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2016 was all about InsurTech: cash flowed in, the incumbents sat up and took notice, and a slew of start-ups arrived on the scene to grab the insurance industry by the shoulders and give it a good shake. Now, as the hype subsides, we launch our InsurTech Bytes podcast, inviting John Egan, strategy practice lead at Anthemis, Dan Smith, Managing Partner at Exponential Ventures, and Jannat Shah, Associate at AXA Strategic Ventures to chew the fat on all things InsurTech: where’s the smart money heading? Why should the big players partner with start-ups? What effect is Brexit having on InsurTech VCs? There’s plenty of food for thought in this InsurTech Byte.

2016 was all about InsurTech: cash flowed in, the incumbents sat up and took notice, and a slew of start-ups arrived on the scene to grab the insurance industry by the shoulders and give it a good shake. Now, as the hype subsides, we launch our InsurTech Bytes podcast, inviting John Egan, strategy practice lead at Anthemis, Dan Smith, Managing Partner at Exponential Ventures, and Jannat Shah, Associate at AXA Strategic Ventures to chew the fat on all things InsurTech: where’s the smart money heading? Why should the big players partner with start-ups? What effect is Brexit having on InsurTech VCs? There’s plenty of food for thought in this InsurTech Byte.
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2016 was all about InsurTech: cash flowed in, the incumbents sat up and took notice, and a slew of start-ups arrived on the scene to grab the insurance industry by the shoulders and give it a good shake. Now, as the hype subsides, we launch our InsurTech Bytes podcast, inviting John Egan, strategy practice lead at Anthemis, Dan Smith, Managing Partner at Exponential Ventures, and Jannat Shah, Associate at AXA Strategic Ventures to chew the fat on all things InsurTech: where’s the smart money heading? Why should the big players partner with start-ups? What effect is Brexit having on InsurTech VCs? There’s plenty of food for thought in this InsurTech Byte.

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Insurers are on the road to change - but are they moving fast enough?

6/4/2018
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Live from InsurTech Rising US in Boston, our exclusive panel discuss how established insurers are approaching the mammoth task of getting themselves fit for the future, and ready to compete or collaborate with InsurTech start-ups. Is fear the main driver of change, and is the pace fast enough to really transform a business? Featuring, Guy Fraker, Chief Innovation Officer at Insurance Thought Leadership, Zia Zaman, Chief Innovation Officer at Metlife and Dele Oladapo, Chief Enterprise...

Duration:00:32:02

Distribution: the lifeblood of insurance

3/21/2018
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Anyone who has been keeping an eye on the InsurTech space will be aware of a lot of activity around digital disruption, and especially within distribution. Many InsurTechs are seeking to disrupt how products are sold and how customer relationships managed. InsurTech Bytes spoke to one disruptor, Karn Saroya, CEO at Cover, about why distribution is the lifeblood of insurance.

Duration:00:27:29

AI In InsurTech: Where and how will it have the most impact?

10/16/2017
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In a room full of traditional insurers looking to discover their next big InsurTech partnership, AI was a common theme in many conversations. From underwriting to chatbots, capabilities are still being ironed out; but the insurance industry wants some answers now. We spoke with Lakshan de Silva, CTO at Intellect SEEC, live from InsurTech Rising, about where and how AI will come into play for insurers.

Duration:00:04:16

An Industry Outfoxed? Julian Teicke On Revolutionising Insurance

9/8/2017
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Between attracting $28m in Series A funding, expanding to three markets, and acquiring a greenfield carrier, wefox is one of the stars of European InsurTech. In advance of his keynote at InsurTech Rising in October, we chatted to CEO, Julian Teicke. From how partnership with the industry is driving wefox’s success to the rationale behind buying One, we got the scoop from the man on a mission to revolutionise insurance.

Duration:00:29:41

Insurance for All? The InsurTech Opportunity

7/18/2017
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The emergence of FinTech has sharpened thinking around financial inclusion as tech-driven approaches to providing financial services have proved their worth. But what about Insurance? Where and how will InsurTech have an impact? For an insider’s view we caught up with Nicola Smith, Head of Research at BIMA, an InsurTech pioneer harnessing mobile tech to bring micro-insurance to emerging markets. For the bigger picture, we spoke with the ABI’s Matt Cullen on how the insurance industry has...

Duration:00:44:20

The Holy Grail Of Insurance? Making A Success Of Social Media

5/30/2017
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Bring your hashtags, memes and gifs to this podcast, while the insurance industry in put under a 21st century spotlight. Oisin Merrins, Editor at InsurTech Rising speaks to Erik Abrahamsson, Founder and CEO of Digital Fineprint about whether the insurance industry can overcome its traditional blueprint and reap the plentiful rewards of social media. From gaining new data to underwriting risk more effectively, they explore how the sector can tackle the ethical and implementation challenges....

Duration:00:13:46

It Takes Two, Baby: Trov And Anthemis On Reinventing Insurance

4/17/2017
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‘One can have a dream, baby,’ but it takes two to ‘make a dream so real.’ These words, taken from Marvin Gaye’s much-loved anthem about the digital transformation of insurance, ring as true today as they did when they were first sung back in 1965. Much has changed in the years since, and we are now closer than ever to the vision of a fully digitised, customer-centric insurance industry built upon collaboration that so moved the Prince of Soul. We caught up with Trov and Anthemis, two...

Duration:00:18:04