128 episodes

Insurtech Insider is a fortnightly show from 11:FS, hosted by 11:FS' Client Director and Insurance Lead, John Bean and co-hosted by Google's Nigel Walsh. Each show they pair are joined by a range of very special guests and experts in the insurtech space to talk about breaking news and hot industry topics. Whether you are an insurance beginner or an industry expert, the team will bring you right up to date on all things insurtech.

Insurtech Insider Podcast by 11:FS 11:FS

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    • 4.8 • 34 Ratings

Insurtech Insider is a fortnightly show from 11:FS, hosted by 11:FS' Client Director and Insurance Lead, John Bean and co-hosted by Google's Nigel Walsh. Each show they pair are joined by a range of very special guests and experts in the insurtech space to talk about breaking news and hot industry topics. Whether you are an insurance beginner or an industry expert, the team will bring you right up to date on all things insurtech.

    128. News: Cost-of-living crisis hits insurtech, while Zopper raises to tackle India’s insurance problem

    128. News: Cost-of-living crisis hits insurtech, while Zopper raises to tackle India’s insurance problem

    Nigel Walsh and John Bean are joined by a fantastic panel of guest to discuss the most recent and exciting news in the world of insurtech.


    Joining us today:



    Janthana Kaenprakhamroy, CEO of Tapoly

    Nikki Daniels, Founder and Director of e-Zee Insurance Solutions



    We cover the following stories:



    Cost-of-living crisis hits insurtech start-ups as deals dry up - 3:10

    Ian threatens Florida's already unstable insurance market - 18:45

    Zopper raises $75m to solve India’s insurance problem - 32:40

    Insurtech goes niche round-up - 43:10

    XA Group rolls out blockchain-based motor insurance platform - 45:15

    Lemonade partners with Aviva amid UK launch - 48:00

    Model wants to insure her 'Schwarzenegger' legs for £174k as her 'body is a temple' - 50:22



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


    Insurtech Insider is going on a hiatus following this episode. But don’t you worry - this is just a ‘see you later’, not a ‘goodbye’.


    Be sure to check out our sister shows Fintech Insider and Blockchain Insider in the meantime!




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    Follow us on Twitter: @instechinsiders where you can ask the hosts questions, or email podcasts@11fs.com!
    Special Guests: Janthana Kaenprakhamroy and Nikki Daniels .
    Links:

    Cost of living crisis hits insurtech startups as deals dry up

    Ian threatens Florida's already unstable insurance market

    Zopper raises $75 million to solve India’s insurance problem

    Insurtech goes niche

    XA Group rolls out Blockchain-based motor insurance platform

    Lemonade partners with Aviva amid UK launch

    Model wants to insure her 'Schwarzenegger' legs for £174k as her 'body is a temple'



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    • 58 min
    127. Insights: What could open insurance look like?

    127. Insights: What could open insurance look like?

    Benjamin Ensor and David M. Brear are joined by some fantastic guests to discuss open insurance.


    Open banking has been at the forefront of news over the last couple of years, and for good reason - it has affected the wider financial services industry massively in recent years. However, what does that mean for insurtech and the insurance industry more generally, and what could open insurance look like?


    Join us while we explore what open insurance could mean, what the opportunities and challenges are in this field, and what kind of developments we hope to see in the near future!


    Joining us today:



    Shân Millie, Founder of Bright Blue Hare, & Co-founder of Delegated Authority specialists, GreenKite Associates

    Jillian Badanes, Lead Product & Propositions Development, Americas at Swiss Re Solutions



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




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    Special Guests: Jillian Badanes and Shân Millie.


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    • 53 min
    126. Insights: Climate Insurance - are insurers doing enough?

    126. Insights: Climate Insurance - are insurers doing enough?

    Nigel Walsh and John Bean are joined by some fantastic guests to discuss climate insurance. Join us while we take a look at climate insurance.


    Climate change is curently affecting our planet in catastrophic ways, and insurance is playing a big role in how we can think about our future.


    So today we’re asking : “Our climate is changing – should insurers be doing more?”


    Join us while we take a deep dive into this very urgent topic, and take a look at what the insurance sector is currently doing, what more it could do, and how we could get over any existing or future blockers.


    Joining us today:



    Lisa Wardlaw, Insurance Digital Strategist, Chief Strategy Officer at McKenzie Intelligence Services

    Steve Bennett, Chief Climate Officer of Demex



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




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    Special Guests: Lisa Wardlaw and Steve Bennett.


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    • 53 min
    125. News: Insurtech funding bounces back, while cyclists could soon require registration plates and insurance

    125. News: Insurtech funding bounces back, while cyclists could soon require registration plates and insurance

    Benjamin Ensor and John Bean are joined by a fantastic panel of guests to discuss the most recent and exciting news in the world of insurtech.


    Joining us today:



    Andy Cohen, President of Snapsheet

    Nikki Daniels, Founder and Director of e-Zee Insurance Solutions



    We cover the following stories:



    Insurtech funding bounces back after global downturn

    Lloyd’s to end insurance coverage for state cyber attacks

    Swiss insurtech startup grape picks up €1.7 million to reinvent employee insurance

    Lemonade closes on acquisition of insurtech Metromile, promptly lays off about 20% of its staff

    Cyclists could be made to have registration plates and insurance



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




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    Special Guests: Andy Cohen and Nikki Daniels .


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    • 59 min
    124. Insights: Building for trust and transparency in insurance

    124. Insights: Building for trust and transparency in insurance

    Nigel Walsh and John Bean are joined by some fantastic guests to discuss designing and building for trust and transparency in insurance. Join us while we take a look at how important design is in insurance, how things currently stand today, and how big of a role trust and transparency play in creating a good relationship with your customer.


    Joining us today:



    Jacqueline Legrand, CEO and Co-founder, Maptycs

    Ali MacManus, Lead Designer, 11:FS Ventures



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




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    Special Guests: Ali MacManus and Jacqueline Legrand.


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    • 50 min
    123. Insights: What is the future for brokers?

    123. Insights: What is the future for brokers?

    Nigel Walsh and John Bean are joined by a fantastic guest to talk about insurance brokers. We’ll be taking a look at what they do and when they’re needed, explore some more of the in and outs of the role in the current landscape, and then turn to look at what their future looks like. Will technology erase the need for them, or will it simply force them to change and adapt?


    Joining us today:



    Mark Costello, CEO of Hubb



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




    Subscribe so you never miss an episode, leave a review on iTunes and every other podcast app. Spread the insurtech love by sharing or tweeting this podcast.


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    Special Guest: Mark Costello.


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    • 48 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
34 Ratings

34 Ratings

Lesrecettesdelorette ,

Totally new look at insurance-refreshing!

No more full and boring traditional insurance. Really interesting, innovative thoughts, ideas and brands focus. Love it. Keep doing what you do.

Samandthepuppies ,

Pronouns

I really love this podcast. It’s high quality and interesting.

My only criticism is that I find the guests often use the pronoun ‘he’ to describe pretty much everyone who works in the industry. For example, ‘if we look at a standard CEO HE will do this...’

I know the industry doesn’t have a lot of diversity but I’m sure there are females in the industry to justify changing to ‘they’.

Note, this is only the guests, the presenters are fab!

Medium member ,

Great podcast

Good find, rare to find an insurance podcast that isn’t dull. Best insurtech podcast out there.

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