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My guest for today is Yashish Dahiya. Yashish is Co-Founder & Group CEO, Policybazaar.com
In over 12 years, Yashish has grown Policybazaar to become a key influencer in consumer decisions around insurance. He believes death, disease and disability products are the future of the insurance industry, as India strives towards social security. He is an avid sportsperson, and has worked in the past as MD of Ebookers Plc and consultant with Bain & Co in their London office.
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0:00 - Intro
1:19 - Yashish’s career journey
3:50 - What does Policybazaar do?
6:10 - How is Policybazaar different from a traditional insurer?
8:35 - Changing lack of health insurance cover in India
9:18 - Why you shouldn’t buy savings products
10:24 - Policybazaar’s USP
12:18 - Understanding Policybazaar’s journey
17:18 - Yashish’s views on journey with Info Edge
19:19 - Shifting consumer mindsets in the insurance sector
21:46 - How did insurance start?
22:57 - Upcoming trends in the insurance sector
24:13 - Has COVID accelerated insurance adoption?
25:15 - Insurance advice for your financial planning
29:02 - Why is Yashish able to spread insurance education so effectively?
32:01 - Impact of fitness on Yashish’s life
34:33 - Is there “ease of doing” business in India?
37:38 - An insurance stereotype Yashish wants to break
38:36 - Advice to Yashish’s 20yr old self