E93- The Insurtech Investment Landscape With Chris Downer, Principal at Venture Capital Firm XL Innovate

This episode is sponsored by  IA Path – Unlocking Your Adjusting Superpowers. Go to https://iapath.com

In this episode of Profiles in Risk, I spoke with Chris Downer of XL Innovate. Chris is the author of the single best insurtech newsletter in the industry. We discussed the newsletter, the insurtech investment space and how XL Innovate discerns and decides upon investment opportunities.

CONNECT WITH CHRIS DOWNER:
LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/chris-downer-2275bb62/
Twitter: https://twitter.com/chriscdowner
Email: Chris.Downer@xlcatlin.com
HomePage: http://xlinnovate.com/

MENTIONED IN THIS EPISODE:
Tom Hutton: https://www.linkedin.com/in/tom-hutton-9b21244/
Martha Notaras: https://www.linkedin.com/in/marthanotaras/
Risk Management Solutions (RMS): http://www.rms.com/
Lemoande: https://www.lemonade.com/
Phillips Exeter Academy: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Phillips_Exeter_Academy 

BOOKS RECOMMENDED BY CHRIS:
Books on Edward Linsdale:
https://amzn.to/2yZ1NAd
https://amzn.to/2lQL7Bw
Books by Dan Brown: https://amzn.to/2tNhlC8 

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About Nick Lamparelli

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