50. A celebration of insurtech

39min listen

On this weeks episode, we are celebrating our 50th birthday! To celebrate this milestone we’re joined by some of our most frequent returning guests from across the series to date! In today’s show we will be looking at the top news, topics and trends in insurtech over the last 50 episodes and going forward.

Sarah Kocianski is joined by some of the most frequently returning guests from our last 50 episodes! Together they go through some of the top news, topics and trends in the insurtech sphere. Our guests include:

  • Tobi Taupitz, CEO and co-founder of Laka
  • Oliver Ralph, Insurance Correspondent, FT
  • Jimmy Williams, CEO and Co-founder, Urban Jungle

We cover the following topics and trends:

  • Insurtech funding surpassed $3bn in 2018 and is up 280% in Q2 compared with 2018 (03:55)
  • Lemonade’s Brexit proof strategy - and what this means for the industry as a whole (09:43)
  • Most Brits Believe Insurers Dodge Paying on Claims (15:05)
  • Lloyd's reveals depth of sexual harassment culture (19:04)
  • The crash of Thomas Cook – insurance industry reacts (24:24)
  • The insurance industry’s struggle to insure e-Scooters (31:05)
  • Insurers on alert after Blenheim Palace £4.8m gold toilet stolen (36:46)

All that and much more on this week's episode of Insurtech Insider.

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This episode of Insurtech Insider was produced by Laura Watkins and edited by Alex Woodhouse.

Special Guests: Jimmy Williams, Oliver Ralph, and Tobias Taupitz.