What is the insurtech difference when it comes to claims? Jonathan Swift mulls on how the Next Generation is starting to figure this out
Around 30 people are at risk of redundancy at Aviva's 'digital forge' in Sheffield.
Digital Risks has hailed new lead investor BHL Holdings as a potential game changer in terms of the SME specialist insurtech realising its global ambitions.
Interest and enthusiasm at board level for technology data-driven innovation has never been higher. At a Post interactive roundtable in association with Crowe, participants analysed how to generate tangible business benefits from a technical and…
Law firm Kennedys has spun out part of its innovation function as a separate wholly-owned limited company in order to speed up product development and attract staff more suited to its technology/software focus.
Don't underwrite electric vehicle risks in isolation of claims: Allianz GCS practice group leader Schultz
In order for insurers to better adapt to the wider adoption of electric vehicles they need to make sure that they not managing these risks in silos, a global player has warned.
It is now five years since I did my first ever 'Insurtechs to Watch Blog', when in 2016 I included Brolly, Digital Risks, Trov and Wrisk.
Parametric insurance is unlikely to replace conventional indemnity products, but there is a strong likelihood that it will become more widely used, even in personal lines, in the future, a conference heard.
People buy insurance to transfer risk, not because you are 'technologically cool': Aon claims boss Harrison
Insurers and brokers should not lose sight of the fact that customers buy insurance to transfer risk, and not because a provider has something “technologically cool,” a conference 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
The annual Insurtech 100 returns; a celebration of the innovation that is rethinking and reshaping the world of insurance as we know it. Matt Connolly, founder and CEO of Tällt Ventures, which has produced the index, outlines the methodology and what has…
Customers are logging into Admiral's online portal on a regular basis, leading to cost savings and a drop in contact centre use, a conference heard.
BHIB has rolled out Create Insurance an online offering targeting freelancers in the creative industries, from photographers to script writers.
Few disagree that the industry needs to innovate, but blue sky thinking is quickly clouded by conundrums around outsourcing, unwieldy legacy systems and the short-term need to turn a profit
Following recent changes to the Chartered Insurance Institute's societies, Post caught up with Sue McCall, chair of the Society of Claims Professionals, Kevin Hancock, chair of the Society of Insurance Broking and Philip Williams, non-executive director…
Insurance software provider Duck Creek has raised $120m (£91.3m).
On the back of research into the shape of the future delivery of personal lines, Post held a roundtable, in association with EXL, with experts to investigate how ready organisations are to meet customer expectations as demand for cover evolves in the…
Insurtech Trov has launched an end-to-end digital renters' insurance application, in partnership with Halifax Home Insurance, part of Lloyds Banking Group.
If Uber's appeal to keep its private hire operator’s licence in London fails then this may have an immediate impact on insurtechs such as Zego and Inshur, but experts are divided on whether the longer-term outlook is brighter for them.
At a time when managing general agents are performing strongly, working hard to stay profitable and maintain growth, the question of how to make best use of the latest tools is more important than ever
The SME market represents a major area of growth for insurers but Sara Costantini, managing director of Crif Decision Solutions, asks what providers are doing to capitalise on this opportunity?
Applied Systems is poised to double the number of UK brokers on its Epic platform, with its international boss claiming it still has some way to go to fulfil its potential, having signed up only a fifth of those “ripe for change”.
Applied Systems sees the UK as “research and development lab” for new technology and ideas following its success incorporating front end quote and buy into its Epic platform in the territory.
The 100 largest UK-regulated insurers, ranked by non-life gross premium written, reported a combined underwriting profit in 2018, compared to a loss in 2017. Catherine Thomas, senior director of analytics in London at AM Best, explains how they achieved…