A FloodFlash primer on Severe Convective Storms

As we look towards spring, snow melt isn’t the only cause of flooding. March represents the beginning of the peak Severe Convective Storm (SCS) season. SCS has become a focus for insurers and brokers over the last few years, so we thought we’d share some insights on SCS so you are better prepared to support […]

Why FloodFlash chose the smart sensor

Anyone who knows anything about FloodFlash will know that our smart sensor is the key to our rapid claims and affordable premiums. But why did we choose the sensor over satellites or gauges to fuel our award-winning parametric insurance? Parametric triggers First, let’s take a step back. Parametric insurance pays out when a specific event […]

Where to find Team FloodFlash in 2024

There are few things better than emerging from January planning and getting back out there. This week we wanted to share where you can find team FloodFlash this year. From conferences to awards evenings, broker events to our own, we’ve got a busy year ahead. The list below is constantly growing so make sure to […]

FloodFlash in January: our latest tips, news, and updates

January has flown by, which means it’s time for a round-up of what’s happened so far in 2024 – from our US state expansion, a snowmelt primer, and what the Lloyd’s of London Chairman thinks about FloodFlash. US expansion The biggest news – we announced our expansion into 10 new states. As a reminder, Delaware, […]

A FloodFlash primer on snowmelt flooding

This week we want to cast a spotlight on snowmelt flooding. As frigid weather continues across the north of the US we can expect an impact on our waterways in the months to come. Let’s dig into snow melt, and why it can pose a big flood problem. What is snow melt? A snowmelt flood […]

2024 parametric predictions from FloodFlash experts

The start of any year typically brings expert predictions around the trends and topics that might dominate the year. The 2024 industry predictions are wide-ranging, from the role AI will continue to play in insurance, to customer-centricity and climate change. We asked a few of our FloodFlash experts their predictions for the year. Keep reading to […]

FloodFlash announce US expansion

FloodFlash expands to support additional US states [NEW YORK, January 16, 2024] FloodFlash, the first insurance technology company to offer sensor-enabled parametric flood insurance, has today announced its expansion to a further 10 US states. Delaware, Iowa, Missouri, New Jersey, New York, Oregon, South Carolina, Washington, Vermont and Massachusetts now have unrestricted access to the […]

2023 at FloodFlash: a round-up

It’s been another busy year at FloodFlash. We officially launched in the US (the most underinsured flood market in the world), paid our biggest set of claims during Storm Babet, and protected more businesses than ever from catastrophic flooding. All this wouldn’t be possible without our amazing brokers, agents, partners, investors, and the whole FloodFlash team. If […]

FloodFlash announce partnership with Hiscox

Capacity deal to accelerate US growth ambitions [LONDON, August 2023] FloodFlash, the first insurance technology company to offer sensor-enabled parametric flood insurance, has today announced a new partnership with Hiscox. Hiscox is already an active participant in the US flood insurance market, and as a capacity provider for FloodFlash will support the market appetite for parametric […]

FloodFlash Behavioural Science series: cognitive dissonance

In last month’s edition of our series, we delved into the framing effect. This effect suggests that how we describe, explain, or frame information significantly influences the decisions individuals make. For example, the way we frame flood risk plays a key role in how well individuals understand their flood risk, which subsequently impacts flood preparedness. This month, we’reexploring the idea of cognitive dissonance.  What is […]