Ep 82 – Cape Analytics CEO & Co-Founder, Ryan Kottenstette

On this episode of FNO: InsureTech we are joined by Ryan Kottenstette, CEO & Co-Founder of Cape Analytics.

Founded in 2014, Cape Analytics uses deep learning and geospatial imagery to provide instant property intelligence for properties across the United States.

Cape Analytics enables users to access valuable property attributes at time of underwriting—with the accuracy and detail that traditionally required an on-site inspection, but with the speed and coverage of property record pre-fill.

Join Ryan, Rob, and Lee as they discuss: the inspiration and insight that led to the founding of Cape Analytics; the importance of trust in the insurance vertical; the definition and application of deep learning; disruption in insurance, and more.

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BONUS: FNO: Conferences – Elevate 2020 Conference: Conversations with Insuretechs

The FNO: InsureTech Podcast had the wonderful opportunity to talk with several insuretechs attending the Elevate 2020 Conference on February 11 & 12 in Salt Lake City.
Guests (In Order of Appearance): Scott Beaty, Director of Product – Claims Workflow, at Xactware; Andy Greff, CEO of PLNAR; Tomer Poran, Director of Business Development at Matterport; Jennifer Hevelone, Vice President of Customer Success at Next Gear Solutions; & Phil Klotzbach, Research Scientist at Colorado State University.

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Ep 81 – InsureTech Connect’s Caribou Honig & Jay Weintraub

On this episode of FNO: InsureTech we are joined by Caribou Honig, Chairman & Co-Founder; and Jay Weintraub, CEO & Co-Founder, of InsureTech Connect.

The mission of InsureTech Connect (ITC) is to help catalyze the insurance industry. We do it by connecting the best people and the best ideas under one roof. But, what if there is no physical roof?

With the current pandemic situation in the world, adaptations to a new normal has brought ITC to innovate their ability to connect and network the insurance industry.

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Ep 80 – Snapsheet’s President, Jamie Yoder

On this episode of FNO: InsureTech we are joined by Jamie Yoder, President of Snapsheet.

Snapsheet exists to make the claims process simple for everyone.

Through leveraging virtual estimating, as well as a focus on digitization and intelligent automation, Snapsheet has created a streamlined, end-to-end, cloud-native claims management platform. Hosts Rob and Lee had the pleasure of having Jamie share his story and share Snapsheet’s endeavors.

Join Jamie, Rob, and Lee as they discuss: Jamie’s past experience and how it led to his current role; how COVID-19 has accelerated and moved technology and innovation; the digital transformation and shift to virtual services; the concept of “Digital Darwinism”, and more.

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Ep 79 – Erie Insurance’s Executive VP of Claims & Customer Service, Lorianne “LA” Feltz

On this episode of FNO: InsureTech we are joined by Lorianne “LA” Feltz, Executive VP of Claims & Customer Service, at Erie Insurance.

After hearing LA Feltz speak at a conference earlier this year, co-host Rob had to get her on the show. Since 1925, Erie Insurance has been providing the protection insureds need and the service they expect. Their auto, home, business and life insurance services are rooted in the principles of honest, decency, service and of course, affordability.

With over 30 years of experience with Erie Insurance, LA shares her perspective and insights from an executive perspective on claims and customer service.

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Ep 78 – Arturo’s CEO, John-Isaac “jC” Clark

On this episode of FNO: InsureTech we are joined by John-Isaac “jC” Clark, CEO of Arturo.

A spinoff of American Family Insurance, Chicago-based startup Arturo is all about artificial intelligence, data, and deep learning. Through their machine learning, analytic procedures, and access to multiple sources of data, they are able to prove highly accurate property data in as little as five seconds.

Hosts Rob and Lee had the opportunity to talk with jC and learn more about his journey and how Arturo came to be where it is today.

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Ep 77 – Tower Hill Insurance Group’s Vice President of Claims, Steven Gregory

On this episode of FNO: InsureTech we are joined by Steven Gregory, Vice President of Claims at Tower Hill Insurance Group (THIG).

As one of Florida’s largest residential property insurers, Tower Hill has been servicing Florida home and business owners for nearly half a century. Having spoken with THIG before (on episode 40, featuring Catherine Reese, Chief Claims Officer at THIG), we’ve learned how important innovation in claims and insuretech are to them. We had the opportunity to speak with Steven, who recently moved to Florida from Texas to join THIG.

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BONUS: Helping Build A Career in Claims: We talk with Mathew Allen of AdjusterTV

On this special, bonus episode of FNO: InsureTech, we talk with Mathew Allen, creator and founder of AdjusterTV.

AdjusterTV aims to help property and auto IAs make more money, save more time, and help more people through educational and entertaining videos, resources, and courses.

Join us as Rob, Lee, and Mathew discuss the inspiration behind AdjusterTV, the affects of insuretech; the future of claims adjusting, and more.

To learn more about AdjusterTV, visit https://www.adjustertv.com.

Check out this episode!

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Ep 76 – Juniper Labs CEO Lance Poole, and Coterie Founder & CEO David McFarland

On this episode of FNO: InsureTech we are joined by Lance Poole, CEO of Juniper Labs, and David McFarland, Founder & CEO, of Coterie.

Juniper Labs helps carriers, insurtech and brokers make the SMB segment more profitable. Coterie offers API-based commercial insurance for today’s workforce. Both of these startups are spearheaded by actuaries. We had an opportunity to talk with the CEOs and pick their minds on current events and their unique perspectives on insuretech.

To learn about Juniper Labs, visit: https://www.juniperlabs.io           
To learn about Coterie, visit: https://coterieinsurance.com

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Ep 75 – Zendrive CEO & Founder, Jonathan Matus

On this episode of FNO: InsureTech we are joined by Jonathan Matus, CEO & Founder of Zendrive.

Knowing when and how your users drive lets you adapt to their context. Zendrive leverages over 180 billion miles of data analyzed and the sensors in smartphones, to measure and improve driving behavior. Their tools can detect collisions, predict risk, improve fuel efficiency, and more, and are easy to integrate in an app or phone. With these capabilities and data, they have found a niche within claims in insurance.

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