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Weekly Brief | Tesla wants to sell cars with insurance and maintenance included + more stories

By: Kevin Jessop Date: February 23, 2017

Latest news in the Risk Management world Tesla wants to sell future cars with insurance and maintenance included in the price (TSLA) businessinsider | February 23, 2017 Johannes Eisele/AFP/Getty ImagesTesla wants to bundle insurance and maintenance into the price of future vehicles. Tesla has actually been quietly experimenting with this model in Asia by selling […]

Weekly Brief | No More Obamacare Mandate + more stories

By: Kevin Jessop Date: February 16, 2017

Latest news in the Risk Management world Citing Trump’s Order, IRS Stops Enforcing Individual Mandate for Health Insurance insurancejournal | February 16, 2017   The U.S. Internal Revenue Service will no longer require tax filers to indicate whether they had health coverage or paid a penalty set under Obamacare, dealing a blow to a pillar […]

Weekly Brief | Valentines Edition – 4 insurance musts for couples getting married — or divorced + more stories

By: Kevin Jessop Date: February 09, 2017

Latest news in the Risk Management world Top Technology Trends for 2017 linkedin | February 09, 2017 There is no end to technology advances but we believe that there will be two primary drivers will fundamentally shape the technology markets in 2017 and beyond: 4 insurance musts for couples getting married — or divorced propertycasualty360 […]

MWCN Names Jeremy Andrus as 2017 Utah Entrepreneur of the Year

By: Kevin Jessop Date: February 07, 2017

Diversified is proud to have Traeger Grills as a client and to be a Strategic Sponsor of MWCN and the Entrepreneur of the Year Event. We celebrate with Jeremy and extend our wholehearted endorsement as the 2017 Entrepreneur of the Year. Jeremy is a longtime friend of the firm and has been a client through […]

Weekly Brief | Hottest fintech area for VCs is Insurance, yes insurance + more stories

By: Kevin Jessop Date: January 26, 2017

Latest news in the Risk Management world Cybersecurity fail: US ISP tells customers to change Wi-Fi passwords to support Super Bowl teams International Business Times | January  25, 2017 Fans of the Patriots and the Falcons told to change their Wi-Fi passwords by communications giant. 4 VCs were asked what the hottest area of fintech […]

Weekly Brief | Eating Disorders Are Getting The Silicon Valley Treatment + More News

By: Kevin Jessop Date: January 19, 2017

  Latest news in the Risk Management world Eating Disorders Are Getting The Silicon Valley Treatment fastcompany | January 19, 2017 More than 30 million people in the U.S. have an eating disorder, yet most insurance denies treatment. How tech is working to fix that. More than 30 million people in the U.S. have an […]

Weekly Brief | Insurance gaps leave shipping exposed to growing cyber threats + more stories

By: Kevin Jessop Date: January 12, 2017

Latest news in the Risk Management world Insurance gaps leave shipping exposed to growing cyber threats businessinsurance | January 12, 2017   Shipping companies grappling with the threat of cyber attacks on vessels are finding insurance policies often fall short, officials involved in both industries say, a risk that could feed through into global prices. […]

Weekly Brief | Japanese insurance firm replaces 34 staff with AI + more stories

By: Kevin Jessop Date: January 05, 2017

Latest news in the Risk Management world IBM Study: Businesses More likely to Pay Ransomware than Consumers ibm | January 05, 2017 Security today announced results from a study finding 70 percent of businesses infected with ransomware have paid ransom to regain access to business data and systems. Russian malware is found in ransomware used […]

Weekly Brief | 2016 in Review – Top Trends

By: Kevin Jessop Date: December 29, 2016

Latest news in the Risk Management world Top 12 Insurance Trends and News Stories of 2016: Countdown insurancejournal | December 29, 2016   In the year 2016, as in past years, there were the familiar or continuing stories including reinsurers still wishing and hoping for a hardening market; property/casualty insurance carriers reporting financial results dampened […]

Weekly Brief | Chernobyl Reindeer still Radioactive + more stories

By: Kevin Jessop Date: December 22, 2016

Latest news in the Risk Management world Reindeer are still very radioactive 30 years after Chernobyl businessinsider | December 22, 2016 The holiday spirit might not totally explain what makes Rudolph’s nose glow so bright. Thirty years after a nuclear power plant exploded at Chernobyl, the reindeer that walk the picturesque, snow-capped mountains of Scandanavia […]