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.

26 Posts

AIP News RoundUp – Episode 15 – Rahul Mathur and Theresa Blissing – COVID-19 Accelerates Digital Transformation

Like all news outlets at the moment, the AIP News Roundup Team covers the latest Corona News in insurance. Several insurers across Asia have rolled out COVID-19 coverages. Indian neo-insurer Digit has already sold out their Sandbox-powered COVID product and incumbents like AIA and MSIG rollout digital capabilities around claims and remote healthcare.    In non-corona […]

Response to Covid-19 in India

What Covid 19 products are in the market? What’s IRDAI’s guidance? What are some of the open questions? InsurTechs launch Religare’s Group product [1] [2] Other InsurTechs respond too! [3] [4] Dedicated Covid-19 products launched by insurance co’s [5] [6] [7] IRDAI’s guidance [8] [9] [10] A review of IRDAI’s guidance Action thus far Swift […]

InsurTech in India - Payments focused FinTechs

Payments focused FinTechs -Opportunity or Threat? Payments focused FinTechs are moving into insurance for multiple reasons (e.g.): Margin capture (higher customer LTV) Pre-existing distribution to customer base (no CAC incurred) Opportunity to collect commission Revenue diversification Core payments business might be at risk – PSP (Payment Service Provider) fees to be abolished for P2M (peer-to-merchant) […]

InsurTech in India – Marketplaces foray into insurance

E-commerce marketplaces Amazon & Flipkart and motor marketplaces CarDekho & Droom and what to expect Flipkart‘s entry into life insurance, in partnership with Aegon Life, signals that e-commerce (& motor) marketplaces might be the next growth opportunity for InsurTech in India.  [1] [2] [3] Amazon has already forayed into insurance with its investment into Acko […]

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