News, views and interviews from InsTech and our members.

Member Spotlight: Appian

29 Apr 2022

The Appian platform is being used to improve internal operational processes for the insurance industry. Tara Allsopp caught up with Gijsbert Cox, Appian Insurance Industry leader, to discuss the... read more

Parametric Insurance in 2022: the 150+ companies to watch

27 Apr 2022

Parametric insurance has existed for over 20 years, but its use has grown recently due to new technologies and data sources.
Parametric solutions are now available for reinsurance, corporate... read more

Podcast Leaderboard - Spring 2022

26 Apr 2022

Our Spring 2022 leaderboard features a new number one: Piyush Singh, Founder of Terrene Labs - a FRISS company.
Flock’s Ed Leon Klinger follows closely behind, with AXA XL’s Katie Lennon among eight... read more

Property Remote Claims Assessment - the 40 Companies to Watch

25 Apr 2022

Customers want a faster, less painful way to have their claims paid. Insurers have been burning up cash with inefficient processes. Until 2020, investments in technology to better manage claims made... read more

Member Spotlight: Novidea

18 Apr 2022

InsTech London’s Tara Allsopp speaks to Ben Potts, UK Managing Director at Novidea, to discuss their broker management platform, how they identify potential partnerships and future growth... read more

In conversation with Previsico

12 Apr 2022

InsTech London's Ali Smedley spoke with Previsico's Dr Avi Baruch about what the company is up to, how its offering can fit into an insurer's ESG strategy and the importance of "build back better".... read more

Member Spotlight: Mastercard

04 Apr 2022

InsTech London’s Henry Gale speaks to Ruth Polyblank, Vice President Insurance at Mastercard, to discuss payments in insurance, parametric insurance and how to form strong partnerships.
Henry: We all... read more

Member Spotlight: CPP Group

21 Mar 2022

InsTech London’s Henry Gale speaks to Carl Carter, Chief Commercial Officer at Blink Parametric and UK Country CEO at CPP Group, to discuss the global parametric insurance solutions offered by CPP... read more

Member Spotlight: Claim Technology

14 Mar 2022

Claim Technology provides a no-code/low-code platform for creating consumer-to-business claims processes in the cloud. Ali Smedley caught up with CEO Michael Lewis after he spoke at InsTech’s last... read more

Algorithmic Underwriting in Specialty Insurance: An implementation guide in six case studies

14 Mar 2022

We now have genuinely digital businesses owned by incumbents. After several false dawns there are some early movers that have built commercial and speciality algorithmic businesses and across the... read more

Member Spotlight: AntWorks

07 Mar 2022

AntWorks uses artificial intelligence to process documents for a range of industries, including insurance. InsTech’s Ali Smedley spoke with the global head of AntWorks’ insurance business, Neil White... read more

ESG with AXA XL: Behind the scenes

07 Mar 2022

Katie Lennon, Head of ESG UK and Lloyd’s at AXA XL, recently joined Matthew Grant on the InsTech London podcast to talk about all things ESG. InsTech has explored the issues around calculating... read more

Member Spotlight: Descartes Underwriting

01 Mar 2022

InsTech London’s Henry Gale speaks to Descartes Underwriting’s team in London, Alessandro Girelli (Underwriting Manager) and Paul Jones (Business Development Director – U.K. & Ireland), about the... read more

Climate Change Risk Regulation and Measurement: 22 companies to know

24 Feb 2022

Actively engaging in climate change risk reduction will become one of the top strategic priorities for all insurers in 2022. This is a hugely important area, but there is a lot to untangle.
Climate... read more

Member Spotlight: Chainlink Labs

21 Feb 2022

InsTech London’s Henry Gale speaks to William Herkelrath, Enterprise Business Development Lead at Chainlink Labs, to discuss blockchain, parametric insurance and what Chainlink offers to the... read more

Four challenges facing parametric insurance: why isn’t parametric more widespread?

16 Feb 2022

Advances in data and technology are enabling parametric insurance to deliver solutions where traditional insurance falls short. Whilst the use of parametric insurance has grown in recent years, some... read more

Member Spotlight: Synergy Cloud

14 Feb 2022

Synergy is a claims management workflow provider which forms part of the Claims Consortium Group. InsTech London’s Tara Allsopp was joined by Synergy's Director of Technology Tom Burroughs to discuss... read more

Behavioural economics and underwriting – how science can back expert judgement

07 Feb 2022

The lifeblood of underwriting is the understanding and prediction of adverse events. Traditionally, an underwriter’s work comprises expert data analysis, an alignment with portfolio strategy, and... read more

Member Spotlight: Beazley Digital

01 Feb 2022

Beazley is a specialist insurer with three decades of experience in providing clients with underwriting and claims services. Beazley participates in the Lloyd's market, the largest and oldest... read more

Climate Risk - a monthly newsletter on climate events, tools and models

24 Jan 2022

Climate-related events are one of the biggest loss drivers for insurers, with managing and measuring the impacts now becoming a top priority for insurers. To highlight the growing importance of... read more


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