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InsurTech Carrier Growth Slows in 2018

The three property/casualty venture-backed U.S. InsurTech startups—Lemonade, Metromile and Root—finished 2018 with pretty good results. Quarterly growth was the slowest ever, but all three paid ...

MGAs in the Age of InsurTech

Once utilized to amplify the distribution channel or to serve as intermediaries between agents and insurance companies, managing general agencies today have new roles to play. In the "Age of ...

Risks Hiding in Plain Sight

When an Italian man attended an art exhibit in the Serralves Museum in Portugal last year, he didn't expect to be hospitalized just for trying to view one of the works on display. But that's exactly ...

The New Roadside Imperative for Insurers

Roadside assistance programs have never been more important. As the auto insurance industry becomes increasingly competitive—there was a record low number of new shoppers in 2018, according to a ...

Have You Shined Your Shoes Lately?

Generally, I am not a fan of origin stories. When a politician seeks to establish his "man of the people" credentials by telling us his father was a coal miner or his grandfather was a bricklayer, I ...

Is Insurance Innovation Disruptive Enough?

Less than 10 percent of insurance carriers responding to a recent survey said they spend more than half their time on "disruptive innovation"—and that 10 percent figure has stayed roughly the same ...

‘New Recipe’ Could Make Innovation Easier

Two years ago, when Michael Fitzgerald, a senior analyst at Celent, was interviewing Tim Attia, the CEO of Slice Labs, Fitzgerald asked Attia how much it cost to launch the InsurTech's first product. ...

The Latest Launches From Chubb and Nationwide

Chubb has enhanced its global digital platform with an eye on better serving its multinational clients and brokers. Nationwide's digital insurance platform designed for small business clients has ...