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Richard King

Neos Insurance

London, UK

Investor/Non-exec Director

Neos Insurance

Richard King
Richard King founded ingenie in 2009, disrupting the insurance market to provide a new way of insuring young drivers using telematics. He is passionate about road safety, continuing to support initiatives and charities that help educate young people and make them safer drivers. Richard is a serial technology entrepreneur whose track record includes co-founding the FTSE-listed Innovation Group, which developed systems for the insurance industry.

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Richard King’s Newsfeed

25 Jan 2018
City AM
Top dogs: 37 of the hottest startups to watch right now

Nearly 40 UK tech startups have been branded "ones to watch" and will be mentored by top entrepreneurs...Neos - Helps consumers protect and insure their homes all through an app.

26 Oct 2017
InsurTech Futures: Hood Group partners with Gary Lineker-backed start-up Neos

Smart home insurance provider Neos has partnered with data and technology driven broker Hood Group. In May this year, the MGA secured a £5m series A investment led by Aviva and also revealed a strategic partnership with Munich Re.  Former Ageas chief executive officer Barry Smith joined the start-up’s board in October last year. In addition, Smith, former RSA managing director Steve Broughton and ingenie founder Richard King invested in the business, along with ex-England footballer Gary Lineker.

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Richard King’s Background

Investor/Non-exec Director
Sep 2016 - Present
London, UK
The UK's first home insurer that uses smart technology to protect the people and things that you care about.
Founder and CEO
Jun 2009 - Jan 2017
Surrey, UK
ingenie was founded by Richard in 2009 and provides telematics insurance for young drivers. In 2013, ingenie received the coveted Prince Michael International Road Safety Award and in 2014 was named Best Start-Up at the British Insurance Awards and Broker Innovation of the Year at the Insurance Times Awards.
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Other Business Interests

Director and Trustee
Jun 2015 - Present
London, UK
RoadSafe is acknowledged as a leading forum for promoting and devising solutions to road safety problems. Its patron is HRH Prince Michael of Kent.
Director and Trustee of Chelsea FC Past Players Trust
Jan 2008 - Present
London, UK
The trust provides medical and financial support to Chelsea past players.
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Richard King’s Education