Insurtech Advisors' Mission

Insurtech Advisors is dedicated to helping regional insurance carriers find and partner with Insurtechs enabling you to thrive and continue to meet the needs of your customers, clients, and independent agents.

We know what it means to be a regional carrier and we know the Insurtech landscape.  We save you time, money, and wasted efforts and help you test and partner with the most appropriate Insurtechs for your organization.

We work closely with your team to identify opportunities and aspirations and then personally curate and introduce you to the best Insurtechs to pilot.

Our Services

Curating the Insurtech Ecosystem

Curating the Insurtech ecosystem

We know Insurtechs! We introduce you to only relevant Insurtechs, saving you precious time and effort.

Growing your business

Growing your business

We focus on evaluating Insurtechs that will help you grow, retain, and deepen client relations, improve operational efficiencies, & improve the customer experience.

Identifying & executing appropriate POCs

Identifying & executing appropriate POCs

As insurance practitioners, we work with you to identify the best areas of your business for appropriate POCs.

Attention to cultural fit

Attention to cultural fit

We know that your culture is unique. We make sure the Insurtechs we introduce can work within your unique corporate personality.

Working across insurance business lines

Working across business lines

We help you apply Insurtech advances across all lines and functions (Business, Personal, Specialty, Claims, Fraud, SIU, Customer Service, etc.)

Bringing new ideas to market - fast

Bringing new ideas to market - fast

We have proven methodologies to bring new ideas to market quickly

Our Team

Kaenan Hertz

Dr. Kaenan Hertz

Managing Partner

Kaenan is the Managing Partner for Insurtech Advisors.  He is a professional in the areas of blockchain, telematics, wearables, analytics, artificial intelligence (AI), and insurtech.  He has played a key role in innovating many start-ups and established carriers. He strategically shaped their customer experience and enhanced their business using digital, broker, and traditional contact center channels.

Zayn Khan

Zayn Kahn

Zayn is a creative agency leader with diverse experience spanning Europe, North America, and Asia as both an agency CEO and a chief strategist. Zayn champions the link between creativity and marketing effectiveness, and as a trained architect he is passionate about the roles innovation and design play in business, brand, and culture.

Zayn ensures that we are connected to the vibrant Insurtech ecosystem coming out of Singapore and Asia.

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Doug Rose

Doug is a 25 year veteran of the venture capital and start-up world. He has successfully funded and bought over 30 companies across various industries. He is an accomplished CEO who brings a wealth of experience in scaling and building businesses.

Book a Consultation

Please click below to book an initial consultation.  We are happy to learn more about your organization and share with you some of the learnings we have from working with other carriers and Insurtechs.

Selected Case Studies

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Improving Inspections

Working with a regional carrier we were able to introduce policy holder and agent home inspections. This reduced costs, improved customer experience, and shortened the underwriting time.

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IoT implementation

Developed a model to estimate ROI. Identified potential IoT vendors and helped develop the POC. Carrier was able to gain senior executive buy-in to launch the IoT pilot. Identified metrics to track and measure success.

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Commercial lines digital quote and buy platform

We helped a global re-insurer assess insurtechs offering core system functionality. The identified insurtechs could launch a product in under 3 months. Significantly shorter than working thru traditional and legacy systems.

Latest Insurtech Blog

Insurtech Root Insurance 2020 IPO Unpacked

The Root of Insurance is Profitable Coverage (Hint: A 63% 1st-year retention rate doesn’t help) Insurtech Root, a mobile-first (only) carrier announced its intent to go public this week.  Their SEC filing can be seen here.  This comes on the heels of their latest funding round in 2019 of $350M at an estimated valuation of […]

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Insurtech Lemonade’s 2Q2020 results unpacked: The good and the bad

The Insurtech Lemonade (LMND) announced its Q2 results today, their first as a public company. The results showed significant improvements quarterly year over year in several key metrics. But is comparing Q2 2020 to Q2 2019 a fair comparison? Not only was the second quarter of 2020 one with significant dislocation to the country due […]

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How do you like your Lemonade: tart or sweet? June 2020

As you probably have heard, the Insurtech Lemonade announced on Monday its intent to go public with a $100M offering. The current VC funding values Lemonade at ~$2B. There is not enough information in the S-1 to estimate market capitalization yet. Like another New York VC darling that flamed out, they were heavily funded by Softbank. […]

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Book a Consultation

Please click below to book an initial consultation.  We are happy to learn more about your organization and share with you some of the learnings we have from working with other carriers and Insurtechs.