#insurtech & #fintech news, insights and #interviews on #growth in #Insurance and #Finance

#insurtech & #fintech news, insights and #interviews on #growth in #Insurance and #Finance

By Dr. Robin Kiera
Using our early global insights into trends and technology and our honest, direct and fair approach we help corporations to SURVIVE and GROW in challenging times supporting the GOOD in insurance and finance, insurtech and fintech.

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Insurance and Finance are Stronger than Corona: Steve Tunstall, CEO Inzsure.com
Large parts of the West have been struck full force by #covid19 - Some parts of Asia are recovering. We  are happy to ask one of the most renowned experts from the region -  Steve Tunstall - how the #insurance and #insurtech industry has dealt  and is dealing with the situation - and what other countries could learn  from it. Steve is not only part of the ecosystem but actually as some first-hand experience handling pandemics from the 2000s on.
32:26
April 8, 2020
Insurance and Finance are Stronger than Corona: Nigel Walsh, Partner at Deloitte
Nigel Walsh on his view on the current crisis: What do’s and don’t has one of the most known and well-connected insurance consultants seen over the last weeks? We will also talk about, what decision-makers, managers, and professionals in the industry could do to help their companies and careers. I am also curious to hear his view on which direction the industry will take after we have overcome the current situation. Will innovation speed up or - due to the economic crisis - vanish? Make sure to tune and prepare some questions for Nigel Walsh
32:06
April 7, 2020
Insurance and Finance are Stronger than Corona - with Julian Teicke, CEO & Founder of Wefox
Update from Berlin: “That was a positively surprising reaction to  the crisis” I thought when I saw how WeFox reacted. So I am super happy  to have Julian Teicke, CEO & Founder of wefox in today's show. We will talk about the immediate challenges one of the most valuable  insurtech faced and why it developed WeFoxGo - a software for brokers  around the world in record time - and released it for free. We will also talk about how Julian sees the future of the insurance  industry and what hacks he shares so we can all be part of it.
26:38
April 6, 2020
Insurance and Finance are Stronger than Corona - Ryan Mathisen, CEO of the US insurtech Glovebox
Crisis in the US insurance industry and insurtech ecosystem? Or is it going to be ok? We talk with Ryan Mathisen, CEO of the US insurtech glovebox and a former independent insurance agent. He will update us on the current situation, but also how agents and insurers are doing. We will also talk about what to expect in the future and if or how the industry will change.
26:44
April 3, 2020
Insurance is Stronger than Corona - Sabine Sabine VanderLinden
Sabine VanderLinden has built insurtech and #insurance ecosystems around the world and become one of the most known persons and influencers in the international community. Sabine and I will talk about how insurance professionals in start-ups and corporations can use the current crisis as an opportunity and the Do’s and Don’ts of insurer and start-ups she sees around the world.
28:44
April 2, 2020
Insurance is Stronger than Corona - with David Brear, Group CEO, 11:FS
Update from the UK and the finance world. David M. Brear, CEO of  11:FS and one of my personal role models, is joining us for our  Linkedin- and Twitter Live Show. He will share how 11:FS - one of the hottest consulting companies in the UK - reacted to the current crisis. David will share also what insurance and finance professionals could do to use this crisis as an opportunity. We will also talk about do’s and don’ts and where the industry will be in 5 years.
25:27
April 1, 2020
Insurance is Stronger than Corona - with Olivier Jaillon, CEO of La Parisienne
Situation of the insurance and finance industry in France: We are super honored to have Olivier Jaillon, CEO of La Parisienne, sharing his experiences and expertise. La Parisienne has a long tradition as many insurers around the world. So how does the organization react and how can a CEO help the company to stay operational despite all challenges. We also will talk about what the insurance and finance industry and #insurtech and fintech can learn from this situation and how we as an industry could get out of this stronger than before.
25:14
March 31, 2020
Insurance is Stronger than Corona - with Désirée Mettraux, CEO of OCC
"If a pandemic hits but your insurance company is not fully remote and there are only days left - What do you do? Désirée Mettraux, CEO of the leading German classical car insurer OCC, and her team had this challenge only a few days ago - but managed to make the best out of it. How they did it and what their take on the future is, we will talk about it in our LinkedIn Live show today".
21:45
March 30, 2020
Insurance is Stronger than Corona - with Naby Mariyam, CEO and Founder of Hustlecover
Update from Australia. How are the #insurance and #insurtech industry doing at “Down Under”? We are happy to have Naby Mariyam, CEO and Founder of Hustlecover, on our show, sharing her experiences and how start-ups react and look into the future. Thanks Naby Free Remote Attention Hacking or you want me to moderate your virtual lunch meetings. Register Now and we will help you for Free - Just Click Here!
