InsurTech podcasts


Tune into our InsurTech podcasts

With so many transformative forces at play – both from within the industry and outside, are you keeping up to speed with the InsurTech movement?

Deloitte is thrilled to be partnering with 11:FS to bring you a monthly InsurTech podcast. Suitable for beginners and experts alike, you can expect a host of international guest speakers discussing the latest trends, news and developments in InsurTech.

Listening couldn’t be easier. You can use our player below, or if you’re on the go, find the purple podcast icon on your iPhone and search for “InsurTech Insider”. And if you’re an Android user, head to the play store and download any podcast app and search ’InsurTech Insider.’

Episode 8 — The Sharing Economy and changing insurance models

7 February 2018

We delve into the sharing/gig economy and changing insurance models. Nigel Walsh and Sarah Kocianski are joined by Richard Laughton (EasyCar), Rob Moffat (Dinghy, Balderton Capital), and Janthana Kaenprakhamroy (Tapoly). They discuss how the sharing economy business models come with a whole host of new insurance requirements. David Brear also interviews the founders of Jetty who focus on bespoke policies catering to the individual. Sarah and Nigel close the show by talking through a couple of the bigger industry news stories.

Key discussion points in this episode:

  • What is the sharing economy?
  • What's the difference between those working in the new sharing economy companies and those who are freelance?
  • When it comes to insurance, what challenges are posed by the sharing economy business models?
  • What insurance models currently exist for members of the gig economy?  

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Episode 7 — Are Autonomous Vehicles Driving the Future of Insurance?

24 January 2018

In our first podcast of 2018 we discuss all things autonomous vehicles and their potential impact on the insurance industry. Sarah Kocianski and Nigel Walsh are joined by David Williams, Greg Brown, and Oliver Ralph. In this episode they also chat about Amazon’s alleged investment in Indian insurtech startup Acko – could this be the start of tech giants disrupting the industry?

Key discussion points in this episode:

  • What are the autonomous vehicles and how are they likely to impact the insurance industry?
  • Are insurers and most importantly are we, as society, ready for driverless cars or shared cars?
  • What is likely to happen in the driverless car space in the next 12 months?
  • Has Amazon entered the insurtech arena through its latest alleged investment?

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Episode 6 — InsurTech Insider: Aviva Takeover

22 December 2017

A special end of year installment—it’s the Aviva takeover! Coming to you directly from the Aviva Garage in Hoxton Square, David Brear, 11:FS; Nigel Walsh, Deloitte; and Sarah Kocianski, Business Insider are joined by a number of the Aviva team to talk us through their story. Mark Wilson, Aviva CEO recounts his vision to turn Aviva into a Fintech seven months ago and we discuss whether this is truly the way forward and review progress so far.

Key discussion points in this episode:

  • The customer expectations are ever changing, what are the ways we can adapt to meet new demands and their needs?
  • What is the culture of Digital Garages and how are large firms, like Aviva, integrating innovation into the way they work?
  • As the start-up, on the other side of the fence, what’s the experience of working with Aviva and what have you got out of it that you wouldn’t have had otherwise?
  • What does 2018 hold for Aviva?

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Episode 5 — Insurance as a platform

30 November 2017

This month, the podcast team is joined by Sarah Kocianski, Business Insider and James York, Worry+Peace to discuss insurance as a platform. We also take a look at the news this month, where we tackle whether the insurance gap penalises poor households, whether big insurers are ready for the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), and why Amazon might pose a very real threat to incumbents.

Key discussion points in this episode:

  • What is insurance as a platform and why has it come about?
  • If platforms are to take control of the customer relationship, what does that mean for the big players
  • As big insurers come to terms with the wealth of data at their disposal, how might they incorporate artificial intelligence to change the way that data is used?
  • What's the role of the high street in the distribution of insurance?

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Episode 4 — Is the future of insurance here?

20 October 2017

This month, Nigel Walsh was on the road at InsurTech Connect, 3-4 October interviewing five industry experts to find out what’s on the minds of the experts. Let’s see what they had to say about the challenges that they face every day and what the future holds.

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Episode 3 — Data economy. A new generation means new currency

11 September 2017

Key discussion points in this episode:

  • How digital innovation and the data economy impacts insurance business models?
  • Generational insurance buying, recent generations want a good exchange rate for giving up their data.
  • How can we ensure innovation in the InsurTech sector and the use of data being beneficial to the common good?
  • Will the future of insurance involve both large companies and InsurTech start-ups collaborating?

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Episode 2 — An InsurTech start-up story

9 August 2017

Key discussion points in this episode:

  • What does it take to form an InsurTech start-up?
  • What principles need to be challenged in the industry?
  • Insurance is becoming ever more technology driven, how is Brolly driving that forward?
  • How can a big incumbent move forward and evolve into a new technologically driven insurance company?
  • What changes will really transform how insurance operates and how customers interact with it?

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Episode 1 — InsurTech 101

19 July 2017

Key discussion points in this episode:

For beginners:  What is InsurTech?
  • What forces are driving insurance transformation?
  • What elements of insurance is InsurTech improving or changing?
  • What’s standing in the way of InsurTech impact?
  • How does InsurTech affect underwriting?

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