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S2E5: Iowa Insurance Commissioner, Nick Gerhart

On today’s episode of Denim Rivet, we’re joined by a repeat guest and friend of Gregory’s, that’s Iowa Insurance Commissioner, Nick Gerhart. Shortly after recording this episode, Nick announced his resignation and that he would not seek another term as Commissioner.

S2E4: Small Business Insurance Innovation

In this episode of Denim Rivet, our guest is on a mission to reinvent small business insurance. I’m referring to none other than Kevin Kerridge – Executive Vice President of small business insurance at Hiscox USA.

Now in his 20th year at Hiscox, Kevin Kerridge started an online direct to consumer business in the UK during the Dot Com bubble.

S2E3: Insuretech Connect Recap

By now, our listeners should know that we announced the launch of our insuretech startup, Denim™ at the InsureTech Connect Conference on October 5th in Las Vegas, Nevada. The conference was co-founded by a past guest of our show.

S2E2: Insurance Social Media

When it comes to the topic of insurance social media, no one knows more than Terry Golesworthy. In today’s episode of Denim Rivet we sit down for our full interview with Terry Golesworthy, President of The Customer Respect Group.

S2E1: Denim is Reimagining Marketing and Distribution

Most listeners of the Denim Rivet podcast for the last year would not have known that a technology company called Denim was being built by show creator and host, Gregory Bailey. Now, after more than a year of building Denim in “stealth,” Bailey is back with season two of the podcast to make a very public announcement regarding his own insurtech startup.

DR32 – 2016 Mid-Year Update and Facebook Live Recording

In this episode of Denim Rivet, Gregory Bailey provides an update on the report he authored several months ago called Six Insurance Industry Predictions for 2016. In addition, Gregory discusses his recent trip to speak at the Swiss Re Next Generation Insurance Customer conference in Zurich, Switzerland.

DR31 – Sure Insurance is Changing

In this episode of Denim Rivet, co-hosts Gregory Bailey and Justin Brady are joined by serial entrepreneur Wayne Slavin, co-founder and CEO of Sure. Wayne has experience as an entrepreneur, as a product visionary for multiple internet startups and even helped launch the Nook division of Barnes & Noble.

DR30 – An Insurance Company Executive’s Take on Digital Disruption

In this episode of Denim Rivet, we discuss digital disruption, today’s connected consumers, removing friction from the buyer’s journey and the context in which consumers expect to engage insurance companies. Gregory Bailey and Justin Brady co-host for this first of its kind discussion with a preeminent Chief Marketing Officer (CMO) in the insurance industry today.

DR29 – How One Insurtech Startup Pivoted to Success

This episode of Denim Rivet features an alum of the 2015 cohort of the Global Insurance Accelerator in Des Moines, Iowa. Chris Augeri is the founder of Omaha, Nebraska, based Drive Spotter. Chris walks us through how his startup pivoted more than once and changed from a hardware focused startup to a cloud-based software solution.

DR28 – Insurtech Startup Profile: Isaac Re

This episode of Denim Rivet features an alum of the second cohort of the Global Insurance Accelerator in Des Moines, Iowa. Rohit Rajan and Gokul Sudarsana are co-founders of San Francisco based Isaac Re.

Isaac Re is an online marketplace connecting insurance companies with capital markets.