FNO: InsureTech by Alacrity Solutions is a place where movers and shakers from all points within the insurance ecosystem gather and discuss all things insuretech. Industry veterans Lee Boyd and Rob Beller talk technology and innovation and how it affects and drives change in the industry.
We sit down and talk with CEOs, Thought Leaders, Venture Capitalists, Carrier Execs, Innovators, Startups, Founders, and other high-profile experts.
New episodes air every Friday, with occasional bonus treats in between.
FNO: InsureTech is a production of Fourseventy Claim Management.
Fetch CEO & Founder, Trace Meek
On this episode of FNO: InsureTech, Rob and Lee talk with Trace Meek, CEO & Founder of Fetch.
Fetch is a web-based software platform that allows insurance brokers to quickly, easily research underwriting for a given insurance risk in under 30 seconds, saving time & money for all involved.
Fetch Insight has the homeowner data you need to assess risk and power underwriting, making more informed decisions — today.
Join Trace, Rob and Lee as they discuss:
what led to the founding of Fetch empowering underwriters and agents, and what Fetch offers the future roadmap of Fetch, and more.
State Auto Insurance VP, Auto & Property Claims, Josh Thompson
On this episode of FNO: InsureTech, Rob talks with Josh Thompson, VP, Auto & Property Claims at State Auto Insurance (State Auto).
With a 100-year history and pledge of providing reasonable rates with prompt and fair claim service, State Auto continues to develop products and services to handle claims for both auto and property insurance customers.
Co-Host Rob Beller had the opportunity to visit the headquarters of State Auto in Columbus, Ohio and talk with our guest for today.
Join Josh and Rob as they discuss:
Josh’s role as VP of Claims, and his “classical training” in insurance traditional insurance and the push forward via innovation the innovation process at State Auto the innovative tools leveraged at State Auto, and more.
SafeAuto Insurance Group President & CEO, Ron Davies
On this episode of FNO: InsureTech, Lee talks with Ron Davies, President & CEO of SafeAuto Insurance Group (SafeAuto).
SafeAuto is a leading provider of affordable state minimum coverage since its founding in 1993. From humble beginnings in a small, one room office downtown to a full office building near Easton Town Center, SafeAuto has always been proud to call Columbus, Ohio home.
With an unwavering entrepreneurial spirit and the idea that everybody has the right to have insurance, they now provide options in 28 states for drivers who are looking to save hard-earned dollars.
SafeAuto offers flexible payment plans, immediate coverage, and around-the-clock customer service through the phone and web.
Join Ron and Lee as they discuss:
SafeAuto and their operations during the pandemic the recent news of being acquired by Allstate the partnership with Hugo and the pay-as-you-go insurance model outlooks on insuretech, and more.
Accelerant CEO & Co-Founder Jeff Radke
On this episode of FNO: InsureTech, we talk with Jeff Radke, CEO & Co-Founder of Accelerant.
Accelerant was founded and is led by a team of insurance industry veterans who understand the challenges of MGAs and PAs. They partner with their members, exclusively with MGAs and Program Admins to help them grow, and only succeed when they succeed as well.
With transparency and collaboration at the core of their values, they’ve built a firm that leverages technology and innovation to deliver.
Join Jeff, Rob, and Lee as they discuss:
what is Accelerant and what do they do. the importance of transparency when collaborating with partners. Jeff’s view of insuretech and its evolution. how Jeff ended up in San Antonio, Texas, and much more.
Farmers Insurance Senior Product Innovation Manager, Daniel Khurgin, and SimpliSafe Head of Partnerships, Matt Wolf
On this episode of FNO: InsureTech, we talk with two prominent companies that have partnered together to empower insureds and to provide safety and security.
We talk with Daniel Khurgin, Senior Product Innovation Manager at Farmers Insurance, and Matt Wolf, Head of Partnerships at SimpliSafe.
Join Lee as he learns more about this strategic collaboration that aims to help lessen home damages and generate savings on homeowners’ policies.
Join Daniel, Matt, and Lee as they discuss:
a little background info about Farmers and SimpliSafe. the new partnership between the two and the implications from it. embracing and leveraging innovation and partnerships, and more.
From The Vault: Hippo Insurance Co-Founder & CEO, Assaf Wand
On this episode of FNO: InsureTech, we bring back one of our favorite and most popular episodes, featuring Hippo Insurance Co-Founder & CEO, Assaf Wand.
With Hippo Insurance (Hippo) making its NYSE debut a few weeks ago, we’re re-releasing our 2020 interview with Hippo’s Co-Founder & CEO.
Founded in 2015, Hippo was founded on the belief that homeowners deserve better insurance. Through leveraging smart-home technology, data and analytics; and many other insuretech innovations, they’ve created an end-to-end home protection and insurance platform. Their goal: creating smarter homeowners insurance.
Join Assaf, Rob, and Lee as they discuss:
the origins and start of Hippo. taking a proactive approach to insurance. balancing insurance and technology in being an insuretech, and more. (Originally released May 8, 2020)
Without a doubt the best InsureTech podcast out there!
Insightful and informative!
From the episodes I've listened to so far, there is a great dynamic between the hosts that makes the conversations feel down to earth and very informative!
They have interviewed a nice variety of people with interesting titles, histories, and perspectives of the insurance industry. Looking forward to future episodes.
Great source of P&C executive perspectives
They let execs from various segments of the market present their stories with a ok mix of easy and hard questions. Great guest list.
Moderate self promotion of the host company. Hard to find these perspectives anywhere else. Keep it up!