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Maintaining a beginner’s mind with Sean Harper, Co-founder & CEO, Kin Insurance

The Insurance Coffee House

“The average price of homeowners’ insurance has doubled in the last 20 years. It’s really going in the wrong direction, we saw that as an opportunity. People wanted a better, tech-forward solution.”The self-confessed nerd and entrepreneur shares how his background as a management consultant exposed him to a lot of business problems and gain the confidence in solving them.Sean talks through his journey of co-founding Kin, a fully-licensed home insurance technology company that provides affordable coverage to homeowners in catastrophe-prone regions.Headquartered in Chicago and with offices currently serving Florida, Louisiana and California, the business has grown to $100m of premiums and manages a reciprocal exchange owned by its customers, to purchase re-insurance in exchange for a fee.“Those three states are a $20bn market, they’re the size of countries with different consumer preferences, laws and risks. We’re very small but are growing very fast,” says Sean. “Areas that are more catastrophe exposed is about 40% of the market and it’s growing.”He shares the core values that Kin offers its growing team and emphasises that the hard things are where the value is created. “We give people an opportunity to practise their craft”Sean encourages us to maintain a ‘beginner's mind’. “Take nothing for granted, think about every problem from a blank sheet of paper.”Connect with Sean on LinkedIn or find out more about KinThe Insurance Coffee House Podcast is hosted by Nick Hoadley, CEO of Insurance Search, the Executive Search Consultancy for growing Insurance and Insurtech businesses across the globe.To discuss identifying & attracting the very best talent to your team or being a podcast guest, reach out to Nick via www.insurance-search.com or email nick.hoadley@insurance-search.comCopyright Insurance Search 2021 – All Rights Reserved.


5 Oct 2021

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Now On Demand! Strategy Sessions Webinar: Flood Insurance

iTunes – Insurance Journal TV

Join us for a live webinar! Tuesday, October 26th, 2021 at 10am PT / 1pm ET Flood insurance has been the bane of insurers for years. Most home insurance policies exclude the coverage, leaving the FEMA and its NFIP program to fill the gaps. Kin Insurance is among a new crop of startups convinced that it can make the coverage work, having launched in 2016 as a tech-driven home insurance carrier in Florida focused on customers with catastrophe coverage needs. In the third episode of Carrier Managements Strategy Sessions webinar series, Sean Harper, Kin’s CEO and co-founder, will discuss flood insurance, the challenges to address it and why it is more viable now. What You’ll Learn:         What flood insurance is, and why it is so difficult for the industry.         Why flood insurance coverage is different now.        How flood and other disaster cover can be a viable proposition. Join the discussion and register for free today! The post Now On Demand! Strategy Sessions Webinar: Flood Insurance appeared first on Insurance Journal TV.

21 Sep 2021

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#169: Leadership Chat: Kin CEO Sean Harper and Omnichannel Acquisition CEO Matt Higgins

Absolute Return Podcast

On today’s podcast we welcome special guests Sean Harper, Co-founder and CEO of Kin, and Matt Higgins, Chairman and CEO of Omnichannel Acquisition. Kin Insurance is an insurance technology company that makes home insurance easy and affordable. It recently announced a $1 billion merger with Omnichannel Acquisition. On the show, Sean and Matt discuss: - The thesis behind the founding of Kin - Kin’s value proposition, competitors, and why DTC is a fundamentally better insurance model - How the merger between Kin and Omnichannel came together - Why investors should consider Kin stock - And more


27 Aug 2021

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AI For Customer Targeting & Direct Response With Sean Harper

The AI for Sales Podcast

AI for customer targeting is much more precise than the old way of advertising on TV commercials during a football game. Chad Burmeister’s guest today is Sean Harper, the co-founder of Kin Insurance – an easy and affordable home insurance policy personalized for you. Sean discusses with Chad how he uses AI in marketing to figure out who the good customers are. They also use AI in underwriting to figure out what the right price is for each home given its risk characteristics. Listen to this episode and discover how AI can make customer targeting and direct response so much easier for you. Dive in!


2 May 2021

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Episode 25: Sean Harper of Westlake Village BIOPartners.

The Puck: Venture Capital and Beyond

On this week’s episode, Jim talks with Sean Harper of Westlake Village BIOPartners about Sean’s experience working on the front lines of the medical technology industry. They discuss Sean’s background as a more traditional medical practitioner, his move into drug discovery, and how he and his partners run their current fund. Sean shares his views on biology as an engineering based discipline, accepting uncertainty in the state of biology today, and the near limitless opportunities for innovation in biotech as we move into the 21st century.


