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GREAT EXPECTATIONS

GREAT EXPECTATIONS

Crawford & Co. CEO Ian Muress considers the change new technologies will bring to the insurance industry, along with the opportunities they will create.

How Virtual Reality Reimagines Data

How Virtual Reality Reimagines Data

Consider that a claims adjuster could directly tune in via VR for a detailed view of property damage, via a gig worker who is on-site.

WeGoLook co-founder to present at London innovation conference

WeGoLook co-founder to present at London innovation conference

Crawford & Company’s step into the gig economy will be further unveiled to a UK audience this spring, as WeGoLook co-founder and CEO Robin Smith delivers a keynote speech in London.

Will Startups Win 20% of Business?

Will Startups Win 20% of Business?

It doesn't have to end that way. Traditional insurers are already positioned well -- if they play their cards right.

Flyover States Alert: Tech Coast Angels ACE Fund II Realizes 400% IRR with OK Investment

Flyover States Alert: Tech Coast Angels ACE Fund II Realizes 400% IRR with OK Investment

Tech Coast Angels’ (TCA) ACE Fund II has announced a highly successful exit that was described as unique in three ways:

Tech Coast Angels ACE Fund II Unlocks Investment Opportunities in Flyover States

Tech Coast Angels ACE Fund II Unlocks Investment Opportunities in Flyover States

Angel Fund realizes an annual 400% IRR with WeGoLook; acknowledges the "wisdom of the crowd" in angel networks

Mobile Ends Need for Usual Inspections

Mobile Ends Need for Usual Inspections

Yet an outdated law keeps New York consumers from taking advantage of a convenience that millions of other drivers already enjoy.

WeGoLook’s fearless multichannel approach

WeGoLook’s fearless multichannel approach

Have you ever wished you could magically zap yourself somewhere? WeGoLook might not give you magical abilities, but they offer something pretty darn close. 

Headaches Caused by Sharing Economy

Headaches Caused by Sharing Economy

Simply put, the sharing economy and the short-term exchange of assets for a fee have created headaches for insurers.

I’m a Retired Professional…

I’m a Retired Professional…

...Now what? According to a study at Harvard University, nearly 24% of those between ages 55 and 74 were working in the gig economy.

Crawford & Co plans  claims revolution with  insurtech incubator

Crawford & Co plans claims revolution with insurtech incubator

Last month, loss adjusting firm Crawford & Co completed the acquisition of a majority stake in WeGoLook, an online and mobile collaborative economy platform headquartered in Oklahoma, in a deal valued at $36.1m.

On-Demand Workers: the Implications

On-Demand Workers: the Implications

Insurers can access this workforce to scale back on costs -- and on-demand workers are a market for various insurance products.

WeGoLook® Discusses International On-Demand Field Services with Kathy Ireland

WeGoLook® Discusses International On-Demand Field Services with Kathy Ireland

Tune in to Bloomberg International on Sunday, February 5 and 26, 2017. See market-by-market listings below.

Is Ownership a Thing of the Past?

Is Ownership a Thing of the Past?

And are insurers ready to go beyond home-sharing and ride-sharing, to cover all the other things now being shared rather than purchased?

ROBIN SMITH, CO-FOUNDER AND CEO OF WEGOLOOK, SHARES HER STARTUP STORY

ROBIN SMITH, CO-FOUNDER AND CEO OF WEGOLOOK, SHARES HER STARTUP STORY

Oklahoma City-based WeGoLook is pioneering on-demand field inspection and verification services.

How the Customer Experience Is Shifting

How the Customer Experience Is Shifting

Many carriers fail to realize that speed of claims resolution is just as important to consumers as professionalism and courtesy.

ENTREPRENEURS TIPS TO APPROACH AN ANGEL INVESTORS

ENTREPRENEURS TIPS TO APPROACH AN ANGEL INVESTORS

They invest far smaller amounts than what you’d expect from a VC, but the range varies wildly.

How to Embrace Workforce Flexibility

How to Embrace Workforce Flexibility

For starters, insurance carriers can use skilled gig workers to create efficiencies across many channels in their organizations.

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