Almost $1bn ($985m) was invested in insurtech in the second quarter of 2017.
As a younger music fan, nothing gave me a greater kick than finding a band on the bottom of a bill in a grimy venue that blew me away.
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.
Australian giant IAG has hired Mark Drasutis, News Corp Australia's chief product officer for digital.
I am most definitely a planner. Being organised usually tops my list of attributes in appraisals and most of my life as a busy working mum is run by lists. In fact the holiday I'm just about to fly off to has been two years in the planning.
Where news is dominated by the concept of data enrichment and there is talk of a ‘technical revolution’ we find ourselves in the middle of a steadfast digital age.
Co-op insurance is considering submitting an application to the FCA’s Sandbox and is aiming to make the business even more digital.
Transforming an established business to exploit the new touchpoints made available by digital is no easy task but it's a necessity that the full breadth of the insurance industry has woken up to, writes Robin Wolstenholme, senior marketing specialist at…
Technologies such as driverless cars, telematics and the connected home are changing the world of insurance, with the need for more modularisation of coverages, and components that can be used in different ways to suit particular niches and markets. Dean…
RSA scooped a trio of awards last night at the British Insurance Awards, winning in the claims initiative, major loss and young achiever categories.
The insurance industry is currently being disrupted by a swathe of shiny new insurtechs that have found ways to tap into areas where traditional incumbents are falling short. Post invited the leading lights from this wave of start-ups to a picnic to…
Older readers will remember Sir John Harvey-Jones, the pipe-smoking boss of iconic British company ICI. He hosted a TV programme in the 1990s called ‘Troubleshooter,” advising firms how to change and transform themselves.
As insurtech start-up Digital Fineprint learns about the benefits of collaboration, James Stuart Clarke explains the ins and outs of daily life in the insurtech world.
Innovation is currently the talk of our industry for good reason. We are facing potentially challenging times, with start-ups bringing new tech, new ideas and a new outlook to the sector. However, Gareth Howell, managing director of personal direct and…
Customer expectations have changed. Technological advances in the past five to 10 years have refocused entire industries on providing ‘real-time’ customer care. Mark Southern, commercial director for the WPA Group, explains that while insurance…
AIG has partnered with IBM and Standard Chartered to deliver the first multinational insurance policy using Blockchain.
Not every insurer needs an app. Antoine Hemon-Laurens, mobile consultant at GMC Software, lists the four questions you should ask yourself to decide whether it is the right tool for your company.
The pace of change surrounding cyber risks is a key barrier to effective cyber risk management, experts said.
While insurance is becoming ever more complex, insurers are being disrupted by digitally-led start-ups simplifying what insurers do for customers. Mike Downing, chief technology officer for the WPA Group, envisages long and complex policies with drawn…
More than two thirds of insurers do not answer questions from customers asked through email or social media, according to a survey.
Jonathan Swift speaks to We Go Look CEO and co-founder Robin Smith about building an on-demand business that handles insurance claims and why the Crawford & Co acquisition means she has more time now for the "fun stuff"
Singapore insurer NTUC Income has agreed to use IBM's capabilities to help automate hospital claims.
With another General Election looming, the insurance industry will likely be holding its breath on what the incoming government will make of the insurance premium tax, the Ogden rate and whiplash reform.