20 Apr 2021

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Embracing hard problems leads to fast growth, Sean Harper and Simon Severino | STRATEGY SPRINTS® 240

Strategy Sprints

🐋FREE SALES TEMPLATES:www.strategysprints.com/tools🌞FREE SALES MASTERCLASS:www.strategysprints.com/equalizer💎SALES COACHING (Free 7 Days Trial):www.strategysprints.com/tuesday-sessionsWHO I AM:My name is Simon Severino and I help business owners double their revenue in 90 days. I sing your song, with you, until you know it by heart. After 17 years of strategy execution from NY to Sydney, I created the Strategy Sprints® Method, a practical method to run an agile and resilient company. I have fired myself from client work and enjoy now working above the business. If you run a business, I can help you make it irresistible for clients, easier to run and immune to competition. BE MY FRIEND:🌿 Sign up to my email service - https://www.strategysprints.com🌍 My website / blog - https://www.strategysprints.com🧊 Instagram - https://instagram.com/strategysprints


25 Mar 2021

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Episode 80: Protecting Your Home, with Sean Harper

Massive Passive Cash Flow Podcast

Sean Harper is the CEO and co-founder of Kin Insurance, an insurance startup and licensed insurance carrier that leverages technology to simplify homeowners insurance. Previously, Sean Harper founded FeeFighters, a payments company later bought by Groupon, and TSS-Radio, an e-commerce company that became an Inc. 500 fastest-growing business. Before becoming an entrepreneur, Sean Harper was a consultant at the Boston Consulting Group and an investor at Longworth Venture Partners. Sean Harper earned his AB and MBA at the University of Chicago.   What You Will Learn: How Sean started as an entrepreneur. Sean explains about Home Insurance. How customers should be treated by their company. Sean shares what services they provide so their customers are rest assured to be protected. Sean gives some advice on how to get every home protected even in this time that people are not in a good financial position. How a homeowner can be assured that there is no leak at his home.  Sean shares how an alarm on a plumbing system can actually help a homeowner. Sean explains the three main factors to consider by a homeowner to avail insurance. Sean’s beliefs that everybody should have flood coverage. How to use External Data Sources. Sean’s beliefs that insurance is similar to real estate. Sean shares their company website where everyone can get more information about home insurance. Additional Resources from Sean Harper: Cell Phone: (312) 218-3412 Email: marketing@kin.com Website: https://www.kin.com/ LinkedIn: http://www.linkedin.com/in/harpersean Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/harper.sean Twitter: https://twitter.com/kinsured Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/kinsured


25 Feb 2021

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Sean Harper -- Westlake Village BioPartners

LA Venture

With their recently raised $500M, Westlake Village BioPartners is catalyzing the LA biotech ecosystem. Sean Harper, former Head of R&D at Amgen, tells us about his focus on therapeutics to improve human lives and starting Westlake Bio with Beth Seidenberg.


20 Jan 2021

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267 Mail-Right Show With Special Guest Sean Harper Joint Founder of Kin

Mail-Right Show | Real Estate Agents | Seller Lead Generation | Real Estate Agent | Real Estate Investors | Online Marketing |

Founded in 2016 by seasoned financial technology entrepreneurs, Kin is a fully-licensed home insurance technology company that provides affordable coverage to homeowners in catastrophe-prone regions like Florida and California. Our financial stability rating of “A — Exceptional” from Demotech, Inc. means we have the financial strength to help our customers through everything – from everyday claims to catastrophes. With just a customer address, we instantly access thousands of property data points to customize coverage and prices through a super simple user experience. We handle the complexity of home insurance so our customers don’t have to https://www.kin.com/


12 Nov 2020

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Sean Harper on Leveraging Technology to Disrupt Markets

Thrive School with John Meese

Sean Harper is a serial entrepreneur and the co-founder of Kin Insurance. In this interview, Sean shares how he's leveraged technology to disrupt the home insurance industry and how that set his company up for success during the COVID-19 pandemic and related lockdowns.👋 Did you enjoy this interview? Subscribe for more, and leave a review! 🗣️ Learn more at johnmeese.com/sean-harper💯 Optimize your business at yourthrivescore.com


2 Oct 2020