Julian Teicke, Founder and CEO of FinanceFox, on Building Great User Experiences in Insurance

In this episode, Julian Teicke, Founder and CEO of Seedcamp-backed FinanceFox and I discuss Julian’s background as a serial Founder and what his ambition is, which is to fix the whole user experience within Insurance.

Julian’s starting with building relationships with brokers and slowly moving up the value chain as other elements of the value chain catch up in their innovation as well. The two talk about how startups can work with organizations that are a bit stagnant, but that understand the old world economy. They move on to discuss what a sci-fi insurance future might look like as well.

Julian Teicke is a German-born entrepreneur, best known as Founder and CEO of FinanceFox, an online insurance management platform that facilitates communication between insurance brokers, insurance companies, and customers.

After graduating from the University of St Gallen, he helped in launching the UK division of Chocri and later worked with Groupon in the UK. In 2011, Teicke co-founded E-commerce website DeinDeal, which grew rapidly in Switzerland. He served as the COO of the company till 2015, when the company was sold to Ringier for an undisclosed sum.

In October 2014, Teicke founded EMPAUA, a consultancy partner of Salesforce.com. With offices in Berlin, London, Madrid, Barcelona, and Zurich, the company provides services to start-up companies and businesses. In November 2014, Teicke launched FinanceFox, an online insurance management company as the first incubated company by EMPAUA. Teicke developed the idea of the business with his father who had been in the insurance industry for more than 30 years. The company helps customers in managing their insurance products. Led by Salesforce.com, in 2016 FinanceFox raised $5.5m in investment.

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