AuthorRahul Mathur

Rahul is the Startup lead at Accenture’s FinTech Innovation Lab in London.
Prior to joining Accenture, he was an Insurance Product Manager at Laka Insurance, a London headquartered early stage InsurTech start-up which recently won at the British Insurance Awards 2019. 
Rahul holds a master’s degree in Statistics from the University of Warwick.
He is an Ambassador at the Asia InsurTech podcast.

34 Posts

AIP News RoundUp – Episode 21 – Rahul Mathur and Theresa Blissing – Insurance Begins With the Claim

The second half of June had some exciting news coming out of Malaysia with the largest investment yet into a Malaysian fintech. Axiata Group announced a strategic investment of US$ 70 Million by Great Eastern into Boost Holdings Sdn Bhd. Boost Holding currently has several startups in its portfolio including e-wallet business Boost, microfinancing and […]

The “virtual” InsurTech wave

Introduction The “digital bank” bug seems to bitten everyone – from Venture Capitalists to industry veterans to regulators & lawyers. Hong Kong’s digital banking licensing regime has created a lot of noise in the press & online communities. However, I’ve found there is limited discussion of the “digital insurance” licensing regime in Hong Kong. The […]

AIP News RoundUp – Episode 20 – Rahul Mathur and Theresa Blissing – June 15 – It Becomes Like a Behavioral Nudge

June started with lots of InsurTech news from familiar faces. Go! Insurance announced pre-seed funding and the launch of Thailand’s first insurance platform that allows purchasing health insurance online with automated underwriting. DocDoc has announced a new partnership with a Chinese insurance risk control company Kaitaiming Technology (KTM). KTM will give access to DocDoc’s doctor […]

Blitzscaling with Acko

Upon hearing that Munich Re Ventures is rumoured to be investing $60M-$70M into Acko Insurance at a valuation between $400M to $500M [1], I couldn’t control my excitement – I’ve been following Acko since its $12M Series B funding from Amazon [2] in 2018. This write-up is split into two parts: The high-level overview Company growth data Introduction […]