Bryan Colyer

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Meet your new insurance claims inspector: A drone

After an April windstorm tore roof shingles off his house, Nick Ragone of Rochester, N.Y., figured it would be a routine claim process. But then his insurance company asked if it could use a new tool to inspect the damage.<p>Instead of a ladder, the claims adjuster brought a drone. The small …

Drones

Insurtech firm backed by Warren Buffett enters UK

A South African company that has teamed up with one of Warren Buffett’s businesses is unveiling a specialist insurance product in the UK.<p>Insurtech …

How technology is going to shape farming of the future

The recent introduction of “smart” technology into farming practices provides a new way for farmers to manage natural resources and hence, the …

The Top InsurTech Ventures by VC Capital Raised

InsurTech is in it’s Cambrian explosion phase with lots of funding action. So we thought it was time for a snapshot.<p>The amount of capital raised is …

Venture Capital

Accolade Home | Accolade

"We anticipate great benefit in moving our health plan strategy to a TPA with personalized advocacy from Accolade”<p>- Rebecca Henry, Allegiant VP of …

Home | Coastal Risk Consulting

Coastal Risk's affordable FIRST Score® and Coastal Risk Rapid Assessment™ reports help homeowners learn their exposure to flooding and take steps to …

3 Major Areas of Opportunity

Summary:<p>Insurtech provides important opportunities in three areas: underwriting automation, connected devices and cybersecurity.<p>The insurance …

Think Google doesn’t care about insurance? Think again

It’s fair to say that a few people in the insurance sector were probably breathing a sigh of relief in February last year when Google shut down its …

Parsing Lemonade PR to see if P2P insurance is game changer or a mirage

<i>#2 P2P Insurance does not (yet) live up to its promise</i><i>.</i><p><i>We will see many drop out, leaving one or two well positioned to win big in 2018 and beyond.</i> …

Profit

InsurTech Manifesto

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LinkedIn

Lemonade’s First Quarter In Market— Exposed

Part 2 of our 2016 Transparency Chronicles<p>A few months ago, shortly after launching Lemonade, we did something unexpected — we shared our metrics and …

Marking my 2016 homework and looking forward, my 2017 InsurTech year ahead.

It's that time of year to reflect on the year that just passed us by in a what feels like a flash, mark my predictions from last year and throw some …

InsurTech’s pay-as-you-go promise

What usage-based insurance means to consumers, what it will do for insurers and how insurers need to prepare their enterprises to take advantage of …

Insurance

This is the only marinade you'll need this grilling season

I looked out Amanda Hesser's kitchen door at one of my very first Food52 photo shoots, and there Merrill was: Out on the deck, wrangling a very hot, flaming grill. Badass.<p>This was back when we shot everything we put up on the site in Amanda's house — and on her nightstand, as it happens — and …

Cooking

IoT-Powered Transformation in the Insurance Industry

December 20, 2016 Comments Off on IoT-Powered Transformation in the Insurance Industry Analytics, Fintech news, Insurance<p>By Elena Mesropyan for …

Sureify - the Salesforce.com of Insurance Engagement - The Digital Insurer

<b>The Connected Self in the Connected World</b><p>Fitbit just announced its Q1 results. They sold nearly 5 million Fitbits in the first 3 months of 2016 and …

Forbes Welcome

CEOs

The First 22 Insurtechs in Plug & Play's Insurance Accelerator

Startup accelerator Plug and Play Insurance has recently announced the first class of industry newcomers that will join its recently launched …

Insurtech trends impacting the insurance industry in 2017

Interview with Matteo Carbone, 50insurtech influencer: main trends impacting the insurance industry in 2017<p>/ Matteo Carbone | 14 DEC 13:28 | …

Insurtech startup Hippo raises $14 million for its smart home insurance plans

Mountain View-based insurtech startup Hippo announced Wednesday it closed its Series A financing round with a $14 million investment led by …

Home Insurance

Here Are 5 Great Opportunities HR Departments Can Take In 2017

Change is afoot in the Asian workplace. Change with seismic impact.<p>I attended seven different human resources (HR) related events last month as a speaker, panelist, event partner, and delegate. Overall, there was some apprehension for economic headwinds going into 2017. With unemployment inching …

Human Resources

Five Annoying New Interview Questions You'll Hear In 2017

I love to hear about employers who are stepping out of the old-fashioned Machine Age mindset to treat their employees and job applicants like valued collaborators.<p>I am glad to hear those stories, but I am never short of correspondence describing the opposite scenario!<p>Too many organizations cling to …

Employment

Ten Simple Ways To Hire Great People, Fast

HR is not the easiest job in the world.<p>It’s hard to advise a cranky CEO or get an opinionated management team to work together.<p>It’s not that easy to make everybody on your team feel heard and valued.<p>However, recruiting is easy. It’s ridiculous how employers complain about talent shortages and skill …

Employment

6 Tips for Becoming a Successful Workplace Leader

Virtually everyone has the capacity to take on leadership roles within the workplace. It’s just that some individuals may need to work on skills that …

3 Things You Need to Know about How Digital is Shaping HR in 2017 | Inc.com

2017 is going to bring unprecedented change. Ushering in a new president is just the tip of the iceberg. Even without the change we can expect from president elect Donald Trump, the sheer disruption coming from advances in tech should have everyone thinking and acting differently as we prepare to …

Computer Science

This Least Practiced Workplace Trait Has Been Linked to Increased Productivity | Inc.com

Have you ever been hurt by the actions or words of someone at work? Nearly everyone has, including me.<p>Perhaps a business partner was caught stealing money, a colleague falsely accused you of something, or your CEO decided to "go off" and name names at that now infamous all-hands-on-deck …

Forgiveness

3 Ways Wellness Can Help You Recruit And Retain Millennials

The quest to understand millennials has challenged many employers. It’s impossible to deny that millennials are slowly but surely taking over the workplace–as the youngest in this generation are now starting to enter the professional workforce. This an exciting time for businesses. After all, …

Employee Engagement

10 CEOs Share Their Secrets To Keeping Employees Motivated (And Happy) In December

The weeks leading up to the holidays are full of distractions, so we found bosses that successfully keep everyone both happy and productive.<p>The month of December, perhaps more than any other time of the year, is the ultimate tightrope act for bosses. Be too loose with keeping your employees on …

Employment

Five things you can expect from the car insurance industry in 2017 – Part one

<i>The following is an opinion article written by</i> <i>Seth Birnbaum, CEO of</i> <i>EverQuote</i><i>.</i> <br>While the insurance industry was once slow to innovate, it is now …

Insurtech Means New Career Prospects

Scott Walchek, founder of Trov, an on-demand insurance provider, was recently quoted as stating technology will be replacing insurance jobs, …

Employment