It’s time for the final 2018 update on the Insurtech 100, the global index compiled for Post by Tällt Ventures. Here founder and CEO Matt Connolly rounds up the latest investment and partnership news.
The current insurance model is 'failure' oriented - paying out on something negative happening. Should the industry reconsider this and reward 'success' instead, asks Geoff Knott, a director at Ninety Consulting
Following on from the publication of the top 100 insurtech firms in April, Matt Connolly, CEO of Tällt Ventures, gives an update on major developments for those ranked in quarter three
Bupa has acquired Hospital Lane Dental and Implant Clinic in Chatham, Kent.
Large insurers have the expertise to prepare for the future, writes Sonia Wolsey-Cooper, chief corporate responsibility officer at Axa UK and Ireland, urging them to fund research and strike partnerships for the common good.
Insurers need to keep pushing their priorities now for an effective Brexit plan, writes Andy Watson, CEO of Ageas UK, urging the industry to work with the government to achieve a realistic negotiating strategy.
Exclusive: Vulnerable customers with serious illnesses who have claimed under their existing private medical insurance policies, are seeing premiums more than double following the withdrawal of April UK from the PMI market.
Exclusive: April UK’s private medical insurance exit has led to a flurry of insurer activity, but brokers have been left feeling frustrated and overlooked after Axa PPP struck a deal and customers were told they could contact the insurer directly.
Bupa has acquired nine dental practices, bringing the total number of sites acquired so far this year to 14.
Exclusive: Correspondence sent by health insurer April UK to broker partners reveals that it has been turning away policyholders since the beginning of this week.
Sogaz has acquired VTB Insurance and the merger is creating Russia’s largest insurance company.
Norwegian insurtech start-up Cloud Insurance is looking to establish an office in London in 2019 as it prepares for a funding round to help it grow the business.
Insurers need to turn their focus to mental health, one of the biggest people issues facing UK businesses, writes Alex Perry, CEO of Bupa Insurance UK.
Following on from the publication of the top 100 insurtech firms in April, Matt Connolly, CEO of Tällt Ventures, reflects on the major developments that are having an impact on the 25 top ranked start-ups.
Axa will sell its health broker, Health Insurance Group, to the private equity owners of Ardonagh.
It is unlikely that all robots will require cover, Victor Fornasier and Kathryn Mycock, partner and associate at Hogan Lovells, examine the rationale for compulsory insurance.
Craig Wright, operations manager at Traveller Assist, explains how his risk management firm has unveiled a web of price-fixing, bribery and corruption in Peru hospitals, which he warns is being fuelled unwittingly by travel insurance companies.
A veteran of brokers Towergate and Hyperion Group, and latterly insurer Axa, Matthew Reed is now fronting his own insurtech. Here he speaks to Jonathan Swift about how the managing general agent plans to make it easier for brokers to sell corporate…
Insurers need to make sure their rehabilitation providers comply with the General Data Protection Regulation. Anthony Eeles, chief digital and information officer at HCML, shares his checklist to reduce risks of a £20m fine.
Exclusive: Private equity providers need to have realistic expectations when investing in insurtech start-ups, because they are unlikely to find the next “flying Uber car”.
This week I was lucky enough to climb on the top of a lift with one of Allianz’s engineer surveyors and take a trip up and down a building.