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Health Insurance InsurTech innovation may start with dentists and a P2P network of providers

Health Insurance InsurTech innovation may start with dentists and a P2P network of providers

by October 22, 2016 at 1:00 am 2 comments

Image source Aforacare does not present like a tech startup. There is no Crunchbase profile with lists of rounds by VCs. Nor do we read about any of the hot technologies that are like catnip for investors. Yet, if you look at Aforacare with fresh eyes, you may see theRead More

Wearables Could Help To Heal Health, Life insurance

Wearables Could Help To Heal Health, Life insurance

by October 8, 2016 at 1:00 am 2 comments

Image source Buying Health & Life Insurance today is like filling in a form to tell Netflix what movies we say we like at that moment in time – versus what movies we actually watched recently. You fill in a snapshot report of your health, with blood samples and otherRead More

Insurtech Ventures Going After Big & Complex Health Insurance Pain Points

Insurtech Ventures Going After Big & Complex Health Insurance Pain Points

by August 31, 2016 at 1:00 am 1 comment

photo credit: This is a guest post by Amy Radin. It is the second of a two-parter. (Thursday is always InsurTech day on Daily Fintech). In my last post I outlined the four dimensions that are defining the opportunities for health Insurtech innovation: the health of the American people, marketplaceRead More

We Look at Biggest Fintech VC Deals of 2016 To See Where the Insurtech Puck Is Going

We Look at Biggest Fintech VC Deals of 2016 To See Where the Insurtech Puck Is Going

by August 27, 2016 at 1:00 am 2 comments

Image source We looked at the 30 biggest VC deals in Fintech for 2016 (courtesy of CB Insights Pulse of Fintech Report) to see where the InsurTech puck is going to. The answer is blindingly obvious when you look at the 3 out of 30 that we tagged as primarilyRead More

Can InsurTech Make Miracles Happen in US Healthcare?

Can InsurTech Make Miracles Happen in US Healthcare?

by August 13, 2016 at 1:00 am 2 comments

Photo credit This is a guest post by Amy Radin. It is a two-parter. The second part will be a week from today (Thursday is always InsurTech day on Daily Fintech). As an American and the de facto administrator of my family’s health insurance, I am reminded routinely of someRead More

Oscar Tries to Untangle the Giant Hairball Called American Healthcare #InsurTech

Oscar Tries to Untangle the Giant Hairball Called American Healthcare #InsurTech

by March 3, 2016 at 1:00 am 0 comments

Entrepreneurs like to attack huge markets where the customers hate the incumbents. The $2.8 trillion US H­­­ealthcare market fits the bill on size. Re hating the incumbents, ask consumers to name one entity that they hate the most and many will skip Banks and Telcos and zero in on theirRead More