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Underwriting

Data and technology are changing the way that insurers underwrite. Improved catastrophe models and new technology for algorithmic underwriting are helping to make the day-to-day lives of underwriters easier.

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Arturo: property intelligence from the sky
InsTech’s Ali Smedley speaks to Greg Oslan, CEO at Arturo, about how the company uses machine learning to identify property attributes, its new sustainability module and how Arturo approaches new data and technology partnerships.
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Supply chains, cargo delays and parametric insurance
While supply chains are under increasing pressure, many losses associated with cargo delays go uninsured. If shipments are late, perishable goods are lost, business is interrupted and budgets are overspent. Henry Gale speaks to Yann Barbarroux, CEO and Co-founder at Otonomi about the insurance product ...
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CFC: insuring the dangerous decade ahead
Member Spotlight: CFC Could you introduce CFC? CFC was founded in 1999 as ClickForCover.com. It was one of the first companies to sell cyber insurance online. Today, CFC is a specialist insurance provider underwriting cyber, transactional liability, intellectual property, technology and other risks. It wrote $1 ...
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The one-stop shop for managing insurance submissions
Send offers modular commercial insurance software to insurers, reinsurers and MGAs. The core offering is an underwriting workbench that supports from initial enquiry to bind. It’s a single place for underwriters to access data, documents and decision points. New insurers can use it as ...
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Four keys to unlocking cyber ILS capacity in 2023
The demand for cyber insurance has increased rapidly over recent years, and is set to grow further. The cyber insurance market will nearly triple in size by 2027, according to Munich Re. To underwrite more insurance, insurers need to transfer some of their risks to ...
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In conversation with Aon STG’s Paul Campbell on driving higher performing insurers
Paul Campbell, Global Growth Officer at Aon’s Strategy and Technology Group (STG), spoke to InsTech Executive Chairman Robin Merttens at the Aon-sponsored InsTech event, ‘How to optimse your underwriting portfolio’ on the 25th April 2023. They discussed how STG is driving higher performance by helping ...
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Cytora: achieving digital risk flows in commercial insurance
Member Spotlight: Cytora Henry: Richard, why did you found Cytora? Richard: Commercial property and casualty insurers are looking to decouple premium growth from expense growth; that is, underwrite more insurance without spending more on personnel. A key factor holding them back has been the manual ...
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Real time insurance for a real time world
Concirrus was founded in 2012 and has evolved to become one of the leaders in supporting marine underwriting through tracking ships and managing data. Today the company is expanding into a platform for multiple risk types and provides analytics into areas including aviation and liability. The ...
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From system of record to system of insight
Guidewire is known for providing technology to the property, casualty and workers’ compensation insurance industry. The company is expanding its analytics capabilities and also has an open ecosystem of partners which offer a variety of hardware, consulting and application services. Matthew Grant is joined by ...
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To see is to understand
With all the sophisticated models, data and tools available to insurers, it’s as important as ever to know where something is. Managing aggregation is vital for successful underwriting and we are going to be seeing a lot more about platforms that bring together different ...
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Innovation success – go narrow, go deep
For InsTech’s first video podcast, Matthew Grant was joined by Duncan Gemmel, Chief Strategy Officer, and Hayley Maynard, Head of Innovation, at Chaucer Group. Here are the video highlights… If you’d like to listen to the full episode 238 go to www.instech.co/...
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Innovation success – go narrow, go deep
No technology innovation survives long without a client. Chaucer Group is well known as a successful Lloyd’s insurer and embodies the spirit of Lloyd’s by underwriting unusual and complex business.  Matthew Grant is joined by Duncan Gemmel, Chief Strategy Officer, and Hayley ...