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.

41 Posts

AIP News RoundUp – Episode 26 – Rahul Mathur and Shefali Sonpar – Some Really Insane News

This week’s News Roundup is all about new rounds of funding and how InsurTechs are looking at the opportunity to capture new markets. We covered the announced merger of Singlife and Aviva Singapore. The combined entity will initially be known as Aviva Singlife. This merger creates one of the largest in the Southeast Asian insurance […]

AIP News RoundUp – Episode 25 – Rahul Mathur and Shefali Sonpar – Customer Experience Is Kept at the Heart of this Transformation

August has seen some exciting developments with Insurtech and marked developments in digital adoption by Asian Insurers. The theme continues to be digital adoption to reach a traditionally untapped customer base.  We start this episode with Chinese InsurTech Waterdrop who has raised US$230M Series D led by reinsurance giant SwissRe, alongside China-based internet firm Tencent. […]

AIP News RoundUp – Episode 24 – Rahul Mathur and Theresa Blissing – Doubling Down On an Opportunity

The month started again with investment news from Indian unicorn PolicyBazaar. In July, Softbank invested USD 150 million and PolicyBazaar CEO called it a “mistake”. This month, Google is looking to do the same as part of the company’s India investment strategy. Meanwhile, Tesla has set up its first overseas insurance brokerage in mainland China. […]

AIP News RoundUp – Episode 23 – Rahul Mathur and Theresa Blissing – Pretty Good Lock-In Value

InsurTech in India is not slowing down one bit and powerful US tech players are entering the market! While WhatsApp is currently piloting its insurance offerings, Amazon Pay has launched auto insurance in partnership with licensed InsurTech Acko. What is even more interesting, Amazon is offering extra benefits including additional discounts on premiums to Amazon […]