Author: Allyn Weimer

Fire Departments assisting insurance innovation

“InsurTech”, the combination of “insurance” and “technology” emerged around 2010 following the wave of “FinTech”.  As an old industry, technologists began to see the field of insurance as ripe for innovation. In the first decade, a lot of InsurTech companies were consumer facing, those designed to give users faster, easier access to insurance, for example, or algorithms to help customers… Read more →

Volunteer departments bracing for financial crisis

Volunteer departments across the country are bracing themselves for a financial crisis as traditional forms of fundraisers are cancelled as a result of Covid-19. Local and national news sources in Pennsylvania, Kentucky and Indiana, Mississippi, New York and others are reporting upon the serious challenges threatening the safety and survival of their volunteer departments. While volunteer departments in New York… Read more →