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Neos Quoting Platform: Before and After

London-based insurtech-slash-IoT startup Neos announced a new quoting platform. Coverager gave both a try .   Before.   After.   According to InsuranceAge, Neos’ new quoting platform uses over 260 external…

GUARDHOG partners with sharing economy platform Fat Lama

London-based startup Fat Lama is a 3-month-old P2P rental site allowing people to loan and borrow belongings, such as lawn mowers or cameras. It has recently raised £1 million from angel investors bringing…

Have a look: Neos quoting platform

Recall: earlier this year, Neos announced it has raised £1 Million in a seed round to offer smart home devices and management tools to Hiscox (at this point) home insurance policyholders. Fun Fact: at one…

A bit about Digital Fineprint

London-based Digital Fineprint was established in 2015 to use social media information from Facebook and LinkedIn to enhance online conversion rates of insurance shoppers. When customers look to quote and buy insurance…

Hiscox picks a new ad agency

Gyro New York, which at one point not too long ago (2015) was named Ad Age’s B2B Agency of the Year, thanks to its ability to combine business strategy with emotional…

Neos Raises £1 Million in Seed Funding

Neos announced it has raised £1 Million in seed round, which values the company at £8.4 million. Investors include: EOS Venture Partners, a retired English football player you may know as Gary Lineker,…

Noteworthy Digital Commercial Players

It’s official

Hiscox completed the sale of its Hong Kong division of DirectAsia to Well Link Group Holdings having received regulatory approval from the Office of the Commissioner of Insurance (OCI) in Hong Kong. Bottom…

Into the future

Hiscox may set up EU-based insurance firm; expect a yay or nay by Q1, 2017. MetLife may do away with Snoopy. The Better Way Agency (think: a video-based coaching program…

Coopetition or a contract waiting to expire?

Next Insurance finds a friend

Next Insurance, which recently announced a $13 million round of funding to launch a small business insurance platform, has partnered with Hiscox. Customers visiting the Next-Insurance website are prompted to enter basic data elements (business profession,…

Hiscox’s creative is on the line

Hiscox is reviewing its UK advertising business, which has been held by VCCP advertising agency for the last eight years. The voice of British advertisers, aka ISBA, is helping manage the pitches.

DirectAsia Hong Kong, Sold

Hiscox plans to sell the Hong Kong division of DirectAsia to WellLink while continuing to grow the insurer’s competitive edge in Singapore and Thailand, where brand awareness is at 37%.