67. News: Drones for the NHS, and new fund raises despite COVID-19
Sarah Kocianski and Nigel Walsh are joined by a panel of guests to talk through the latest news in the insurtech and insurance world including drones for the NHS and some big funding rounds despite COVID-19!
Sarah Kocianski and Nigel Walsh are back this week to talk through the most interesting news of the week just gone. As always, they are joined by some awesome guests:
- Jillian Williams - Investment Principal at Anthemis Group
- Alex Dalyac - Founder and CEO at Tractable
- Amrit Santhirasenan - Co-founder and CEO of Hyperexponential
Together they cove the following news stories from the last week:
- Big month for funding in insurance (06:02)
- Sound bite James Blackham, CEO and Co-Founder of By Miles (06:32)
- More arguments over SMBs and cover during COVID-19 (18.22)
- EU prompted for Catastrophe Insurance cover (24:29)
- The pandemic increase prices in the insurance industry (32:25)
- Drone support for the NHS (41:59)
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 Hanna Samuelson and edited by Alex Woodhouse.
Special Guests: Alex Dalyac , Amrit Santhirasenan , James Blackham , and Jillian Williams .
- UK insurtech startup By Miles raises £15 million Series B for pay-by-mile car insurance - Tech.eu
- Insurtech startup Urban Jungle raises £2.5m - UKTN (UK Tech News)
- Pet insurer Bought By Many snaps up £80m boost from share sale | Business News | Sky News
- Cycle insurer Bikmo raises £1.8m Series A - UKTN (UK Tech News)
- Aviva and QBE face legal threat from bars and restaurants | Financial Times
- Pandemic Prompts Call for EU Catastrophe Insurance Cover - The New York Times
- Insurance prices rise across the board as coronavirus hits | Financial Times
- Flock supports Skyports in NHS drone delivery trials - sUAS News - The Business of Drones