FILED UNDER: Insurance, InsurTech, Startups

How Descartes Underwriting Helps Companies Weather Climate Change

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Parametric insurance pays out when a pre-defined event occurs as measured by a specified figure, figures, or index. It has traditionally been used in agriculture and by insurance companies to cover natural catastrophes, including hurricanes, cyclones, and earthquakes (think CAT … READ MORE

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FILED UNDER: FinTech, Insurance, Startups, Uncategorized

The Future of Benefits? (part two)

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This is the second half of our interview with Kristen Tyrell, co-founder and CEO of Catch, which is building a portable benefits platform for workers who don’t receive their benefits from an employer. (Find the first half here.) Q.     Can you measure … READ MORE

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FILED UNDER: Insurance, Wealth Management

Modernizing Management of Money in Retirement

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The shift from defined benefit to defined contribution plans left individuals responsible for their own retirement savings with serious consequences for retirement security. Risks that were formerly managed by sophisticated actuaries and professional portfolio managers — and borne by employers … READ MORE

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FILED UNDER: Innovation, Insurance, Uncategorized

Q&A with Nathalie Doré of BNP Paribas Cardif

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BNP Paribas Cardif is the insurance subsidiary of Paris-based banking giant BNP Paribas. BNP Paribas Cardif provides both savings and protection products, is a world leader in both bancassurance partnerships and credit insurance, serves more than 100 million policyowners in 35 … READ MORE

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FILED UNDER: Insurance, Marketing

Atidot Brings AI, Machine Learning, Predictive Analytics to the Life Insurance Industry

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Founded in 2016, Atidot is an InsurTech solution using artificial intelligence, machine learning, and predictive analytics to help life insurance companies optimize their books of business with actionable business insights. The company has more than a dozen employees and is … READ MORE

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FILED UNDER: Insurance, Startups

Brolly. Noun. An Umbrella. Chiefly British.

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The use of an umbrella to represent coverage and protection has a long history among companies in the insurance industry. Brolly was the latest, until Travelers bullied them into changing their logo. Co-founded in 2016 by Phoebe Hugh, Brolly is … READ MORE

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