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Assaf Wand IDC Herzliya class of 2002

Hippo, a Mountain View, CA-based "insurtech" (insurance technology) startup, considers the insurance industry to be particularly ripe for disruption. Cumbersome processes, slow response times, and a lack of transparency have dragged down customer engagement at many legacy players in the industry, in the view of  Assaf Wand, Hippo's co-founder and CEO, whom I interview below. According to Wand, who was previously the founder of Sabi, a collaboration with designer Yves Behar, and has been a consultant with McKinsey and an investor with Intel Capital, Hippo has created a "tech-informed but human-enhanced" model that Wand feels represents the insurance industry future. Read the rest here:

https://www.forbes.com/sites/micahsolomon/2018/09/24/insurtech-startup-hippo-disrupts-the-insurance-industry-via-customer-experience-innovation/#719ab0d04d0e

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