Insurers operate today in a relatively mature market environment but Max Richter, managing director for insurance, Accenture UK and Ireland, argues that it offers limited opportunities for growth and relatively few new products coming onto the market
(Re)insurers and brokers should not expect blockchain investment to provide ‘instant gratification’, but should instead be looking five years’ into the future for tangible return on investment, a panel heard.
As Post gears up to launch the 2019 Insurtech 100 listing in association with Tallt, Post content director Jonathan Swift highlights six businesses that will hope to be featured in forthcoming rankings
Insurers will inevitably retain insurance as their core offering. But must act more like venture capitalists and develop innovation cultures to succeed according to Geoff Knott, director, Ninety Consulting
In a volatile geopolitical landscape, Nicolas Aubert, head of GB, Willis Towers Watson and current president of the Insurance Institute of London, urges the market to take the opportunity to rethink its position and think globally.
General data protection regulation is not fit for purpose, the chief marketing officer for industry-wide blockchain initiative B3I told attendees of Post’s Digital Insurance World conference.
As cyber risk is climbing the concern ladder, Yogesh Virji, head of cyber - UK at Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty, explains how the materialisation of this threat can affect various lines of insurance.
Covéa has chosen to partner with blockchain platform Blocksure and will use it alongside its legacy systems.
For most insurtechs the question no longer seems to be whether to partner up with an incumbent, but what the nature of the partnership should be. Marketing Eye CEO Neil Edwards explains what could be learnt from fintechs such as Revolut, Monzo and…
One of the highlights of the World Cup so far was watching Portuguese defender Pepe collapse in agony after receiving a pat on the back from Moroccan player Mehdi Benatia. But when you see how much footballers insure their body parts for, it isn’t really…
Outdated static rating factors and underwriting losses mean the marine market is ripe for disruption.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.
Open banking throws up some liability questions, explains James Tuplin, head of cyber and technology, media and telecoms – International at XL Catlin.
Insurers need be wary of one of the biggest traps in new product development – building it because you can, not because you should, when it comes to blockchain. Neil Edwards, CEO of The Marketing Eye, explains why to succeed this technology needs to…
As the mother of a nine-year-old, I’ve passed the stage (I hope) of having to tell my son not to pull hair or bite other people, or order him to share his toys and tidy up after himself.
Exclusive: Buzzvault Insurance has entered a five year strategic partnership with Munich Re Digital Partners with plans of releasing products to market by Q3 2018.
Charlotte Halkett, one of the founding members of Insure the Box, caused waves when she moved to launch an insurance business of a removals booking firm Buzz Move in September last year.
Insurtech firm Inzura has completed a $1 million funding round led by senior industry figures.
With their restrictive covenants expiring at the end of 2017, the former LV general insurance management are now free to re-enter the market. Jonathan Swift speaks to the quintet about their new consortium ABC Investors, digital innovation and what it…
Today we feature a second quartet of businesses with their eye on the disruption prize, all of which will be worth watching out for as the year progresses.
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.
Insure Pal is in capacity talks with three major UK insurers over a H1 entry into the motor market, its CEO said.
A peer-to-peer insurer has raised £15m in an initial coin offering to fund its UK motor launch in H1 2018.
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…
Insurance start-up Insure Pal is raising $18m (£15m) in an Initial Coin Offering to fund its UK motor launch in H1 2018.