Agile is poorly understood by the UK insurance industry - and implemented even worse. That is the view of Oxbow Partners' Chris Sandiland, who offers his own take on how incumbents can best take advantage of an insurtech and innovation strategy
A government-backed insurtech centre has been set up in Ireland in a bid to boost the country's start-up scene.
Insurers are increasingly hiring teams of loss adjusters to handle claims in-house, rather than outsourcing to a third-party firm. Post looks at this trend and whether it represents part of an established cycle
Berlin-based insurtech Wefox Group has raised $125m (£95m) in a series B funding round led by Mubadala Investment Company.
Generali Italia has launched a three-year growth strategy that will see the company invest €300m (£258m) in its own business, with a renewed focus on digital and tech-driven services and prevention.
Insurance has struggled to attract talent in recent years, finding itself competing with ‘sexier’ industries
A lot has changed at the AA in the five years since Janet Connor, now director of insurance, joined the organisation. She explains to Jonathan Swift how an investment in data and technology – alongside the relaunch of its insurance company and board…
Flock and Digital Fineprint will join 11 other British fintech companies in a Department for International Trade delegation to Empire Fintech Week in New York.
Lemonade's success in cutting its underwriting losses could encourage other insurtechs to become carriers, market analysts suggest.
US-based insurtech Lemonade has cut its underwriting losses and grown premiums.
Insurtech Shift has raised $60m (£45.5m) in a series C funding round led by Bessemer Venture Partners.
In February, Post held a roundtable, in association with Aquarium Software, to examine the state of the UK pet insurance market, touching on issues from consumer education and pricing, to how data and technology may revolutionise the market
By Miles has raised £5m in a Series A funding round led by Bought by Many investor, Octopus Ventures.
Lime, a new life insurtech targeting what it calls a “protection gap” in the UK, has launched.
With the deadline for entering the British Insurance Awards getting ever closer, what better time to introduce the judges who will be casting an eye over these years submissions? Post canvasses them for their favourite memories of previous BIAs and their…
Michael Phair, founder and CEO of Reg UK, last week became chair of children’s charity Children and Families Across Borders.
Aon's former CEO of analytics, Paul Mang has been tasked with bringing together Guidewire's Analytics and Data Services division. Mang spoke to Post about cyber risk, data, and lifted the lid on Guidewire's $275m purchase, data tool Cyence.
The burden of legacy or heritage technologies is not a new issue for the insurance industry.
With Valentine’s Day yesterday, the Post team started the week by bracing ourselves for an inevitable slew of romance-related press releases. We weren’t disappointed.
UK insurtechs saw over $1bn (£780m) of funding in 2018, up from $792m the previous year.
Those that work in insurance have long known it has reputation issues.
Inshur is eyeing further expansion, having raised $7m (£5.4m) in its Series A funding round, in addition to gaining a $2m credit facility.
Rory O’Brien, senior managing director with FTI Consulting in London, and Ian Duncan, managing director with FTI Consulting in Dublin explain how insurers can achieve increased value from M&A transactions by focusing on the key enablers and drivers of…
Exclusive: Brolly was left £15,000 worth of equipment down after a break in at its offices last September, but the insurtech has now been reimbursed by its insurer.