16th May 2017

Emerging customers: Protecting the middle class of tomorrow

MicroEnsure and AXA are working together to protect low-to-middle income customers in emerging countries who remain desperately uninsured, despite the risks they face on a daily basis. In a recent article, AXA explain why they decided to invest in developing a line of dedicated insurance solutions through the Emerging Consumers initiative. This global initiative now […]

26th April 2017

Podcast: Richard Leftley’s interview with Market Minds

Our CEO, Richard Leftley, was recently interviewed by Sebastian De Zulueta, from Market Minds, as part of their ‘A Glass of Wine with…’ podcast series. Market Minds are a professional network representing the future leaders of the global insurance industry. In the interview, Richard talks about a range of topics, from the fundamental concept of […]

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 […]