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This week, claims collaboration, moving from MGA to full-stack insurer, an InsTech interview with Descartes on parametric trends, and how to apply for MAPFRE’s insur_space programme.

Information that matters and insights that inform - Podcast 179

Alex Hearn, Founder and CEO of Slipcase, joins Matthew to discuss his experience of building a business, the technology behind the Slipcase platform, connecting brokers to insurers, and who the largest readers of insurtech news are.

Climate Change Risk Regulation and Measurement: 22 companies to know

Our latest report is out now and free to download for a limited period. It examines the opportunities and challenges in reporting insurers’ climate change risk and impact, what is required by regulators, and includes case studies from companies providing models, tools and analytics.

Live Chat: Collaborating in Claims to Deliver Quality Digital Customer Experience - 10 March, 2pm

Property claims are amongst the most complex for insurers, with multiple parties involved and customers who demand a fast response. Join Matthew, CoreLogic, SightCall and SAGA Group for a Live Chat on how new technology is delivering dramatic improvements in property claims management.

InsTech in London: From MGA to Full Stack Insurer - Everything You Need to Know - 29 March, 5:30pm

A new generation of technology-enabled MGAs has emerged in recent years, with many now looking at becoming full stack insurers. Supported by PKF Littlejohn, this evening event will focus on what evolving into an insurer involves, how to raise capital, and the regulatory and compliance implications.

Member Spotlight - Descartes Underwriting

InsTech London’s Henry Gale speaks to Descartes Underwriting’s team in London, Alessandro Girelli (Underwriting Manager) and Paul Jones (Business Development Director – UK & Ireland), about the company’s global expansion and trends in parametric insurance.

Travelers completes acquisition of Trōv

Travelers, which recently joined as members of InsTech, has announced the acquisition of embedded insurance software provider Trōv. The deal will see Trōv's team and embedded technology solutions become part of Travelers' Personal Insurance segment.

RMS launches new probabilistic flood models

The models will be used to simplify flood risk management across Southeast Asia by offering a unified and correlated view of inland flood risk, giving (re)insurers the ability to reduce portfolio blind spots from intra- and interseasonal flood events.

EIS to support digital transformation at Ageas

Ageas, one of the UK’s leading motor and home insurers, is to use the EIS platform to build tailored insurance solutions for brokers and end-to-end experiences for customers, including the ability to self-serve.

MAPFRE insur_space - 2022 edition

MAPFRE has launched the fourth edition of insur_space, its fast track to market programme for start-ups. It is looking for 12 early-stage or growth companies working in health and well-being, cybersecurity for SMEs, and climate risk sectors. Applications are open until 31 March.

Accelerating digital and delivering advantage

Concirrus’ latest whitepaper, The Insurance Revolution, looks at the challenges insurers need to overcome to embrace a digital future. Including insights from Brit on whether to build or buy, it explores what the optimum technology stack looks like and how a modular approach could accelerate speed to market.

Rethinking the Future of Insurance with Low-code Automation

Robin will join Ross McAllister, UK Regional Director at ABP Consultancy, and Kevin Guerrero, Process Professor at Bizagi, on 8 March to discuss the benefits of low-code, challenges and opportunities with low-code application development, and leveraging low-code to solve digitisation and automation challenges.

InsTech members get DIA Amsterdam discount

InsTech is a media partner of DIA and we have a personal discount code for members to use to get a €200 discount on tickets for DIA Amsterdam 2022. Matthew and Robin will be at the event on 29-30 June. Use DIA200INSTLOND when you register to access the discount.