61. News: The latest in American insurtech

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David Brear is in New York and joined by a panel of guests to talk about the latest developments in the world of insurtech including: Lemonade gets pet insurance, Ford enters the insurance business, and coronavirus hits the insurance industry. All this and much much more on today's Insurtech Insider!

David Brear is on hosting duties in the Big Apple and joined by new and returning guests to to discuss the latest news in the world of insurance and insurtech. This week's guests include:

  • Brett Lotito - VP of Insurance operations of Oscar
  • Daniel Schreiber - Co-founder and CEO of Lemonade
  • Jillian Williams - Investment principal at Anthemis

We cover the following stories from the insurtech and insurance space:

  • Lemonade pet insurance products are in the making (03:50)
  • Ford slides into the insurance business (15:53)
  • Coronavirus raises insurance questions but catastrophe-tested insurers are prepared (27:46)
  • Amid coronavirus fears, travelers are upgrading to ‘cancel for any reason’ insurance plans (32:53)
  • Policygenius notches $100M for insurtech growth (37:14)

We also bring you an amazing interview with CEO and Co-Founder of Policygenius, Jennifer Fitzgerald! (42:02)

All that and much more on this week's episode of Insurtech Insider!


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This episode of Insurtech Insider was produced by Hanna Samuelson and edited by Alex Woodhouse.

Special Guests: Brett Lotito, Daniel Schreiber, Jennifer Fitzgerald, and Jillian Williams .

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