Sometimes in life people let you down. Maybe they are not as invested as you, maybe they don't have the same energy levels or maybe they were never going to do it in the first place.
Insurtech start-ups have a range of options to fund their business: from private equity to crowdfunding, from partners to business angels, from incubators to accelerators. Innovators are using old and new ways to raise money - and each of them has its…
Capital requirements and regulations have been blamed for putting off new full-stack insurers from establishing in the UK but Brexit won't necessarily help start-ups.
UK insurers are struggling to adapt to digital channels of customer engagement, research has revealed.
Artificial intelligence has the potential to revolutionise insurance but before it does, insurers need to overcome public reticence and regulatory challenges.
The rise in Big Data could usher in a host of opportunities for insurers to expand their customer bases and develop innovative products and services; but it could also prove a test for brokers.
At a recent Claims Club meeting I was introduced to IBM’s Watson, an artificial intelligence technology platform that uses natural language processing and machine learning to reveal insights from large amounts of unstructured data, and it got me thinking.
Six months into the job, Aviva UK’s newly appointed GI CEO talks to Martin Croucher about the challenges of succeeding Maurice Tulloch and further investment into digital
Insurtech provider Wrisk has been selected as one of five finalists to join the BMW Innovation Lab, the first-ever fintech business incubator in the automotive sector.
The UK motor insurance market could see a 75% drop in premiums by the year 2040, falling from the current £18.5bn a year to just £4.6bn.
Interconnected threats call for new skills beyond insurance procurement
As J K Rowling continues to delight fans with updated ebooks on her website Pottermore this week we learnt a bit more about our team mates on Post as a new feature was released.
John Salmon has joined Hogan Lovells' London corporate practice as a technology partner to boost its global fintech team.
This week saw the launch of the much trumpeted and anticipated peer-to-peer insurer Lemonade.
The UK insurance market is in need of a ‘modern twist' as the US introduces more disruptive technology.
Lemonade, the start-up insurer promising to donate its underwriting profit to charity, is to start offering insurance coverage in New York from today.
Insurtech app Financefox has revealed that it has raised $28m (£21.6m), the largest insurtech round in Europe to date, led by Target Global and Horizons Ventures.
Everyone’s talking about it, but is anyone really doing it? There’s a continuous chatter surrounding blockchain, so isn’t it about time more firms used the distributed ledger system?
Voice recognition and video interfacing could be the two next best things in insurtech and could help to increase customer engagement in the insurance market place.
The increasing likelihood of cars to have advanced safety features may be pushing up the cost of claims for motor insurers.
Insurance professionals believe there will be an increase in new products and innovation in the coming years, driven by competition from disruptive insurtech firms, research has found.
Insurercore, a social network for insurance professionals, will be holding a workshop tomorrow night with young brokers and insurers ahead of its November launch.
Millennials are consumers of insurance products and their experience of other service providers influences their expectations of insurers. But what about attracting and retaining this generation and its massive employee talent pool?
Investment in insurtech so far this year is already triple that of the whole of last year, making it one of the UK's fastest growing sectors.