Global consulting and actuarial firm Milliman, Inc., has released an updated version of its Arius InsurTech software solutions. Arius is a family of state-of-the-art reserve analysis systems for property and casualty insurers and large self-insureds. The new release provides significant enhancements to the systems' analytical and reporting capabilities.
An upcoming 1-day seminar will help demystify blockchain technology and help attendees better understand how to employ blockchain and parametric triggers in their risk transfer programs. The “Blockchain Technology and Parametric Solutions” seminar will take place November 16, 2022, in Las Vegas.
Cyber-insurance provider Cowbell Cyber has increased its underwriting capacity through an agreement with Palomar Excess & Surplus Insurance Company. Earlier this year, Cowbell Cyber announced it had formed a Vermont-domiciled captive insurance company, Cowbell Re, to provide added flexibility in meeting demand for cyber-insurance coverage.
Cyber-insurance provider Cowbell Cyber has formed a Vermont-domiciled captive insurance company to help the company meet the growing demand for cyber insurance. The InsurTech firm uses artificial intelligence to assist in risk selection and pricing as it underwrites cyber-insurance coverage for small-to-medium enterprises.
Global investments in InsurTech hit a record high of $7.4 billion during the first half of 2021. The first-half investment was higher than in all of 2020 or any other year, according to the "Quarterly InsurTech Briefing" from Willis Towers Watson.
InsurTech is on the rise and captive insurance companies need to understand both the opportunities and the risks presented by InsurTech. Captive board members and managers must take steps to understand the development and not allow confirmation bias to cloud their recognition of how the technology is transforming insurance.
As in other areas of the captive insurance world, artificial intelligence (AI) is becoming an increasingly important component of the asset manager's tool kit. This article provides a brief primer on AI and asset management by way of a discussion with Alton Cogert of Strategic Asset Alliance.