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Companies today operate in an entirely different world than the one just a few months ago. Now, cash is more king than ever and, top of mind for so many businesses, is how to increase runways and build sustainable positions. Companies no longer have unlimited access to VC capital to pursue growth-only strategies, disregarding profitability until late in their lifecycle.

In this post, I cover why insurance should be a critical component for many companies, particularly marketplaces, in getting to and building upon profitability. …

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We’re currently living out an unprecedented crisis caused by the outbreak of the Covid-19 virus, which impacted directly or indirectly billions of people around the world. Multiple governments have imposed strong measures such as travel bans and shelter-in-place orders to reduce the spread of the virus.

We fully support the measures taken by the authorities and understand the weight on their shoulders: to overcome this very challenging situation with high uncertainty. Here at Tint, we spend our waking hours helping companies manage their insurance programs, balancing and optimizing their growth and risk trade-off. …

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Historically insurance hasn’t been perceived as much of an investment opportunity, associated as it is with losing money, rather than making money. That is a mistake. Insurance risks, which are uncorrelated with the market, can offer incredible diversification benefits to investment portfolios, thus increasing returns for investors. Furthermore, with the technology available today, there is an unprecedented opportunity at hand.

Today, there is over $2 trillion in capital deployed in the insurance value chain to finance insurance Property and Casualty (P&C) risks. …


Matheus Riolfi

Co-founder & CEO@Tint, HBS MBA’13, #insurtech advocate, entrepreneurship & travel fanatic

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