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.
With another General Election looming, the insurance industry will likely be holding its breath on what the incoming government will make of the insurance premium tax, the Ogden rate and whiplash reform.
The Manchester attack touched us all this week. Because we might live or work in the city. Because we might have visited recently. Or because we have, you know, a heart.
Headlines on the impact of artificial intelligence have ranged from predicting a doomsday where the robots take control to, more recently, exploring scenarios where humans and robots live together in harmony. Harry Clarke, head of research at Tällt…
Start-ups have to go to great lengths to attract business, both literally and figuratively, writes James Stuart Clarke, head of sales and partnerships at Digital Fineprint.
PWC has added a "reg-tech" start-up to its Reference Architecture list of companies that can help clients with General Data Protection Regulation compliance.
A senior insurtech boss will stand as an independent MP in the next election, as part of a mission to safeguard the economic environment for insurance start-ups.
Insurtech start-up Sherpa has partnered with Gen Re in order to provide tailored risk coverage scores personal lines insurance policies.
Investment into Artificial Intelligence start-ups has gone up by 80% since January last year but there is some time to go before technology wipes out jobs in the industry.
Reinsurers are injecting more money into start-ups to get a foothold in insurtech - and the disruptors are welcoming the investment from these flexible partners.
Brendan McCafferty joined Axa as CEO, intermediated and direct, in February. He talks to Will Kirkman about his new role
This week I took my toddler to see the roaring animated T-rex at the Natural History Museum. “Raaa!” she growled, before wimping into her father’s arms, unaware dinosaurs are actually extinct.
James Stuart Clarke, head of sales and partnerships at Digital Fineprint, compares the start-up scenes of San Francisco and London in the second instalment of his behind-the-scenes look at insurtech disruption.
Allianz has made a strategic investment in US insurtech start-up Lemonade.