Ep 103 – Wyze Co-Founder & CMO, Dave Crosby

On this episode of FNO: InsureTech, Rob & Lee talk with Dave Crosby, Co-Founder & CMO of Wyze.

Their goal is simple: Make quality smart home technology accessible to everyone.

Wyze Labs is a team composed of innovators and tech geeks obsessed with making smart home products accessible to everyone. Their belief is that customers shouldn’t have to compromise – beautifully designed smart home products should enrich people’s lives and be something everyone can afford.

With its strong grasp on the IoT space and products that align with insurance companies, FNO: InsureTech couldn’t pass the opportunity to talk with Wyze.

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Ep 102 – Gerry Co-Founder & CEO, Farron Blanc

On this episode of FNO: InsureTech, Rob & Lee talk with Farron Blanc, Co-Founder & CEO of Gerry.

Senior living decisions are difficult, and it’s one of the most important you’ll make.

Choosing a senior living facility for a loved one is confusing & stressful and can have serious consequences when done incorrectly. Gerry aims to become a trusted provider of expert advice & recommendations that geriatric families rely on to help navigate & plan their most important transitions.

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Ep 101 – Fraudscope CEO & Founder, Musheer Ahmed

On this special episode of FNO: InsureTech, Rob & Lee talk with Musheer Ahmed, CEO & Founder of Fraudscope.

Every year billions of dollars are lost to fraud, waste and abuse in the healthcare industry. Atlanta-based Fraudscope leverages an AI-assisted platform that detects problematic claims and provider behavior early to empower users to control costs and reduce fraud.

Rob and Lee tread new territory and explore the world of healthcare fraud and what a great way to do it with Fraudscope’s CEO & Founder, Musheer Ahmed.

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Ep 100 – THE 100th Episode

On this special episode of FNO: InsureTech, the podcast production team interviews hosts Rob Beller and Lee Boyd.

As we reach the 100th episode of the podcast, Alisha and Aldrin interview Rob and Lee in hopes to inform, educate, and entertain listeners on who the hosts are. They also ask Rob and Lee a variety of questions about the show, looking back at the past and into the future of FNO: InsureTech.

Join Rob, Lee, Alisha, and Aldrin as they discuss: who are Rob and Lee; what they have learned over the last 99 episodes, what to look forward to in the next 100 episodes, why insurance and underwear are so alike, and much more.

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BONUS – FNO: News – We talk with Chris Cheatham on Bold Penguin’s acquisition of RiskGenius

On this special edition of FNO: News, we talk with Chris Cheatham,   VP of Product, Insurance Intelligence at Bold Penguin, on RiskGenius’ acquisition by Bold Penguin.

If any agents are interested in previewing the T2 Terminal, the new retail agency platform at Bold Penguin, contact Chris at chris@riskgenius.com.

Check out this episode!

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Ep 99 – Hosta Labs Co-Founders Henriette Fleischmann & Rachelle Villalon

On this episode of FNO: InsureTech, Rob and Lee talk with Henriette Fleischmann & Rachelle Villalon, Co-Founders of Hosta Labs.

A TechStars and VC-backed company born out of MIT, Hosta Labs saves time and costs to assess interior building spaces all from a simple smartphone picture, no special equipment nor lengthy manual assessments. Hosta’s Hopper AI extracts rich information from your images to output a bill of materials, floor plans, 3d models, estimated dimensions, and more.

Rob and Lee had the opportunity to talk with Rachelle and Henriette and learn more about Hosta Labs.

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Ep 98 – Claim Central Consolidated Managing Director – North America, Robin Roberson

On this episode of FNO: InsureTech, Rob and Lee talk with Robin Roberson, Managing Director – North America at Claim Central Consolidated.

Claims Central Consolidated delivers claims solutions at the intersection of technology and services to help operationalize improved customer experience. They have created an open ecosystem that offers networking of services and providers, to create a robust experience for customers. One connection, many possibilities.

Rob and Lee had the opportunity to talk with Robin and connect and discuss an assortment of topics.

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Ep 97 – Betterview Co-Founder & COO, David Tobias

On this episode of FNO: InsureTech, Rob and Lee talk with David Tobias, Co-Founder & COO of Betterview.

Betterview is a remote property intelligence platform that provides valuable, accurate insight around buildings and properties that are important to their clients and customers.

They leverage their technology and expertise to provide risk scoring, calibration, image and coverage; property data, and much more.

Join David, Rob, and Lee as they discuss: what Betterview is and what they provide to carriers and customers; Betterview’s big pivot and what became of the pivot; the shift in insurance from “repair and replace” to “predict and prevent”; the advantage of having a background in insurance and developing an insuretech solution; and much more.

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Ep 96 – American Family Ventures Principal, Katelyn Johnson

On this episode of FNO: InsureTech, Rob and Lee talk with Katelyn Johnson, Principal at American Family Ventures (AmFam Ventures).

AmFam Ventures understands that being a pioneer has its risks. Pioneers are the first to learn and to evolve, and the expertise that comes from that experience has never been more valuable. They have established themselves as the venture partner of choice for investors, for portfolio companies, and for startups in general.

Join Katelyn, Rob, and Lee as they discuss: what is AmFam Ventures, the launch of their insurance industry-backed fund, Fund III, AmFam Venture’s recent investment into IoT company Wyze, the process from idea to investment in venture capital, how someone becomes involved in venture capital, and more.

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Ep 95 – Socotra Founder & CEO, Dan Woods

On this episode of FNO: InsureTech, Lee talks with Dan Woods, Founder & CEO of Socotra.

Socotra has built a modern, enterprise-grade core platform that enables users to rapidly develop and distribute insurance products to better serve their customers.

Leveraging their powerful data model, intuitive suite of APIs, and cloud-native services, they’ve made a robust, scalable, and testable system.

Join Dan and Lee as they discuss:

  • the motivation for the creation of Socotra.
  • Socotra’s open-API approach.
  • the specialization and separation of the insurance industry.
  • legacy, siloed systems versus a cohesive core platform, and more.

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