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.
French risk managers are less concerned with the domestic rise of populism than with providing their business with multinational cover, explains François-Xavier d’Huart, head of client and broker management, France, for XL Catlin.
The days of mega-mergers in the insurance industry may be behind us as consolidation activity has dropped significantly from the peaks of 2014 and 2015. The sector is contemplating this change of gear and steadying itself in the face of waves of global…
Today we reveal the companies that will be in the running for the 23rd British Insurance Awards at the Royal Albert Hall.
Spring is in the air and it's a time well-known for cleaning out the old and starting anew. As I continue to unpack boxes and work out where to put all of the fairly useless things I have collected over the decades, the industry has been taking its own…
As traditional insurers partner with start-up tech companies, the landscape of insurance is changing. Start-ups pose less as threats hellbent on disrupting the industry and more as an opportunity waiting to happen. Post, in association with Mendix,…
Lemonade has expanded to Illinois as part of its plans to expand nationwide and reach 97% of the US population by 2017.
Insurance has traditionally been considered a grudge purchase, driven by the legal requirements for cover and a desire for financial protection. Indeed, 41% of respondents in a Consumer Intelligence poll said they thought of insurance as "a necessary…
What happens behind the doors of insurtech start-ups? James Stuart Clarke of Digital Fineprint explains how free coffee and coconut water are used to attract talent, but won't necessarily solve the culture clash between salespeople and developers.
Insurtech accelerator Startup Bootcamp has entered into a partnership with XL Catlin.
Zurich has entered into a partnership with Startup Bootcamp and will be engaging with its portfolio of start-ups.
As Next Insurance launches today a chatbot allowing personal trainers to quote and buy insurance via Facebook Messenger, its founder and CEO Guy Goldstein tells Jonathan Swift how the American insurtech start-up plans on revolutionising the SME…
The first Claims Club 2017 focused very much on the changing face of insurance through the lens of a number of insurtech entrepreneurs.
Insurtech consultancy, Ingenin, is aiming to set up an insurtech hub in Nottingham and bring major insurers into the development of its platforms.
Despite the US being seen as the pre-eminent center for insurtech investment, it in no way has the monopoly on all the good ideas.
Hood Group has launched an Innovation Lab and created a number of new roles.
To celebrate the return of the Post Digital Insurance Collective, I thought I would take another of my periodic looks at some of the newer start-ups in the insurtech space with some connection to the UK.
Just Miles is planning to launch an on-demand insurance service for low mileage drivers in a bid to make insurance fairer.
Insurtech start-up Bought By Many has launched its first pet insurance product following its £7.5m investment round.