“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.
Fraugster, a software company that uses artificial intelligence to prevent fraud for online retailers, has raised $14m in funding as it looks to expand into new markets.
Aviva takes the crown as digital insurance lead, but insurance as a whole is middling compared to other sectors, according to a report.
The insurtech sector continues to grow, with a 40% increase in the number of insurance-related patents, research found.
A holding company will be established for Ed and Besso, with Steve Hearn as group CEO. However the two BGC-owned brokers will remain separate companies.
Charles Taylor Insuretech, has launched a three-year graduate programme, that will see graduates work across project management, business analysis, service delivery, architecture, data and analytics, and information security.
Direct Line now automates 70,000 transactions a week and anticipates hitting the two million milestone by the end of the week.
The quick turnaround of Slice’s on-demand cyber insurance policy demonstrates the “leverage” partnerships with insurtechs can provide, according an Axa XL collaborator.