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Descartes Underwriting raises $18.5 million for its data-driven insurance platform

Automation and Jobs Read our latest special issue. Open Now Descartes Underwriting, an insurance tech company specializing in climate risk modeling and transfer, today announced it has raised $ 18.5 million. A spokesperson told VentureBeat the funding will be used to support Descartes’ global expansion into the U.S. and Asia, as well as the opening […]

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Seed, Sow, Water, Grow: 4 Expert Tips to Secure Angel Investment for Your New Business Venture

September 8, 2020 7 min read Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. Without angel investors, most startups wouldn’t be able to survive. In the U.S. alone, angel investors pour $ 25 billion into 70,000 companies every single year. Yet despite being such key players in early-stage companies’ growth, many founders have limited knowledge […]

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ProBeat: Hey Elon Musk, how do I get this Neuralink out of my skull?

Automation and Jobs Read our latest special issue. Open Now Elon Musk-backed Neuralink shared a progress update late last week on its brain-computer interface. The implantable hardware platform was shown working in a pig named Gertrude. When Gertrude touched an object with her snout, neurons captured by Neuralink’s technology (which had been embedded in Gertrude’s […]