Post Tagged with: "Insurance"

Top 3 Fintech Rounds:, Lemonade, MoneyLion, KKday

Top 3 Fintech Rounds:, Lemonade, MoneyLion, KKday

by December 5, 2016 at 11:07 am 0 comments

Fintech funding seems to have picked up steam this week, with home-selling platforms, online insurance carriers, personal finance apps, and e-commerce companies all getting a healthy boost of capital. This brings us to our top five fintech funding rounds of the week: Lemonade It’s the venture funding round we’ve allRead More

Check Founder Launches Next Insurance to Insure Small Businesses

Check Founder Launches Next Insurance to Insure Small Businesses

by March 15, 2016 at 10:50 am 0 comments

It’s no secret insurance is difficult for consumers to understand, and small business insurance is even more complicated than personal insurance. The founders of Check (formerly Pageonce) announced today they are taking on this problem with a startup called Next Insurance. Pageonce launched in 2007 to help consumers keep track ofRead More

Guevara, moral hazard and the future of P2P Insurance

Guevara, moral hazard and the future of P2P Insurance

by December 24, 2015 at 1:00 am 0 comments

In a two-part research note, we review the current crop of InsurTech startups in Peer-to-Peer Insurance. Part 1 yesterday positioned P2P Insurance, the protagonists and reviewed an alternative approach to protection insurance in China. Part 2 today looks at the role of P2P Insurance in addressing moral hazard and features Guevara,Read More

Peer 2 Peer Insurance is taking the industry back to its roots!

Peer 2 Peer Insurance is taking the industry back to its roots!

by December 23, 2015 at 1:05 am 0 comments

In a two-part research note, we review the current crop of InsurTech startups in Peer-to-Peer Insurance. Part 1 positions P2P Insurance, the protagonists and reviews an alternative approach to protection insurance in China. Part 2 looks at the role of P2P Insurance in addressing moral hazard and features Guevara, the UKRead More

Cuvva launches an InsurTech app for short term, instant car insurance

Cuvva launches an InsurTech app for short term, instant car insurance

by December 17, 2015 at 1:00 am 0 comments

There are times when the easiest and most convenient way to get somewhere is to borrow someone else’s car. Except that it hasn’t been easy or convenient to get the right insurance cover…until now! With a totally digital experience, drivers can buy as little as 1 hour of fully comprehensiveRead More

Why London is the capital of InsurTech

Why London is the capital of InsurTech

by December 10, 2015 at 1:08 am 0 comments

Over a four-day period last week, 25 InsurTech startups made their pitches at two separate events in London’s insurance heartland. From new distribution models to engage with customers and smarter ways to underwrite risk. This week I summarize the ingenuity, creativity and innovation that is fuelling London as the globalRead More

Can Video Restore Trust When Making an Insurance Claim?

Can Video Restore Trust When Making an Insurance Claim?

by December 3, 2015 at 4:57 am 0 comments

The real test of value for insurance is at the point of claim. It is also a point of conflict. Claimants want to maximise payouts; insurers want to minimize them. And this undermines trust in the relationship. But it doesn’t have to be this way. So I’ve looked at how video canRead More

Trōv – the standalone digital platform that enables an entirely new way to insure the things people care about

Trōv – the standalone digital platform that enables an entirely new way to insure the things people care about

by November 26, 2015 at 1:00 am 0 comments

The future for personal lines insurance is all about “engagement”. When insurance becomes a lifestyle choice, then consumer perception will change. And so will their behaviour  This week I get an exclusive sneak peek at Silicon Valley based Trōv and their platform that will change the game for insurance. The conceptRead More

InsQuik, the New InsureTech Kids on the Block for Life Insurance Online

InsQuik, the New InsureTech Kids on the Block for Life Insurance Online

by November 19, 2015 at 4:08 am 1 comment

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

Fluttrbox Drones making it easy to go where loss adjustors fear to tread!

Fluttrbox Drones making it easy to go where loss adjustors fear to tread!

by November 12, 2015 at 1:00 am 0 comments

Montreal-based Fluttrbox explain how they use drones to improve loss adjusting and reduce fraud in Property, Catastrophe and Motor insurance. Let me start by defining what I do not mean by the term ‘drone”. Contrary to some reports in the media, a drone is not a nickname for a middleRead More