Laura Heely

INSEAD MBA'17J
En Classe is an educational foundation operating in Kinshasa, capital of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), one of the poorest countries in the world, where nearly 61 million people live on less than $1.90 a day. Twelve million children do not attend school and only a quarter of those who do ultimately complete secondary education.

Published 02 Feb 2021

Reference 6495

Topic Strategy

Industry Education Management Non-Profit Organization Management

Region Africa

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The case describes the organizational, operational, and financial challenges faced by BeefChain, a blockchain implementation in the cattle industry, following the successful completion of pilot projects and certification by the US Dept of Agriculture.

Published 14 Jan 2021

Reference 6596

Topic Operations

Industry Agriculture

Region North America

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This industry note introduces the world of insurance and the principles on which the industry works, with a focus on property and casualty (P&C) insurance in 2019. It explains the core elements of insurers’ business models and how they make money. It describes different types of insurance companies, the key industry players, and how distribution channels are organized.

Published 03 Dec 2020

Reference 6605

Topic Strategy

Industry Insurance

Region Global

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This case explores InsurTech start-up Lemonade’s disruptive new business model aimed at creating and delivering a ‘shockingly great user experience’ around a ‘lovable brand’ – in an industry plagued by low customer satisfaction. The digital disruptor leverages principles of behavioural economics to address conflicts of interest and mistrust which prevail in the existing industry.

Published 01 Jul 2020

Reference 6597

Topic Marketing

Industry Insurance

Region Global

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In 2017, Chen Amit and Oren Zeev, co-founders of Tipalti, an end-to-end payment processing start-up, are about to close its Series C investment round when they receive a warning about one of the new investors slated to fund over half the round.

Published 06 Apr 2020

Reference 6570

Topic Entrepreneurship

Industry Financial Services

Region North America

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In 2017, Chen Amit and Oren Zeev, co-founders of Tipalti, an end-to-end payment processing start-up, are about to close its Series C investment round when they receive a warning about one of the new investors slated to fund over half the round.

Published 06 Apr 2020

Reference 6570

Topic Entrepreneurship

Industry Financial Services

Region North America

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Four years after acquiring the business, 3G Capital had managed to put Burger King back in growth mode. However, the Burger King brand itself was still lacking momentum and it was unclear if its celebrity-heavy ad campaign would work.

Published 25 Jun 2018

Reference 6402

Topic Marketing

Industry Restaurants Food and Beverages Production Health, Wellness and Fitness

Region Global

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After winning important battles against soda, governments and health activists are targeting chocolate bars because of their high sugar content, and some, like the UK government in 2017, have set strict targets on the amount of sugar and calories that can be contained in each chocolate bar.

Published 06 Jun 2018

Reference 6317

Topic Marketing

Industry Dairy Food and Beverages Production

Region Europe

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The case describes the organizational, operational, and financial challenges faced by BeefChain, a blockchain implementation in the cattle industry, following the successful completion of pilot projects and certification by the US Dept of Agriculture.

Published 14 Jan 2021

Reference 6596

Topic Operations

Industry Agriculture

Region North America

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This case explores InsurTech start-up Lemonade’s disruptive new business model aimed at creating and delivering a ‘shockingly great user experience’ around a ‘lovable brand’ – in an industry plagued by low customer satisfaction. The digital disruptor leverages principles of behavioural economics to address conflicts of interest and mistrust which prevail in the existing industry.

Published 01 Jul 2020

Reference 6597

Topic Marketing

Industry Insurance

Region Global

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Four years after acquiring the business, 3G Capital had managed to put Burger King back in growth mode. However, the Burger King brand itself was still lacking momentum and it was unclear if its celebrity-heavy ad campaign would work.

Published 25 Jun 2018

Reference 6402

Topic Marketing

Industry Restaurants Food and Beverages Production Health, Wellness and Fitness

Region Global

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After winning important battles against soda, governments and health activists are targeting chocolate bars because of their high sugar content, and some, like the UK government in 2017, have set strict targets on the amount of sugar and calories that can be contained in each chocolate bar.

Published 06 Jun 2018

Reference 6317

Topic Marketing

Industry Dairy Food and Beverages Production

Region Europe

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