InsTech News: Priority innovation areas for insurers

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This week, how to get our new parametric insurance report, priority innovation areas from our member survey and the content insurers and brokers really want to see.

Breaking the mould - technology, talent and transformation - Podcast 193

Isabelle Santenac, Global Insurance Leader at EY, joins Robin to discuss digital transformation in insurance and attracting the right talent into the industry. Isabelle also shares her views and insights from EY on emerging opportunities and trends including ESG and embedded insurance.

Parametric Insurance in 2022: the 150+ Companies to Watch

Our comprehensive guide to the parametric insurance market is now available to download from our website. The report includes insights on where money is being invested, opportunities for innovation and details of more than 150 companies that are active in the space. Free to InsTech members.

Power to the Underwriter - Analytical Tools for Everyday Use - 28 June, 5:30pm

Our next evening event looks at integrated analytical solutions that insurers and brokers are really using to solve business problems and improve efficiency. Matthew and Robin will be joined on stage at The Steel Yard by speakers from sponsors Guidewire, plus Arbol, Concirrus, Loadsure, FRISS, VIPR, Greenlight Re and Tenzing.

Top 10 Content Insights for Insurers and Brokers from 2021 - 21 June, 2pm

To support the launch of the joint Slipcase and InsTech report, ‘Top 10 Content Insights for Insurers and Brokers from 2021’, InsTech’s Rebekah Bostan will be hosting a Live Chat with Matthew and Alex Hearn, Founder and CEO, Slipcase. Join us to find out what insurers and brokers really want to hear about and where the opportunities are for industry experts.

Priority innovation areas for insurers

Matthew shared some of the insights from our annual member survey in a recent article from Boston Consulting Group. Read more about where insurers are planning to focus their technology innovation efforts below.

Kita secures £350k investment

Carbon insurer Kita has closed a £350,000 pre-seed round led by Insurtech Gateway, alongside investors Carbon13, Climate VC and Echelon Capital. The investment will be used to accelerate Kita’s product build and recruitment, with the aim of launching new carbon insurance products.

Wrisk launches embedded car insurance product

Customers buying Renault ZOEs through the online used car marketplace heycar will now be offered an embedded insurance solution from Wrisk. It will allow customers to activate and update their motor insurance whenever they want and get six months of free electronic vehicle insurance. Hear more about Wrisk’s embedded solutions from Co-founder & Executive Chairman Niall Barton on Podcast 154.