Insurtech jobs increasing 22 times faster than the rest of the UK market There’s no denying it – insurtech has been big news this year. In the UK, the sector saw record investment levels, pulling in £218 million in just the first half of 2017 – more than double the amount invested in the whole of Europe combined, according to Accenture figures.
Insurtech: An Adventure or a Quest? The difference between Tolkien's "The Hobbit" and "Lord of the Rings" sheds light on how to categorize insurtechs' goals. nsurtech making your head spin? Perhaps it’s because of the confusion whether insurtech is a “there and back again” project or more of a paradigm shift?
CPP GAINS FCA APPROVAL FOR INSURANCE SUBSIDIARY Leeds-based product innovation business CPP has had an application to the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) for a subsidiary company approved. The approval for Blink Innovation (UK) Ltd means that the business is able to commence trading as a regulated insurance intermediary entity with immediate effect.
Sure tackles rental car insurance with new mobile-based product Insurance industry startup Sure has launched an app-based rental car insurance product for U.S. customers. The move comes just a few months after the company released its smartphone-insurance product in June, enabling consumers to protect new or used mobile devices.
Insurtech and Bots in 2018: Should insurers dream of electric sheep? The movie Blade Runner (and the novel it is based on, Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?) depicts a future world where artificial intelligence is taking over. It is a striking dystopia where robots – the replicants – have more humanity than their human masters.
Life Epigenetics, GWG Holdings’ Insurtech Subsidiary, Releases Infographic of Impact of Epigenetics on the Insurance Industry The timeline shows how the Human Genome Project sparked research that led to the discovery of mortality prediction technology. Life Epigenetics holds the exclusive license for lifespan-predictive technology developed at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) for the life insurance industry.