Fully automated ‘robo-advisors’ will have $987bn (£715bn) in assets under management (AUM) by 2022, according to new data from Juniper Research.
The UK attracted almost £3bn in venture capital investment to its technology sector in 2017 – almost four times the amount raised by closest competitor Germany.
Over half of firms listed in the FTSE 350 and Fortune 500 are not preparing themselves in time for imminent General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).
London’s vibrant FinTech sector and vast talent pool should see the city maintain its leading position in global financial markets post-Brexit, according to a report from the Parker Fitzgerald Group.
Harnessing the power of blockchain technology could transform the way protection insurers create products, making them more relevant and appealing to younger people.
Why InsurTech? A Pressured Insurance Value Chain
By Andrew Sagon, Andrew Johnston and Matthew Wong
InsurTech is a burgeoning phenomenon that is modernising the insurance industry. It is disrupting the traditional value chain whereby insurers offer loss protection, and shifting the emphasis to risk mitigation. Incumbents face disintermediation as investors in search of higher yields pour money into insurance-linked instruments in the capital markets. And entrepreneurial businesses are targeting friction costs and inefficiencies within every aspect of the traditional value chain.
Nimbleness and agility will unlock potential
By Elinor Friedman, Andrew Harley and Klayton Southwood
Recent Willis Towers Watson surveys in the U.S. have shown that P&C and life insurers in developed markets are taking seriously the potential of big data and predictive analytics to improve their businesses. Nimbleness and agility, rather than brute force, are likely to be key to realizing that potential.
Driven by technology, toolkits and talent
By Claudine Modlin and Graham Wright
Advanced analytics is helping some insurers offer innovative products and solutions. What do insurers need to know about the changing nature of analytics and whether it is worth the investment? Claudine Modlin and Graham Wright discuss technology, toolkits and talent — topics that may help you decide.
Risk transfer is part of a comprehensive solution
By Adeola Adele, Patrick Kulesa, Kevin Madigan and Alice Underwood
Given the dynamic nature of cyber-risk, taking a multidimensional approach that integrates board governance, technology solutions, behavioral change and risk transfer solutions can help reduce risk to a manageable level.