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Digisurance 2019

Today, I was on the panel discussion InsurTech Allstars with: Dominik Groenen (Founder @  flypper, Founder @ The Orangery GmbH) Antonia Ermacora (CEO /Botpreneur @ chatShopper) Sascha Wolf (CPO @ Getsafe) Nikolaus Sühr (CEO / Co-Founder @ Kasko) hashtag#insurtechallstars At the conference Digisurance 2019 about insurtech, innovations, insurances & cooperations. Thank you Felix Anthonj for having me and thank you for all your… Read More
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InsurTech Crew at Hacknext by Allianz in Munich

It was a lot of fun of coaching over 100 hackers who will rock the insurance industry and win amazing prizes with their InsurTech or Bancassurance prototype. Beside that I meet my Insurtech fellows Max Steinmetz (zeb), Sebastian Langrehr (friendsurance) and Lars Markull (figo). My coaching focus was about  ” How to create a Business Model with a Business Model Canvas”. Congratulations… Read More

Blockchain and Cryptomania — The Insurance Industry is Ready to Rumble

You’ve probably heard the terms “blockchain” and “crypto” at some point, but what do they mean? Both words are the “buzzwords” of 2017 and the boom is expected to continue in 2018. Many experts including bankers from top-tier investment banks are mocking companies like Kodak for creating public excitement and especially steeply rising share prices Read More

Japan’s Rakuten invests in Berlin ‘InsurTech’ company Simplesurance, taking funding to €30 million

LONDON — Japanese e-commerce giant Rakuten has invested in Berlin-based "InsurTech" — insurance technology — company Simplesurance, amid a flurry of interest in the sector. Investment and interest in "InsurTech" has exploded in recent years with a spike in investments and deals. Timo Dreger, a managing director at Berlin-based Apeiron Investment Group, said at a Read More

‘Horrible’ customer experience sees tech flock to insurance

Technology and investment companies will continue to target the insurance industry thanks to ‘horrible’ user experiences, one expert has said. According to Business Insider, the investment and tech community has its sights set on the insurance industry as venture capitalists continue to see insurance as ripe for disruption. “Right now we are looking at Insurtech,” Timo Dreger, Read More

I launched Goldman Sachs’ Marquee, but I quit to tackle Fintech’s biggest opportunity

Marquee is a big deal at Goldman Sachs. With Marty Chavez recently promoted from chief information officer to CFO at the bank, Goldman's previous statements about being a technology company look truer than ever. And Marquee is Chavez’s baby. Fundamentally, it allows clients to connect directly to the risk management and analytics tools Goldman uses in-house. Tech Read More