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Blog: Covid-19 - time to re-evaluate

The coronavirus pandemic has hit people hard in a manner that the insurance industry can’t compute. Bundeep Singh Rangar, CEO of Premfina, looks at what lessons insurers can learn from the crisis.

This week: Contra proferentem

No – it’s not a Harry Potter spell. This week the Financial Conduct Authority said it would whip out the ‘contra proferentem’ argument on behalf of policyholders in its business interruption test case against insurers.

Top 100 Insurtech Firms 2020: Sønr Comment and Tables

Partnering with insurtechs enables companies to accelerate their agendas, the top strategic challenge the insurance market is facing today. As companies adapt to the necessity of digital first, corporate start-up partnerships provide the opportunity for…

Insurtech funding hits record $6.35bn in 2019

Research by Willis Towers Watson has revealed that $1.99bn (£1.52bn) of global investment into insurtechs in the final quarter of 2019 propelled the yearly total to a record $6.35bn, a leap of 52% on the previous year.

Blog: Fail it or nail it?

Post news editor Jen Frost mulls general insurance appetite for innovation and, somewhat unintentionally, stumbles on Amanda Blanc as a common theme.

Analysis: What's on the horizon for 2020?

For an industry that strives to understand and manage risk, uncertainty is not something that is relished. But with some market hardening, a final report from the Financial Conduct Authority on pricing practices and the possibility of Brexit all on the…

Blog: Future-proofing the broker model

The insurance market seems stuck on the idea that digitisation and a move to app-based insurance products, will negatively impact brokers. Inzura CEO Richard Jelbert explains why they should be seen as an opportunity instead.

This month in Post: Thomas Cook-up

In a week that was dominated by personal injury fracas, the revelation that Thomas Cook self-insured against all but the “very largest” PI claims may well take the cake for biggest botch up.

Insurtech 100: May - July 2019 quarterly update

Hippo, Lemonade and Zego are just three of the start-ups that have been in the news recently. Matt Connolly, founder and CEO of Tällt Ventures, reflects on a what has been happening for the Insurtech 100 since the list was published in May.

This week: Rolling in it

Thursday seemed an appropriate day for insurtech Hippo to announce the outcome of its latest funding round – with temperatures reaching 38°C in places, the urge to emulate the mud-wallowing tendencies of its namesake animal became more and more tempting.

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