Specialty re/insurer Canopius has partnered with artificial intelligence (AI) and deep-learning property analytics start-up Arturo.
Cayman Islands-based reinsurer Greenlight Capital Re's insurtech unit has made a strategic investment in Australian property insurance claims fulfilment platform Handdii.
Brazil's major reinsurer IRB Brasil Re is set to acquire an 8.93 percent stake in the blockchain insurance industry initiative B3i Services for €3.5 million.
Specialist insurer Beazley has appointed three new underwriters from CNA, Chubb and The Hartford to its US cyber & technology team that the company claims has grown by 25 percent in the past two years.
Swiss Re Group has partnered with Expert System to provide AI-driven Natural Language Understanding (NLU) technology Cogito.
Broker Willis Towers Watson has launched a "action plan" specifically to deal with disruption caused by drones as the incidents have increased sharply in the last two-three years, raising concerns for the aviation insurance industry.
Lloyd’s Lab, the experimental development hub for Lloyd’s of London, has unveiled its third cohort of 11 teams, which include AI, big data, microweather technology, risk modelling and language processing innovators. Lloyd's chair Bruce Carnegie-Brown said the chosen firms are the "brightest and best talent from the technology sector".
London-based insurtech Zego, a provider of pay-as-you-go insurance for drivers and riders who work flexibly with their own vehicles, has partnered with car rental startup Splend to provide cover for its UK fleet.
Specialist insurer Markel International has appointed Chris Burgess to head up its cyber team in London.
Broker Willis Towers Watson has appointed Peter Foster as chairman of global FINEX cyber and cyber risk solutions.