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News, views and interviews from InsTech London and our members.

A Practitioner's Guide: Algorithmic underwriting in commercial and specialty insurance

19 Oct 2021

A Practitioner's Guide: Algorithmic underwriting in commercial and specialty insurance, a new report from InsTech London, offers an introduction into how insurers are beginning to use algorithms to... read more

Member Spotlight: VIPR

18 Oct 2021

InsTech London’s Ali Smedley speaks to Paul Templar, CEO at VIPR, about the company's product offerings, its user group events and the future of data management.
Ali: You changed your role to become... read more

Parametric policies for humanitarian organisations - The Parametric Post Issue 11

14 Oct 2021

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The InsTech perspective… parametric policies for humanitarian organisations
Pay-outs from... read more

Member Spotlight: SafeGraph

12 Oct 2021

InsTech London’s Ali Smedley speaks to Jay Gentry, Head of Insurance at SafeGraph, about the company’s data: how it’s curated, how it can be used in insurance, and how machine learning plays a role.... read more

Member Spotlight: Send Technology

05 Oct 2021

InsTech London’s Rebekah Bostan talks to Send Co-founder and CTO Matt McGrillis about the company’s vision for insurers, streamlining data sharing, and the potential of increased automation via AI. ... read more

Parametric opportunities in Latin America - The Parametric Post Issue 11

30 Sep 2021

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The InsTech perspective… parametric opportunities in Latin America
Many areas of Latin... read more

Member Spotlight: Súper

27 Sep 2021

InsTech London's Henry Gale talks to Dario Luna, co-founder and president of Súper, about trends in Latin American insurance markets, Súper’s digital insurance products and corporate-insurtech... read more

Accurate insured loss estimates take time - Flood Focus Issue 5

23 Sep 2021

Thought for the week... accurate insured loss estimates take timeInsured loss estimates from Hurricane Ida were released as soon as 5 days after the tropical storm made landfall in Louisiana. The... read more

Building flood resilience in the UK

21 Sep 2021

With climate change exacerbating flood risk in the UK, building up flood resilience is becoming more important than ever. Investment from governments into flood defences, increased education and... read more

Parametric insurance in practice - The Parametric Post Issue 10

17 Sep 2021

The Parametric Post, the only newsletter dedicated to parametric insurance.You can sign up for free here.The InsTech perspective… parametric insurance in practiceParametric insurance has been... read more

Member Spotlight: Endava

14 Sep 2021

InsTech London's Ali Smedley talks to Kevin Crawford, Senior Vice President – Global Head of Insurance Delivery about Endava’s service offerings, no-code/low-code platforms and market opportunities... read more

Responsibility to fund parametric programmes? - The Parametric Post Issue 9

03 Sep 2021

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The InsTech perspective… responsibility to fund parametric programmes?
In the aftermath of... read more

Building resilience: CCRIF’s $40m post-earthquake pay-out to Haiti

01 Sep 2021

In August 2021 the Caribbean Catastrophe Risk Insurance Facility (CCRIF) made its largest single pay-out, $40 million, to Haiti’s government. CCRIF member governments have been steadily increasing... read more

Could 2021 be a record year for insured flood losses? - Flood Focus Issue 4

26 Aug 2021

Flood Focus, InsTech London's newsletter dedicated to flood insurance.You can sign up for free here.Thought for the week… could 2021 be a record year for insured flood losses?July saw record... read more

Smart parametric insurance contracts - The Parametric Post Issue 8

20 Aug 2021

The Parametric Post, the only newsletter dedicated to parametric insurance.You can sign up for free here.The InsTech perspective... smart parametric insurance contractsBlockchain • Smart... read more

Data Extraction and Ingestion: The 40 companies to watch in 2021

15 Aug 2021

Data Extraction and Ingestion: The 40 companies to watch in 2021, a new report from InsTech London, takes a detailed look at the organisations working to overcome the frictional cost of manual data... read more

Sharing risk through smart contracts: mutual protection against crypto hacks

06 Aug 2021

Recent experience has shown that cryptocurrency holders and investors have a high risk of being hacked. Cryptocurrencies are complicated, evolving quickly and not widely understood. The lack of... read more

Parametric protection against drought risk - The Parametric Post Issue 7

06 Aug 2021

The Parametric Post, the only newsletter dedicated to parametric insurance.You can sign up for free here.The InsTech perspective... parametric protection against drought riskIn our news... read more

Recent floods expose protection gaps - Flood Focus Issue 3

30 Jul 2021

Flood Focus, InsTech London's newsletter dedicated to flood insurance.You can sign up for free here.Thought for the day… recent floods are exposing protection gapsThroughout July, floods have... read more

Member Spotlight: Ataccama

30 Jul 2021

VP of Europe & EMEA Nick Stammers talks to Robin about Ataccama's data management solutions, market opportunities for data providers, and the importance of having the right data and technology. ... read more

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