Kaenan Hertz

Managing Partner at Insurtech Advisors LLC

Chatbots: Insurtech vs Big Tech

Insurtech funding thru Q3 2019 has hit record levels totaling about $4.4B (approximately 60% being P&C and 40% L&H).  Surprisingly, little funding attention has been made to the “Chatbot.”  Even…

Car Subscriptions and the Future of Personal Auto Insurance

As we all know, Millennial consumers expect speed, transparency, & online access.  This is true whether we are dealing with consumers or businesses.  There are some interesting developments that might…

Lloyd’s launches parametric policy with no named perils. Why it matters.

Lloyd’s announced this week that it developed a new parametric insurance policy for the hotel industry paying out based on a decline in revenues.  In fact, they designed it as…

Quantum Computing: An Insurance Primer

Quantum Computing: An Insurance Primer Quantum computing will present the insurance carrier with an unprecedented opportunity to transform their business, while simultaneously becoming a potentially huge liability.  The ability to…

Labor Day Weekend and Insurance — Smart Tires to the Rescue

Labor Day Weekend is typically one of the most traveled in the US. AAA estimates that more than 35M Americans will travel more than 50 miles from home over the…

Hippo Raises $100M Series D

 announced a $100m Series D funding round led by Bond, bringing the company’s total funding to date to $209m. Established in 2015, the company provides home and condo insurance, and is currently…