At a time of year when good cheer to all men is encouraged and Scrooge is forgiven all his wicked ways and most of the world has been out enjoying their Christmas parties (I know we have), it appears the insurance world is still seen as the Grinch.
The second of a fortnightly series of diary posts providing an insight into the launch of a new insurtech, from Charlie Vinall, business operations manager at Buzz.
It’s time for the final 2018 update on the Insurtech 100, the global index compiled for Post by Tällt Ventures. Here founder and CEO Matt Connolly rounds up the latest investment and partnership news.
Exclusive: Pluto, a travel insurtech that morphed out of the failure of chatbot Meet Mia, has started beta testing ahead of a full launch next year.
Insurtech Buzzvault, which claims to offer the ‘world’s first truly personalised home insurance policy’, launched today.
The term ‘single customer view’ has been a buzzword for a number of years now, but how close it is to being a reality in insurance? With this in mind, Post, in association with Marklogic, held a roundtable to discuss the importance of SCV, and how to…
We may have enjoyed plenty of sunshine this summer, but spare a thought for the insurers. The ABI this week reported a record-breaking surge in subsidence claims.
“Extraordinary animals, each in a heroic struggle against rivals and against the forces of nature, fighting for their own survival and for the future of their ‘Dynasties’."
The insurance sector must remain vigilant to challengers, be they data giants like Google and Amazon, or nimble insurtechs. Especially given that some already hold such rich data. So how can incumbents take on potential usurpers? Is now the time to take…
Hooking the headlines this week, Danish unrated insurer Qudos was placed in liquidation by its owner.
In the first of a series of diary posts, Alex Cherry, head of content at Buzz, provides an insight into what it takes to launch a new insurtech product.
US-based insurtech Lemonade has revealed plans to enter the European market.
Insurance needs to have more creative ideas, with stronger commercial outcomes, delivered through a better-disciplined approach, argues Dan White, senior partner, Ninety Consulting. And then senior executives might not be so sceptical when it comes to…
Aviva was declared the Digital Insurer of the Year at the 2018 Digital and Insurtech Awards on Friday 23 November.
The spectre of Brexit loomed large over the insurance sector this year, and although the picture is still no clearer in terms of how the UK market will continue to trade with Europe after 29 March 2019, significant merger & acquisition activity was among…
At long last, the Civil Liability Bill cleared its final parliamentary hurdle this week, opening the way for a much-awaited review of the personal injury discount rate.
Insurtech start-ups deals reached $2.6bn (£2.3bn) in 2018, with a highest ever volume of 204 deals, research found.
The insurance industry has never been so dynamic in terms of the new players and products coming on stream on what seems like a daily basis. Marketing Eye CEO Neil Edwards offers his advice on how to stay ahead of these developments whilst managing to do…
There continues to be change at the top of the UK's insurer board rooms. But instead of relying on the tried and tested recruitment strategies of the past, Consumer Intelligence's Ian Hughes suggests a more meaningful strategy to get the most out of your…
Zego’s partnership with Starling Bank will see it offer public liability insurance for small enterprises through the mobile-only bank’s marketplace, with a view to making other lines available in the future.
In a world where insurance processes are being automated, the industry needs to re-skill the next generation of workers, writes Brett Moffatt, managing director, Europe, Middle East and Africa, of Talent Intelligence.
In his 38th year in the motor insurance market, former Insure the Box CEO Mike Brockman has global plans for his new “revolutionary” telematics and dash cam device. He met Post to reveal how Thingco’s ‘Theo’ works and how he’s determined to bring…
Ingenin founder and CEO, Manjit Rana has joined Startupbootcamp in London as its managing director for corporate innovation in insurance.
Exclusive: Start-up Iotatech's £1m raise will secure its development and growth over the next two years.