FILED UNDER: Insurance, InsurTech, Startups

How Descartes Underwriting Helps Companies Weather Climate Change


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

FILED UNDER: InsurTech, Venture Capital

Introducing Brewer Lane Ventures


Brewer Lane Venture is a new, Boston-based VC firm focused on early-stage InsurTech and FinTech startups. Former New York Life President and Chief Investment Officer John Kim is the founder, and veteran investor Martha Notaras joined the firm in January as … READ MORE