We have a lot of contention with today’s topic of discussion. Whitney Arthofer’s article on Tech Crunch “Insurance Brokerage is Broken” hits us where it hurts. It’s clear from this article that she’s never worked one single day as an insurance agent, but that doesn’t make her conclusions any less true, or any easier to swallow.
In this episode, we discuss Drew Aldrich’s article on CBInsights, “Going Micro is the Next Big Thing for Insurance Tech”, breaks down how it works and shares a few tactics from the successful startups who helped bring microinsurance to the forefront of the industry.
We also discuss microinsurance and why most insurance startups don't understand how to be successful.
Today we dissect the epic fall of the darling medical testing company, Theranos and what it means to the insurance industry.
Once upon a time, Theranos was defended as one of the most ground-breaking companies, using unheard of and cutting edge micro-technology to streamline all sorts of medical testing.
Where they once bragged to be innovators, Theranos – and its creator Elizabeth Holmes – are facing serious accusations and ruining their reputation.
That brings us to the second topic of our episode: Agency Nation’s brand new Agency Nation University.