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 Global Insurance Accelerator in Des Moines, Iowa last week, I listened to a wonderful open … [Read more...] about Leaving on a Jet Plane
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 challenge the rest of the industry - in 18 months they … [Read more...] about Making the Insurance Writing Process Simpler
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 solutions and find ways to trim the quoting process to suit … [Read more...] about Two Trends in the Quest to Grow the Book of Business
Innovators to Watch is Innovator's Edge's way to share with the insurance industry some of the more interesting and innovative startups, ones that they believe hold great promise for driving exponential growth. Fenris is honored to be included in Innovator's Edge's Innovators to Watch - May … [Read more...] about Fenris Named Innovator to Watch
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 of history supported by legacy systems and … [Read more...] about Disruption vs. Massive Improvement
Insurance is highly regulated and we have strict protocols and requirements around permissive and appropriate use of data. To date, we have evaluated over 20 new data sources, many of which have never been used to improve insurance processes before. Those that qualify are put through a rigorous … [Read more...] about Announcing the Best New Provider of Data!
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 your gut, and make that leap because you know deep down you can and must … [Read more...] about Death by a Thousand Coffees
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 role in our ability to survive and propagate. Studying evolution, I … [Read more...] about Evolution of Insurance