News, views and interviews from InsTech and our members.

Parametric Insurance - 2021 outlook and the companies to watch

07 Oct 2020

Once considered as niche, parametric insurance now offers the potential to deliver solutions where conventional insurance has failed. 
The technology exists to define and deliver financial protection... read more

This is the next stage, not the end, of the insurtech promise

23 Sep 2020

There remain huge opportunities for technology-based companies across the insurance ecosystem, but few are able or willing to pursue them in the present environment. Read Robin Merttens’ latest... read more

Insights into innovation at Swiss Re

22 Sep 2020

What are the key strategic innovation themes at Swiss Re? Robin Merttens talks to Ruta Mikiskaite, Head of Client Solutions, P&C UKI, about the company's key areas of focus, why it has joined ... read more

No Code insurance platforms - Your questions answered

17 Sep 2020

Are No Code insurance platforms hype or game-changing? That was the subject of our Live Chat with Unqork, 360Globalnet and Oliver Wyman, which you can watch again in our Events section. 
The... read more

The future of insurtech is about more than just technology

18 Aug 2020

Covid-19 fast-tracked the shift towards digital ways of working, but the biggest change for insurance after the pandemic could be cultural. Read Matthew Grant’s latest article for Insurance Day below... read more

InsTech London to host UK leg of ITC + DIA World Tour

28 Jul 2020

Join InsTech London on Thursday 3 September as we host the UK leg of the ITC + DIA World Tour and celebrate the best of UK insurtech innovation.
Matthew Grant will discuss the current trends from... read more

The real movers, shakers and makers: Our quarterly podcast leaderboard

07 Jul 2020

It's back! The quarterly InsTech London podcast leaderboard and your top 40 most popular guests with two new names right to the top.
Congratulations Mark Allan and James Birch at Brit Insurance at... read more

Accelerating innovation at Liberty Mutual Insurance

01 Jul 2020

How does a large, globally diversified Fortune 500 insurance group like Liberty Mutual Insurance ensure it can innovate at scale to enable strategic risk-taking, accelerate growth and continue to... read more

Brit and Google Cloud collaborate to launch Ki, the first algorithmically driven Lloyd’s of London syndicate 

19 May 2020

Ki to launch in 2021 as standalone, fully digital syndicate  
Pronounced "key", the collaboration between Brit and Google Cloud announced on 13 May 2020 marks a major milestone for the industry. We... read more

Zego partners with RSA to launch flexible insurance for fleets of vans

19 May 2020

Our corporate member Zego has announced the expansion of its partnership with A-rated insurer, RSA, to provide flexible insurance for van fleets.
As the current lockdown situation persists, its ... read more

Parametric Insurance Part One: Your fast track to expertise

01 May 2020

Read this and you'll be on your way to knowing more than 99% of what anyone else in insurance knows about a topic that's attracting a lot of interest. That makes you an expert in my opinion.
The... read more

Covid-19 - Insurance innovation your time has come

24 Mar 2020

Insurance has a fatal flaw. Few of us want to be reminded of how dangerous the world is. Cars crash, buildings burn, accidents happen. Usually to other people. So unless we are highly sensitive to... read more

Building Operational Resilience - Stewart Griffiths, Albany Group

10 Mar 2020

What does good Operational Resilience look like? Albany Group CEO Stewart Griffiths says counterparty risk management practices must evolve into a technology solution to keep up with the demands of... read more

InsTech receives CII accreditation

09 Mar 2020

InsTech is accredited by the Chartered Insurance Institute (CII), which means you can earn Continuing Professional Development (CPD) hours by attending our events or listening to our podcasts.
Each... read more

Innovating insurance news - Alex Hearn, Slipcase

27 Jan 2020

Slipcase was launched in 2016 to fill a gap in the market. An online aggregator and curator of news and insights for (re)insurance professionals, personalised to their interests and specialty lines... read more

Modelling Reimagined - Amrit Santhirasenan, hyperexponential

14 Jan 2020

A qualified actuary, Amrit Santhirasenan co-founded hyperexponential, or hx for short, in 2017 after becoming frustrated by the lack of available tools to build and run his models when he was Head of... read more

Geospatial Imagery and Aerial Insights - Ryan Kottenstette, Cape Analytics

06 Jan 2020

Founded in 2014, Cape Analytics use AI and geospatial imagery to provide intelligence to insurers. To date, they have analysed 80% of the US population, in terms of physical property risk.
The... read more

Event highlights: Emerging Ecosystems and Platforms for Insurance

06 Nov 2019

Missed the event or looking for a summary of what you heard? Read the details here or listen in on episodes 54 and 55 from the InsTech London podcast. 
Novidea & SalesforceBen Potts – Novidea UK... read more

Progress v Tradition - the Battle for the Future of Lloyd’s

21 May 2019

The is the keynote speech given by Robin Merttens at Insurance Insider’s InsiderTech event on 16th May.

Thanks Mark, and thanks for giving me a chance to speak and thanks to all of you for coming... read more

MGAs: the fast track to insurance innovation?

15 Apr 2019

First published by Matthew Grant on 9th April 2019 on LinkedinThey sit in a hazy nether region between brokers and insurers. Outside of insurance most people will never hear of them. Even those that... read more


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