As dead as a CDO-do; terrible pun, but with Andrew Brem departing as chief digital officer at Aviva and not being replaced, Jonathan Swift mulls whether this job title will soon be going the way of this flightless bird
What does being ‘more like an insurtech’ mean? Recruiting people with facial hair and skinny jeans is only the start of the journey.
A major insurtech investment fund will raise a $100m (£70m) fund to target insurance tech start-ups.
Where news is dominated by the concept of data enrichment and there is talk of a ‘technical revolution’ we find ourselves in the middle of a steadfast digital age.
Technologies such as driverless cars, telematics and the connected home are changing the world of insurance, with the need for more modularisation of coverages, and components that can be used in different ways to suit particular niches and markets. Dean…
As insurtech start-up Digital Fineprint learns about the benefits of collaboration, James Stuart Clarke explains the ins and outs of daily life in the insurtech world.
Start-ups have to go to great lengths to attract business, both literally and figuratively, writes James Stuart Clarke, head of sales and partnerships at Digital Fineprint.
Insurance has traditionally been considered a grudge purchase, driven by the legal requirements for cover and a desire for financial protection. Indeed, 41% of respondents in a Consumer Intelligence poll said they thought of insurance as "a necessary…
As Next Insurance launches today a chatbot allowing personal trainers to quote and buy insurance via Facebook Messenger, its founder and CEO Guy Goldstein tells Jonathan Swift how the American insurtech start-up plans on revolutionising the SME…
Despite the US being seen as the pre-eminent center for insurtech investment, it in no way has the monopoly on all the good ideas.
For the first time ever, I had to purchase home insurance this week and despite working with the insurance industry, I had no idea how to go about it. So I ended up on an aggregator site.
To celebrate the return of the Post Digital Insurance Collective, I thought I would take another of my periodic looks at some of the newer start-ups in the insurtech space with some connection to the UK.
Reinsurers are increasingly investing in insurtech to mitigate external threats from venture capital investment, experts told Post.
Mobile professional insurance specialist In My Bag has formally launched with funding from Hambro Perks and the underwriting support of ECIC.
Pay-as-you-go broker, Cuvva is to launch a car insurance product for people who use their vehicles infrequently.
In the first weeks of 2017 two stories have really caught the imagination of the insurance claims community.
A lot of attention has been drawn to the digital developments that are being undertaken by insurers in the direct market but, while direct is an important market, transformation of the indirect channel is also deserving of more attention.
Five female insurance entrepreneurs give Jonathan Swift the lowdown on the start-up sector
Last week, Post gathered more than 150 people together at the Business Design Centre in Islington for the first ever Digital Insurance World.
Live updates from Post's Digital Insurance World event.
When you think of digital transformation, it's tempting to only rework your customer-facing systems. But if you don't upgrade your back-end systems as well, your approach will fall short
This week saw the launch of the much trumpeted and anticipated peer-to-peer insurer Lemonade.
Everyone’s talking about it, but is anyone really doing it? There’s a continuous chatter surrounding blockchain, so isn’t it about time more firms used the distributed ledger system?
Millennials are consumers of insurance products and their experience of other service providers influences their expectations of insurers. But what about attracting and retaining this generation and its massive employee talent pool?