23rd November 2017

CNBC: Beyond Borders: Insuring the future

As part of an online sustainable development series for CNBC and UBS, MicroEnsure have been featured in a segment called Beyond Borders: Insuring the future as an example of innovators developing solutions which address the UN Sustainable Development Goal of No Poverty. The article highlights why Richard Leftley started MicroEnsure and how technology has enabled […]


15th November 2017

MicroEnsure: Emerging InsureTech Company of the Year 2017 India – Frost & Sullivan Analyst’s view

Dr. Sunaina Singh, Senior Consultant – Transformational Health Practice, Frost & Sullivan gives an overview of the Frost & Sullivan Emerging InsureTech Company of the Year award, the selection process and why MicroEnsure won this prestigious award.


15th November 2017

How MicroEnsure created a win:win with African telcos

Richard Leftley, CEO, MicroEnsure, gives an outline of how MicroEnsure as a company approached distributing insurance to the underserved mass market in Africa and by tapping into the needs of both the telcos and the top up customers, created a win:win relationship for all participants. The article by Kate Douglas, from the sidelines of the Mastercard […]


13th November 2017

The Global State of Ultra-Poverty 2017: A global analysis of the greatest opportunities to end ultra-poverty by 2030.

Larry Reed, Senior Fellow at RESULTS and RESULTS Educational Fund shares the Global State of Ultra-Poverty report with MicroEnsure to continue to keep the forcus on ensuring that those living in ultra-poverty receive the targeted resources and focused attention of the global community to enable them to lift themselves out of the poverty that has […]


24th October 2017

10 Million Indian Customers Access Free Insurance with Airtel Payments Bank

  In just 12 months since launch in November 2016, more than 10 million Airtel Payments Bank customers have opened a bank account that provides free personal accident insurance. Airtel Payments Bank have been able to offer customers that open a savings account, 30 days personal accident insurance renewing every 30 days if the customer […]


9th October 2017

Frost & Sullivan Bestows MicroEnsure with “India Emerging Insure-tech Company of the Year” Award at its 2017 India Best Practices Awards Banquet

Mumbai, India – October 09, 2017: MicroEnsure was named ‘India Emerging Insure-tech Company of the Year’ at the 2017 Frost & Sullivan India Best Practices Awards Banquet held on October 05, 2017 at ITC Maratha, Mumbai. MicroEnsure has been addressing the insurance needs of low-to-middle income groups in Asia and Africa for over a decade through its innovative range […]


12th September 2017

The Banker publication cites MicroEnsure as a key player in the Africa microinsurance market

The Banker, an online publication which covers the latest UK and International banking, finance and business coverage and analysis, has published an article (September 1st 2017) detailing the needs, challenges and success stories of microinsurance in Africa.  Peter Gross, Director MicroEnsure Labs, describes why MicroEnsure is in Africa and how a consumer centric approach gains results. […]


12th July 2017

Reaching the Underserved – The MicroEnsure Story

A great 25 minute podcast, Reaching the Underserved – The MicroEnsure Story, where Richard Leftley, CEO MicroEnsure, is interviewed by InsurTech Bytes and gives a detailed response to where MicroEnsure has come from, it’s challenges within the emerging markets and what the future opportunities are for the growth of the business. Key areas covered include […]


5th July 2017

Telenor’s Utilisation of Digital Communication in Partnership with MicroEnsure is Improving Lives in Asia

This article, Innovating and Researching for Shared Value, featured on Cellular News, outlines how Telenor successfully uses Insurance products that MicroEnsure has delivered to over 11 million emerging customers across India, Bangladesh and Pakistan. Telenor’s access to these products has provided solutions to many of the socio-economic challenges that present within the societies in which […]


5th July 2017

A New Baby in Ghana: MicroEnsure, Airtel and Enterprise Life launch Maternity Insurance Cover.

Airtel, MicroEnsure and Enterprise Life launch Maternity Insurance Cover!!! After launching Airtel Insurance in 2014, Airtel Ghana together with its partners, MicroEnsure and Enterprise Life, have re-launched the product with enhanced features which include increased benefits and a Maternity Cover. The concept of Maternity Cover, emerged out of a conversation between MicroEnsure and Rosy Fynn […]