“Google sees an awful lot of data. We do not have access to that data as a customer-facing team, but what we do see is trends. 15% of the search terms we see each year are entirely new, and customers... read more
Nikolaus Sühr, CEO & Founder of Kasko, was a speaker at one of the first InsTech London events 3 years ago. At our July 8th event, he was back to discuss ‘InsurTech as a Service’.
Kasko, founded... read more
At InsTech London's 5th March 2019 event ‘Claims Innovations in 2019’, Robin Merttens interviewed Shift Technology’s Jeff Manricks and Thomas Verduzco-Weisel, after the start-up won $60m investment... read more
At InsTech London's 5th March 2019 event ‘Claims Innovations in 2019’, Robin Merttens interviewed 360 Globalnet’s CEO and founder Paul Stanley about how they’re innovating claims.
Founded in 2010,... read more
At InsTech London’s 30th April event which focused on Marketing Innovation, Matthew Grant talked to Andy Yeoman, CEO and Founder of marine analytics platform Concirrus – an InsTech London corporate... read more
This month heralds the beginning of a new partnership between Artificial and InsTech London. Not only did our very own CCO David King appear as speaker at a recent InsTech event, it has also been... read more
First published by Matthew Grant on 9th April 2019 on Linkedin
They sit in a hazy nether region between brokers and insurers. Outside of insurance most people will never hear of them. Even those that... read more
It’s natural for any new technology to be met with skepticism, perhaps even distrust. It’s seen as a threat, something to hold at bay lest it undermine a model that has worked historically. Over the... read more
While in London this week I had the opportunity to attend another great event by Instech London, titled MGA: the New Frontier for InsurTech. At this event I was able to make new connections with... read more
At InsTech London’s 2nd April event Robin Merttens talked to Andre Symes, Technologies Director at Genasys Technologies, who became an InsTech London corporate member in October 2018. Founded in... read more
At InsTech London’s 2nd April event which focussed on Insurtech MGAs, Matthew Grant talked to Robert Jeffery, founder and COO of Evari Insure – InsTech London corporate member since January 2019 –... read more
At InsTech London’s 2nd April event Matthew Grant talked to Richard Coleman, Co-founder & Managing Director of new insurance company Archipelago Risk Services, and Justin Davies, Head of Region,... read more
This piece is a duet, which is apt considering it has a musical theme. During one of those moments of extreme creativity (after the first bottle of red and before the third) we were riffing on the... read more
At InsTech London's 5th March 2019 event ‘Claims Innovations in 2019’, Robin Merttens interviewed Avi Baruch, CEO of Previsico, about innovating flood modelling.
Previsico are a spin-out company from... read more
Last week I had the pleasure of speaking at the instech London event, having had some time to reflect, it’s one of the best events I’ve been to and here is why:
1) Environment - it wasn’t held in a... read more
On 6 July 1988 the Piper Alpha oil platform exploded. 167 people died. Much of the insurance was with what became known as the London Market Excess of Loss (LMX) Spiral, a tightly knit and badly... read more
This was the first of what we expect to be many Instech London Clinics. It was encouraging to see so many people taking advantage of the clinics and getting involved in some interesting discussions.... read more
How a building is constructed, maintained and where it is located all have a massive impact on its potential to be damaged or destroyed. That knowledge is as old as insurance itself.
So why do so... read more
Google’s products are playing an increasingly important role helping insurance companies innovate and grow. There are also lessons for everyone in how the company has developed a culture to keep its... read more
We are now doing weekly video Live Talk events (like webinars but more engaging), mostly through our BrightTALK channel.
Future events and past recordings below.
If you’re interested in sponsoring... read more
Are No Code insurance platforms hype or game-changing? That was the subject of our Live Chat with Unqork, 360Globalnet and Oliver Wyman, which you can watch again in our Events section.
The... read more
There is no shortage of ideas, and opportunities, for starting up new companies in and around insurance, but scaling fast, with access to capital, capacity and connections is critical.
Stephen... read more
Launched in 2013 Quantemplate was one of the early insurtech stories in London and the US, but after a few years things went quiet. Quantemplate had not gone away, but instead had been busily... read more
Matthew Grant, Robin Merttens and Paolo Cuomo reunite for a special InsTech London Partners’ Chat to celebrate the 100th episode of the podcast.
Reflections on the past five years of insurance and... read more