23:50
March 27, 2020
Insurance is Stronger than Corona - with Jenny Weidner, Insurance Agent
How can #insurance agents react to the challenges of the current  #corona challenge? How do we organize an insurance agency in times of a  pandemic? How can we continue our business when a lot of colleagues around the world need to stay at home? How can we manage and  handle clients of our customers and have their back? I am super happy that the insurance agent Jenny Weidner from Allen, Texas is joining us today to share her view, experiences and tactics to handle that. Thank you Jenny! Free Remote Attention Hacking or you want me to moderate your virtual lunch meetings. Register Now and we will help you for Free - Just Click Here!
16:42
March 26, 2020
Insurance is Stronger than Corona - Interview with Ted Taveras and Arleen T. Taveras, ARM, ISLA & Spot On Insurance.
The insurance and finance community are stronger than Corona.  Interview with Ted Taveras and Arleen T. Taveras, ARM, ISLA & Spot  On Insurance. There are decision-makers around the world trying to help the affected communities but the industry is affected itself. Therefore we are interviewing the movers and shakers of the insurance and finance industry sharing their story but also hacks. Free Remote Attention Hacking or you want me to moderate your virtual lunch meetings. Register Now and we will help you for Free - Just Click Here!
15:13
March 25, 2020
Corona shuts down Insurance and Finance conferences around the world - April and I begin an open show Insurtech
Corona shuts down insurance and finance conferences around the world - April Rudin and I begin an open show on the state of the industries We talked about the challenges and consequences for the insurance and finance industry combining experiences and views from both sides of the Atlantic. Free Remote Attention Hacking or you want me to moderate your virtual lunch meetings. Register Now and we will help you for Free - Just Click Here!
21:01
March 18, 2020
Corona reached the insurance and insurtech industry - fintech and AI
We’ll talk about the actions taken by insurers around the world and possible positive and negative effects on the industry.  Willis Towers Watson indicated that within the last years over 180 insurtech startups quietly gave up. But what does this mean for incumbents and challengers?  We’ll also talk about demographic problems in different pension systems and the need to raise the retirement age and about progress in #iot. We also hat the investment of the week of Bayerische & Pax into the Swiss Insurtech Dextra.  Read of the week by Anjani Trivedi in the Claimsjournal: “Viewpoint: The Coronavirus May Be Worse Than a Natural Disaster” Best  Robin P.S. Free Remote Attention Hacking or you want me to moderate your virtual lunch meetings. Register Now and we will help you for Free - Just Click Here!
11:27
March 12, 2020
Gary Vaynerchuk: How to Increase Your Insurance Business Without A Million Dollar Budget
What do you think? What does the new viral super AI app from China ZAO, Jack Ma’s comment on the future amount of hours per week  to work and the bold move of aggregator Check 24 mean for the insurance industry? Acquisition of the week: Besides these topics we will talk about B2C insurtech Assurance IQ’s acquisition by prudential for 2,35 Billion USD - Congrats from us. But what does that mean? We will also quickly talk about Risk Africas news about insurance in Kenya, Swiss Re and Sopria Steria joining forces and Chinas New Crypto Currency. Let us know what you think Best Robin
07:07
February 28, 2020
Insurance and Finance: Regulation is Opportunity - Gary Vaynerchuk
What do you think? What does the new viral super AI app from China ZAO, Jack Ma’s comment on the future amount of hours per week to work and the bold move of aggregator Check 24 mean for the insurance industry? Acquisition of the week: Besides these topics, we will talk about B2C insurtech Assurance IQ’s acquisition by prudential for 2,35 Billion USD - Congrats from us. But what does that mean? We will also quickly talk about Risk Africas news about insurance in Kenya, Swiss Re, and Sopra Steria joining forces and Chinas New CryptoCurrency. Let us know what you think Best Robin
04:30
February 13, 2020
How To Transform Marketing and Sales of an Insurance Company Gary Vaynerchuk Series
What do you think? What does the new viral super AI app from China ZAO, Jack Ma’s comment on the future amount of hours per week  to work and the bold move of aggregator Check 24 mean for the insurance industry? Acquisition of the week: Besides these topics we will talk about B2C insurtech Assurance IQ’s acquisition by prudential for 2,35 Billion USD - Congrats from us. But what does that mean? We will also quickly talk about Risk Africas news about insurance in Kenya, Swiss Re and Sopria Steria joining forces and Chinas New Crypto Currency. Let us know what you think Best Robin
03:50
February 5, 2020
5 Trends from Insurtech Insights in Hong Kong
What do you think? What does the new viral super AI app from China ZAO, Jack Ma’s comment on the future amount of hours per week  to work and the bold move of aggregator Check 24 mean for the insurance industry? Acquisition of the week: Besides these topics we will talk about B2C insurtech Assurance IQ’s acquisition by prudential for 2,35 Billion USD - Congrats from us. But what does that mean? We will also quickly talk about Risk Africas news about insurance in Kenya, Swiss Re and Sopria Steria joining forces and Chinas New Crypto Currency. Let us know what you think Best Robin
03:39
January 29, 2020
