LV has split up its innovation operations for general insurance and life and pensions into two separate dedicated teams, as a result of its joint venture with Allianz.
Outdated static rating factors and underwriting losses mean the marine market is ripe for disruption. Technology, including, blockchain is set to shake up the sector.
This week in Post, the government said that it is considering plans to exclude cyclists and vulnerable road users from the proposed £5000 limit on fast track claims.
The Home secretary announced yesterday that the UK government will be introducing a start-up visa for entrepreneurs wishing to set up their business in the UK.
Following on from the publication of the top 100 insurtech firms in April, Matt Connolly, CEO of Tällt Ventures, reflects on the major developments that are having an impact on the 25 top ranked start-ups.
Zurich has invested €15m, alongside Finch Capital, into Digital Insurance Group as well as developing an app with tech giant Apple to cater to its brokers.
It’s been 10 years since motor broker 1st Central launched in the UK, with policies sold exclusively over the phone or the internet. Simon Walker, who became CEO of parent company First Central Group in January, expects online giants like Amazon or…
Commercial insurers must show clients how they can contribute to business growth as the sector fails to meet client demand, RSA’s head of global risk has said.
The commercial insurance sector and its customers must face up to the realities of the fourth industrial revolution if it is to remain relevant in five and ten years’ time, Airmic CEO John Ludlow warned today.
Cyber cover is entering personal lines and offering protection against online bullying. But is it really a place for insurers?
Following the collapse of Danish insurer Alpha hundreds of black cab drivers were left unable to work and without any insurance cover. With little communication from the insurer the drivers took matters into their own hands and besieged the offices of a…
Zurich has invested in US start-up Cover Wallet, enabling it to provide small businesses with a platform to buy its insurance policies.
Crowd insurance start-up Laka has received £1.1m in seed funding as it prepares to launch in Asia and expand further in the UK.
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.
German start-up Coya has received further series A investment of $30m (£22.37m) led by Paypal co-founder Peter Thiel’s Valar Ventures.
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The Post team is feeling proud this week, having not just reached our fundraising target of £500 for our charity run through mud but having exceeded it well before deadline date. Thanks to all that have supported us so far.
AI-powered home insurtech firm Luko has raised €2m (£1.75m) in a funding round led by French telecom billionaire Xaviert Niel.
Insurtech start-up Wrisk has raised over £500,000 in two days of second round funding on equity crowdfunding platform Seedrs.
The starting question had far reaching implications: “In 2030, what will the world need protecting from?” To answer that, five cross-industry teams explored the issues involved in an industry innovation challenge.
BLM partner Greg McEwen considers the liability implications of using artificial intelligence for medical diagnostics.
Tactical litigation is costly, underhand and rife within the technology sector, writes Tom Dixon, head of technology for Hiscox UK and Ireland, explaining how to help policyholders avoid it.
The terms commercial lines and digital aren't often spoken together - is the problem that the industry doesn't talk about it or is it really not happening in the market?
Kennedys experts from around the globe discuss the future of drone regulation