As a host of firms featured in the top 100 insurtech ranking raise money, develop new products and spin-off their own start-ups, Matt Connolly, founder and CEO of Tällt Ventures argues that incumbents are been left behind as the insurance sector reaches …
Insurtech Wrisk has unveiled the first fruits of its tie up with BMW Financial Services Group and Allianz Automotive by offering all new UK Mini owners three months free insurance underwritten by LV Broker.
Munich Re reported "relatively high" man-made major loss claims, which were more than four times the hit it took in Q3 last year.
Cyber has been long-touted as offering insurers and brokers a huge opportunity in commercial lines – from SMEs to corporates. But as individual consumers become ever more aware of their vulnerability to data breaches and cyber attacks, an equally large…
Munich Re, Allianz and Zurich to discuss the management of unstructured data in claims during Post webinar
Insurance companies are dealing with increasing volumes of digital media associated with claims initiation and claims investigation processes.
Blockchain company B3I, which boasts a plethora of big-name shareholders among its backers, will focus on building its product rather than chasing more funding in the immediate future, B3I CEO John Carolin told Post at a launch event.
Sedgwick loss adjusters arrived on Great Abaco Island in the wake of Hurricane Dorian aboard a Black Hawk helicopter on 6 September.
The fraudulent claims we’re used to hearing about involve banged-up cars and invented cases of whiplash. Ones involving oil tankers, pirates, the Admiralty Judge, and statements given in places as far-flung as Aden and Manila are somewhat harder to come…
The former CEO of Swiss Re UK’s holding company, Tim Carroll will become chair of Ecclesiastical parent company Allchurches Trust at the end of the year.
US-based small business insurtech Next Insurance has raised $250m (£200m) from Munich Re in its series C round.
Insurers have been forced into the front line of the fight to stop global warming and climate change and they are beginning to feel uncomfortable and exposed. While several major insurers have issued bold commitments to join the fight to halt global…
Lloyd’s has published the first blueprint for its market modernisation strategy, detailing how it will begin to deliver proposals it consulted on earlier this year in 2020.
Reinsurance rates have started to rise after a series of natural disasters in 2017 and 2018, but the increases are not being seen across the board.
Julian Enoizi, CEO of UK government-backed terrorism reinsurer Pool RE, has predicted that the insurance-linked securities market will diversify away from US property-catastrophe risks, into other “difficult to insure perils” such as terrorism.
European reinsurers well-placed to absorb cat losses and take advantage of continued price increases: Fitch
The big four European reinsurers are well capitalised to absorb catastrophe losses and build on pricing increases that are expected to continue into next year, Fitch Ratings has said.
Rideshare insurtech Inshur has raised an additional $1.5m (£1.2m) from Viola Fintech for its Series A funding round, taking total investment in the startup to date to $9.6m.
London seems strangely quiet in the summer, most people are away on holiday, and out of office replies are basically a given.
Invoice insurance startup Nimbla has replaced its previous underwriter Munich Re, with QBE.
Exclusive: Insurtech Wrisk has launched a crowdfunding campaign to raise £750,000 as part of a series A round, as it gears up to begin offering car insurance.
A lot has changed at the AA in the five years since Janet Connor, now director of insurance, joined the organisation. She explains to Jonathan Swift how an investment in data and technology – alongside the relaunch of its insurance company and board…
In February, Post held a roundtable, in association with Aquarium Software, to examine the state of the UK pet insurance market, touching on issues from consumer education and pricing, to how data and technology may revolutionise the market
Many tenants struggle to find a lump sum of money to put down for a deposit. Insurance instead of a deposit provides an alternative – offering tenants greater affordability and increasing security for landlords. It could also mean a welcome new class of…
Inshur is eyeing further expansion, having raised $7m (£5.4m) in its Series A funding round, in addition to gaining a $2m credit facility.
As the Brexit negotiations rumble interminably on, it can sometimes feel impossible to imagine life after 29 March. The British Insurance Brokers' Association gave the industry something to look forward to, announcing the keynote speaker for its…