85. News: Insurtechs IPOs & Ex-Uber CEO changes gear to car insurance

46min listen

Sarah Kocianski and Nigel Walsh are joined by a panel of guests to talk about the latest news in the global insurtech and insurance space, including: Covid claims lead to profit plunges, Ex-Uber CEO takes on car insurance and Elon Musk continues his venture in to the world of insurance!

Sarah Kocianski and Nigel Walsh are joined by a panel of great guests to discuss the latest news in the insurance and insurtech sphere.

Joining us today are:

  • Callum Rimmer - Founder & CEO, ByBits
  • Freddy Macnamara - CEO and Founder, Cuvva.com

We cover the following stories in the insurtech and insurance sphere:

  • Covid claims lead to Beazley profit plunge (03:35)
  • Oscar Health files for IPO while Hippo in talks to do the same (11:35)
  • Ex-Uber staffer Ryan Graves to invest $50mn in Metromile (21:36)
  • Insurtech feels the love with partnerships (29:21)
  • The revisit of Elon Musk, the insurance man! (38:00)

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: Callum Rimmer and Freddy Macnamara.