#Tesla did not fail and what to learn from #KLM - #insurtech and #fintech news
What do you think? What does the new viral super AI app from China ZAO, Jack Ma’s comment on the future amount of hours per week  to work and the bold move of aggregator Check 24 mean for the insurance industry? Acquisition of the week: Besides these topics we will talk about B2C insurtech Assurance IQ’s acquisition by prudential for 2,35 Billion USD - Congrats from us. But what does that mean? We will also quickly talk about Risk Africas news about insurance in Kenya, Swiss Re and Sopria Steria joining forces and Chinas New Crypto Currency. Let us know what you think Best Robin
09:55
January 22, 2020
#Libra, #wirecard and #Financialtimes under pressure - and a bold move by Generali
Libra loses one supporter after the other and the payment provider wirecard sees itself entrenched in a legal and publicity battle with the financial times. But what does that mean for the rest? Generali announces a bold move and we share what Allianz agents think about their move to develop open banking and PSD2 based apps. We also share a few news what happened at Digitalscouting and why we love #Spotify even more. Special thanks to our friend of the week: Amber Woullet. Let us know what you think about these news in #insurtech and #insurance Best Robin
10:05
December 18, 2019
#WeWork in #Insurtech? Exciting Merger in RealestateTech and international expansion in Europe and Asia - and some great funding news of DigitalFineprint, Omnius and BoldPenguin
What do you think? What does the new viral super AI app from China ZAO, Jack Ma’s comment on the future amount of hours per week  to work and the bold move of aggregator Check 24 mean for the insurance industry? Acquisition of the week: Besides these topics we will talk about B2C insurtech Assurance IQ’s acquisition by prudential for 2,35 Billion USD - Congrats from us. But what does that mean? We will also quickly talk about Risk Africas news about insurance in Kenya, Swiss Re and Sopria Steria joining forces and Chinas New Crypto Currency. Let us know what you think Best Robin
09:04
December 16, 2019
Make #insurance agents, sales manager and csuits rockstars. Keynote at Magic of Innovation
What do you think? What does the new viral super AI app from China ZAO, Jack Ma’s comment on the future amount of hours per week  to work and the bold move of aggregator Check 24 mean for the insurance industry? Acquisition of the week: Besides these topics we will talk about B2C insurtech Assurance IQ’s acquisition by prudential for 2,35 Billion USD - Congrats from us. But what does that mean? We will also quickly talk about Risk Africas news about insurance in Kenya, Swiss Re and Sopria Steria joining forces and Chinas New Crypto Currency. Let us know what you think Best Robin
14:45
November 5, 2019
4 trends in #insurance and #insurtech I saw at Insuretech Connect in Las Vegas
What do you think? What does the new viral super AI app from China ZAO, Jack Ma’s comment on the future amount of hours per week  to work and the bold move of aggregator Check 24 mean for the insurance industry? Acquisition of the week: Besides these topics we will talk about B2C insurtech Assurance IQ’s acquisition by prudential for 2,35 Billion USD - Congrats from us. But what does that mean? We will also quickly talk about Risk Africas news about insurance in Kenya, Swiss Re and Sopria Steria joining forces and Chinas New Crypto Currency. Let us know what you think Best Robin
08:12
October 17, 2019
The positive power of #insurance - a panel with Kirstin Marr, Jim Gillard, Hanni Ali, Ian Macartney
What do you think? What does the new viral super AI app from China ZAO, Jack Ma’s comment on the future amount of hours per week  to work and the bold move of aggregator Check 24 mean for the insurance industry? Acquisition of the week: Besides these topics we will talk about B2C insurtech Assurance IQ’s acquisition by prudential for 2,35 Billion USD - Congrats from us. But what does that mean? We will also quickly talk about Risk Africas news about insurance in Kenya, Swiss Re and Sopria Steria joining forces and Chinas New Crypto Currency. Let us know what you think Best Robin
40:35
October 16, 2019
What did we learn today at #ITC2019 about #insurtech #insurance and #fintech? 5 Trends
What do you think? What does the new viral super AI app from China ZAO, Jack Ma’s comment on the future amount of hours per week  to work and the bold move of aggregator Check 24 mean for the insurance industry? Acquisition of the week: Besides these topics we will talk about B2C insurtech Assurance IQ’s acquisition by prudential for 2,35 Billion USD - Congrats from us. But what does that mean? We will also quickly talk about Risk Africas news about insurance in Kenya, Swiss Re and Sopria Steria joining forces and Chinas New Crypto Currency. Let us know what you think Best Robin
05:24
October 11, 2019
The #insurtech hype is over - What to expect from ITC 2019
What do you think? What does the new viral super AI app from China ZAO, Jack Ma’s comment on the future amount of hours per week  to work and the bold move of aggregator Check 24 mean for the insurance industry? Acquisition of the week: Besides these topics we will talk about B2C insurtech Assurance IQ’s acquisition by prudential for 2,35 Billion USD - Congrats from us. But what does that mean? We will also quickly talk about Risk Africas news about insurance in Kenya, Swiss Re and Sopria Steria joining forces and Chinas New Crypto Currency. Let us know what you think Best Robin
04:26
October 8, 2019
Insurtech & Fintech News: Jack Ma on AI, viral app in china and the German aggregator check 24.
