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

COP26: the implications for parametric insurance - The Parametric Post Issue 14

12 Nov 2021

The Parametric Post, the only newsletter dedicated to parametric insurance.You can sign up for free here.The InsTech perspective… COP26: the implications for parametric insurance“The climate is... read more

Member Spotlight: ICSR

09 Nov 2021

InsTech London’s Ali Smedley speaks to Kenneth Underhill, ICSR’s founding director, about the services the company provides and the biggest regulatory challenges insurers are currently facing.
Ali:... read more

A new data source for parametric flood insurance - The Parametric Post Issue 13

03 Nov 2021

The Parametric Post, the only newsletter dedicated to parametric insurance.You can sign up for free here.The InsTech perspective… a new data source for parametric flood insuranceFlood • ... read more

Member Spotlight: CelsiusPro

02 Nov 2021

InsTech London’s Henry Gale speaks to Mark Rueegg, founder and CEO of CelsiusPro, about the company’s product offerings. CelsiusPro began in 2008 as a platform for weather derivatives, which are... read more

Demystifying Crypto: the insurance opportunities and challenges

29 Oct 2021

Crypto is becoming more mainstream, with implications across financial services. Where crypto meets insurance, progress has been slow – in large part due to a lack of understanding between the... read more

Member Spotlight: Addresscloud

26 Oct 2021

InsTech London's Ali Smedley speaks to Alun Jones, Chief Commercial Officer at Addresscloud, about his background in satellite imaging, the challenges around location data and how Addresscloud's... read more

COP26 and flood resilience - Flood Focus Issue 6

22 Oct 2021

Thought for the week... COP26 to highlight the importance of flood resilienceCOP26 begins at the end of the month, and it is arguably the most important since it began almost 30 years ago. The IPCC’s... read more

In conversation with Verisk: Address-level risk assessment

20 Oct 2021

InsTech London's Ali Smedley speaks with Jes Westerman about the differences between address and postcode-level data for risk assessment, the challenges with using address-level data, and how Verisk’... read more

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 12

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

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