Kanopi to host embedded insurance roundtable

Insurance News Australia | 25 July 2022  Insurtech Kanopi will host a virtual roundtable discussion on the future of embedded insurance on August 22. The panel will feature IAG EGM Partners and Platforms Luke Boyle, Sønr Founder and CEO Matt Connolly, and Embedded Finance & Super App Strategies Founder Simon Torrance. It will spotlight embedded […]

Is this a new age of insurance industry partnerships?

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MELBOURNE – 13 APRIL 2022– Kanopi is proud to be an associated sponsor at Insurance Business Australia‘s Insurtech Summit 2022, where insurance leaders from some of Australia’s most notable brands will showcase the tools, tech, and strategies shaping the future of the insurance industry. 

Federal Budget: The insurance industry reacts

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MELBOURNE – 31 MARCH 2022– Insurance Business Australia reports the views of players in the insurance industry in response to the Federal Government’s 2022-2023 budget. Major concerns include talent shortages, lack of support to make insurance more affordable and lack of climate resilience preparation.  

Startup execs and VCs on what they want from the federal Budget

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MELBOURNE – 29 MARCH 2022– Now that the budget is out, startups are looking to the government to expedite policies that will address a range of economic issues they are facing. The tech startup community in Australia is booming and it’s crucial for many in this community to get support from government policies as they […]

Innovating for resilience: Are insurers taking it seriously?

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MELBOURNE – 22 MARCH 2022– Kanopi’s virtual roundtable event ‘Innovating for resilience’ discusses the future of business resilience for insurers, where panelists describe an emerging movement that combines historical weather forecasts with machine learning models that look into the future. Are Australian insurers ready for this next step? 

Is this the solution for unaffordable flood coverage?

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MELBOURNE – 12 MARCH 2022– Kanopi CEO Nigel Fellowes-Freeman shares his opinion with Insurance Business Australia on the future of mitigating climate change risks and how technology might be the key to better preparation. 

Kanopi to host March roundtable

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MELBOURNE – 7 FEBRUARY 2022– Kanopi announces an upcoming live virtual roundtable, Innovating for resilience, which will host a panel of industry experts who are set to explore the current and future challenges insurers will face and how to overcome them through digital transformation.

How to retain your team while pushing for growth

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MELBOURNE – 21 DECEMBER 2021 – Kanopi Founder and CEO, Nigel Fellowes-Freeman speaks with StartUp Daily about the challenges of navigating tight growth targets while ensuring staff wellbeing. 

Is the insurance industry no longer a digital dinosaur?

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MELBOURNE – 6 NOVEMBER 2021 – During the last few days, Australia passed significant COVID-19 milestones with implications for the insurance industry. The vaccination rate moved beyond 80%. Fully vaccinated Australians and permanent residents are allowed to travel to and from Australia. NSW and Victoria opened their borders to the fully vaccinated.

Insurance innovates despite COVID

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MELBOURNE – 25 OCTOBER 2021 – Kanopi CEO and Founder Nigel Fellowes-Freeman says as other industries slow down and take a cautious approach, insurers are embracing technology and innovation and open insurance and other data-driven innovations will transform the sector from a “set-and-forget” product into a service that engages with the consumer and dynamically varies its […]

Industry disruptors say brokers are needed

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MELBOURNE – 17 SEPTEMBER 2021 – Those insurance industry disruptors known as insurtechs are more than happy to coexist with brokers.  A decade ago, many brokers probably felt threatened by the first wave of insurtechs. These young firms with their advanced digitisation plans presented brokers with the prospect of losing many revenue streams. However, at a […]

Connected insurance: the lynchpin of the future

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MELBOURNE – 12 SEPTEMBER 2021 – Connected insurance, also known as real-time, organic or on-demand insurance, is the key to shaping the future of the industry, says a Kanopi Round Table panel.

Why insurance tech is now one of the hottest startup sectors for investors

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Seemingly out of nowhere, insurance tech is suddenly hot. Earlier this month, Honey, a home and contents insurance startup that few had heard of, made global headlines raising Australia’s largest ever seed round, coming in at around $15 million. That’s remarkable when you consider that most rounds in Australia are less than $1 million. What […]