7th December 2017

CMC Insights Interviews Rich Belbin, Global Head of Technology, MicroEnsure

Following on from attending the European Digital Insurance Summit, an invitation-only forum addressing some of the key challenges Europe’s Insurance organisations are facing, Rich Belbin, Global Head of Technology, MicroEnsure, took part in an interview with CMC Insights. Rich outlined the benefits of using an operating model without an underwriter, what makes MicroEnsure so unique and the […]


4th December 2017

Reasons why insurance companies still struggle to offer microinsurance.

Franciscah Nzanga, head of operations and Principle Officer for Kenya, recently attended the Actuarial Convention, which was held from 15th – 16th November by The Actuarial Society of Kenya (TASK). The theme of the convention was “Harnessing Opportunities in East Africa” and was attended by various leaders in the insurance space including the President of […]


28th November 2017

MicroEnsure attends Pakistan’s 11th Microfinance & SME Forum 2017

Rehan Butt, Group Business Director of MicroEnsure attended Pakistan’s 11th Microfinance & SME Forum 2017 on 23rd November, held at the Ramada Hotel, Islamabad. The conference, organized by Shamrock Conferences International, considered solutions for expanding financial inclusion and accelerating growth in Small and Medium Enterprises (SME) and Microfinance sectors.       Rehan gave some […]


28th November 2017

MicroEnsure Philippines team send scholar to school

“My greatest gratitude to all MicroEnsure employees for the scholarship grant you’ve provided to me. Thank you very much! God Bless you all!” Roffagen Avance “Give a man a fish and you feed him for today. Teach a man to fish and you feed him for a lifetime”. A quote that inspired MicroEnsure Philippines employees […]


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 […]


8th November 2017

MicroEnsure discusses Redefining the Insurance Value Proposition at InsureTech Connect Las Vegas 2017

InsureTech Connect, held on 3-4 October 2017 in Las Vegas,  is the world’s largest insurtech event — offering unparalleled access to the largest and most comprehensive gathering of tech entrepreneurs, investors and insurance industry incumbents from across the globe. Peter Gross, MicroEnsure Director Labs participated in a panel discussion along with representatives from Fosun RZ […]


8th November 2017

Servier Nigeria Pharmaceuticals, MicroEnsure West Africa Limited and FBN Insurance enter into a Strategic Collaboration

From Left: Adeola Akinyode (MicroEnsure), Ayoola Dominic (Director of Operations, MEA Division, Servier), Johan Schalkwyk (COO, FBN Insurance), Ekpe Ukpabio (Executive Director, FBN Insurance) at the contract signing held on October 26th 2017.   On November 1st, 2017, the parties launched ‘Servier Insurance’, a loyalty product which will provide Life and Health insurance cover to […]