Author Archives: mwardle
KASKO – The 10 Most Inspiring Entrepreneurs of 2019
KASKO – The 10 Most Inspiring Entrepreneurs of 2019 KASKO comes from a few places. I come from an insurance family with my dad running an insurance intermediary for classic cars.
What makes a great tech startup hub?
What makes a great tech startup hub? From low rents and close access to universities to good transport links and government support, there are a number of key reasons why certain cities are the best incubators for tech talent
Opinion: Insurance 3.0 is Right Here, Right Now
Opinion: Insurance 3.0 is Right Here, Right Now OK, so, the insurance industry was ripe for change in 2015 when we incorporated, and it is ripe for change now. The difference being, we were on the cusp of the wave then, and now, things are happening. In fact, we are well into it, it is not a second wave, it is 3.0 now.
Featured UK Startup: KASKO
Featured UK Startup: KASKO Combining the best of the insurance and digital worlds, Kasko is a London-based startup catering to both insurers and digital businesses through their ‘InsurTech as a Service’ offering. With cost effectiveness, flexibility, and speed as their top priority, Kasko has been helping insurers and their partners to design, launch, and scale fully functional insurance products.
The biggest fintech startup in the world, and none of you guessed it
The biggest fintech startup in the world, and none of you guessed it Fintech (Financial Technology) is the use of technology to offer financial services in new ways. Harnessing data to make better decisions and improve efficiencies. In Investopedia’s list of the world’s top ten Fintech companies, I think they missed one!
UK insurtech startups to watch
UK insurtech startups to watch The UK insurtech industry has exploded in recent years, with a number of startups launching new products and making it easier for consumers to buy insurance.
Why Startup Accelerators Can Be A Catalyst For Business Success
Why Startup Accelerators Can Be A Catalyst For Business Success As the name suggests, a startup accelerator can help fledgling businesses reach the next stage of their growth quickly. It is a crowded marketplace where program quality and offerings vary enormously. Nevertheless, by providing founders with advice, mentoring, resources, and access to the startup investor community, the best accelerators can be pivotal to their success.
How do you think a “no-deal” Brexit would affect fintechs in the UK?
How do you think a “no-deal” Brexit would affect fintechs in the UK? Most B2C FinTechs won’t be hit too heavily, they can take a risk to wait until the dust settles. Nobody knows what it means and I doubt regulators will start enforcing something that doesn’t exist yet
Episode 47: The value chain of insurtech
Episode 47: The value chain of insurtech On this episode of Insurtech Insider Nigel Walsh is joined by a briliant host of guests to talk about the latest and greatest news in the insurtech sphere! Our guests include: Phoebe Hugh – CEO and founder of Brolly, Nikolaus Suehr – CEO and founder of Kasko and Ed Leon Klinger – Cofounder and CEO of Flock
Building a Better Future through Incumbent and Start-Up Collaboration
Building a Better Future through Incumbent and Start-Up Collaboration Innovate faster, new pilots in the insurance sector, how collaboration will help all to grow, and connections between InsurTech companies and large corporations! Just a few of the topics discussed when Carey and I chatted on the inaugural episode of Ins Nerds’ brilliant (If I do say so myself) Golf Course podcast.