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Alex Hearn

Founder & CEO, Slipcase

Information that matters and insights that inform

Alex Hearn, founder of insurance news and insights platform Slipcase, joins Matthew on Podcast 179 to share his experience of growing a successful business.

Formerly a broker at Willis, Alex left the company to develop a digital environment to connect insurance industry professionals. The result, Slipcase, is now an established platform collating and sharing information from insurers, brokers, and service providers to 160,000 users worldwide.

Alex and Matthew discuss the process of building the company, the technology behind the platform, and the insurance content that is capturing users’ attention.

Talking points include: 

  • Establishing a product market fit and knowing when to pivot
  • Building a quality proposition for corporate clients
  • What users want – tracking behaviour to establish trends
  • How the pandemic changed consumption habits
  • Podcast or press release – the popularity of different content formats

More information on Slipcase is available from slipcase.com and you can contact Alex on LinkedIn.

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The Learning Objectives for this podcast are:

  • Summarise some of the potential ways to establish a new business within a product market
  • Identify the key interests for consumers of insurance content and the impact of the pandemic on consumption habits
  • Describe and compare the key advantages for consumers of insurance content between different content formats

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