I have been reading with envy as business to consumer (B2C) insurtechs have been posting their quarterly updates. We are a simple business to business (B2B) insurtech company. But then I got to thinking -- why can't we do the same? Keep reading for some updates and the best insurance innovation advice I heard in 2018 (so far).
The following series of posts survey how the seemingly nascent features of an insurance policy - policy metadata - can be levereaged to create artificial intelligence that improve the quality and efficiency of drafting these policies. By using even the most rudementary AI tools, underwriters and legal professionals can begin to speed up the work they are doing by more effectively spotting areas that deviate from industry standards.
I've been quiet the last month or so. There has been too much to learn.
We are learning from our customers.
We are learning from insurance policies.
And, we are learning from the machine learning algorithms.
Since so much has happened in the last six months, I thought I would highlight some of my favorite RiskGenius learnings.
Last week I highlighted Lemonade as a company to keep an eye on in the Peer to Peer insurance space. Lemonade claims to be the first peer sharing insurance carrier in the United States. However, Besurance, based out of Calgary, Canada, is a P2P risk sharing company claiming to be the first of its kind in North America. According to their website Besurance Corporation is made up of three different divisions: Besure, Besure Agency and Besure.x. What are these different divisions and how does it differ from Lemonade?