Released June 3rd, 2021
Founder's Field Guide
Assaf Wand - Innovation in Static Industries
Assaf Wand is the CEO and co-founder of Hippo, a homeowner insurance startup founded in 2015. We cover how Hippo approached innovation in the highly regulated insurance industry, unique strategies for building brand trust, and how direct relationships with homeowners have opened up Hippo's business model to a wide range of opportunities.
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