Startup Life

A startup has a life but the people who breathe life into it…, well, they usually don't.

People like the idea of a startup. It is romantic. The excitement diminishes when they find out the extent of their responsibility and compensation. Basically, most people really want to work for Google. Google is a multibillion-dollar behemoth that has all the risk management tools and processes to support it. And yes! They still have all the perks and cool parties at the end of Google I/O.

Ali Safavi talks about Innovation at a Global scale

Ali Safavi is the Founder and Global Head of Plug and Play Insurtech, an Insurtech-focused innovation platform in partnership with some of the largest insurers, reinsurers and brokers in the world including: Munich Re, USAA, State Farm, SOMPO Digital Lab, Farmers, Nationwide, Deloitte, Willis Towers Watson, Aviva, Swiss Re, and many more. Since its inception, Ali has been a catalyst in building Plug and Play Insurtech to 6 global locations, over 70 corporate partners, 120 accelerated startups, and over 25 insurtech investments. Ali is also a Principal at Plug and Play Ventures, the venture arm of Plug and Play Tech Center where he manages and leads investments in startups in different spaces including insurance, travel and hospitality, and IoT.

We had a lovely InsurTech Talk over wine.

Interview with Scott Soderstrom founder of FilingMate

Interview with Scott Soderstrom founder of FilingMate

A summary of my interview with Scott Soderstrom, co-founder of FilingMate, a SaaS-based platform, that comes to help insurance companies with their regulatory compliance requirements.

We covered FilingMate’s value proposition and the challenges that insurance companies and agencies face to keep up with regulatory filing.