2019 New Year’s Resolutions

As a founder, I occasionally get asked “important” and “strategic” questions like: Does Jumpstart as a company have resolutions for the New Year?

Well, in fact, this year I did set two resolutions for the company. The constant uncertainty of a startup is not always easy, and these resolutions represent some of the ways we cope and thrive.

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Which Earthquakes Trigger A Jumpstart Payment?

If you had Jumpstart earthquake insurance 40 years ago, when would you have received a payment? Over the last 40 years, 16 earthquakes would have triggered a Jumpstart payment in California.  In other words, Jumpstart makes payments in about three earthquakes per decade.

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Earthquake Weather: Can Meteorology Predict Earthquakes?

The concept of “earthquake weather” dates back to ancient Greece, and the tantalizing idea that we can predict earthquakes based on meteorology persists. Has modern science proven a link between temperature, humidity, and the likelihood of seismic activity?

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