Insurtech Insider - Ep. 4: InsureTech Connect, Las Vegas
In this week’s jam-packed show Nigel visits InsureTech Connect in Las Vegas and talks to Darin Reffitt, Vice President of Marketing at Splice Software; Quentin Colmant, co-Founder of Qover; Tim Hardcastle, CEO of Instanda; Chris Cheatham, CEO of Risk Genius; and Caribou Honig himself, co-founder of InsureTech Connect.
This week, Nigel’s fresh off the back of InsureTech Connect in Las Vegas – the largest gathering of the insurance technology world on the planet! This year, attendance jumped to 3,800 - congratulations, guys, we look forward to next time.
While there, Nigel caught up with Darin Reffitt, Vice President of Marketing at Splice Software, which combines art and science to create stronger customer connections. Nigel and Darin explore the rise of voice and speech-to-speech technologies and emotionally relevant customer messages.
Next up, Nigel meets Quentin Colmant, co-Founder of Qover, providing real-time insurance via open APIs. We hear how their solution allows customers to start selling insurance in five minutes.
Nigel also talks to Tim Hardcastle, CEO of Instanda, a platform for insurance providers to improve product delivery. Tim talks about the lessons he’s learnt, through the dotcom boom to starting Instanda in 2012, and how the established insurers are responding to insurtech start-ups. Plus, is insurance really no different from any other consumer market?
We hear from Chris Cheatham, founder and CEO of Risk Genius, whose mission is to organise the world’s insurance policy information. Chris tells us why the insurance world doesn’t really know what’s in its insurance policies and how Risk Genius is tackling the problem.
And finally, Nigel sits down with Caribou Honig, Chairman and cofounder of InsureTech Connect, and cofounder of QED Investors. Caribou explains why right now might just be the most exciting time to be in insurtech. We also ask: how can incumbents evolve and is the centre ground of insurtech shifting between Europe and the US?
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Special Guests: Caribou Honig, Chris Cheatham, Darin Reffitt, Nigel Walsh, Quentin Colmant, and Tim Hardcastle.