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Unmanned Systems - Insurance and Risk Management

Started this discussion. Last reply by Gerard Toonstra Jul 25, 2013. 1 Reply

My company, Overwatch, provides insruance for Unmanned Systems in the USA and Canada and globally.  The challenge providing good risk financing (insurance) to any operation is to understand the risks…Continue

Insurance for Drones

Started this discussion. Last reply by Duane Brocious May 22, 2011. 1 Reply

Overwatch, Inc. (www.riskoverwatch.com ) provides drone insurance.  Let us know what you need in terms of coverage for your drone so we can continue to…Continue

Tags: UAS, Drone, UAV., Management, Risk

 

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Gerard Toonstra replied to Grant Goldsmith's discussion Unmanned Systems - Insurance and Risk Management
"Grant, This issue is very relevant for serious companies who want to build a more interesting commercial future using the technology. The tech is only a means to an end though, a means to collect data usually which is later post-processed to deliver…"
Jul 25, 2013
Grant Goldsmith posted a status
"Overwatch will be exhibiting at the upcoming AUVSI show in Washington, D.C. August in and the Canadian show in Vancouver in November."
Jul 16, 2013
Grant Goldsmith posted a discussion

Unmanned Systems - Insurance and Risk Management

My company, Overwatch, provides insruance for Unmanned Systems in the USA and Canada and globally.  The challenge providing good risk financing (insurance) to any operation is to understand the risks associated and then to reduce these risks into measurable metrics which can be used to mathematically model the expected risk and then charge a proper amount of premium for the risk.  All insurance works based on the law of large numbers so consequently it is easier to reduce the costs of…See More
Jul 15, 2013
Grant Goldsmith replied to Mark Harrison's discussion Preparing some feedback on the Texas Drone Proposal, feedback solicited!
"  My company, Overwatch, just secured approval to write drone insurance primarily in the USA and Canada but also worldwide.  The coverage is underwritten by Lloyd's of London.  The insurance is for hull, liability, storage,…"
Jul 15, 2013
Grant Goldsmith replied to Stephen R Mann's discussion Drones in the news
"  My company, Overwatch, just secured approval to write drone insurance primarily in the USA and Canada but also worldwide.  The coverage is underwritten by Lloyd's of London.  The insurance is for hull, liability, storage,…"
Jul 15, 2013
Grant Goldsmith replied to Stephen R Mann's discussion Drones in the News
"  My company, Overwatch, just secured approval to write drone insurance primarily in the USA and Canada but also worldwide.  The coverage is underwritten by Lloyd's of London.  The insurance is for hull, liability, storage,…"
Jul 15, 2013
Grant Goldsmith replied to Stephen R Mann's discussion Drones in the News
"  My company, Overwatch, just secured approval to write drone insurance primarily in the USA and Canada but also worldwide.  The coverage is underwritten by Lloyd's of London.  The insurance is for hull, liability, storage,…"
Jul 15, 2013
Grant Goldsmith replied to DAMIAN RAMOS's discussion Drones Commercial Use
"  My company, Overwatch, just secured approval to write drone insurance primarily in the USA and Canada but also worldwide.  The coverage is underwritten by Lloyd's of London.  The insurance is for hull, liability, storage,…"
Jul 15, 2013
Grant Goldsmith replied to Branson's discussion CASA approved RPAS training for civilians
"  My company, Overwatch, just secured approval to write drone insurance primarily in the USA and Canada but also worldwide.  The coverage is underwritten by Lloyd's of London.  The insurance is for hull, liability, storage,…"
Jul 15, 2013
Grant Goldsmith replied to Ryan Williams's discussion Special Airworthiness Certificate - Experimental Category (SAC-EC)... is it possible?
"  My company, Overwatch, just secured approval to write drone insurance primarily in the USA and Canada but also worldwide.  The coverage is underwritten by Lloyd's of London.  The insurance is for hull, liability, storage,…"
Jul 15, 2013
Grant Goldsmith commented on Timothy Reuter's blog post Discussion of Business Opportunity With Drones
"  My company, Overwatch, just secured approval to write drone insurance primarily in the USA and Canada but also worldwide.  The coverage is underwritten by Lloyd's of London.  The insurance is for hull, liability, storage,…"
Jul 15, 2013
Duane Brocious replied to Grant Goldsmith's discussion Insurance for Drones
"Are you insuring commercial (almost all are currently illegal) UAVs in the USA? All teasing aside, can you compete with the AMA for recreational UAVs? $58 per year for $2 million liabilty anywhere and unlimited number of vehicles ( I…"
May 22, 2011
Grant Goldsmith posted a discussion

Insurance for Drones

Overwatch, Inc. (www.riskoverwatch.com ) provides drone insurance.  Let us know what you need in terms of coverage for your drone so we can continue to create and improve the products we are offering.  Your feedback is important. Who is insuring your drone now? Let us know so we can team up to provide you with better insurance products and better pricing. Thanks, GrantSee More
May 16, 2011

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About Me:
I am a Drone Enthusiast working in Insurance and Risk Management.
Please tell us a bit about your UAV interest
My company developed an insurance product specifically designed to insure drones, drone spare parts, drone manufacturing and drone operations. We hope this enables people to invest in this technology with some protection and we hope to helps the industry become more mainstream.
Hometown:
Houston, TX

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