Powerful 5G smart tech devices are expected to be rolled out this year. They are anticipated to overtake 4G in terms of reliability and innovation, as well as increasing data speeds, resulting in faster downloads and increased capability for digital…
The Financial Conduct Authority levelled £392.3m of fines last year including one in the general insurance sector and its first against a claims management company.
As a host of firms featured in the top 100 insurtech ranking raise money, develop new products and spin-off their own start-ups, Matt Connolly, founder and CEO of Tällt Ventures argues that incumbents are been left behind as the insurance sector reaches …
Heidelberg-headquartered Getsafe is planning to launch a contents and liability product in the UK in the first quarter of 2020.
Insurtech Found is close to reaching its seed funding target of £250 000 on Seedrs after going live in Bristol a fortnight ago.
Insurtech Wrisk has unveiled the first fruits of its tie up with BMW Financial Services Group and Allianz Automotive by offering all new UK Mini owners three months free insurance underwritten by LV Broker.
Insurtech Trov has launched an end-to-end digital renters' insurance application, in partnership with Halifax Home Insurance, part of Lloyds Banking Group.
UK-based insurtech startup Cuvva has raised £15m in series A funding round as it prepares to launch a pay-monthly product at the beginning of next year and disrupt the existing insurance status quo
An insurtech fronted by a former Aviva director is in negotiation with a trio of major insurers about adopting its solution, which co-founder and CEO James Russell describes as “Fit Bit for business”.
Application programming interfaces are now key to unlocking new sources of value for financial institutions. So much so, Cytora CEO Richard Hartley argues even the most traditional firms can digitally transform if they get the right data infrastructure…
Unencumbered by legacy technology, managing general agents are well placed to invent a better future for insurance. Cytora CEO Richard Hartley on why the likes of C-Quence and Convex are creating a radically different type of insurance company.
1st Central has unveiled a powerful new short movie to mark Road Safety Week, raising awareness of dangerous distractions on the road.
A decade into its journey, Trak Global is finally ready to break the US on the back of an acquisition and £40m plus private equity raise. CEO and co-founder Nick Corrie tells Jonathan Swift about why he prefers to get on and do things quietly than spout …
Insurtech Lemonade is fighting an injunction by T Mobile parent company Deutsche Telekom over use of the colour magenta.
This week, some Post colleagues and I attended CFC Underwriting's annual Halloween party. The theme this year was carnival, and accordingly, the party was full of clowns, fortune tellers and more than the odd Joker.
Munich Re, Allianz and Zurich to discuss the management of unstructured data in claims during Post webinar
Insurance companies are dealing with increasing volumes of digital media associated with claims initiation and claims investigation processes.
Applied Systems is poised to double the number of UK brokers on its Epic platform, with its international boss claiming it still has some way to go to fulfil its potential, having signed up only a fifth of those “ripe for change”.
Google’s 2018 investment in Applied Systems also represents an investment in the future of the intermediary sector, according to the software house.
Applied Systems sees the UK as “research and development lab” for new technology and ideas following its success incorporating front end quote and buy into its Epic platform in the territory.
To find out what brokers think of commercial claims handling Post and Aviva carried out some extensive research. Sam Barrett reflects on results that highlight insurers have some way to go to meet their expectations.
Ahead of the Post Insurance Technology Summit, Post editor Stephanie Denton sat down with Equinix global head of insurance James Maudslay to discuss the role inter connection and ecosystems play in giving insurers a digital edge.
The insurance industry needs to understand the demands of its future customers if it is to satisfy their expectations. EXL’s head of UK and Europe and SVP Insurance, Nigel Edwards explains how smarter insurers will adopt personalisation and a…
Retail insurance customers are changing, with a growing opinion that those born after 2000 will have very different expectations than those over twice their age because they are digital natives. Sam Barrett explores what the industry needs to do to…
As a service-led insurance proposition based on individual driving behaviour, Igo4 CEO Matt Munro explains how telematics presents a wealth of opportunities to add value and tailor propositions to create long-lasting customer relationships built on trust.