The life insurance industry is antiquated in how it writes business. It takes too long, is too involved and too inefficient…and that is just the insurer’s perspective! This week, I look at how InsQuik is making the process of buying life cover quick and easy. The United States life insuranceRead More
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By Rick Huckstep Meteo Protect is a French based, global insurance and reinsurance broker with the largest team in Europe dedicated exclusively to weather risk management. Back in April, I interviewed Jean-Louis Bertrand and Laura Hersey from the management team (see full post here). They explained how their “Weather SensitivityRead More
My goal; to find innovative and disruptive InsuranceTech startups within the world of Fintech. And over the past 6 months I have featured over 2 dozen InsuranceTech startups and emerging businesses, and interviewed the CEO or Founder of the majority of them. The businesses have ranged from new distribution playsRead More
There is little doubt that the insurance industry has at least one eye firmly focused on the impact of technology. Across all segments of the global insurance market, the key questions being asked at the most senior levels all center around tech and how it will drive new business modelsRead More
Personalized premiums are an industry prediction that has become a pretty safe bet! Big data, cloud, mobile, wearable’s, Internet of Things are all highly used buzzwords for the technologies that are changing the way insurance is calculated and distributed. And one of the biggest areas of massive growth that isRead More
Prior to World War 2, few Americans had health insurance. For those that did, the majority of policies only offered limited cover for hospital rooms, board and ancillary services. When the National War Labor Board froze wages and post-war shortages in the workforce were prevalent, employers needed to find newRead More
It was only a quarter of a century ago that Tim Berners-Lee gave us the WorldWideWeb and changed the world forever. It is hard for the millennial generation to contemplate a world without the Internet, social media and an always-on culture. And how on earth could anyone buy or sell goods?
By Rick Huckstep When you work with start-ups, as I do, it can be truly inspiring to see the determination, ingenuity and adaptability that defines them. And when you’ve spent 35 years in the corporate world, as I have, then it is also fascinating to compare and contrast the modusRead More
By Rick Huckstep As understatements go, saying that the US insurance market is a big market is up there with the best of them! It’s around $1trillion in size with the market split roughly 50:50 between commercial and personal. Let’s pick the commercial insurance market and look a little closer.Read More
By Rick Huckstep It was three months ago that Bernard Lunn first introduced me onto the Daily Fintech. My goal; to find innovative and disruptive InsuranceTech startups within the world of Fintech. Having published an article every Thursday since that introduction, I thought it timely to review what I’ve foundRead More