EP 28 – Sebastien Gaudin – CEO The CareVoice – The Way You Learn and Grow Is By Doing Things


Michael Waitze worked in Global Finance for more than 20 years, employed by firms like Citigroup, Morgan Stanley and Goldman Sachs, primarily in Tokyo.  Michael lived and worked in Tokyo from February 1990 until December 2011.  Michael always maintained a particular focus on how technology could be used to make businesses more efficient and to drive P/L growth. Michael is a leader in the digital media space, building one of the biggest and fastest-growing podcast listener bases in the region.  His AsiaTechPodcast.com show has listeners in more than 170 countries and his company, Michael Waitze Media produces some of Asia’s most popular podcasts.

In this episode Michael Waitze talks to Sebastien Gaudin, the CEO & Co-Founder of The CareVoice. The CareVoice is a Shanghai-based health InsurTech startup that focuses on making healthcare more human while using technology. The Company is already working with 15 insurance clients in China and Hong Kong.  After completing the Ping An Accelerator, the startup just closed an eight figure USD Series A funding round in August, making it one of the best-funded startups in the healthcare system in Asia.  

Sebastien talks about their latest announcement launching The CareVoiceOS, the first healthcare operating system for insurance companies. The system allows insurers to design and deploy tailor-made products and services and allow a high degree of customization. It allows insurers to implement value added services like gene testing, for example, to an existing healthcare plan. 

Sebastien gives insights into the healthcare insurance market in China and explains how The CareVoice focuses on the mid- to high-end insurance segment. He also touches on The CareVoice’ vision to build two core businesses. The first and primary business in which the Company is already operating in, is offering end-to-end health tech solutions to insurance companies. For the future, the startup is aiming to become a tech driven MGA offering tailor-made insurance products to customers.

Other companies mentioned in this episode:

eBaoTech,  Zhong An, WeSure, and AliPay

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