Adam is an investor at Equal Ventures, where he focuses on insurance and fintech. Prior to Equal, Adam held operating roles at venture-backed fintech companies, most recently as Head of Operations at Counterpart, a commercial insurance startup. Adam was an early member of the product team at Policygenius, where he helped to launch no-medical-exam life insurance products with leading carriers. Previously, Adam was an institutional equities trader and an associate in the Global Capital Markets division at Morgan Stanley.
Adam holds an MBA from the Wharton School, and a BA in International Relations from Stanford University. Adam lives in Brooklyn, New York. Outside of work, he can be found reading in Domino Park or exploring the Catskills.
The Equal Ventures Insurance Index - Q4 2024
The Equal Ventures Insurance Index is a quarterly summary of trends in the insurance industry based on public equity performance. This post summarizes performance of our indices and of the broader industry in Q4 2023, and showcases valuation trends over calendar year 2023.
In Property Insurance, Climate Change is Everything
The insurance industry notoriously moves slowly, but today must evolve rapidly in the face of climate change. Underwriters have long been able to rely on backward-looking datasets to assess probable risk in the future — leveraging historical data to predict the frequency and severity of loss is the heart of actuarial analysis. But as changing weather patterns impact property insurance (and our world more broadly), the industry needs to adopt new approaches for risk selection and risk management.