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: Financial Services, FinTech

FinTech M&A Firing on All Cylinders


Evercore is an independent global investment banking advisory firm founded in 1995. Its dealmakers advise clients on mergers and acquisitions, divestitures, restructurings, capital raising, public offerings, private placements, and other strategic transactions. The firm also provides institutional investors with equity … READ MORE

FILED UNDER: Innovation, Insurance, Uncategorized

Q&A with Nathalie Doré of BNP Paribas Cardif


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

FILED UNDER: FinTech, Insurance, Venture Capital

Q&A with Tom Hutton of InsurTech Investors XL Innovate


XL Group is a global insurance company with both insurance and reinsurance operations. Operating primarily under the XL Catlin brand since the 2015 acquisition of Catlin Group Limited, the company today provides property, casualty, and specialty products to industrial, commercial, … READ MORE