Post news editor Jen Frost mulls general insurance appetite for innovation and, somewhat unintentionally, stumbles on Amanda Blanc as a common theme.
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…
US-based insurtech Lemonade has hired Jeff Brooks as chief marketing officer.
Amid rumblings in the tech sector and trouble at We Work, which could drive more insurtechs to seek a sale to incumbents, Lemonade has reportedly put its initial public offering on hold.
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.
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 Lemonade is fighting an injunction by T Mobile parent company Deutsche Telekom over use of the colour magenta.
Insurtech Inshare is seeking to bring peer-to-peer risk and insurance management to the commercial community as it gears up to launch ahead of the Insurtech Connect event in Las Vegas next week.
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.
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.
Lemonade competitor Hippo has raised $100m in a Series D funding round, led by Bond Capital.
Global insurtech investment hit $1.41bn in Q2 2019, with more than half of this coming from four transactions.
Allianz has reaffirmed its commitment to its open platform initiative despite there being outwardly little progress in the 18 months since it was first announced the plan at the beginning of 2018.
For a while now the insurance industry has been under the spotlight for the sheer volume of sexual harassment allegations its faced. And after Post reported this week the suspension of a senior boss at Marsh sister company Guy Carpenter, following…
New York-based insurtech Lemonade has launched in Germany.
Exclusive: US-based insurtech Lemonade is looking to hire staff in a Europe office in Amsterdam, marking a potential international expansion for the firm.
Gift cards may not be very personal, but they are perfect when you are not sure what to get someone. However, if you are anything like me you put them away in a “safe” place and forget to use them in time.
US-based insurtech Lemonade has raised $300m in a Series D round, bringing its total funding to date to $480m.
My son is learning about healthy living at school and a recent exercise sent home was to spend a day eating according to the Eatwell Guide.
Agile is poorly understood by the UK insurance industry - and implemented even worse. That is the view of Oxbow Partners' Chris Sandiland, who offers his own take on how incumbents can best take advantage of an insurtech and innovation strategy
I’m a fan of making sure stuff is the right fit - I make a point of trying on new outfits in my own home with accessories and shoes to make sure it all works for me. I also test drove my new car a few times to check it was what I wanted. Aon, however,…
Lemonade's success in cutting its underwriting losses could encourage other insurtechs to become carriers, market analysts suggest.
US-based insurtech Lemonade has cut its underwriting losses and grown premiums.
UK insurtechs saw over $1bn (£780m) of funding in 2018, up from $792m the previous year.