Insurance has a long history but as David Germain, chief technology officer for RSA, explains, the sector still needs to keep up with technology.
I’m a fan of making sure stuff is the right fit - I make a point of trying on new outfits in my own home with accessories and shoes to make sure it all works for me. I also test drove my new car a few times to check it was what I wanted. Aon, however,…
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
What many insurance companies perceive when their customers renew is the illusion of loyalty. Oke Eleazu, chief operating officer at Bought By Many, argues consumers don’t have an affinity for their insurance company and renewals are usually down to…
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.