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The Slogan That’s Old Enough to Drive

Fifteen years and a lot has changed… or has it?  In 2003 it took “15 minutes to save on car insurance.”  We challenged this with our newest technology and share the results below. While that ad campaign has been running for…

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The Long Game

Insurance plays the long game. This is an industry that plans for the hundred year storm, an event that statistically has a 1% chance of occurring in any given year. If the model is right, 99% of the time that event…

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Mise en Plase

I read a terrific article by Caribou Honig, Chairman and Co-Founder of Insuretech Connect, where he referred to APIs as a “business strategy masquerading as a technology strategy.”[1]  We at Fenris couldn’t agree more. Up until now, insurance was not a…

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Leaving on a Jet Plane

The only thing that could make your first work trip with your CEO any more nerve-racking, is when she has to back out a week before, and leaves you to mingle with strangers in a city you don’t know. At the…

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Making the Insurance Writing Process Simpler

We’ve been seeing a lot more companies take up the simplification dialogue.  Fenris has a “50 to 5” mandate to create easy, fast, accurate quoting, and deploy that under our clients’ brand. The Chairman of Chubb has thrown down the gauntlet to…

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Two Trends in the Quest to Grow the Book of Business

Trend 1:  Insurance Good, Fast, and Cheap Back in the day, one insurer trained the entire driving public to spend no more than 15 minutes on finding and binding an auto insurance policy.  This pushed all large carriers to create on-line…

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Disruption vs. Massive Improvement

The appetite to disrupt a large industry is growing and venture capital is flowing into the insurtech scene, both from institutional and corporate groups.  With good reason, in the US alone, insurance is a 1.2 trillion dollar industry with hundreds of years…

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Death by a Thousand Coffees

Some day, I’m gonna write a book!  The title of said book will be “Death by a Thousand Coffees” and will describe the life of an early stage founder and in particular a challenge to overcome inertia, believe in yourself, trust…

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Evolution of Insurance

Jen Linton Founder and CEO Fenris Way, way back in my college days, I majored in Molecular Biology, the fundamentals of which are that life is encoded into our DNA as a blueprint, and both biology and environment can play a…

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