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Parametric

Parametric insurance is enabling coverage for risks that were previously difficult or impossible to insure. With pay-outs based on event triggers rather than loss assessments, organisations are increasingly turning to parametric to fill gaps in catastrophe cover or protect against emerging risks.

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January 29, 2021
Cold chains, Covid & parametric insurance
Since forming part of the first Lloyd’s Lab cohort in 2018, Parsyl has established itself as an innovative technology company, global cargo insurer and more recently, a vital part of the fight against Covid-19. CEO and Co-founder Ben Hubbard joins Matthew on Episode 123 to discuss ...
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January 22, 2021
What 8,000 people want from their insurer
On Podcast 121, Matthew Grant talks to Mark Patterson from Deloitte about its survey, The Future of Home and Motor Insurance. The survey is the result of interviews with 8,000 consumers across 12 countries. Mark Eastham, CEO of Avantia, which sells insurance under its HomeProtect brand, joins ...
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January 6, 2021
The Friends’ Forecast 2021 – Five more themes, 20 people, Part Two
We had so many great predictions for 2021 when we crowdsourced 20 InsTech London friends for their opinion, I’ve published it in two parts. Part One – the first six predictions – is here. And the radio edit podcast was published on 3rd January on  and already ...
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January 2, 2021
The Friends’ Forecasts 2021 – 20 People’s Predictions
After the rollercoaster of 2020 it’s a brave soul that’s willing to commit to what 2021 will look like. But running a global network of talented and successful people means that we have been able to dip into the collective wisdom of 20 of our friends ...
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December 11, 2020
Parametric downtime insurance
Covid-19 has led to insurance companies ramping up the speed of their digital evolution, but relying on third-party services like a cloud provider creates new external risks that need insuring.   Parametrix Insurance was launched 18 months ago to protect businesses from the hidden costs of ...
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November 27, 2020
Parametric, payments and protection
Blink Parametric’s new Hurricane Non-Damage Business Interruption solution, developed in the Lloyd’s Lab, is aiming to cut waiting times for payouts from months to days.  It’s the latest product from a company that has emerged as a leader in parametric solutions ...
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November 10, 2020
InsTech London 2021 live events
We are now hosting Live Talk video events (like webinars but more engaging), mostly through our BrightTALK channel. Future events and past recordings below.  If you’re interested in sponsoring an InsTech London event, contact us at [email protected].  ...
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November 10, 2020
Insurer as a digital partner: Serge Corel, Wakam
Formerly known as La Parisienne Assurances, 2020 has been a big year of change and innovation for Wakam. Serge Corel, Country Manager for the UK and Ireland, talks to Robin about topics including developing new parametric and usage-based solutions, and what Wakam is looking for ...
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October 29, 2020
Insurance product innovation at scale
Founded in 1863, Swiss Re is one of the world’s largest reinsurance companies and is well known for its innovative use of technology, data and willingness to address global issues like climate change. Head of Property & Speciality Solutions Gianni Biason joins Matthew on Podcast 109 ...
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October 7, 2020
Parametric Insurance – 2021 outlook and the companies to watch
Our new report, ‘Parametric insurance: 2021 outlook and the companies to watch’ explores the history of parametric insurance, what it offers, what is coming next.
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September 25, 2020
Jumpstart: Earthquake parametric insurance in practice
Five years ago Kate Stillwell had a vision of how she could help people recover quickly after they had suffered the effects of an earthquake. Today she has set up a company, acquired clients and gained insurance capacity. Jumpstart is now providing parametric earthquake insurance ...
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May 1, 2020
Parametric Insurance Part One: Your fast track to expertise
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 debate is heating up just now ...