major insurance deals, launches, investments and strategic moves of the week.
Amazon’s latest insurance foray won’t move mountains or topple dynasties – but bold isn’t always best.
If you get your customer experience right, there is the potential to create real differentiation. Tim Hood, vice-president for Europe, the Middle East and Africa and Asia Pacific for Hyland, highlights why insurance companies need to personalise,…
The front end of personal lines is like a gold rush town where the gold has already gone. But Paul Stanley, the CEO of 360 Global Net, argues the next frontier for pioneers is claims - and it may be the last.
Abacai has an 'opportunity to drive' insurtech consolidation but will not pay over the odds, says co-founder Hay
Private equity-backed digital insurance venture Abacai will not be a “consolidator for consolidation’s sake”, although it is inevitable that there will be activity in the insurtech space, one of its co-founders has told Insurance Post TV.
Amazon, Apple and Google have opened up the 'mass market' for smart home insurance, claims start-up Hiro
The growth in big tech smart home solutions means it is a lot easier to sell household insurance products that reward adoption than ever before, according to the Neos alumnae behind newly launched insurtech Hiro.
For the record: Chubb bids $23bn for rival; Amazon to sell SME insurance; RAC launches pay per mile cover and London team swaps AFL for SRG
Post wraps up the major insurance deals, launches, investments and strategic moves of the week not covered elsewhere on www.postonline.co.uk
Exclusive research by Consumer Intelligence for Post has revealed that the UK public would support increases in almost any other tax ahead of insurance premium tax if the Chancellor opts to bring in rises to help pay for the costs of battling the Covid…
As Confused launches an Alexa Skill that allows customers to get quotes from their Amazon Echo, Post content director Jonathan Swift asks other insurers about their experience of voice assistant technology to see if it is merely a gimmick - or has a…
Analysis: With Ageas and Aviva on board, will Caura be the first motor insurtech to successfully target mainstream ‘Joe Bloggs’?
This week Caura launched its app-based motor insurance offering, which the insurtech claims has the most extensive underwriting footprint of any UK start-up to date.
Many SME insurers are looking to the future and considering how they can best support their customers in the ongoing pandemic environment and beyond. Sara Costantini managing director at Crif Decision Solutions, looks at why insurers need to re-engage…
As part of a monthly series, Post looks into the future at how the insurance industry might change, focusing on a specific issue. For this instalment David Worsfold looks into the evolution of insurance eco-systems
The Covid-19 pandemic is having a profound impact on most business sectors – and insurance is no exception. Life, health, travel, business interruption and general liability are just a few of the insurance categories grappling with fallout from the virus…
It is the year 2030. Following the success of 2019’s Blueprint One and 2025’s Blueprint Two [which also co-opted in the IUA and broader stakeholder representation], Lloyd’s and the wider London market is now ready for the highly anticipated third…
Graham Gibson, chief claims officer at Allianz Insurance, takes a look at how technology is bringing benefits in the claims arena
The post Covid-19 insurance landscape is rapidly changing and insurers are increasingly aware that they must adjust and rethink in order to satisfy the needs of their customers and remain relevant. As a result, the pandemic may be the catalyst for…
News that Amazon is expanding in the Indian insurance market coupled with its recent recruitment in the UK could leave insurers feeling a bit worried for their staff and their business.
Amazon is advertising for a senior product manager for its product insurance team.