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…
One of the first movers in the insurtech space, Digital Partners now works with over 20 start-ups and wrote £100m of gross written premium in 2018. Its CEO Andrew Rear and chief operating officer Mark Dennis spoke to Jonathan Swift about how a…
Digital Partners, the Munich Re-owned insurtech facilitator, has revealed its intention to expand into Asia after hitting £100m gross written premium in Europe and America.
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