William Nobrega, a former member of the U.S. Army Special Forces and founder of CQS International, saw his world collapse around him in the summer of 2014. The dissolution of a property fund in Hong Kong left him completely broke, and shortly after his wife filed for divorce. Nobrega lost his house, and with nowhere to go and no money, he moved to the only place he had left: his mother’s couch.
My friend Bob Pritchard and his client Bill Nobrega have built an e-insurance business in Bric – going from 0 to $150m in 6 months
-The pain – minimal micro insurance in bric countries
-The pill – einsurance via mobile ( everybody has a mobile)
-Team – best and brightest people and groups around you
-Character – persistence and being entrepreneurial.
– the Spark – 80k event in Florida to attract the key brokers in the market
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Written by Joshua Steimle – Forbes