Tagged in Knip

4 Letter Word for Insurtech Gone Wrong

  Swiss broker Knip is merging with Netherlands-based comparison-software provider Komparu to form a new company called the Digital Insurance Group. Knip is a mobile-first digital insurance manger turned digital broker that has…

Three Fast Facts on Knip

1. Remember when it hired a 19-year-old as its CTO? Well, that was then.   And this is now.   Wait, there’s more. One more.   Read as: Knip lost its…

Knip backs down

“Already with the candidacy of Donald Trump, we have been operating our activities in the USA at a reduced pace since we have seen the development on the US market…

Knip and PolicyGenius go big on health

Insurance management app, Knip, expanded its digital offering to include an online health insurance comparison tool.       Back home, online digital agency for pet, home, disability and life insurance,…

Knip is launching a web app

Knip is busy developing a web presence to complement its mobile app strategy. Recall: Knip is a Swiss ‘mobile-first’ digital insurance broker with $18.3 million in funding and a brand new TV commercial….

Zero chance of merger between Axa and Generali

Generali chief executive Philippe Donnet confirmed his company doesn’t intend to merge with anybody, especially not Axa; putting a rumor to rest. Speaking of Axa, the French one announced it has partnered with Friendsurance, GetSafe and Knip, as the…

Axa, Friendsurance, GetSafe and Knip sitting in a tree

Axa, the French one announced it has partnered with Friendsurance, GetSafe and Knip, as the company looks “to develop sustainable insurance solutions”.

Knip tones down

Knip, the Swiss digital management app for all things insurance, is following the footsteps of its rival Financefox; joining the BVK, aka the Federal Association of German insurance brokers. Markus Rieksmeier brings you…

A word with Knip CEO

“Great model, though too complex for the clients” – Knip cofounder Dennis Just on German P2P broker Friendsurance. Bottom Line: according to Just, the digital insurance broker market in DACH consists of 8 main players including…

Knip picks up bad press

Some suggest Knip is in trouble. Think: decline in app downloads and exodus of talent.

Pokémon insurance

Knip partnered with Barmenia insurance to offer accident insurance in the name of Pokemon Insurance. Recall Russian Sberbank Life Insurance, which started offering gamers $800 worth of coverage, in exchange for some basic personal information like name and age.

Knip vs. Friendsurance

“A positive example is however Knip” – MaxPool CEO Oliver Drewes is more impressed with Knip and less impressed with Friendsurance; suggesting the latter is about to change its business model….

Knip upgrades

The Swiss ‘mobile-first’ digital insurance broker introduced three new features to its app. Consumers can upload existing policies via images, chat with experts and report claims, also via images. Bottom Line:…

Knip drama

Knip picks up more criticism (here and here) in large due to its lack of transparency. Customers are not clear about the model of Knip and the contract involved, insurers complain…

A word with Knip CEO

“We are not extinguishing brokers … yet!” – Knip Cofounder and CEO Dennis Just is feeling optimistic citing that customer education, aka marketing, has led to the conversion and adoption of digital broker…

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