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Articles tagged 'catastrophes'


Catalysts for Change

Brett Goldberg | September 28, 2017

Monumental advances in technology often lead to transformational change. Whether the automobile or the iPhone, we all know that technology is key to initiating breakthrough perf...

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A Perfect Storm

Brett Goldberg | September 5, 2017

As we continue to receive calls from customers this week about Hurricane Irma’s pending visit, two main thoughts keep entering our mind: 1) we’ll do whatever it takes to sup...

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Why We Partnered with J.S. Held

Brett Goldberg | May 8, 2017

Great businesses have a sense of vision and purpose. They emphasize more than the economics or the bottom line financials. They focus on how to be the best and how to create mor...

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PLRB '17 Boston: Insurtech Grows Up

Brett Goldberg | March 13, 2017

With PLRB 2017 right around the corner, it felt like a good time to share some thoughts on the upcoming conference and overall state of the industry. The PLRB event is such a g...

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Better, Faster, Cheaper

Brett Goldberg | January 27, 2017

Spex was founded in the wake of Hurricane Sandy, after the destructive event ravaged the East Coast of the United States in late 2012. Its impact included $62 billion in propert...

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Introducing Spex Rollover Plans

Parker Quackenbush | January 23, 2017

We’ve noticed that many of our customers have huge seasonal fluctuations in the amount of work they do. So, we wanted to change our approach to reflect the seasonality that ex...

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Making the Spex Team Better in 2017

Brett Goldberg | January 4, 2017

I first met Chris Onan 12 years ago at a meeting in downtown Denver. He was a young VC investor at a Colorado-based firm at the time and my tech start-up was in the process of r...

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Don't Leave Money on the Table

Parker Quackenbush | December 9, 2016

I wanted to use my inaugural blog post to address what we seem to find, day in and day out, when I speak with restoration contractors across the country. Spex is not an Xactim...

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In the Field at Hurricane Matthew

Mike Hearn | November 8, 2016

For a few days in early October, Hurricane Matthew caused damage along the eastern seaboard from Florida to Virginia. By the time Matthew finally turned Northeast into the Atlan...

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A New Era for CAT Operations

Brett Goldberg | October 24, 2016

We all know Hurricane Matthew hit the Atlantic Coast hard the weekend of October 9th. By all accounts, Matthew was a significant event but, fortunately, not a catastrophic one....

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