Almost $1bn ($985m) was invested in insurtech in the second quarter of 2017.
Despite his last business venture crashing and burning, Humphrey Bowles, co-founder of Guardhog, has re-entered the insurance market with an insurtech proposition to serve the sharing economy.
Insurers are aware of the hurdles associated with replacing legacy systems. But there are ways to make it a smooth and beneficial transition, as listed by Grzegorz Podlesny, senior manager at Sollers Consulting.
As a younger music fan, nothing gave me a greater kick than finding a band on the bottom of a bill in a grimy venue that blew me away.
Having worked for an aggregator, Williams is now a product manager at the broking start-up
When my toddler says ‘fox’, it sounds very rude. I mainly laugh at it but I’m also a bit scared that the next time she spots a fox in our local park, she will point at it, proudly shouting ‘F***! F****!’
Digital technologies offer insurers the opportunity to reconnect with their clients and earn back their trust, writes Robin Wolstenholme, senior marketing specialist at Liferay.
Aviva and Founders Factory have revealed the first five start-ups selected for its fintech programme.
Funding for Insurtech start-ups saw a 248% increase to $985m during the second quarter of 2017, said Willis Re.
Co-op insurance is considering submitting an application to the FCA’s Sandbox and is aiming to make the business even more digital.
Usage-based motor start-up By Miles has received Financial Conduct Authority authorisation.
The hype around insurtech start-ups should not overshadow the in-house innovations coming from incumbent insurance companies, writes Ageas’s CEO Bart De Smet, defending the ‘internal incubator’ model.
Transforming an established business to exploit the new touchpoints made available by digital is no easy task but it's a necessity that the full breadth of the insurance industry has woken up to, writes Robin Wolstenholme, senior marketing specialist at…
Taxis working the Royal Albert Hall patch this week had their hands and seats full, chauffeuring well-dressed ladies and gentlemen to the prestigious British Insurance Awards
I was recently lamenting shortage of space in my toy-cluttered flat and a (childless) colleague mentioned the baby cages Victorian households used to hang out of their windows. “There were mercifully few deaths,” he joked, as I gazed at an online image…
European digital insurance broker Knip has merged with technology solutions provider Komparu to create Digital Insurance Group.
Insurers are worried that their revenue is at risk from insurtech, with over one in eight insurers fearing that they could lose revenue to disruptors entering the market.
As insurtech start-up Digital Fineprint learns about the benefits of collaboration, James Stuart Clarke explains the ins and outs of daily life in the insurtech world.
Innovation is currently the talk of our industry for good reason. We are facing potentially challenging times, with start-ups bringing new tech, new ideas and a new outlook to the sector. However, Gareth Howell, managing director of personal direct and…
While insurance is becoming ever more complex, insurers are being disrupted by digitally-led start-ups simplifying what insurers do for customers. Mike Downing, chief technology officer for the WPA Group, envisages long and complex policies with drawn…
With technology reshaping the insurance industry, incumbents need to disrupt the very business models they helped create in order to meet fast-changing customer expectations, writes Maurice Tulloch, CEO, international insurance, Aviva.
Being a digital insurer isn’t about the aptitude but the attitude. This was the conclusion of a roundtable I chaired recently for Post, in conjunction with SSP.
Smart Choice CEO and co-founder Sibtain Jiwani tells Jonathan Swift about the challenges of building a Pakistan-based insurtech business in an immature, yet potentially lucrative market.