What do you think? What does the new viral super AI app from China ZAO, Jack Ma’s comment on the future amount of hours per week  to work and the bold move of aggregator Check 24 mean for the insurance industry? Acquisition of the week: Besides these topics we will talk about B2C insurtech Assurance IQ’s acquisition by prudential for 2,35 Billion USD - Congrats from us. But what does that mean? We will also quickly talk about Risk Africas news about insurance in Kenya, Swiss Re and Sopria Steria joining forces and Chinas New Crypto Currency. Let us know what you think Best Robin
11:04
September 10, 2019
Why Tesla's insurance fail is not an issue - and why Oliver Bäte (CEO Allianz) is wrong
This weeks #insurtech and #fintech news and the hottest #innovation in #insurance and #finance Last week, we worked with a regional insurer leveraging digital content to increase the efficency of sales manager and key-account manager working with insurance agents and brokers. Then we are going to talk about the bumpy move of Tesla into the insurance industry, and why they needed to shut down their insurance website hours after launching. I also will talk about the CEO of Allianz - Oliver Bäte - and why he is wrong when talking about the future of sales in insurance. From Asia we will talk about Zhong An mixed H1 numbers. We also share our read of the week by Mark Hollmer, our supporter of the week Craig Polley from London and the aquision of the week: fintec Raisin (Weltsparen) buying insurtech fairr. In the Short News category we share exciting news from Jay Weintraub, Caribou Honig and Samara Jaffe and Insuretech Connect. And I talk about what insurance hubs like Hannover have in common with Des Moines and Hartford. If you want to support, feel free to like, share or let us know what you think in a comment. Best Robin
10:36
September 1, 2019
What to do with negative interest rates? Do it like State Farm & Amazon: How to build a pretty cool voice skill - even when you are an insurance.
This weeks 10 Minute #insurtech and #fintech news and the hottest #innovation in #insurance and #finance We have some good and some not so great news. The good comes from the Swiss Re Institute about the level of Cat events in the first half of 2019. Then we are talking about StateFarm and Amazon teaming up for a promising #voice skill that shows how insurers can acutally win the hearts and minds of their customers (and not leave that to other brands) We also talk about negative interest rates for retail customers in Europe and possibly negative interest rates for morgages and the consequences for the real estate boom over here. In the Short News category we share some news from Singapore Life and Wouter de Oude, National Insurance, United Indian Insurance and Oriental Insurande from India and Fidelty Investments and Geicos move to #iot and #telematics We also have the Supporter of the week Philipp Schneidenback Start-Up of the week #digit Insurance (India) Read of the week by Jim Marous If you want to support, feel free to like, share or let us know what you think in a comment. Best Robin
11:17
August 25, 2019
How to ruin your customer base and miss out on the chance of a century in finance and insurance
News on #innovation in #insurance and #finance - news from #insurtech and #fintech. We talk about how mutual banks do their very best in ruining their brand and losing customer loyalty and how banks are missing out on the once in a century chance of PSD2 and open banking.  We also talk about how we see the trend of enablement instead of disruption in Fintech and Insurtech - talking in detail about the new set up of the finleap. We also talk about a best practice in hiring - as done by N26. We also have the Supporter of the week Thorsten Günther CSO & Co-Founder Geldpilot 24 - Leipzig Start-Up of the week #trov Funding of the week Read of the week by Rob Galbraith If you want to support, feel free to like, share or let us know what you think in a comment. Best  Robin
10:19
August 17, 2019