Jihan Abass On Bridging the Access and Distribution Gap in Africa’s Insurance Sector Through Technology

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In this episode, Lami Technology Insurance CEO Jihan Abass talks to Ally Mwakaneno Gakweli on the gaps in access to insurance in Africa and how Lami’s embedded insurance technology solves the distribution problem in Kenya and Africa. She also discusses the pandemic’s challenges and how COVID-19 pushed insurance companies towards digital distribution channels and challenges and milestones the company has made since its founding. The Founder further explains how efficient collection and verification of KYC documents fasten the claim process and mitigates fraud.

Jihan closes the episode sharing her experience in fundraising and some tips that could improve access to funds for female business, including encouraging more women to start businesses at a young age and what startups can consider before picking investors.

This episode features:

Jihan Abass – Founder and CEO of Lami Technology Insurance

Ally Mwakaneno Gakweli – Business Writer & Host, Hisa Technologies

Audio Production by Ally Mwakaneno Gakweli

Snippet Artwork by Muteti Munyambu – Hisa Technologies

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