31st January 2017

MicroEnsure renews its commitment to the Business Call to Action with a pledge to serve 5 million new customers by 2020

UK-based microinsurance specialist MicroEnsure, a member of the Business Call to Action (BCtA) since 2012, has made an ambitious new pledge to insure 5 million additional low-income customers while producing three groundbreaking, scalable  new products by 2020. Launched in 2008, the BCtA aims to accelerate progress towards the Sustainable Development Goals by challenging companies to […]

7th October 2016

MicroEnsure featured in September’s edition of Africa Outlook focusing on our impact on emerging customers globally

The September edition of Africa Outlook is now live and we’re really pleased to be highlighted as one of the featured companies making a real impact to emerging customers with groundbreaking initiatives in Africa and Asia. To read the article, click on the image below: Or to view the entire publication, please click on the image […]

13th September 2016

Can financial inclusion beat the odds by combining micro-credit and micro-insurance?

Blackjack is one of the few casino games where sufficient knowledge about the order of the cards allows you to systematically beat the odds. The problem is that its hard both to keep track of the cards and to calculate whether to stick, twist or fold. In 1982 some adventurous geeks figured out that several […]

2nd September 2016

MicroEnsure speaking at the 12th International Microinsurance Conference 2016

Between 15-17 November 2016, Rehan Butt, our Head of Business Development in Asia will be speaking in various sessions at the 12th International Microinsurance Conference in Columbo, Sri Lanka. For more details click here

18th August 2016

Easypaisa and financial inclusion

Telenor believes in empowering societies. Motivated by the prospect of building something that can make a difference for customers with very limited access to traditional financial services, we ventured to leverage our mobile tele-density strength in developing countries to bring about financial inclusion. Telenor has committed to enabling 50% of its customers to use their […]

6th July 2016

MicroEnsure featuring at “Cracking the Nut Health”: The Role of Communities in Building Resilient Health Systems conference

At MicroEnsure, we are excited to showcase our Fearless product at the upcoming Cracking the Nut Health: The Role of Communities in Building Resilient Health Systems conference. This important learning event will take place in Washington, D.C. on July 18-19, 2016. The conference will highlight changes being made to transform how we design global health interventions […]

1st July 2016

Richard Leftley speaking at InsTech London Meet Up – 14 July 2016

Our CEO, Richard Leftley will be speaking the ‘InsTech London MeetUp’ on 14 July 2016 where he will be regaling attendees with “his enthralling story that includes his elevator pitch to Bill Gates, how best to use mobile for insurance, what worked and what didn’t and lessons learned along the way”. The event is focused around: 1. Two great […]

27th June 2016

The Landscape of Microinsurance in Africa 2015 – new report released

This study gives great insight into the latest activities and current state of microinsurance in Africa, as identified by the latest regional landscape study, as part of the Microinsurance Network’s World Map of Microinsurance Programme. The 2014 data presented in this publication were collected from over 200 microinsurance providers representing all 36 of 54 African countries […]

21st June 2016

The Microinsurance Network’s “State of Microinsurance” magazine has been released

This second edition of the Microinsurance Network’s annual magazine presents the insights and views of 22 experts in the field with regards to innovative developments in product design, distribution and regulation. Topics discussed include behavioural economics in microinsurance, the contribution of insurance to capital market development, and the possibility of benchmarking microinsurance based on key performance […]

14th June 2016

Telenor Launches Tonic Health Service with MicroEnsure in Bangladesh

Telenor today unveiled its first move to significantly improve healthcare in emerging markets, with the introduction of its digital health service, TONIC, in Bangladesh. By addressing local health challenges through Technology, Telenor takes another step into the digital space. Launched through Telenor’s mobile operator Grameenphone, Tonic is one of Asia’s first comprehensive mobile-based health and […]