A trio of insurtechs have confirmed early-stage fund raising of almost £20m only one week after the market was warned to expect a slowdown in investment due to Covid-19.
Parametrics has been around for a while but a slew of new entrants means it is now poised to make its mark on UK general insurance
Former Covéa Insurance commercial lines and high net worth director Simon Cooter has taken on the non-executive chair role at Qlaims, the holding company of technology provider Qlaimstech and managing general agent Qlaims Insurance.
Zego is in trials on selling its usage-based motor policies in partnership with brokers, co-founder and CEO Sten Saar told Post.
Insurance Covid-Cast episode 11: Loss adjusting during lockdown - and what the sector might look like post-pandemic
In the latest episode of Insurance Post and Insurance Age’s new series of video casts brought to you while our journalists are working from home, we brought together a group of senior loss adjusters and experts to discuss how their employers have adapted…
Post Claims Club Live Webinar: Handling claims in a digital age - how insurtechs are changing customer expectations at the moment of truth
In this live webinar session from 11:00am we will hear from - and have a chance to question - a number of people who manage claims on behalf of the new breed of insurtech start-ups; businesses looking to reinvent the customer journey from cradle-to-grave…
Consolidation and the global coronavirus pandemic have driven a slowdown in insurtech investment in the first quarter of the year, experts have cautioned, with the worst of the Covid-19 impact on funding yet to come.
In the latest Insurance Post and Insurance Age video cast brought to you while our journalists are working from home, we present the first in a series of newsmaker specials focusing on the people behind the lockdown headlines.
This month we put the insurance industry under the microscope - looking into how much progress the Lloyd's market has made to bolster diversity and inclusion in the sector, the efforts taken to pay out business interruption claims and the industry's…
Pet insurance specialist Bought By Many has secured $98m (£78.4m) in growth equity investment led by FTV Capital, having agreed terms sheets with the US growth equity investment firm and five other potential investors prior to Covid-19 lockdown.
Former CEO of Ageas UK Insurance François-Xavier Boisseau has joined the board of ERS as a non executive director.
Insurance Covid-Cast episode eight: What is the insurance supply chain doing to keep the sector moving during the Covid-19 lockdown?
In the latest episode of Insurance Post and Insurance Age’s new series of video casts brought to you while our journalists are in isolation lockdown we bought together a diverse group of businesses to discuss how the supply chain has forged deeper…
Sign up to watch the latest Post webinar: New technology alone will not save you; changing mind-sets will
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As insurers are fond of saying, every claim is an opportunity to show their customers the value of what they get for forking out their premiums.
Frictionless payment options have taken on new significance following the outbreak of Covid-19, but their significance runs much deeper. Nigel Phillips, commercial director of insurtech CDL, looks at the technology’s potential to redefine the…
Blog: Delivering a personal, timely and multichannel experience without putting core operations at risk
You don't need to risk crashing back-end legacy systems to deliver personalised and integrated customer service, argues Giuliano Altamura of the Fincons Group.
Chaucer has appointed Paul Jardine as non-executive chairman succeeding Chris Stooke who will retire from the board later this year.
Quieter roads have led many to assume that car insurers are in for pandemic profits. Post investigates calls for lockdown windfalls to be re-gifted to motorists.
Insurtech Sprout AI, which previously operated under the name Blockclaim, has raised $2.5m (£2m) in a second seed-funding round.
Insurance Covid-Cast - episode three: Is motor insurance at a tipping point in light of the coronavirus lockdown?
In the third of a new series of video casts brought to you by Insurance Post and Insurance Age while our journalists are in isolation lockdown we discuss whether UK motor insurers are being unfair in not rebating premium or offering more flexible options…
The financial impact of Covid-19 is being felt by UK motorists. Alan Inskip, Tempcover CEO, explains many are facing immense financial uncertainty at a time when their annual insurance policy is due for renewal, but their vehicle usage is severely…
You only have a short window of opportunity in the omnichannel world. Miss it, and it will soon shut warns Giuliano Altamura, financial services business unit manager at Fincons Group.
Insurance Covid-Cast - episode two: What are insurtechs doing to rebalance the bad publicity around insurance and Covid-19?
In the second of a new series of video casts brought to you by Insurance Post and Insurance Age while our journalists are in isolation lockdown we discuss how insurtechs are seeking to create positive customer stories to redress the negative media…
Insurtech start-up Honcho has raised another £1.2m with participation from over 6000 crowd investors on Crowdcube, Insurtech Gateway and existing investors Finance Durham.