Cowbell Cyber Increases Underwriting Capacity with Palomar Agreement

July 15, 2022

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. Read More

InsurTech Cowbell Cyber Forms Captive To Meet Cyber-Coverage Demand

January 14, 2022

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. Read More

First Half 2021 Global InsurTech Investments Hit Record High

July 30, 2021

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. Read More

Captive Insurance Companies and the Rise of InsurTech

March 29, 2021

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. Read More

Understanding Artificial Intelligence and Asset Management

May 27, 2020

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. Read More