Niall Barton has stepped down as CEO of insurtech start-up Wrisk to become executive chairman.
As Allianz appoints a digital claims propositions manager, Post content director Jonathan Swift mulls whether this is part of a sustainable trend - or a short lived attempt by insurers to give the impression they are doing something to transform their…
Hippo, Lemonade and Zego are just three of the start-ups that have been in the news recently. Matt Connolly, founder and CEO of Tällt Ventures, reflects on a what has been happening for the Insurtech 100 since the list was published in May.
Insurers have welcomed a Parliamentary report calling for tougher restrictions on using hands free mobile devices while driving.
Zurich backed start-up Pluto has entered partnership with travel insurtech Blink.
Insurtech Trov has today unveiled a white-label insurtech platform in partnership with Lloyds Banking Group.
In the latest in his series of Insurtechs to Watch, Post content director Jonathan Swift casts an eye over six more start-ups looking to make a splash in the UK insurance sector.
Hastings share price fell over 8% within the first two hours of trading this morning after it reported a profit after tax of £38.2m (30 June 2018: £72.9m) for the first six months of 2019.
The UK's withdrawal from the EU could leave many travellers with pre-existing medical conditions struggling to get cover. Aquarium Software's product marketing director Mark Colonnese suggests a solution whereby insurers bid against each other to cover…
The CEO and co-founder of insurtech Wrisk has hailed its deal with Allianz Automotive as a positive sign that vehicle manufacturers are poised to overcome “the final frontier” of customer engagement - insurance.
Given the hype around digital you might be excused for thinking that you need to re-platform everything, rip out what you currently have - and start again - to remain relevant in the modern insurance market.
Strict laws to prevent drivers using mobile phones – even hands free – would have the biggest impact on vehicle collision numbers, the Zurich UK CEO told Post's Motor Insurance World event last week.
Exclusive: Ageas has closed its app-based millennial insurtech Back Me Up to new business.
The annual Insurtech 100 returns; a celebration of the innovation that is rethinking and reshaping the world of insurance as we know it. Matt Connolly, founder and CEO of Tällt Ventures, which has produced the index, outlines the methodology and what has…
A new folding-screen smartphone is launching in the UK in May and will be the most expensive ever at £1800, but Ross Sinclair, CEO of EIP Insurance Services, says this has huge ramifications for those in the mobile device insurance sector and may prompt…
With Team Discovery levelling the scores after the diversity and inclusion challenge last week, the apprentices now move onto their third task.
Exclusive: A pair of loss adjusters have teamed up with a former Premier League football player to target insurers, brokers and suppliers with a well-being app.
When the regulator fined Carphone Warehouse £29m this week, the real target was the use of high pressure sales techniques in insurance.
Carphone Warehouse has been fined £29m by the Financial Conduct Authority for mis-selling mobile phone insurance.
With telematics volumes rising steadily in recent years to pass the one million policy mark, a key question for those looking to accelerate its take-up further is whether the main premise of the product – that it is making the UK’s roads safer – is being…
One of the first movers in the insurtech space, Digital Partners now works with over 20 start-ups and wrote £100m of gross written premium in 2018. Its CEO Andrew Rear and chief operating officer Mark Dennis spoke to Jonathan Swift about how a…
As Post gears up to launch the 2019 Insurtech 100 listing in association with Tallt, Post content director Jonathan Swift highlights six businesses that will hope to be featured in forthcoming rankings
It's pretty easy to generate a list of challenges facing the insurance sector in 2019 but Ant Middle, chief customer officer at Ageas, believes insurers should be looking to creating new opportunities instead.
Quote manipulation has become a growing challenge for insurers. In a two-part series, CDL partnerships director Nick Jackson takes a look at insights drawn from its data to examine how this information is being used to identify and combat fraud.