The weekly InsTech Podcast hosted by Matthew Grant. Join us as we discover what some of the most fascinating people in, and beyond, insurance are doing, the trends they are seeing, and what motivates them.

Mark Lusted: Managing Director & Founder, Dock9: Innovation for the incumbent

24 Jul 2020

Digital innovation agency Dock9 has a mission to help incumbents be as agile and innovative as the best start-ups in customer engagement and digital with clients from Lloyd’s brokers to global... listen here

Dan Joyce: General Manager EMEA, SafetyCulture: Risk managed

16 Jul 2020

It's not only insurtech start-ups building new insurance solutions. Many companies from outside of insurance are now realising that their data, customers and distributions can be very valuable for... listen here

Lianne Trantz: VP Marketing, Novidea: Clarity, confidence and great communication

10 Jul 2020

Maintaining growth is hard, no matter how good the technology.  Lianne Trantz explains how she has brought together her experience and lessons from marketing in industries outside of insurance (such... listen here

Ollie Forsyth: Community Manager, Draper Esprit: Venture Capital - reinvented

08 Jul 2020

In the week that Lemonade had its IPO, Matthew Grant has been speaking to another VC firm about what it’s looking for in its portfolio companies.
Matthew spoke to Ollie Forsyth who has crammed a lot... listen here

Barnaby Rugge-Price: CEO, Hyperion X: Broking in the modern world

03 Jul 2020

We are hearing a lot about what the future is for insurance brokers - where they add value, how they are evolving and even, in some areas, whether they are relevant at all. 
But when it comes to... listen here

Tony Grosso, Head of Marketing, EIS Group, Coretech - leaving legacy behind

27 Jun 2020

Innovation is great, but one thing's clear from the last few years - no insurer can totally abandon its core legacy systems and switch to the latest technology in one simple move.
Tony Grosso brings... listen here

David Daiches, COO, Inshur. Fast, effective, affordable - building an MGA for the new economy

19 Jun 2020

Founded in 2016 by David Daiches and Dan Bratshpis INSHUR is an MGA making it easier for professional rideshare drivers -  including those coming under New York's TLC (Taxi and Limousine Commission... listen here

Gavin Naimer, President Granite International, Remote executive recruiting masterclass

17 Jun 2020

Traditionally executive recruiting has relied alot on face to face meetings and personal contact. Whilst recruitment may have slowed down in the last few months it hasn't stopped.
In this midweek... listen here

Florian Graillot, C-founder, astorya.vc; What insurers want - an investor's view

12 Jun 2020

One of the fastest ways to find out what's making an impact right now when it comes to innovation in insurance is to talk to the people investing in, and advising to, the companies building new tools... listen here

Matthew Grant & Robin Merttens - the InsTech London partners chat with Insurance Insider's Catrin Shi

06 Jun 2020

Another slight shift for this week's episode. The tables were turned and Robin Merttens and Matthew Grant were interviewed as one of the keynotes for the recent Insurance Insider event "InsiderTech... listen here

Frank Perkins, CEO, Inari: Technical tips to enable insurance innovation

31 May 2020

Whether launching a start-up or running a major company, the decisions you make about the technology you use and the people working closely with you will be critical to the success of your business... listen here

The launch of Ki, the algorithmic underwriter. Mark Allan & James Birch, Brit Insurance

23 May 2020

Whilst some organisations may look elsewhere to blame for the increasing costs of placing insurance in London, Brit has decide to strike out and show what digital means for an established company... listen here

Sean Ringsted, Chief Digital Officer, Chubb; Prevent & Predict - IOT Success Stories

17 May 2020

The potential for sensors, data and IOT (Internet of Things) to dramatically improve risk reduction has been known for many years. Telematics are now widely used for motor insurance,  but some... listen here

Andy Thomas & Melanie Hayes, Co-Founders, Kynd, Making Cyber Simple

10 May 2020

With all the attention on COVID-19 just now we might forget one of the other emerging risks of the last few years - cyber. But of course it's still very much a threat and, in some areas, growing.... listen here

Nigel Walsh Partner at Deloitte and insurtech guru

03 May 2020

Nigel Walsh has been helping the insurance industry get to grips with the opportunities offered by technology for many years - both in his day job as a partner at consulting firm Deloitte, and as a... listen here

Sai Lakshmi, Caura and Amit Patel, Hlthie: Founders we're watching

24 Apr 2020

Part of our philosophy at InsTech London is our "pay forward" approach. We look out for the best upcoming companies, or even just great people with great ideas - and give them a place to talk about... listen here

Andy Wiggans: VP at BrightTALK: Live Connections in a Digital World

19 Apr 2020

Live events can still exist even if we can't all hang out together in the same place. In this episode, Matthew Grant is talking to Andy Wiggans of the digital video platform BrightTALK about best... listen here

Mark Anquillare: COO, Verisk Analytics: Making the World Better, Safer, and Stronger

14 Apr 2020

Verisk brings together analytics and data from across insurance, energy and payments covering areas such as fraud, catastrophe risk and loss.
In this week's episode Matthew Grant talks to Mark... listen here

Partners' Chat - April 2020: Matthew and Robin launch our new live events programme

07 Apr 2020

Matthew Grant and Robin Merttens discuss the latest insurance, innovation and insurtech news that has caught their attention. 
The conversation took place to launch our new series of live events on... listen here

Ruth Foxe Blader: Partner at Anthemis Group: Investing to create new opportunities

03 Apr 2020

Anthemis is one of the most well known investors in technology start-ups and scale-ups supporting insurance and financial services. Portfolio companies include: Goji, Flock, Hokodo, Insurdata,... listen here