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Outdated static rating factors and underwriting losses mean the marine market is ripe for disruption.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.
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.
Lyndon Wood is an author, TV presenter and entrepreneur behind the largest independent insurance broker in Wales.
This week, the cold has crept in and we are bringing back our winter coats while shoving on our summer clobber to one side.
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.