Insurtech start-up Policy Castle has become the latest venture to seek funding, with a stated ambition to raise £1m.
James Tucker, smart technology manager at Allianz, explains why insurers should consider creating an all-encompassing personal cyber cover.
Charlotte Halkett, one of the founding members of Insure the Box, caused waves when she moved to launch an insurance business of a removals booking firm Buzz Move in September last year.
High-net-worth individuals may be concerned by online threats, but it’s physical attacks that worry them most. Tara Parchment, Chubb’s head of European personal risk services, analyses the numbers.
Getting the most out of unstructured data can be complex. A recent roundtable discussed the resources available for underwriters to approach and tackle the problem
Neos will partner with Arag to provide home emergency and legal expenses cover for its connected home product.
Connected devices can help underwrite and mitigate household risks, but they also open the door to cyber vulnerabilities.
The motor space is under intense pressure in terms of costs. With margins tight, how can insurers handle claims efficiently while delivering good customer service? New technology may provide part of the answer
The data revolution will lead to a shift in the very business model of insurance, warns Rob Cushen, digital leader at Virtusa.
Octo Telematics will acquire the usage-based insurance assets of Willis Towers Watson, including its Drive Ability solution.
Manjit Takhtar, finance director and interim CEO of Charles Taylor Insurance Services, talks about hurricane claims and the role of the business in incubating maanging general agents.
Almost a year into her role Zurich UK CEO Tulsi Naidu talks to editor Stephanie Denton about the events of the last 12 months and how the insurer is progressing with its transformational programme.
Faced with events that cascade from one risk class to others, insurers need to review their underwriting strategies.
Legacy systems and industry culture are preventing incumbents insurers from innovating, writes Jane Disney, financial services industry value engineer at SAP, urging the sector to rethink itself as support services.
Telematics and the use of Big Data has been commonplace in the young drivers’ segment of the motor insurance market. Now the same approach to data collection and analysis is being introduced to pet insurance
Investment in UK insurtech has increased to £218m in the first half of 2017 compared to £7.3m in the previous year.
From change management to cyber risk, Onno Bloemers, head of insurance at Delta Capita, explains why insurers need to look beyond Brexit to the wider challenges facing the industry.
Almost $1bn ($985m) was invested in insurtech in the second quarter of 2017.
Eighteen months into his role, Anthony Baldwin, CEO of AIG Europe and AIG UK, talks to Stephanie Denton about restructuring, co-creating and being the first insurer to move to Luxembourg.
The hype around insurtech start-ups should not overshadow the in-house innovations coming from incumbent insurance companies, writes Ageas’s CEO Bart De Smet, defending the ‘internal incubator’ model.
Legal & General has partnered with Home Serve to offer Leak Bot to its home insurance customers.
Technologies such as driverless cars, telematics and the connected home are changing the world of insurance, with the need for more modularisation of coverages, and components that can be used in different ways to suit particular niches and markets. Dean…
Recent events such as the Wanna Cry ransomware attack and British Airways’ computer outage have helped to drive sales of cyber insurance, but there are concerns that a significant part of the risk is being overlooked
Connected cars will dispatch emergency services and send first notice of loss as early as next year, predicted Sean Carey, president of SCG Management Consultants.