February 4, 2019 | Jan Kastory - Partner, Astorya VC
They are not only from France but from the UK, Germany, even from Spain or Sweden, as it is difficult to only stick to France in this field. Some have already been running for several years while others are very recent. This 2018 overview of the InsurTech market is carried by astorya.vc and L’Argus de l’assurance, and does not claim to be exhaustive. But the insurance startup players should be able to easily identify themselves through these 9 trends.
January 28, 2019 | Gregory Silberman - Chief Investment Officer, Atlanta Capital Group
50, 150, and 300 – Number of civilian nuclear power plants under construction, on order, and planned, respectively, which according to the World Nuclear Association are going to be looking for long-term Uranium contracts these coming decades.
January 8, 2019 | David Horton - Managing Director, Global Head of Innovation
With recent U.S. stock markets plummeting to 1929 Great Depression levels and ‘No-Deal’ Brexit prospects in Europe, one could arguably claim that 2019 begins with all the key ingredients for an imminent ‘Finpocolypse’.
December 11, 2018 | Kaiser Naseem - Banking and Digital Transformation Advisory Services, International Finance Corporation (IFC)
Market insights by Kaiser Naseem, Banking and Digital Transformation Advisory Services for the International Finance Corporation (IFC). We’ve asked him to share with us his views for the banking and financial services industries transformation happening now.
December 3, 2018 | Otaviano Canuto - Principal, Center for Macroeconomics and Development
Daron Acemoglu and James Robinson caught policymaker’s attention to the critical role of institutions for development. Their work gives too much emphasis to the prospects of revolution, however. A reading of the World Bank’s World Development Report of 2017 points to directions that all actors involved in the process, whether domestic or international, elite or non-elite, can take to improve societies.