Shefi Ben-Hutta

Editor, Coverager

“This Should Only Take About Ten Minutes”

Salt, the newish brand by Texas-based Box Insurance Agency, is live with its home and auto insurance offering. Get a feel for its UI below:   Bottom Line: “Salt is simple,…

Spotted: Decent’s New Logo

Before:   After:   Recall: The San Francisco-based startup has raised $8M to create “a health plan that will cost substantially less than equivalent comprehensive care plans” because the company will use…

Airbnb’s Latest Deal in Property Rental Management

Airbnb has acquired Luckey Homes, a French startup specializing in the development of concierge services for individuals.     Established in 2015, Luckey Homes allows users to organize and manage their…

The First-Ever Gig Worker Ridesharing Program

On-demand staffing platform for gig workers, Wonolo, has partnered with Waze Carpool to provide its community of ~300k local gig workers with a carpool system to overcome the #1 barrier to completing…

The Buzz About buzzvault

From the creators of buzzmove… buzzvault is live. The Idea – a “hyper-personalized” home and contents insurance app to allow users to create a digital inventory of their things and…

Morgan Stanley Financial Advisors In Control With Yext

We're excited to be working with @MorganStanley to put its #financial advisors in control of all the information about them across the web. https://t.co/8vOAPOwYzT via @barronsonline — Yext (@yext) December…

EaseCentral Partners with Allstate Benefits to Enable Online Benefit Enrollment Nationwide

EaseCentral, the HR and benefits SaaS platform powered by insurance brokers, has announced a unique integration with Allstate Benefits that will streamline insurance plan enrollment and other offerings through its intuitive platform….

Revolut is Now a Licensed Bank 🎉

London-based has announced its application for a European banking license has been approved by the European Central Bank. That being said, being granted a license doesn’t turn Revolut into a bank immediately….

Aegon Signs New 5-Year IT Deal with HCL

HCL Technologies, a global technology company, has announced a new five-year contract with multinational life insurance, pensions and asset management company Aegon. The application services deal will see HCL continue…

CLARA Analytics Expands Relationship With QBE Insurance

, the Santa Clara-based provider of AI for commercial lines, has announced that QBE Insurance has expanded its adoption of CLARA’s AI-based product suite across its Australian statutory claims, which includes workers compensation…

Nationwide Announces New Tech Partnership to Improve Safety for Long-Haul Truck Drivers

Nationwide is taking an innovative step to encourage safe-driving behaviors among commercial fleet drivers by partnering with Lytx® to offer its DriveCam®safety program for fleet managers of long-haul trucking members. With…

State Farm Testing Blockchain in Auto Claims Subrogation

State Farm is working on a blockchain solution that could speed up the subrogation process for auto claims. The company is testing the solution against existing subrogation processes to determine…

Introducing More Health Plan By Reliance Health Insurance

“More is More, Never Less” with the new More Health Plan by Indian insurer Reliance Health Insurance. The Idea – conventional coverage with an option to add an extra benefit at…

The Health Insurer With a Parenthood Podcast

HCF, Australia’s largest not-for-profit health fund, has launched the Navigating Parenthood podcast to give a platform to brave everyday parents in conversation with experts, sharing their stories in the hope…

AmTrust Financial Files Form D With the SEC

NYC-based P&C insurer AmTrust filed its Form D with the SEC in connection to an option/security round totaling $15.9m.

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