InsTech News: Embedded microinsurance insights and cyber underwriting opportunities

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This week, a final call for our members' parametric insurance briefing and where insurers and others think the biggest opportunities lie for new cyber underwriting tools.

New sources of property data - beyond insurance - Podcast 205

Matthew talks to RE5Q CEO Martin Samworth and CTO Seth Rogers about how the company is using its real estate experience to tackle problems with finding verifiable and timely information for insurers, including case studies and client examples.

Members briefing: trends in parametric insurance - 6 September, 2 pm

We will be providing an overview of the parametric insurance market and key data such as the total market size for premium, the volume of funding for parametric companies and newer applications of parametric insurance in cyber, terrorism and non-damage business interruption.

InsTech in London: Lloyd’s and Embedded Microinsurance - 13 September, The Steel Yard, 5.30 pm

To celebrate the launch of MIC Global’s Lloyd's Syndicate-in-a-Box (Syndicate 5183), our next evening event will examine what is happening in embedded microinsurance and related areas. Robin and Matthew will be joined by MIC Global to discuss its product set, post-launch plans and how it supports platform companies and MGAs. We will also showcase some early-stage MGAs and discuss how they are obtaining capacity and overcoming the challenges they are facing.

Opportunities for new cyber underwriting tools - survey result

Ahead of our upcoming cyber insurance report, we asked where the greatest opportunities lie for new cyber underwriting tools. More details from Matthew below.

McKenzie​​ Intelligence Services: providing data-driven intelligence

Read Ali Smedley’s interview with Rosina Smith and Daniel Grimwood-Bird from McKenzie Intelligence Services (MIS). The article covers the company’s catastrophe response platform, how MIS is reporting on the Ukraine conflict and how the company is working within parametric insurance.

Accelerant launches $175m investment vehicle Flywheel Re

Flywheel Re will provide multi-year risk capital to risk exchange and analytics platform Accelerant and its underwriting-led specialist members. More details below and you can hear more about the Accelerant platform from Co-founder & CEO Jeff Radke on InsTech Podcast 185.

Computable Contracts – a vision of the future

Can the London Market create fully automated, computer-based digital contracts for insurance? Atrium CIO Justin Emrich outlines the thinking, benefits and journey towards computable contracts.

Oasis Loss Modelling Framework - 2022 conference

This year’s Oasis conference is being held on 28 September in collaboration with the Swiss Re Institute. The event in Rüschlikon, Switzerland will highlight how the Oasis Loss Modelling Framework works and the latest techniques in climate modelling.