67. News: Drones for the NHS, and new fund raises despite COVID-19

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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 .

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