Former Churchill and LV general insurance boss John O’Roarke took home the Achievement prize last night at the British Insurance Awards, where his new employer Aviva was among the big winners.
Bought by Many has closed a £15m series B funding round led by Commerz Ventures and Marsh, alongside existing investors.
Lloyd's needs a dramatic change in organisational culture to ensure the success of its insurtech sandbox, explains Craig Wilson, managing director of financial services at Sopra Steria.
For most insurtechs the question no longer seems to be whether to partner up with an incumbent, but what the nature of the partnership should be. Marketing Eye CEO Neil Edwards explains what could be learnt from fintechs such as Revolut, Monzo and…
As Britain is basking in glorious summer, the sun is also shining on the motor insurance market.
Having had an integral role on Buzzmove’s insurance app, product manager Rob Pendray is now setting his sights on more opportunities for innovation
What does being ‘more like an insurtech’ mean? Recruiting people with facial hair and skinny jeans is only the start of the journey.
Will Lemonade’s losses see its success go flat?
Insurers feel they need to adapt to the digital age but they don’t all agree on how to drive technological change. What culture should they nurture? Post invited a number of industry experts to discuss the challenges ahead
LV has split up its innovation operations for general insurance and life and pensions into two separate dedicated teams, as a result of its joint venture with Allianz.
This week in Post, the government said that it is considering plans to exclude cyclists and vulnerable road users from the proposed £5000 limit on fast track claims.
The Home secretary announced yesterday that the UK government will be introducing a start-up visa for entrepreneurs wishing to set up their business in the 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.
Zurich has invested €15m, alongside Finch Capital, into Digital Insurance Group as well as developing an app with tech giant Apple to cater to its brokers.
Zurich has invested in US start-up Cover Wallet, enabling it to provide small businesses with a platform to buy its insurance policies.
Crowd insurance start-up Laka has received £1.1m in seed funding as it prepares to launch in Asia and expand further in the UK.
German start-up Coya has received further series A investment of $30m (£22.37m) led by Paypal co-founder Peter Thiel’s Valar Ventures.
Start-ups, insurers, brokers and MGAs, take part in our survey on insurtech.
The starting question had far reaching implications: “In 2030, what will the world need protecting from?” To answer that, five cross-industry teams explored the issues involved in an industry innovation challenge.
Tactical litigation is costly, underhand and rife within the technology sector, writes Tom Dixon, head of technology for Hiscox UK and Ireland, explaining how to help policyholders avoid it.
Pukka's CEO Sam White calls on bankers to fund female-led businesses to achieve gender balance.
Lemonade has created an ‘open source’ insurance policy and will eventually stop offering traditional insurance policies to its customers.
One Call Insurance has partnered with US connected home start-up, Roost, in order to roll out IoT products across its home insurance product lines.
Innovation labs, investment vehicles and strategic partnerships; Edward Murray looks at the ways in which insurers are facing up to the challenges of a digital future