Insurance Covid-Cast episode 10: Newsmaker special with Bought By Many CEO Steven Mendel

In the latest Insurance Post and Insurance Age video cast brought to you while our journalists are working from home, we present the first in a series of newsmaker specials focusing on the people behind the lockdown headlines.

Today content director Jonathan Swift caught up with Bought By Many co-founder and CEO Steven Mendel following the announcement of its $98m Series C raise led by FTV Capital – the largest yet by a UK-based insurtech – to discuss how it plans to use the money, international expansion, the future of pet insurance, potential diversification and why it stopped at $98m – and did not go for $100m.

 

Catch up on the previous two episodes now:

What is the insurance supply chain doing to keep the sector moving during the Covid-19 lockdown?

Could Tiger King Joe Exotic cut it as a fraud fighter or handle big cats at Lloyd’s?

 

Only users who have a paid subscription or are part of a corporate subscription are able to print or copy content.

To access these options, along with all other subscription benefits, please contact info@postonline.co.uk or view our subscription options here: http://subscriptions.postonline.co.uk/subscribe

You are currently unable to copy this content. Please contact info@postonline.co.uk to find out more.

Concerns raised about EV insurance profit margins

Swiss Re Institute has predicted electric vehicles will be half of all new car sales globally by 2035, with 73 million units estimated to be sold in 2040, resulting in the insurance market for this type of motor growing at a similar rate.

Is fraud detection the only funding certainty in insurance?

Content Director’s View: Another year, another raft of insurers highlighting record fraud detections and savings. Jonathan Swift reflects on this and asks whether the industry is close to a tipping point when it comes to continued improvements in preventing and uncovering these crimes.

British Insurance Awards 2024 winners revealed

Aviva was among the big winners with four outright prizes at last night’s (3 July) British Insurance Awards, on an evening where former British Insurance Brokers’ Association CEO Steve White was recognised with The Achievement Award.

Most read articles loading...

You need to sign in to use this feature. If you don’t have an Insurance Post account, please register for a trial.

Sign in
You are currently on corporate access.

To use this feature you will need an individual account. If you have one already please sign in.

Sign in.

Alternatively you can request an individual account here