Bengaluru: ACKO General Insurance a new-age digital insurance company, was awarded the coveted Golden Peacock Innovative Product Award – 2019, for their contextual microinsurance product -“Ola Ride Insurance”. The award was presented to Biresh Giri, Appointed Actuary & CRO, Acko in the presence of global business leaders at the recently held event in Dubai.
Established by the Institute of Directors, India in 1991. The Golden Peacock Awards for Corporate Leadership and Excellence are now regarded as a benchmark of business excellence, both locally and globally. The Golden Peacock Innovative Product/Service Award is designed to encourage systemic innovation in an organization to develop products and services that are aligned with the current market demands.
Acko introduced the revolutionary Ola Ride Insurance – a first of its kind in the Indian market – in March 2018.
Acko partnered with the leading ride-sharing company, Ola to launch a comprehensive in-trip insurance program for the Ola users. The Ola Re. 1 ride insurance is a contextual microinsurance solution that protects the user against any unfortunate mishaps while commuting, providing benefits in cases of loss of baggage/laptops, missed flights, accidental medical expense, ambulance transportation cover, and much more.
Acko General Insurance Company is the first digital-native insurer in India that brings risk-based pricing for retail covers such as motor and health insurance. Acko aims at redefining insurance by making it more transparent and providing hassle-free access to policies directly to the end user. The insurtech’s digital platform leverages data and analytics to offer customers affordable and highly personalized insurance products.
“We are honored and delighted to receive this prestigious award. We at Acko constantly endeavor to innovate and offer affordable and relevant products to the consumers leveraging technology and this recognition is a validation for our efforts. The Ola ride insurance is a unique product that is delivered seamlessly to the users and solves for customers’ key pain points at a low price.”, said Acknowledging the award Biresh Giri, Appointed Actuary & CRO at Acko General Insurance. This story is provided by NewsVoir.