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.
This week saw one of the biggest takeover deals of 2017 while our December issue highlights a year of tech.
While the Odgen discount rate changes hit the headlines, and terrorist attacks, the Grenfell Tower fire and the hurricanes in the US dominated the year, 2017 will definitely be remembered in the global insurance industry for its technological…
Blockchain has become a buzzword in the industry but few know what it means, even less so its implications for insurance.
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Blockchain and smart contracts could help the insurance industry increase the efficiency of its transactions and data analysis, explains Alastair Swift, head of corporate risk and broking, GB, Willis Towers Watson.
Almost a year into her role Zurich UK CEO Tulsi Naidu talks to editor Stephanie Denton about the events of the last 12 months and how the insurer is progressing with its transformational programme.
Instead of just driving efficiencies, some start-ups now have the ambition to become full-stack insurers, warns Paul Cuatrecasas, CEO of investment bank Aquaa Partners, urging incumbents to buy out these potential competitors.
The Blockchain Insurance Industry Initiative, B3i, will begin market beta-testing of its reinsurance blockchain prototype for reinsurance transactions.
Global consultancy EY has been working with insurance firms, software companies, ACORD and global shipping company Maersk to provide a blockchain platform for marine insurance.
The inaugural Claims Conference Sydney took place on 29 August. Chairman Andrew Tjaardstra summarises four key themes from the event.
Eighteen months into his role, Anthony Baldwin, CEO of AIG Europe and AIG UK, talks to Stephanie Denton about restructuring, co-creating and being the first insurer to move to Luxembourg.
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Blockchain is gaining popularity among insurers, who will need to figure out how to integrate it with legacy systems, says Michael Clifton, senior vice-president, global insurance strategy and ventures at Cognizant.
AIG has partnered with IBM and Standard Chartered to deliver the first multinational insurance policy using Blockchain.
Blockchain based insurtech company Iclaims has come up with an app-based solution that could settle single item claims in seconds.
A Blockchain prototype will be rolled out as part of the London market modernisation scheme.
Insurance start-up Traity has launched a new blockchain-based chatbot that could help people insure their online peer-to-peer transactions.