Helios has (almost) done his work and got the week done. Probably because he has an oven ready plan. To leave the working week and enter the weekend.
Post news editor Jen Frost mulls general insurance appetite for innovation and, somewhat unintentionally, stumbles on Amanda Blanc as a common theme.
Kingsbridge is “not currently in a sales process”, CEO James Twining has confirmed to Post.
Former Zurich CEO for EMEA and global banking partnerships and Axa UK and Ireland CEO, Amanda Blanc is joining insurtech Trov as a senior adviser.
Berlin-based insurtech Wefox will be opening an innovation hub in London before the end of the second quarter next year, a spokesperson confirmed to Post after the business raised a further $110m (£83.7m) in its latest funding round.
Her appointment as a NED of Aviva triggered one former colleague to boast 'It’s coming home, it’s coming home, insurance is coming home'. Jonathan Swift reflects on what lies ahead for Amanda Blanc here, at ERS and where she might pop up next.
As a host of firms featured in the top 100 insurtech ranking raise money, develop new products and spin-off their own start-ups, Matt Connolly, founder and CEO of Tällt Ventures argues that incumbents are been left behind as the insurance sector reaches …
Insurtech Seyna has been approved as a non-life insurance risk carrier by the French Prudential Supervisory Authority.
Insurance software provider Duck Creek has raised $120m (£91.3m).
As 2019 draws to an end, everyone is thinking about what the new year may hold for them, whether it's an exciting new job or simply committing to some small lifestyle changes. One person who has set some plans in motion for 2020 is former Zurich and Axa…
The outlook for the global property and casualty insurance sector is stable based on economic growth, good insurance capitalisation and positive P&C pricing trends, Moody's has said, as it flagged continuing catastrophe exposure.
US-based insurtech Lemonade has hired Jeff Brooks as chief marketing officer.
Heidelberg-headquartered Getsafe is planning to launch a contents and liability product in the UK in the first quarter of 2020.
Amid rumblings in the tech sector and trouble at We Work, which could drive more insurtechs to seek a sale to incumbents, Lemonade has reportedly put its initial public offering on hold.
Insurtech Found is close to reaching its seed funding target of £250 000 on Seedrs after going live in Bristol a fortnight ago.
Insurtech Wrisk has unveiled the first fruits of its tie up with BMW Financial Services Group and Allianz Automotive by offering all new UK Mini owners three months free insurance underwritten by LV Broker.
There is so much talk about collaboration between insurtechs and insurers or managing general agents, but John Price, chief operating officer at Scheme Serve, asks is this collaboration out of design or necessity and are managing general agents a good…
As Markel International gears up for more growth across its national markets business and looks to build on its presence in Europe, Jen Frost spoke to Markel International president William Stovin about the history of the business and why Brexit has…
The Bermudian premier David Burt has sung the praises of his country’s insurance market as a “sandbox” for innovative insurers and called on the London market to collaborate on efforts to drive the sector forwards.
Insurtech Trov has launched an end-to-end digital renters' insurance application, in partnership with Halifax Home Insurance, part of Lloyds Banking Group.
UK-based insurtech startup Cuvva has raised £15m in series A funding round as it prepares to launch a pay-monthly product at the beginning of next year and disrupt the existing insurance status quo
The insurance market seems stuck on the idea that digitisation and a move to app-based insurance products, will negatively impact brokers. Inzura CEO Richard Jelbert explains why they should be seen as an opportunity instead.
This week, Transport for London has revoked Uber’s licence to operate in London, causing fear among the capital residents who often rely on the app-based service to get them home safely after a night on the town.
An insurtech fronted by a former Aviva director is in negotiation with a trio of major insurers about adopting its solution, which co-founder and CEO James Russell describes as “Fit Bit for business”.