It’s time for the final 2018 update on the Insurtech 100, the global index compiled for Post by Tällt Ventures. Here founder and CEO Matt Connolly rounds up the latest investment and partnership news.
Exclusive: Pluto, a travel insurtech that morphed out of the failure of chatbot Meet Mia, has started beta testing ahead of a full launch next year.
Eight out of ten customers believe there should be a ban on insurers charging higher rates for renewals than for new customers.
Insurtech Buzzvault, which claims to offer the ‘world’s first truly personalised home insurance policy’, launched today.
The term ‘single customer view’ has been a buzzword for a number of years now, but how close it is to being a reality in insurance? With this in mind, Post, in association with Marklogic, held a roundtable to discuss the importance of SCV, and how to…
The Competition and Markets Authority last month provisionally found Compare the Market in breach of the competition law due to clauses included in its contracts with home insurers, which limit the price insurance providers can charge for their products…
“Extraordinary animals, each in a heroic struggle against rivals and against the forces of nature, fighting for their own survival and for the future of their ‘Dynasties’."
From automation to digitalization; from controlling claims inflation to the legal framework for driverless cars, it could be argued that working in claims has never been scarier – but more exciting.
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…
The Jersey Mutual Insurance Society is being investigated after ‘historic accounting activities’ were uncovered.
A US-based venture capital firm has invested in Home Repair Network.
No stranger to controversy, Arron Banks is back in the news and under the spotlight with allegations and appeals
Hooking the headlines this week, Danish unrated insurer Qudos was placed in liquidation by its owner.
Many more insurers are allowing customers to renew policies, make claims notifications and track claims digitally compared to last year, according to research by Altus Consulting.
In the first of a series of diary posts, Alex Cherry, head of content at Buzz, provides an insight into what it takes to launch a new insurtech product.
US-based insurtech Lemonade has revealed plans to enter the European market.
Home insurance prices are cheaper than they were a year ago despite premiums increasing in recent months, according to analysis by Consumer Intelligence.
The Ardonagh Group cut down on its losses for the first nine months of the year, down to £48.9m compared to £92.7m in 2017.
Motor insurers are preparing to issue potentially millions more green cards in the case of a no deal Brexit.
It has been predicted that 2018 won’t be just a subsidence surge year, but one that will see the greatest upsurge in claims over a two year period.
Post has teamed up with telematics broking specialist Igo4 for a new quarterly series looking at the growth and trends in this the sector. To kick things off its CEO Matt Munro looks at who is buying these policies and where they live.
The owners of Danish unrated insurer Qudos have placed the business into liquidation, after it ceased to write new business in October.
Insurance needs to have more creative ideas, with stronger commercial outcomes, delivered through a better-disciplined approach, argues Dan White, senior partner, Ninety Consulting. And then senior executives might not be so sceptical when it comes to…
Loyal customers have long felt penalised by dual pricing. As the regulator and the government are promising to stop the practice, insurers discussed how to move the focus away from premiums to build stronger loyalty, at a roundtable organised by Post, in…