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27: UAE Insurance Market: 2022 Roundup and 2023 Predictions

UAE Insurance Market: 2022 Roundup and 2023 Predictions. Today we have a very special episode on how 2022 has been for the insurance companies in the UAE so far and potentially what that means in terms of how we will be endin...

26: FS Brew Hype: Open Insurance and its implications in the Middle East region

In FS Brew's latest HYPE episode, we deep dive into Open Insurance to understand: - What is open insurance? - Who are the suitable partners who can benefit from open insurance - International examples & use cases - Business...

25: Hala Insurtech- Innovate offshore and regulate onshore

Here's our interview with Walid Daniel Dib , Co-founder, and CEO of Hala Insurance , the OG millennial insurtech founder from the #UAE ! We spoke with Walid on many nuances and factors involved in running an agile insurance s...

24: News with Analysis: Oct 2022

Here's our #newswithanalysis episode after long! 💃🏻 In this episode, we've picked trending #news pieces from the #uae market exclusively, because there's just SO MUCH going on! 🎂Shory - (we had to start with this!), our re...

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23: The TAM for micro-insurance is huge- Interview with Andy Ann

Here's our #FSBrewInternational interview with Andy Ann, CEO of YAS MicroInsurance based in #HongKong. Fascinating conversation and a must-watch for all #insurers aspiring to target or innovate to attract #genz and #millennia...

22: Digital Transformation in the Asia Pacific Region- Conversation with a New Leader

We spoke to Roopa Malhotra- Head of Customer & Digital, APAC, Zurich Insurance Group LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/roopamalhotra APAC is a hugely diverse, exciting and complex landscape to manage with each country hav...

21: Unit economics matter- Interview with Nicolo Robba, Co-founder of the Indonesian Insurtech LifePal

In our first episode of #FSBrewInternational , we spoke with Nicolo Robba from Lifepal . Lifepal is the no. 1 B2C #insurance #aggregator in #indonesia . Nicolo Robba is an e-commerce leader in the South East Asia region, and ...

20: Claims Transparency can increase Life Insurance adoption in the MENA: Wilson Varghese of Zurich Middle East

We caught up with Wilson Varghese, General Manager and Head of Operations, Zurich Middle East, part of Zurich Insurance Group. Wilson spoke in length about the Customer Benefits report recently released by Zurich Middle Eas...

19: Creating a Health and Wellness Insurtech from the ground-up: In conversation with the founders of Wellx.ai

Check out our interview with wellx.ai founders, Vaibhav Kashyap and Javed Akberali ! wellx.ai is the newest #healthinsurance brand in the UAE, rewarding its customers for leading a #healthylifestyle . We spoke in length about...

18: Building an Innovation Ecosystem for Insurance: Lars Gehrmann of QIC Digital Venture Partners

Lars Gehrmann is the Group Chief Digital Officer of Qatar Insurance Group and Head of QIC Digital Venture Partners, a new digital organization with an aim to build and invest in digital ventures, the InsurTech ecosystem, and ...

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17: Digital Transformation of a Health Insurance giant - conversation with Frederik Bisbjerg of DAMAN

🧩 Importance of breaking down the giant digital transformation plan into smaller, 3-month goals  📚Advice to Chief Digital Officers- keep educating your board; use metrics like customer effort score (CES) to articulate the impact  👩🏻‍⚕️Is there a solid business case for reward-based health insurance here in the UAE? Instead of annual rewards, will monthly or even weekly rewards work better?  🔐 Building cloud capability and two-speed IT  🚀Creating a modular architect to create #embeddedinsurance products that can work even in the #metaverse  🧪How to get the chemistry right between incumbent insurers and #insurtech

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16: Power of Data in Micro-insurance and beyond- Tanja Magas, Democrance

16: Power of Data in Micro-insurance and beyond- Tanja Magas, Democrance

15: A Foreign insurer with a long history in the UAE- New India Assurance

Here's the much-awaited interview with LAVANYA MUNDAYUR, COO of The New India Assurance Co. Ltd., Dubai. We spoke in length about various nuances within the #UAE and #India's insurance landscape and much more: 🔭 The New In...

14: FS Brew Hype- NFTs in the world of Insurance?

In this episode of HYPE, hosts, Renjit Philip and Vidya Veerapandian discuss #NFTs - what are they; their growing popularity within the region, specifically #dubai becoming a hub (no surprises there!) and the progress made so...

13: A "Pet" subject for Insurtechs- a lesson in launching a new insurance product

Here's our conversation with the young, ambitious, and promising duo- Matthieu Etourneau and Talal M. A. from Royal Technologies Limited ! They firmly believe to have cracked a profitable distribution strategy for #petinsuran...

12: Go back to the fundamentals of Insurance: Interview with Hatim Maskawala

Here's the much-awaited podcast with our guest, Hatim Maskawala, Managing Director, Badri Management Consultancy. Hatim spoke with us candidly on many pressing topics that need #insurance industry's attention: 🚖 Motor po...

11: Much more than an aggregator: Interview with PolicyBazaar's Neeraj Gupta

Excited to share FS Brew's special interview with Neeraj Gupta, CEO of Policybazaar UAE.ae! Neeraj gave us many insights about PolicyBazaar and its DNA, which continues to shape the way they work. We spoke in-depth about...

10: FS Brew Hype - Tiktok for insurance

A New Year and a new format- we are happy to bring you short pod bites with items of note, and leave it to you to decide if they are "Hype or not?". In this first episode of the year we cover: Tiktok for insurance. --- Sen...

09: Customer experience + Insurance aggregator = Disruption

We spoke to Rachel Al Mughairi (RB Al Mughairi DipCII on LinkedIn ), Chief Engagement Officer from InsuranceMarket.ae We had an interesting conversation about all things customer and employee engagement, innovation in the UAE...

08: Data is much more than the “new oil” for insurance. Conversation with Head of Data- RSA Insurance

Here's the much-awaited episode with Varghese Skariah from RSA Middle East ! We spoke in-depth about data in the context of the Middle Eastern insurance market: 🚀 the data maturity in the region and ways to improve ▶️ 3 main ...

07: Pay how you drive is coming to the UAE while KSA regulator drafts rules for insurtechs

We are excited to present FS Brew's next 'news with analysis' episode! ☕ In this episode, we have deep-dived into: - KSA's Saudi Central Bank – SAMA's draft rules on #insurtech set-up - RAK Insurance's telematics survey for ...

06: Digitally Transforming an Insurance company: Sidd Iyer- Head of Digital, Axa Middle East

Wecome to FS Brew! We are delighted to welcome Siddhaarth Iyer (Head of Digital for Axa Middle East, to the FS Brew Podcast! Sidd is a start-up guy turned corporate with a wide experience in creating amazing Digital journ...

05: Fireside chat- Past, Present and Future of Insurance with Dr. Sanjeev Jha and Adrit Raha

Hello and Welcome to FS Brew's first fireside chat with industry leaders. I am Renjit Philip , I advise Startups on their digital business models, go to market strategies, funding and financials. I work with a Insurtech calle...

04: Beema Insurance on a growth path and Hala is #upto something!

Hot serving of FS Brew is out! ☕ Welcome to the fourth episode of FS Brew ! In this episode, the hosts, Vidya Veerapandian and Renjit Philip have packed in a whole bunch of local news pieces that are trending: - Beema Insuran...