The Encourage Insurtech Interview’ collection is designed to encourage fellow insurtechs. We need to share who they’re, what they do, and what we are able to anticipate from them sooner or later.
This month we’re speaking to Andy Jamieson, CEO and Founding father of Advisr Pty Ltd. Get pleasure from!
Inform us Advisr Pty Ltd’ transient pitch.
Advisr helps SMEs discover and join with an insurance coverage dealer they will belief. Advisr is a platform designed to present brokers and brokerages full management and the flexibility to achieve clients on-line.
So how did Advisr Pty Ltd start?
I’ve been concerned in digital advertising for over 20 years. Together with founding and exiting a digital advertising company referred to as Switched On. Switched On labored with a number of finance and insurance coverage corporations, producing a whole lot of tens of millions in income and GWP. After I bought that enterprise to WPP, I realised I needed to construct a finance platform, and Advisr was born.
Digital advertising appears easy, however digital will get increasingly more complicated. Advisr helps to make it straightforward to achieve buyer on-line, showcase your group and share your areas of deep experience.
How has Advisr Pty Ltd developed since its inception?
Advisr has taken a number of pivots as we’ve learnt in regards to the insurance coverage business and recognized challenges members confronted, aligned with completely different service gives and centered in on enabling insurance coverage brokers to achieve extra clients extra shortly and simply in our digital world.
What’s your group at present engaged on for 2020, or what have you ever completed just lately?
On the finish of 2019, we recognized the necessity to re-platform. So the primary half of 2020, we rebuilt Advisr from the bottom up and launched Advisr in Might 2020. Because the relaunch, our viewers has grown, making us the quickest rising web site for SMEs in search of an Insurance coverage Dealer in Australia, and we’re persevering with to speed up up 20% quarter-on-quarter.
We’ve launched nice performance, that sits on prime of our API, to allow buyer critiques on Advisr to be embedded into insurance coverage brokers web sites. If you’re a dealer utilises WordPress – then the Advisr Toolbox is a must have.
How does Advisr Pty Ltd give again?
We educate insurance coverage brokers on digital: Current Webinars we ran in collaboration with YIPs had about 150 members signal as much as find out about digital advertising and constructing their private model. If you wish to see the fabric, try our YouTube channel. When you need assistance on digital, please attain out and join.
We assist Insurtechs: I’m fortunate to serve on the board of Insurtech Australia. If we, IA, can do extra to assist you, drop me a notice, and I’ll see how I may also help.
We assist Alternative Worldwide: Our group are deeply aligned with OI. OI is a Not-For-Revenue that gives microfinance loans to just about 6 million shoppers primarily based in India, Philippines and Indonesia. I like giving again and making an influence and am fortunate to serve on the OI board. Throughout that service, I’ve realized the worth in giving again to those that discover themselves in robust conditions.
What’s Advisr Pty Ltd’s greatest problem in as we speak’s market?
The flight to digital has accelerated in 2020, bringing us years forward in a matter of months. We’re right here to accomplice with Insurance coverage Brokers and love enabling your companies to thrive on this new digital world. The insurance coverage experience that insurance coverage brokers convey to clients has by no means been extra useful, and now’s the time to share and educate clients by way of digital.
Anything you’d prefer to say that we didn’t ask?
2020 has not been a straightforward yr. When you’re discovering it robust and don’t have anybody you are feeling snug to achieve out too, then attain out to me. I’d love to satisfy you and assist you; nevertheless, I can. I’m all the time accessible.