Hood Group and Richard King-led Ticker have entered into a three year contract, which will see service provider Hood Group venture into telematics for the first time.
JP Morgan Asset Management managing director, Nicholas Gartside is set to start as Munich Re’s chief investment officer on 18 March 2019.
Insurtech Buzzvault, which claims to offer the ‘world’s first truly personalised home insurance policy’, launched today.
The insurance sector must remain vigilant to challengers, be they data giants like Google and Amazon, or nimble insurtechs. Especially given that some already hold such rich data. So how can incumbents take on potential usurpers? Is now the time to take…
Fraugster, a software company that uses artificial intelligence to prevent fraud for online retailers, has raised $14m in funding as it looks to expand into new markets.
A new telematics provider is about to enter the motor insurance market, targeting the lower-premium segment, beyond just young drivers.
Former Ingenie founder and CEO Richard King has teamed up with Munich Re Digital Partners to launch a new telematics motor provider Ticker in the new year.
Cincinnati Financial has reached an agreement to acquire Munich Re subsidiary MSP Underwriting for £102m – a deal that we see them enter the Lloyd’s market for the first time.
Plug and Play has chosen 17 start-ups to join batch one of its European accelerator, in collaboration with Play Insurtech and Insurtech Hub Munich.
From the app that arranges insurance for a day to the online service that pays claims in less than one minute, digital technology has transformed the face of the insurance sector. Post takes a closer look at the insurtech movement and its partnership…
‘Chatbot’ has long-become an insurance industry buzzword, but penetration remains low and firms are still grappling with how to use early iterations of the technology. Elsewhere, some chatbot pilots have failed.
US-based insurtech Slice has raised an additional $20m in its series A round.
Claims has not received as much attention as many front-end processes when it comes to investment, even though it is the moment of truth on which long-term policyholder loyalty can be built
The anatomy of European flooding means insurers and reinsurers should model their potential losses across several countries, explains Dr Maurizio Savina, director at RMS.
US-based insurtech start-up Next Insurance has raised $83m in a Series B funding round led by Redpoint Ventures and including Munich Re.
As professional sportspeople complain about their insufficient cover for career-ending injuries, insurers fear a surge in claims from contact sports
Bought by Many has closed a £15m series B funding round led by Commerz Ventures and Marsh, alongside existing investors.
For most insurtechs the question no longer seems to be whether to partner up with an incumbent, but what the nature of the partnership should be. Marketing Eye CEO Neil Edwards explains what could be learnt from fintechs such as Revolut, Monzo and…
Exclusive: UK General is close to launching its first personal lines product on a software house and is exploring its options for direct distribution.
Insurers feel they need to adapt to the digital age but they don’t all agree on how to drive technological change. What culture should they nurture? Post invited a number of industry experts to discuss the challenges ahead
Cyber cover is entering personal lines and offering protection against online bullying. But is it really a place for insurers?
Stocks in European insurance firms took a nosedive today as traders reacted to a report which indicated that tech giant Amazon is looking to offer home insurance.
Insurtech start-up Wrisk has raised over £500,000 in two days of second round funding on equity crowdfunding platform Seedrs.
Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway became the world's third-largest reinsurer in 2017, ending European dominance over the top four.