February 6, 2023

Grye Limited, the producers and organisers of InsurTech Business series podcast and webinar have announced plans to hold the second edition of its insurance and technology (InsurTech) conference in Nigeria.

The 2022 InsurTech Business Series Conference, under the theme, “Redefining the InsurTech Ecosystem in Nigeria,” is an hybrid event scheduled to Saturday, December 10th, 2022 with the virtual component taking place via LinkedIn and YouTube.

According to Adedamola Oloko, Co-Founder of Gyre and Co-Host of IBS Podcast, this year’s edition of the conference seeks to address key issues around the development of the InsurTech ecosystem, digitalisation, embedded insurance, and role of regulation in creating an enabling environment.

“Through this conference, we intend to showcase new frontiers of insurance disruptions, expose the opportunities available, facilitate collaborations, partnerships, and provide practical solutions on how to further grow and develop the InsurTech ecosystem in Africa,” Oloko added.

Justifying the hosting of the event, Fiyinfoluwa Olorunmola Co-Founder of Grye said it is in line with Grye’s core pillars which are to encourage learning, foster innovation, facilitate networking, collaboration amongst insurance industry stakeholders within Africa.

“Since the first edition of IBS Conference in 2020, we have witnessed a steady growth in the number of InsurTech players solving Africa’s insurance challenges, more collaboration between insurers and insurance technology startups and some real intent from the regulator here in Nigeria and Ghana to foster innovation through accelerator programmes,” Olorunmola added.

He also stated that the 2022 InsurTech Business Series Conference will feature insights from leading experts and InsurTech thought leaders like Henry Mascot, Co-Founder/CEO of Curacel, Dr Ikpeme Neto, Founder of Wellahealth, Gbenro Dara Founder/CEO of Octamile, Bente Krogmann, Founder/CEO of mTek Services, Yetunde Ilori, Director General of Nigerian Insurers Association, Alfred Egbai, Group Head, of Emerging Customers & Digital Partnerships at AXA Mansard, Ted Pantone, Co-Founder/CEO of Turaco, Alexander Igwe-Ifendu, Co-Founder/CPO of Mycover.ai, Boluwatife Omotayo, Co-Founder/CEO of Gamp, Mayowa Owolabi, Co-Founder/CEO of PaddyCover, Umashime Oguzor-Doghr, Head of Distribution, Partnerships and Microinsurance at Leadway Assurance amongst others.

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