Ep 74 – Hippo Insurance CEO & Co-Founder, Assaf Wand

On this episode of FNO: InsureTech we are joined by Assaf Wand, CEO & Co-Founder of Hippo Insurance.

Since 2005, Hippo Insurance has leveraged and married modern insurance practices with modern technology, offering smarter products to meet modern demands. Hippo has also taken a proactive approach to home insurance, utilizing smart home devices to detect current and mitigate future problems. We sat down and talked with Assaf Wand to learn more.

Join Assaf, Lee, and Rob as they discuss:

  • the origin and beginning of Hippo.
  • Hippo’s approach in being a proactive insurance company.
  • Hippo’s new telemaintenance service, Hippo Home Care (formerly Sheltr).
  • the balance of insurance and technology in being an insuretech.

To learn about Hippo Insurance, visit: https://www.hippo.com
To learn more about Hippo Home Care, visit: https://www.getsheltr.com

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Ep 73 – Donan President & CEO, Lyle Donan

On this episode of FNO: InsureTech we are joined by Lyle Donan, President & CEO of Donan.

A nationally recognized leader in forensic engineering and fire investigation services, Donan works in multiple business verticals, including insurance. Leveraging innovation and insuretech, they are able to work with insurance carriers and become part of the claims process.

Join Lyle, Lee, and Rob as they discuss Donan’s history and how they got to where they are today in property forensics; the influence of drones and their application on claims; subrogation, its definition, and some examples; Source7 and more.

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Ep 72 – RiskGenius Co-Founder & CEO Chris Cheatham

On this episode of FNO: InsureTech we are joined by Chris Cheatham, Co-Founder and CEO of RiskGenius.

RiskGenius leverages an Al-driven, SaaS-based solution made specifically for the insurance industry that lets them rapidly understand terms of coverage across a body of policy documents. This solution provides better understanding, efficiency, and reduces the turnaround time. Hosts Rob and Lee had an opportunity to chat with Chris and learn more about RiskGenius.

To learn about RiskGenius, visit: https://www.riskgenius.com
To check out Insurance Prospectus, visit: https://www.riskgenius.com/insurance-prospectus/

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Ep 71 – Insuretech Disruption? Caribou Honig & Martha Notaras Think About the Impact of COVID-19 on the Insuretech Ecosystem

On this episode of FNO: InsureTech we are joined by Caribou Honig, Co-founder and Chairman at InsureTech Connect, and Martha Notaras, Managing Partner at Brewer Lane Ventures.

What is the next normal? What happens afterwards? Co-hosts Rob and Lee discuss with Caribou and Martha the impact of COVID-19 on different aspects of the Insuretech ecosystem.

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Ep 70 – Insurtech Insights’ Chief Content Officer, Ellenie Chan

On this episode of FNO: InsureTech we are joined by Ellenie Chan, Chief Content Officer at Insurtech Insights.

Insurtech Insights has created one of the prominent insuretech communities with conferences in London, New York, and Hong Kong with more than 5,500 attendees and over 600 speakers. Since their inception, they are continually connecting industry leaders and decision makers with startups who are challenging the insurance vertical.

Join Ellenie, Lee, and Rob as they discuss:

  • how Insurtech Insights is creating a community for the insuretech space.
  • how the current COVID-19 pandemic is impacting Insurtech Insights and its conferences.
  • other activities and events that Insurtech Insights is involved with.

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Ep 69 – HOVER’s CEO & Founder, A.J. Altman

On this episode of FNO: InsureTech we are joined by A.J. Altman, CEO and Founder of HOVER.

HOVER is building the future of 3D property data with a platform that lets anyone create accurate 3D models, from just a few smartphone photos. Their aim: Improve claims efficiency with a shared understanding of measurements. We had the opportunity to chat with A.J. and learn more about HOVER.

Listen in as A.J., Lee, and Rob discuss what Hover is and the various industrial verticals they serve; the recent, independent roof measuring study with HOVER, conducted by Haag Engineering; how the current COVID-19 situation is impacting insuretech, and advice for insuretech startups.

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Ep 68 – Swyfft’s Chief Claims Officer, John Langowski

On this episode of FNO: InsureTech we are joined by John Langowski, Chief Claims Officer of Swyfft.

Swyfft is in the business to save insureds time and money. They are leveraging patented analytical methods and unique data sources to more accurately assess the risks to your home and property. FNO: InsureTech talks with their Chief Claims Officer to get a better understanding of what’s happening at Swyfft.

Listen in as John, Lee, and Rob discuss what has happened at Swyfft since the first interview, the implementation of Swyfft’s in-house claims department, the current COVID-19 situation and its effect on insurance, direct-to-consumer and agents; and more.

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Ep 67 – Chisel AI CEO & Founder, Ron Glozman

On this episode of FNO: InsureTech we are joined by Ron Glozman, CEO & Founder of Chisel AI.

While attending the University of Waterloo in the 2010s, Ron thought of ways to read and comprehend lengthy texts quickly and effortlessly. He envisioned an app that reduced time spent reading textbooks from days to minutes.

Fast forward to today, and from dorm room to board room, Chisel AI has created an artificial intelligence solution for commercial insurance brokers and carriers to boost sales, reduce human errors, and increase customer satisfaction, all without adding staff.

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Ep 66 – Bryan Falchuk, Author, Speaker, & Life Coach

On this episode of FNO: InsureTech we are joined by Author, Speaker, and Life Coach Bryan Falchuk. Bryan has a lot of knowledge and experience to leverage. Life and executive coach, public speaker, C-level executive and the best-selling author. Couple these with active and past roles in the carrier and insuretech spaces, and Bryan has a truly unique perspective on the insurance vertical.

FNO: InsureTech Podcast is created, produced, and sponsored by Fourseventy Claim Management. Learn more at https://470claims.com.

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Ep 65 – Texas Windstorm Insurance Association/Texas Fair Plan Association’s Chief Claims Officer, Dave Williams

On this episode of FNO: InsureTech we are joined by Dave Williams, Chief Claims Officer at Texas Windstorm Insurance Association/Texas Fair Plan Association. The Texas Windstorm Insurance Association (TWIA) was established in 1971 by the Texas Legislature to provide wind and hail coverage to applicants unable to obtain insurance in the private market. The Texas FAIR Plan Association, managed by TWIA, is to provide essential residential property insurance products and services for eligible Texas policyholders when no one else will.

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