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  • Designing new products for the world

    Posted in Blog on May 08, 2018


    It is always great to find a web site that is global and shows what people care about and what their dreams are. Check out how Dollar Street helps us design our insurance products, its also great fun and will help your understanding of people.

  • Parametric Insurance

    Posted in Blog on May 07, 2018


    Insurance companies can be reluctant to offer index or parametric insurance owing to the perception it’s difficult to assess and overall, complicated to evaluate. Many insurers lack the needed knowledge and technical understanding to develop a sustainable and profitable parametric insurance solutions. Microinsurance is about to launch its first policy in partnership with its global partners. Parametrics could be a game changer for the developing economies of the world and the sharing economy as the need for efficient processing grows.

  • Small Businesses - scammers want you

    Posted in Blog on Apr 23, 2018


    Behind the news headlines of large number grabbing events are the many micro and small businesses that are also being attacked. Its not true that hackers only go after large businesses. Scammers and Hackers throw a wide net and small businesses are falling into their traps.

  • No Single Future of Work

    Posted in Blog on Apr 20, 2018


    There is no single future of work. The only more certain thing is that all work will change; the technology, your colleagues, hours, terms, tools, colleagues, coffee and hopefully the commute.

  • The Future Computed

    Posted in Blog on Apr 07, 2018


    This is an indepth look at AI and the opportunites it offers for the new work place. People worry about the impact of AI, however we need to adapt and change. Life is full of opportunities.

  • Time to take back your data?

    Posted in Blog on Apr 06, 2018


    The new InsurTech / FinTech start-ups are focused on ‘customer experience’. This is defined by cutting down questions to a minimum, using ‘social’ data to fill in the blanks to give a quote for insurance or a loan. These companies use customers social media, third party apps and other accounts to gain information to provide quotes and service with minimum input from the user.

  • Sharing Economy – want insurance? can’t get what you want?

    Posted in Blog on Mar 10, 2018


    With the ability to gather significant amounts of data with ease, firms with sharing economy models are prime candidates to support and operate alternative risk structures to solve their unique insurance needs. They need new partners which can bring technology and insurance together in one place.

  • Global Access

    Posted in Blog on Mar 05, 2018


    Look before you leap.....

  • Not Secure By Design

    Posted in Blog on Feb 07, 2018


    What can we learn from playing Go when working out how to deal with new security threats?

  • To Blockchain or Not to Blockchain

    Posted in Blog on Jan 05, 2018


    To BLOCKCHAIN or NOT to BLOCKCHAIN. This article is not raving about what Blockchain is and how it could potentially disrupt the world as we know it, rather it is about the reason we as a company (microinsurance), have made the decision to use blockchain and why we see it as important for our customers.