There may be several Blockchain prototypes available for companies to choose from at present but there will be a "narrowing" in terms of successful models later on, a consultant said.
Some investment criteria into insurtech start-ups “don’t make sense over time”, said Neil Harrison, global head of claims at Aon Risk Solutions, warning against “innovation that is going to cause dissatisfaction”.
Insurtech start-up Marshmallow faces a legal challenge from broker Marsh over the use of its name.
Connected cars are vulnerable to hacking and therefore pose a terror risk, a conference in Budapest heard.
Insure Pal is in capacity talks with three major UK insurers over a H1 entry into the motor market, its CEO said.
Nigel Edwards, senior vice-president and head of Europe at EXL Services, spoke to Jonathan Swift about the incoming General Data Protection Regulation and its impact on insurers.
A telematics solution that uses Amazon Alexa to warn drivers of dangerous driving behaviour will be launched in the second quarter of the year.
Japanese insurer Aioi Nissay Dowa Insurance Europe has completed the buy-out of Box Innovation Group, which includes the Insure The Box and Drive Like a Girl brand.
Exclusive: Michael Brockman, group CEO of Insure the Box, has launched an insurtech start-up called Thing Co.
Amazon is attempting to poach staff of insurance start-up Lemonade with "obscene" amounts of money, the CEO of Lemonade claims.
Swiss insurtech start-up Go Flink is to relaunch and release a range of new products to distribute worldwide.
Some underwriters are still reviewing data manually but Rodrigo DeCossio, UK insurance lead at Mark Logic, suggests 2018 might be the year to automate these processes and drive more efficiency in underwriting.
The Chartered Insurance Institute has hired a third party data protection officer services in order to help it become compliant for the incoming General Data Protection Regulation.
On demand insurer Dinghy has secured a $1.2m round of funding led by Balderton Capital, which also backed pay-as-you-go insurer Zego.
Insurtech start-up Laka, previously Insure A Thing, has launched into the UK market with bicycle cover backed by Zurich.
The on-demand, sharing and digital sectors - often called Economy 4.0 - bring new risks and challenges for the insurance industry.
Insurtech start-up Digital Fineprint has closed a second ‘venture’ investment round by raising $2.7m (£2m) lead by a firm that includes Nutmeg and Fan Duel among its portfolio.
Amazon is closing an investment in Indian insurtech start-up Acko, according to reports.
This month, Post casted a musing eye over the year ahead. With Brexit negotiations still waging, the new General Data Protection Regulation coming into effect and Ogden reforms still looming over the industry, 2018 is set to be a busy year.
The promised whiplash and discount rate reforms, as well as the UK’s exit from the European Union, are expected to shape the coming year for the industry. Insurers, brokers, loss adjusters and lawyers are wary of political uncertainties and the trends in…
The outage to SSP servers that affected more than 300 brokers cost the software firm £289,000, according to company results.
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Insurtech start-up Urban Jungle has completed a £1m seed investment round.
2018 is likely to be a year dominated by data regulation, more Brexit negotiations and further Ogden reform and, as such, the key influencers reflect this