Following yesterday's announcement by Aviva that Mark Wilson is to step down as group CEO of Aviva, Jonathan Swift reflects on why the move was not such the "shock" some painted it as.
Amazon-backed Indian insurtech Acko has ambitions to pick up between 30m and 50m customers over the next two years.
My first three weeks reporting on the insurance industry has taught me how broad the sector is. Covering the claims beat I'm expecting to be learning more about escape of water, floods and storms. Our Top 100 UK insurers ranking has already shown me how…
Plug and Play has chosen 17 start-ups to join batch one of its European accelerator, in collaboration with Play Insurtech and Insurtech Hub Munich.
From the app that arranges insurance for a day to the online service that pays claims in less than one minute, digital technology has transformed the face of the insurance sector. Post takes a closer look at the insurtech movement and its partnership…
Insurtech Hokodo has raised €1.9m (£1.7m) in a seed round led by fintech and insurtech venture capital investor Anthemis.
The insurance market and the tourism industry have not always had reputations for embracing the latest technology. But things are changing and digital advances such as geo-location and data analytics will only help accelerate the pace of change
‘Chatbot’ has long-become an insurance industry buzzword, but penetration remains low and firms are still grappling with how to use early iterations of the technology. Elsewhere, some chatbot pilots have failed.
Chubb’s former head of SME and digital, Ruth Polyblank has joined rental market disruptor Canopy, which now boasts over 10,000 users.
Exclusive: Car sharing marketplace Turo has credited the unique insurance product for its successful UK launch last Tuesday.
As Swinton meets its match in Ardonagh, the insurance courtship game has continued to hit headlines.
US-based insurtech Slice has raised an additional $20m in its series A round.
Honcho has become the first ‘reverse auction marketplace’ to gain Biba associate membership, but the firm alleges that software house delays have pushed its launch date back
Supply chain procurement continues to evolve against a backdrop of consolidation among both insurers and third party administrators. Edward Murray looks at how tendering is changing from the demands on suppliers to the length of partnerships
Exclusive: Co-op said there were "deficiencies" in Innovation Group’s software, in the latest installment in its case against IBM.
People who want to insure their home can’t always answer technical questions about their property. Insurers are calling on digital technologies to overhaul the whole application process
Over twenty insurtech start-ups have today pledged their support for a new alliance which aims to ultimately evolve into a fully fledged specialist association.
Gig economy pay-as-you-go broker Zego is launching in Ireland.
Start-up Hokodo will work with Scor Global’s Channel Syndicate on an SME invoice protection product.
On-demand inspections start-up Shepper has raised $5.4m (£4.1m) in a series A round led by Aviva Ventures and Norwegian Idekapital Fund 1.
The offices of insurtech firm Brolly were broken into, and £15,000 of computers, tablets and phones were stolen.
Getting a nasty surprise when the bill arrives is a feeling many of us have experienced. Some insured losses are no different.
The 300-year-old Lloyd's market is changing, says Lee Elliston, claims director, Lloyd's Market Association. The Target Operating Model has seen Lloyd's focus on boosting efficiency and bringing business benefits to market participants. Now the LMA is…
Former Aon global analytics CEO Paul Mang is joining software provider Guidewire to head up a new analytics unit.