David Christmas, former director at Bennett Christmas, has joined Broker Insights as head of broker sales and development.
US-based small business insurtech Next Insurance has raised $250m (£200m) from Munich Re in its series C round.
Ahead of the Post Insurance Technology Summit, Post editor Stephanie Denton sat down with Duck Creek Technologies Europe managing director Bart Patrick to discuss the cultural step change need in insurance to remove the upgrade nightmares.
Arch Insurance-backed managing general agent start-up Archipelago Risk Insurance has announced that after a six month “pilot” it is ready to open the doors in a “controlled way”.
Lloyd’s has published the first blueprint for its market modernisation strategy, detailing how it will begin to deliver proposals it consulted on earlier this year in 2020.
Technology and staff investment are key to delivering great commercial claims service. Insurers must show the way in embracing future claims innovation, as well as their in-house capabilities and expertise, writes Victoria Keating, claims relationship…
Digital Fineprint has become the latest UK-based insurtech to announce a significant fund raising round after unveiling a $4m (£3.2m) investment at Insurtech Connect in Las Vegas today.
Thingco has entered a joint venture with Freedom Services Group, to form Pukka Tech.
Lloyd’s recorded pre-tax profits of £2.3bn in the first six months of 2019, with strong investment returns offsetting a year-on-year deterioration in underwriting profitability.
Inshur has appointed Simon Logan, former RSA and Uber legal boss, as VP of commercial and legal.
In June, I discussed the topic of ‘inclusion in insurance’ at The Women in Insurance Global Conference in New York, writes Startupbootcamp CEO Sabine VanderLinden. The topic is now taking centre stage in our industry as alongside their credit score,…
Insurtech Inshare is seeking to bring peer-to-peer risk and insurance management to the commercial community as it gears up to launch ahead of the Insurtech Connect event in Las Vegas next week.
Ahead of the Post Insurance Technology Summit, Post editor Stephanie Denton sat down with Equinix global head of insurance James Maudslay to discuss the role inter connection and ecosystems play in giving insurers a digital edge.
Charles Taylor saw a pre-tax loss of £2.1m as the group announced the sale of its managing agency to Premia Holdings.
Exclusive: Former Allianz Partners UK and Ireland CEO Serge Corel has joined Cuvva as director of partnerships, following the insurtech’s move into travel insurance.
Mobile-based Starling Bank has added a further broker and cyber risk service to its marketplace.
Ahead of the Post Insurance Technology Summit content director Jonathan Swift sat down with Crowe partner Daniel Bruce to discuss the difficult questions insurers need to ask themselves before undertaking digital innovation projects, and why they need to…
The insurance industry needs to understand the demands of its future customers if it is to satisfy their expectations. EXL’s head of UK and Europe and SVP Insurance, Nigel Edwards explains how smarter insurers will adopt personalisation and a…
Retail insurance customers are changing, with a growing opinion that those born after 2000 will have very different expectations than those over twice their age because they are digital natives. Sam Barrett explores what the industry needs to do to…
Lee Elliston, Lloyd’s Market Association claims director, considers what the claims workforce of the future is likely to look like.
Rideshare insurtech Inshur has raised an additional $1.5m (£1.2m) from Viola Fintech for its Series A funding round, taking total investment in the startup to date to $9.6m.
Kin Insurance has raised $47m (£38m) to launch as an insurer.
Reverse auction market place Honcho has launched its motor insurance bidding app.
There seems to be a significant number of drivers for change in the SME market, which begs the question how the relationship between brokers and these clients will change. Edward Murray looks at the opportunities available for intermediaries to remain as…