News, views and interviews from InsTech and our members.

omni:us: automating the claims process

24 Jan 2023

omni:us offers an artificial intelligence (AI) solution for claims management, starting at First Notice of Loss (FNOL) through to claims indexation and settlement. InsTech’s Ali Smedley caught up... read more

Phinsys: overcoming the challenges of financial reporting

10 Jan 2023

Phinsys has built software to optimise and automate the financial accounting, regulatory reporting and analytical processes within insurance businesses. The company works with a wide range of... read more

Wenalyze: SME insurers - is nearly half of your data inaccurate?

10 Jan 2023

InsTech’s Henry Gale speaks to Roger Ferrandis, Co-founder and COO of Wenalyze, about insuring small and medium-sized businesses (SMEs), poor-quality data and how open data can provide insurers with... read more

Insights from the World Economic Forum 2023

09 Jan 2023

Parametric insurance models have an increasingly influential role in creating a sustainable world with solutions that extend into climate, agricultural stability and clean energy among others. This... read more

Automating processes and speeding up operations: 30 companies we know

03 Jan 2023

For most insurance organisations, there are manual elements to ingesting, processing and transferring data, which is time consuming and expensive.Our first report on data ingestion and extraction was... read more

The SME cybersecurity toolkit: How to manage and mitigate emerging cyber risks

03 Jan 2023

Cyber threats represent one of the biggest risks to small-to-medium sized enterprises (SMEs). These businesses struggle to manage their cybersecurity and associated risks, given a lack of in-house... read more

Costero Brokers: placing innovative insurance deals

13 Dec 2022

Costero Brokers is a Lloyd’s (re)insurance broker founded in 2017. Ali Smedley caught up with Managing Director Jamie Webb and Divisional Director James Gadbury to discuss Costero Brokers’... read more

Geosite: enabling geospatial intelligence

08 Dec 2022

Geosite has created a platform that enables users to access spatially relevant data to support their workflows. The company's software is used for a wide range of activities including speeding up... read more

The Demex Group: tackling the challenges of severe thunderstorm risk

05 Dec 2022

InsTech’s Henry Gale speaks to Matt Coleman, Chief Risk Officer of the Demex Group about closing the severe thunderstorm insurance protection gap, modelling climate risks and parametric reinsurance.... read more

Closing the SME cyber insurance protection gap through cross-industry collaboration

02 Dec 2022

A recent survey by Markel in late 2021 found that over half of small-to-medium enterprise (SME) respondents had fallen victim to a cybersecurity breach. The increase in hybrid working, as well as... read more

In conversation with S&P Global Market Intelligence: Navigating emerging maritime risks 

02 Dec 2022

InsTech’s Tara Allsopp spoke to George Devereese, Product Management Director at S&P Global Market Intelligence. The two discussed the products within the Maritime, Trade and Supply Chain... read more

In conversation with Supercede: reinsurance renewals for 2023

28 Nov 2022

InsTech’s Henry Gale speaks to Supercede’s Ben Rose about the upcoming reinsurance renewals for January 2023, reinsurance market trends and how reinsurance technology can help alleviate challenges... read more

Property Intelligence: the where and what

22 Nov 2022

Insurers now have a huge amount of choice of technology to help them make money, save money or satisfy regulators. But even the best technology is useless if we don’t know what it is we are insuring... read more

From Admin Systems to Ecosystems: Enhancing services through partnerships

25 Nov 2022

Administration systems are emerging as natural hubs for digital ecosystems. They already provide the technology that runs many key administrative functions for their clients and have pre-existing... read more

Parametric initiatives at COP27: what you need to know

22 Nov 2022

A key theme of COP27, the United Nations’ 2022 climate change conference, has been financial support for the poorest countries most affected by climate change. The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate... read more

In conversation with Gamma Location Intelligence

16 Nov 2022

Gamma Location Intelligence (Gamma LI) provides software and data services to help insurers better understand location risks.
Matthew Grant was joined by Richard Garry, Gamma LI’s Chief Commercial... read more

Ensuro: an alternative source of insurance capacity

15 Nov 2022

InsTech’s Henry Gale speaks to Marco Mirabella, Founder & CEO of Ensuro, about how decentralised finance (DeFi) can provide a new source of capital for insurance, and what insurance and... read more

Understanding and transferring climate risks: 2 takeaways from WRMA European Event 2022

27 Oct 2022

InsTech’s parametric insurance research lead Henry Gale attended the Weather Risk Management Association (WRMA) European Event, “Parametric solutions for climate risk management”, in Paris from 28 to... read more

How to be successful at change in insurance - Top Tips from the InsTech Event on 12th October Sponsored by Cognizant

25 Oct 2022

Here are the collective thoughts of the InsTech community from an InsTech event on 12th October sponsored by Cognizant divided into themes – Approach, Culture, Sponsorship and Leadership. I could... read more

ICE InsureTech: The flexible approach to working with clients

25 Oct 2022

ICE InsureTech (ICE) is a specialist administration system provider for insurers, MGAs, claims administrators and accident management companies. InsTech’s Tara Allsopp caught up with Lynette Slater,... read more


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