Shawn Roos
February 20, 2018

Indie 1.7: Introducing Indie Reps and Bounty 2.0

Now anyone can sell Indie and get paid, and everyone who buys Indie can get up to 100% of their premium matched in an investment every month

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Samantha Sabbagh
February 20, 2018

We’re Hiring: Social Media Manager + Junior/Mid Creative Team

We're looking for 3 very special people to join our Marketing team: a Social Media Manager, a Copywriter, and an Art Director / Designer.

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Peter Castleden
February 19, 2018

Why did we Upgrade Bounty?

Despite how good it was, Bounty 1.0's biggest downside, is that it was actually quite complicated, which led to some misunderstandings, and often genuine disbelief and skepticism.

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Shawn Roos
February 11, 2018

Indie 1.5 & 1.6 - Friendlier Pricing

We've made it easier to find the right products, at the right price — all online in just a few minutes.

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Shawn Roos
February 11, 2018

Indie 1.4 - Get Rewarded for Bringing your Friends to Indie

One thing we’ve learned since launching is that our customers want to tell people about Indie, and now we are rewarding you for it.

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Andre Fredericks
February 11, 2018

We’re Hiring: Senior Backend Engineer

We’re looking for a Senior Backend Engineer to join us on our mission to build a Design Company that makes world-class financial products for a mobile native generation.

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Peter Castleden
February 11, 2018

The Virtues of Pricing Well

How the using right technology and asking the right questions drive Indie’s individualised premiums.

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Shawn Roos
February 11, 2018

Introducing Bounty 2.0

Instead of a once-off investment with your policy, Indie now matches up to 100% of your premium and invests it for you every month.

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Peter Castleden
February 11, 2018

How does Indie offer Lower Premiums & still give you Bounty?

What’s the first reaction we get from people when they see Indie Bounty? It’s disbelief, and general skepticism.

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Shawn Roos
February 7, 2018

Indie 1.3 - Making it Easier to Understand your Indie Plan

In our biggest release ever (to be fair it’s only our third) we’ve added some super useful tools to the way we present the Indie Plan.

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Andre Fredericks
February 7, 2018

We’re Hiring: Senior Front End Engineer

We’re looking for a Senior Front End Engineer to join us on our mission to build a Design Company that makes world-class financial products for a mobile-native generation.

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Shawn Roos
February 7, 2018

We’re Hiring: Product Designer

We’re looking for a Product Designer to join us on our mission to build a Design Company that makes world-class financial products for a mobile-native generation.

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Peter Castleden
February 7, 2018

We don’t like Premium Cash-back Schemes

They appear to be willfully manipulative marketing, which rubs us the wrong way. So we made something better — Bounty.

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Peter Castleden
February 7, 2018

Let’s unpack Indie’s relationship with Sanlam

At Indie, we've done things differently - and to Sanlam's credit, they've supported us in doing it. They’re an incredible venture capitalist without being one.

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Shawn Roos
February 7, 2018

So, we Launched a little too Early

Everyone loves the idea of a minimum viable product (MVP) — until you’ve got a looming deadline and the latest build that you have in your hands feels, well, horrible.

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Peter Castleden
February 7, 2018

What do we mean by Disability?

We use what we call an occupational definition of disability. Or what happens when a ballerina loses a foot?

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Peter Castleden
February 7, 2018

10 Reasons why Indie Life Insurance is Better

Indie is the new kid on the block. We’ve developed a brand-new life insurance product from the ground up. And we’ve done it in record time too.

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Peter Castleden
February 7, 2018

Prospect Theory

We like prospect theory because it leads to an increased demand for insurance in general. However, for Indie, prospect theory is a challenge we need to overcome.

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Peter Castleden
February 7, 2018

The Fictional Stories Start-ups Tell

Every new business looking to attract attention and lure potential customers tries to distinguish themselves through a unique story.

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Edwin Theron
February 7, 2018

Why Life Insurance is a Force for Social Good

When we think of things that are good for society, we’d normally list things like lower unemployment, better education, and curbing violence and crime. We wouldn’t ordinarily think of life insurance.

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Peter Castleden
February 7, 2018

Funeral Cover: the Gift that keeps on Taking

Funeral cover is immensely popular in South Africa. Even so, it typically gives the people it was designed for a raw deal. So we've made it better.

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