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Robert Le: Fintech Analyst, PitchBook: The facts and figures - tech companies to watch (184)

April 3, 2022

PitchBook is a financial data and software company that provides insights on private and public markets to help clients better evaluate opportunities.

Robert Le, a Fintech Analyst at PitchBook, talks about how it gathers, defines and categorises different sources of information in its databases. He reviews what public market investors expect from insurtech and established technology companies and discusses the insurance areas where he is seeing opportunities emerge.

Talking points include:

  • How investors rate risk-taking entities (MGAs and insurers) compared to technology companies licensing products
  • The potential opportunities to assess cyber insurance risk
  • Recent developments in pet insurance, including marketing trends, social changes following Covid-19 and recent technological advancements in the area
  • Use cases today for blockchain in insurance
  • Some companies Robert has been following

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The Learning Objectives for this podcast are:

  • Describe the ways in which insurtech companies can appeal to public market investors
  • Identify some of the emerging opportunities within insurance such as cyber insurance risk
  • Summarise how the pet insurance market has developed as a result of recent social and technological changes

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