Brightside’s new managing general agent Kitsune takes its name from the Japanese word for fox. The animal is much admired in Japanese folklore for its intelligence and supernatural abilities – characteristics all the insurance companies that announced…
Insurtech pet insurance provider Waggel, which launched a month ago, hopes to pick up thousands of customers by the end of the year.
Injuries and damage potentially caused by dogs can be covered by pet or household policies. But there is a market for liability products, if not for owners, definitely for canine businesses
Despite the hype around insurtech, the barriers to entry remain high, not least because incumbents have reputational concerns that are hampering true customer-led disruption. Indeed, the likes of Lemonade have had to water down their original vision to…
Bought by Many has closed a £15m series B funding round led by Commerz Ventures and Marsh, alongside existing investors.
When Allianz acquired 49% of LV’s general insurance business, it set the market talking. Martin Croucher talked to the CEOs of both businesses to chart their progress
Bought by Many has launched a 'no form' online claims process for customers claiming on their pet insurance.
Today we feature a second quartet of businesses with their eye on the disruption prize, all of which will be worth watching out for as the year progresses.
The UK pet insurance market has continued to see significant growth, breaking the £1bn mark in gross written premiums for the first time in 2016.
Vibe MGA Management, an independent MGA incubator backed by Syndicate Holding, launched in June. Post sat down to talk with CEO Danny Maleary about his vision for the new venture.
Sara Costantini, director at Crif Decision Solutions, discusses with Post commissioning editor Cecile Brisson how data could revolutionise the pet insurance market.
There was some good news and some bad news this week for the insurance industry.
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
Customer profiling is key to accurately assessing insurance risk, capturing fraud and improving the pet owner’s insurance experience
The Ardonagh Group, the Towergate holding company, has acquired Petersfield-based Healthy Pets.
In preparation for Post's Digital Insurance World event, here are six more insurtech start-ups to watch.
RSA has signed up to a pet claims database in order to better tackle fraud.
Home visit vet service Paw Squad’s video and text consultations are now a standard part of Direct Line pet policies after a strategic investment from the insurer.
Cheryl Agius was recently appointed CEO of Legal & General's general insurance business. She talks to Post about what GI can learn from retirement and other sectors, and in which areas she's looking to grow the business.
More Than relaunched last week with a new advertising campaign featuring fictional Scandinavian founder Mordenn Surenns. Real-life boss of More Than Rob Flynn talks about the developments behind the scenes at the direct insurer.
Insurtech start-up Bought By Many has launched its first pet insurance product following its £7.5m investment round.
RSA has made its first external fintech venture with a cash for shares investment in app-based pet specialist Pitpatpet.