Biba 2018: Biba reveals ‘dating agency’ plans for InsurTechs


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The British Insurance Brokers’ Association (Biba) is working on a ‘dating agency’ which it claimed will help insurance brokers to find InsurTech partners.

The news came in CEO Steve White’s opening speech at the 2018 conference.

“If you’re a broker looking to embrace InsurTech, where do you start?” he asked. “Simply Googling InsurTech isn’t likely to give you optimal results.”

According to White, InsurTech firms looking to collaborate are facing the same issue.

“That’s where the idea of a

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