Ep 116 – PLNAR CEO, Andy Greff

On this episode of FNO: InsureTech we are joined by Andy Greff, CEO at PLNAR.

PLNAR’s technology transforms interior property claims by creating better consumer experiences, shortening cycle times and streamlining expensive, inefficient processes.

For insurers, PLNAR enables the digital desk for interior property claims by putting desk adjusters virtually into interior spaces, leveraging their platform to generate a complete set of data, including interactive 3D models of rooms in minutes, all from a digital photo.

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Ep 115 – Claimatic VP of Growth, Tim Christ

On this episode of FNO: InsureTech we are joined by Tim Christ, VP of Growth at Claimatic.

Claimatic is on a mission to save hundreds of millions in claims operations costs.

They are empowering claims and claims operations teams to dynamically manage their business without the need for IT resources. They believe that by automating the very beginning of the claims process at FNOL, it enables insurers to gain additional valuable insights into where there are additional bottlenecks and we then to systematically augment those areas with automation, allowing claims handlers to focus on higher-value tasks.

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Ep 114 – kasko2go CTO, Oleg Korol

On this episode of FNO: InsureTech we are joined by kasko2go CTO, Oleg Korol.

In the world of telematics, simply leveraging driving data doesn’t cut it.

kasko2go uses artificial intelligence and telematic big data assessments, along with pay-as-you-drive and pay-how-you-drive models, to allow for lower insurance premiums for drivers, as well as find low-risk customers for insurance companies.

Join Oleg and Rob as they discuss: the lag in telematics and its effect on insurance; kasko2go’s pivot, current endeavor, and future vision; the future of telematics, the placebo effect with telematics, and more.

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Ep 113 – RealRate Founder & CEO, Dr. Holger Bartel

On this episode of FNO: InsureTech we are joined by RealRate Founder & CEO, Dr. Holger Bartel.

Their goal is simple: Insurance Ratings based on Artificial Intelligence.

Labeled “one of the most promising German AI startups” in 2020 by the Initiative For Applied Artificial Intelligence, RealRate takes a different approach on traditional rating, leveraging artificial intelligence to create an independent, holistic company analysis that determines financial strength. This analysis allows for a fast and deep understanding of companies, saving time and work for reading and analyzing the year-end reports.

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Ep 112 – Pie Insurance Co-Founders Dax Craig & John Swigart

On this episode of FNO: InsureTech we are joined by the Co-Founders of Pie Insurance (Pie), Dax Craig & John Swigart.

Our guests this week make getting worker’s comp as easy as pie.

Pie provides workers’ compensation insurance directly to small businesses. They also partner with local, regional, and national insurance agencies to provide coverage to their clients. They’re reimagining the insurance experience for small businesses, from the quote to the claim.

Join Dax, John, Rob, & Lee as they discuss: what led to the founding of Pie, Pie as solution providers to small businesses, the impact of COVID-19 on Pie and its customers; worker’s comp and fraud; a peek at Pie’s roadmap for 2021, and more.

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Ep 111 – Nearmap Executive Vice President & GM, International Partnerships and Expansion, Patrick J. Quigley

On this episode of FNO: InsureTech we are joined by Patrick J. Quigley, EVP & GM, International Partnerships & Expansion, at Nearmap.

Nearmap leverages up-to-date, richly detailed location information via aerial imagery to customers. They’ve helped thousands of users conduct virtual site visits for deep, data-driven insights — enabling informed decisions, streamlined operations, and significant cost savings.

Rob and Lee had the opportunity to talk to the Australian-based company and learn more about them and the services they’ve offered since 2007.

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Ep 110 – INSHUR CEO & Co-Founder, Dan Bratshpis

On this episode of FNO: InsureTech we are joined by Dan Bratshpis, CEO & Co-Founder of INSHUR.

INSHUR is a digital provider that leverages technology and innovation to provide protection for commercial and rideshare drivers. Their goal: reinvent and simplify the process of buying and managing commercial auto insurance in mobility, delivery, and transportation.

We learn more about this insuretech that’s serving several large global markets.

Join Dan, Rob, & Lee as they discuss: how INSHUR sought to provide a service to a growing/evolving industry, the world of professional (commercial and rideshare) drivers, the impact of the gig economy and digital shift on insurance and policies; the future of INSHUR and their services; and more.

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BONUS – FNO: News – Hippo & Kangaroo discuss strategic partnership

On this special episode of FNO: News we are joined by Yuval Harry, Chief Revenue Officer at Hippo Insurance (Hippo) and Dhruv Garg, Co-Founder & President of Kangaroo.

Hippo and Kangaroo have joined forces with the goal to bring homeowners options and flexibility to protect their homes, all while creating opportunities for added discount to home insurance. Join Rob & Lee as they discuss with Yuval and Dhruv the strategic partnership between Hippo and Kangaroo.

Join Yuval, Dhruv, Rob, & Lee as they discuss: how the partnership benefits the homeowner, how Hippo is approaching the homeowners market, Kangaroo’s goal to provide competitive security service to mass market, service integration with existing and future homes; and more.

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Ep 109 – Bold Penguin Co-Founder & Director of IA Terminal, Marc DeLeonibus

On this episode of FNO: InsureTech we are joined by Marc DeLeonibus, Co-Founder & Director of IA Terminal at Bold Penguin.

Bold Penguin is the insuretech innovator that operates the largest commercial insurance exchange that connects businesses, agents, and carriers to the right quote in record time. They’ve partnered with top brokers and insurers to make underwriting small commercial commercially viable and empowering the connections of all parties involved.

Join Marc, Rob, & Lee as they discuss: what is Bold Penguin, empowering commercial insurance, partners, and parties involved; the importance of the insurance agent, the impact of COVID-19 on commercial insurance, and more.

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Ep 108 – Comcast GM of InsurTech Initiatives, David Weschler

On this episode of FNO: InsureTech we are joined by David Weschler, GM of InsurTech Initiatives at Comcast.

As the leader of insuretech initiatives at one of, if not, the largest global providers of content and data services, it’s important to stay aware and relevant when it comes to the trends of consumers. As IoT is becoming more mainstream and relevant, our guest has been able to foster relationships and connections with insuretechs and insurance carriers.

We had the opportunity to have David on to speak his mind and expertise.

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