Insurtech Canada Podcast
Moving People, A Path to better health with PAI Health!

Moving People, A Path to better health with PAI Health!

December 16, 2021

Get moving, live longer!  PAI is Personal Activity Intelligence for everyone!  We sat down w/ Sally Powell to talk about the PAI journey and what makes them different.  Show host John Harvey digs deeper into the health, wellness and monetary benefits associated with using their platform.  Unlike many of their counterparts, PAI focuses on more than just steps per day; they measure all movement making their platform accessible and inclusive for anyone with a human heart!

 

Check out their website: https://www.paihealth.com

PAI Health on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/c/paihealth

How to apply for SR&ED, Tax Credits & Government Funding in Canada?

How to apply for SR&ED, Tax Credits & Government Funding in Canada?

December 10, 2021

RDP and associates is Canada’s Leading SR&ED Tax Credit and Government Funding Consultancy. We sat down with Hunter Cookson who is an expert at helping start-up companies secure tax credits and government grants in Canada. There's so much available to companies but this can be a very complicated field to navigate and requires the help of a professional. Hunter breaks down some of the most common programs available as show host John Harvey asks questions from a founders perspective. This is an extremely informative interview for any founders or leaders of technology based start-ups, insurtech, fintech or other early stage company. To learn more about RDP visit their website: https://rdpassociates.com

Fewer Injuries, Faster, Safer Return to Work - MyAbilities!

Fewer Injuries, Faster, Safer Return to Work - MyAbilities!

December 3, 2021

Transforming the ergonomics world CEO Reed Hanoun sat down with show host John Harvey to talk about the mission at MyAbilities. They’re looking to standardize an extremely fragmented process and ultimately help reduce injuries and help expedite return to work. Reed has some interesting stories to tell like scuba diving without knowing how to swim - talk about courage! A true entrepreneur and risk taker Reed will inspire you as you listen to his journey and amazing attitude towards life and business. To learn more about MyAbilities visit: https://myabilities.com

Connected Insurance, Smart Homes & More:  A chat w/ Gerry De Lauro, Hub Insurance

Connected Insurance, Smart Homes & More: A chat w/ Gerry De Lauro, Hub Insurance

November 30, 2021

We sat down with Gerry De Lauro, President of Hub International, Ontario Personal Lines to talk about all things connected insurance. Show host John Harvey digs deeper into the connected home in particular as Gerry talks about the paradigm shift that is happening and still needs to happen and how courage and trust is a key ingredient in this whole journey. We also wrestle with topics of privacy and how much is too much to share. For more information on Hub Insurance visit: https://www.hubinternational.com

Next Gen A.I. and Fraud Analytics for Insurance with Friss!

Next Gen A.I. and Fraud Analytics for Insurance with Friss!

November 25, 2021

Two Canadians sat down together for a chat at the Insurtech Connect 2021 conference in Las Vegas, Nevada. Canadian Sales Leader, Sindy Houle and show host, John Harvey explore the amazing fraud detection solutions offered by Friss while talking about the unique needs of the Canadian market. Friss delivers an end-to-end P&C insurance fraud analytics solutions powered by next generation AI. Want to learn more?... Watch the full interview or visit https://www.friss.com (Watch to the end for some funny bloopers)

Life insurance that helps you live your life - Go Walnut!

Life insurance that helps you live your life - Go Walnut!

November 17, 2021

Walnut is changing insurance! CEO Derek Szeto sits down with show host John Harvey to talk about how they've brought insurance into the realm of membership subscriptions. Walnut offers budget-friendly plans, instant coverage, and benefits from world-class brands. Available with your life insurance Walnut partners with world-class brands to support you mentally, physically, and digitally. Add Walnut member benefits with over $25 of monthly value. Get insured in minutes. Fully online. No medical required. Not to mention, you’ll get access to some really great benefits. Visit their site to learn more: https://www.gowalnut.com

Heath is wealth! A happier you with Optimity!

Heath is wealth! A happier you with Optimity!

November 4, 2021

Bread crumbs of joy!  Optimity makes movement and staying active fun.  CEO Jane J. Wang sits down with show host John Harvey to talk about their vision, growth story and challenges along the way.  Optimity helps insurers, consumer brands and employers support their community in being healthier, wealthier and happier. Their SaaS platform enables the best-in-class engagement methodology to reward healthy lifestyles.

 

Learn more at:  https://www.myoptimity.com/

Everything Insurance Should Be.. Ride with Loop!

Everything Insurance Should Be.. Ride with Loop!

September 30, 2021

What a great interview with Carey Anne Nadeau Co-CEO of Loop Insurance. Host John Harvey talks to Carey Anne about founders diet, childhood dreams, Canadian roots and building a new revolutionary car Insurance company. Loop is a mission-driven car insurance company, powered by AI and driven by good. Loop uses proprietary technology to measure only what matters when you're on the road, so you can have insurance that's honest, transparent, and fairly priced. This is everything insurance should be!

Global Insurtech Trends: WillisRe Q2-2021- Future of Insurance!!

Global Insurtech Trends: WillisRe Q2-2021- Future of Insurance!!

September 23, 2021

We sit down with Dr. Andrew Johnston, Global Head of InsurTech at Willis Re to talk about global trends in the Insurtech space. We cover a variety of topics including distribution, delivery, investment trends, micro and macro economic trends and a little crystal ball gazing! Andrew really unpacks some nuggets of wisdom - a must watch for start-up founders and insurance nerds. Watch out for Andrews quarterly insurtech briefings that will surely set the table for many follow up conversations.

Water Detection Rockstars! Eddy Solutions

Water Detection Rockstars! Eddy Solutions

September 13, 2021

We sat down with Shkya Ghanbarian of Eddy Solutions to talk about all things water! Show host John Harvey dives into other topics such as music, 1980's wolf t-shirts and the stages of scaling a start-up company into a global force to be reckoned with. This interview is full of fun moments and some great lessons for anyone that wants to understand business development in insurance. Eddy Solutions is an innovative North American manufacturer of smart water metering products and related technologies. Their intelligent suite of products continually tracks and monitors the water environments of buildings of all types, including single-family homes, ensuring that water damage is mitigated.

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