60. The New York insurtech scene
Episode 60 · February 26th, 2020 · 47 mins 36 secs
About this Episode
This week, David Brear is in New York to talk about all things insurtech. Joining David in our very first New York edition of Insurtech Insider are:
- Jay Weintraub - Co-founder and CEO at InsureTech Connect
- Quentin Coolen - Co-founder and CEO at Waffle Labs, Inc
Whilst London is considered the global fintech hub and Silicon Valley the US centre of technology, it is New York that is leading the charge in insurance technology. To kick off the show, we start by asking the basics. What is the New York insurtech scene, how did this city become the international insurtech hub, and why is it the perfect place for insurtech opportunity?
The insurtech scene has boomed in recent years and is catching up to established insurance incumbents. However, New York is also a notoriously tough regulatory environment. So, are insurance incumbents at risk of being left in the dust or will New York's regulatory landscape put a spanner in the works for innovative insurtechs?
All that and much more on this week's episode of Insurtech Insider!
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This episode of Insurtech Insider was produced by Hanna Samuelson and edited by Alex Woodhouse.