Shefi Ben-Hutta

Editor, Coverager at Coverager

Coming Soon: Savvi Insurance

Meet :   The smart home insurance provider was announced earlier this year with plans to begin writing business starting in the second quarter of 2019. “Until now, insurance companies have been…

Insurance Designed By Parents, For Parents

Meet Apparent Insurance: The Austin-based brand of Platinum General Agency was established earlier this year to offer insurance for parents by parents. “From nesting to empty nesting, you get protection and discounts at…

Insurance Designed By Women, For Women

Meet , “your partner during the life insurance buying process:” The Chesterfield, MO-based wholly owned subsidiary of is targeting ‘make-it-happen’ moms via a life insurance comparison service that allows users…

Eddy Travels Partners with SafetyWing

Toronto-based , an AI travel assistant that allows users to find the best flight and hotel deals via a chat app, announced its partnership with travel insurance startup SafetyWing. Established in 2017, …

Virtuoso Partners With Allianz Global Assistance Canada

International travel agency network Virtuoso has partnered with Allianz Global Assistance Canada, a provider of travel insurance and protection services to more than 8m Canadians annually. Virtuoso, which specializes in luxury and experiential…

If You Like Dave, Meet Brigit

Meet Brigit:   The NY-based financial wellness startup was established in 2017 to offer an app that sends users $250 when their balance is low. Brigit works with financial APIs company Plaid Technologies…

Spotted: Everplans’ New Look

Before:   After: Refresher: Everplans is a New York-based company (and a team of ~25) established in 2012. It has raised $15.5m in funding from several investors, including Transamerica Ventures,…

SafeButler Expands to Life & Home Insurance

Santa Clara-based insurance intermediary SafeButler has expanded to home and life insurance, in addition to renters insurance. Also, the site indicates it will be expanding to auto insurance soon.   Get…

Arch Insurance International Invests in Tech-Driven MGA

Arch Insurance International has announced its investment in London-based , a personal lines managing general agency backed with underwriting capacity from Arch Insurance (UK) Limited. Archipelago is a personal lines MGA…

VALIC Rebrands to AIG Retirement Services

TX-based retirement plan provider VALIC will now be known as AIG Retirement Services. “The name change to AIG Retirement Services allows us to fully leverage the strength, scale and brand of…

Friday Health Plans Filed Form D With the SEC

Friday Health Plans, the Denver-based healthcare management company formerly known as Melody Health, has filed its Form D with the SEC in connection to a debt round totaling $2m.    

Sesame Has Just Launched in Kansas City

Meet :   The Brooklyn-based healthcare startup – established in 2018 and led by David Goldhill – is now available in Kansas City. Its marketplace for health services allows customers who are uninsured to…

Security First to Improve the Claim Experience

Security First has partnered with Loveland Innovations to leverage drone technology to simplify and speed up the customer claims process. Security First’s team of licensed Field Adjusters recently completed “flight school”…

Saphron Raises $1M

Meet :   The Manila-based insurance startup was founded this year and is made up of “tech and spice, and everything nice.” And if that isn’t clear enough, here’s more: Led…

Free2Move Powered by Trov

In late 2018, Groupe PSA, the second largest car manufacturer in Europe, launched their US car-sharing service, Free2Move, “quietly” working with Trov as its “insurance launch partner.” And now it’s official with…

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