Insurance Covid-Cast: Insurtech 100 special – 'The Last Word' with Pie Insurance CEO John Swigart and Shift Technology CEO Jeremy Jawish
In the 26th episode of Post and Insurance Age’s video series we gathered together two start-ups featured in the Insurtech 100, to provide the last word on the rankings.
Pet insurance specialist Bought By Many has secured $98m (£78.4m) in growth equity investment led by FTV Capital, having agreed terms sheets with the US growth equity investment firm and five other potential investors prior to Covid-19 lockdown.
Markel yesterday confirmed its event cancellation book includes Wimbledon and the Olympics, while it will also pay out on some UK business interruption claims.
Trade credit insurers are looking at pricing and cover limits as the coronavirus crisis continues to unfold, Post understands, as they warn virtually no sector will be left unaffected by the pandemic.
Exclusive: Insurtech Tractable claims it has significantly reduced the key-to-key time for vehicle repairs for client Ageas by at least a week using the latest iteration of its AI technology.
Analysis: What are insurtechs doing in the face of the coronavirus pandemic – Part Three: International start-ups?
In light of the coronavirus pandemic, Post content director Jonathan Swift caught up with a number of insurtechs to find out what they are doing to reduce staff and client’s exposure to Covid-19, while keeping operations as business-as-usual as possible…
Insurtech Tractable is targeting new clients in South East Asia, the Middle East and Latin America after unveiling a $25m (£19.2m) Series C investment, led by Georgian Partners
Beazley hopes to slash its expense ratio in half as a result of the proposed widespread reform of the Lloyd’s market and internal investment in automating simpler classes of business.
One of the original insurtech poster children, Trov recently pulled its personal lines offering in the UK and quickly followed this up by partnering with Lloyds and Halifax on renters’ insurance. Trov CEO and co-founder Scott Walchek sat down with Jen…
There was adequate capacity to meet rising demand in the reinsurance sector during the 1 January 2020 renewal period, according to Guy Carpenter, however the results for buyers were mixed depending on a range of factors.
MS Amlin CEO Simon Beale is stepping down as parent company MS&AD restructures the insurer as part of an international reorganisation.
It feels as if 2019 was an uncomfortable year for the general insurance market as it never quite seemed to grasp control of its own destiny. Wherever you look, carefully laid plans were derailed by the unexpected – and often unwanted – intervention of…
2018 was a volatile year for Asian insurers with the majority of them posting declines in gross written premium or sluggish growth. Christie Lee, senior director of analytics for Asia-Pacific at AM Best, explains the challenges they are facing.
Swiss Re has cancelled a share buy-back programme, following a hit from natural catastrophes, capital deployment and the suspension of Reassure's initial public offering.
Catastrophe modelling firm RMS has estimated that the insured losses from Typhoon Faxai in Japan will be in the range of $5bn to $9bn (£4.1bn to £7.3bn).
Low first-half cat losses give reinsurers temporary respite as Typhoon Jebi losses continue to mount
Below-average catastrophe losses boosted the profits of reinsurers in the first half of 2019, according to Fitch Ratings.
Beazley saw double-digital premium growth in the first six months of the year, posting a pre-tax profit of $166.4m (£133.9m) largely driven by “exceptional” investment returns.
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.
Cytora, a provider of artificial intelligence-powered solutions for the commercial insurance sector, today announced the largest funding round by a UK-based insurtech in 2019 as it looks to expand its product suite and enter new territories including the…
Insurtech Shift has raised $60m (£45.5m) in a series C funding round led by Bessemer Venture Partners.
Governments around the world are looking to regulate artificial intelligence and as Lee Gluyas, partner, and Stefanie Day, associate with law firm CMS, explain those that get there first will be the ones to benefit.
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.
In his 38th year in the motor insurance market, former Insure the Box CEO Mike Brockman has global plans for his new “revolutionary” telematics and dash cam device. He met Post to reveal how Thingco’s ‘Theo’ works and how he’s determined to bring…