99. Extreme weather causes $40bn losses and Flock raises $17M

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Nigel Walsh and Benjamin Ensor are joined by a panel of guests to talk through the most exciting Insurtech news of the past week. Hear about: extreme weather blows out catastrophe insurance losses to $40bn, Flock raises $17M, and there's a rise in number of parents illegally ‘fronting’ kids’ car insurance. All of this and much much more on today's Insurtech Insider!

Nigel Walsh and Benjamin Ensor are joined by a great panel of guests to discuss the most recent and exciting news in the world of Insurtech.

Joining us today are:

  • Jillian Williams, Principal at Cowboy Ventures
  • Alex Wheal, Commercial Client Manager, Hiscox

We cover the following stories:

  • Extreme weather blows out catastrophe insurance losses to $40bn 3:19
  • Aon chief defends logic of failed $30bn Willis tie-up 15:44
  • Connected car insurance startup Flock raises $17M Series A led by Chamath Palihapitiya 26:30
  • Rise in number of parents illegally ‘fronting’ kids’ car insurance 36:52
  • BI insurance claims payouts nearing £1bn but ‘it should have been more’ 47:40
  • Gangs on e-scooters targeting GPS farm equipment 49:17
  • ‘Please die responsibly,’ says DeadHappy in new ad campaign 50:41

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


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Special Guests: Alex Wheal and Jillian Williams .

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