|Five InsureTech Trends and What They Mean for Microinsurance|
| February, 2017
In his guest blog for Microfinance Gateway, Our GM for Country Operations, Tyler Tappendorf, discusses trends ranging from Artificial Intelligence to the Internet of Things and their potential impact on the microinsurance market.
|Big Data for Small Policies|
| October, 2016
Big data has the potential to significantly improve distribution and sales for microinsurance in developing markets. It also has the potential to render the most vulnerable consumers uninsurable. In our latest collaboration with Insight2Impact, we explore the pro's and con's of this important InsurTech trend on insurance for emerging markets.
|A look at mobile insurance (part 2): A glimpse into the future|
| July, 2016
This is the second part of a two part series on mobile insurance, posted on the GSMA Blog. This blog, written by Jody Delichte, takes a look at where mobile insurance is headed.
|A look at mobile insurance (part 1): From past to present|
| July, 2016
This is a guest post on the GSMA blog written by Jody Delichte, which examines the past and present of mobile insurance. It is part of a two-part series on mobile insurance.
|Microinsurance is InsurTech and there is more to come|
| June, 2016
In this guest post on the Microinsurance Network blog, Jody Delichte explores recent developments in the InsurTech space, and what it means for microinsurance.
|Seven keys to success for mobile microinsurance|
| June, 2015
Jeremy Leach and Tyler Tappendorf summarise the keys to success for mobile microinsurance based on a review of mobile microinsurance 'sprinters'. This guest post on the GSMA Mobile for Development blog provides highlights from the report 'Can the digitalization of microinsurance make all the difference?'
|The next frontier of financial services (part 2)|
| September, 2014
Jeremy Leach provides an overview of the microinsurance sector to-date, along with a discussion of emerging opportunities and challenges for clients and providers. Read more about why insurance could be the next frontier of financial services in the two part series.
|The next frontier of financial services (Part 1)|
| September, 2014
At the Next Billion Financial Innovation blog, Jeremy Leach, Director of BFA’s Insurance Practice, provides an overview of the microinsurance sector to-date, along with a discussion of emerging opportunities and challenges for clients and providers. Read more about why insurance could be the next frontier of financial services in the two part series.
|Microinsurance: The next Generation of impact investments|
| June, 2014
This blog is based on a publication for the Microinsurance Network which explores the state of impact investing in the microinsurance sector. It landscapes the investments made to-date, identifies challenges in the sphere, and makes key recommendations to current and potential microinsurance investors.
|Designing mobile microinsurance products: Premium Payment Method|
| January, 2014
This blog looks at some of the considerations mobile insurance providers must make regarding the tradeoff between using airtime or mobile money for insurance premiums.
|Microinsurance: Can the Cinderella of Financial Inclusion Join the Global Ball?|
| August, 2013
Jeremy Leach challenges the current approach to insurance arguing that insurance providers tend to target hard to reach areas and financial inclusion promoters tend to prioritise other products and services over insurance rather than focusing on insurance as an enabler for financial inclusion and market development.
|M-Insurance: Ensuring Take-Off While Doing No Harm|
| April, 2013
This blog considers the transformative potential of m-insurance as well as its potential systemic impact if these schemes go badly. Jeremy Leach proposes a range of solutions to manage the risk while supporting these innovative models to ensure that if one fails, it fails well.