AuthorHarshet Lunani


Harshet Lunani is the Founder and CEO of Qoala, the fast-growing Southeast Asian Multi-Channel Insurtech company that aims to revolutionize insurance through a combination of underwriting risk for high frequency events in daily lives and photo-based claims, assisted by machine learning.

Before successfully building Qoala, Harshet founded and ran Bima Mobile’s Indonesia setup as part of the their first foray into SE Asia. Prior to this, he worked at the Boston Consulting Group and Merrill Lynch.

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AIP 200th Anniversary Episode

The Asia InsurTech Podcast is celebrating its 200th episode!  We took the opportunity to check in with some of our industry friends to understand how InsurTech in Asia has developed over the years and what new trends are emerging.  We spoke with Alvin Kwock, co-founder of OneDegree in Hong Kong, Cindy Kua, co-founder and CEO […]

AIP LIVE Special – Beating the Virus

The world is experiencing a global pandemic. How is everyone holding up and smashing goals? How are startups successfully managing remote work? What are great tools to maximise productivity whilst working from home? What is the impact on the insurance Industry? We held an AIP LIVE special on Monday, 20th April and discussed how to […]

EP 23 – Harshet Lunani – Founder of Qoala – I Would Rather Give a Thousand People a Dollar

In this episode, Michael Waitze spoke to Harshet Lunani, the founder of Qoala. Qoala partners with leading insurers to build technologies and insurance products that use big data for validation of claims. Harshet studied mathematics and computer science at Oxford University and worked for globally recognized corporates including  Merrill Lynch, BCG and Endeavor before starting […]