Disrupting insurance

Rob Moffat
Aug 18, 2015 · 9 min read

1. Insurance is an enormous market

2. Incumbents face a number of challenges

https://www.bcgperspectives.com/content/articles/insurance_technology_strategy_evolution_revolution_how_insurers_stay_relevant_digital_world/

3. Technology can be highly disruptive in insurance

4. There are obstacles to entering the industry

5. These obstacles put off the big tech players

6. Despite the obstacles there are success stories

Ma Mingzhe http://www.nytimes.com/2012/11/25/business/chinese-insurers-regulatory-win-benefits-a-leaders-family.html?_r=0

7. There are a number of impressive startups emerging, but there is room for plenty more

What I am looking for as a VC in insurance

Further Reading

Rob Moffat

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Partner at Balderton Capital in London. Companies I work with here include Carwow, Wooga, Cleo, Mojiworks, Zego, Dinghy, PKB, Prodigy. Formerly Google & Bain.

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