• Earthquake and hope...

    Posted in InsurTech blog, MicroInsurance blog on Jan 09, 2020


    "With the hurricane, you knew when and at what time it would arrive," Puerto Rico, Guayanilla resident Tatiana Rodriguez, 28, said, adding of the quakes, "This, you don't know at what time it's going to happen." This is the un-happy experience reported by CNN of many people this week in Puerto Rico.

  • Earthquakes, how much warning?

    Posted in InsurTech blog, MicroInsurance blog on Jan 07, 2020


    With earthquakes back in the news from Puerto Rico with a 6.4 Magnitude shock and many aftershocks, this got me thinking about how we can respond with insurance and what warnings people get.

  • Convincing young people to work in insurance

    Posted in Blog, InsurTech blog, MicroInsurance blog on Jan 05, 2020


    Is there any 'community' in insurance? When many industries are all trying to help those in need or to raise awareness of good causes, why does insurance fail at this - the one product designed to help and support communities in their time of need?

  • Is InsureTech making any difference?

    Posted in Blog, InsurTech blog on Jan 04, 2020


    How does the investment in InsurTech measure up to the other areas such as can be seen on display at this years CES Expo in Las Vagas? An odd comparison? Maybe but the insurance industry seem to be struggling for innovation, growth and acquiring talent.

  • Sharing economy - 2020

    Posted in InsurTech blog, MicroInsurance blog, Sharing economy on Jan 01, 2020


    The sharing economy is here to stay and was one of the fastest growing business trends of the last decade, although at this point in time it’s impossible to know the actual size of the sharing economy because many of the companies are private and don’t publish their full business results.

  • The Aim of AI in Insurance

    Posted in InsurTech blog, MicroInsurance blog on Nov 04, 2019


    There is a sea change coming to Insurance, this sea change is about AI, its been talked about for a few year but now it is coming. The big promise is that it will be used to improve process in dealing with claims pricing, and placing insurance. It will open up a sea change in innovation.

  • coverageR - insurtech coverage

    Posted in Blog, InsurTech blog on Aug 06, 2019


    Check out coverageR - a great insurtech resource - and an interview with Harry Croydon, CEO of STP Risk Services LLC

  • Insurance Penetration

    Posted in InsurTech blog, MicroInsurance blog on Aug 05, 2019


    Studies have proven that high insurance penetration significantly reduces or even balances out the negative effects of catastrophic events economically. The positive economic effect of risk transfer is thus particularly strong in emerging economies. What use case is there for this and what can insurance companies do to help drive higher insurance adoption rates?

  • Audio books for AI and Dark Web

    Posted in Blog, Cyber Insurance blog, InsurTech blog on Jul 16, 2019


    I do find it hard to keep up with my reading. I have found, along with many other people, that listening to books and audio files is a great way to keep up. Here is a recommendation for fans of AI and Cyber Crime....

  • Insurance and the Sharing Economy

    Posted in InsurTech blog, MicroInsurance blog, Sharing economy on Jul 08, 2019


    The sharing economy is growing up fast, message is that the growth will reach or surpass PwC’s projections which show that five key sharing sectors—travel, car sharing, finance, staffing, and music and video streaming — have the potential to increase global revenues from roughly $15 billion in 2015 to around $335 billion by 2025. Massive growth.