Shefi Ben-Hutta

Editor, Coverager

WC Insurtech Talage Has a Reason to Celebrate

Welcome to the digital agency, welcome to Talage. Get it? Clever. Established by Matt Donovan and Zachary Draper in 2015, the startup offers small businesses the ability to quote and purchase WC insurance online, thanks to…

Co-op: First Insurer to Launch a Car Insurance Chatbot in the UK

UK-based insurer Co-op announced the launch of a car insurance chatbot with three functionalities: (1) what others pay, (2) customer service, and (3) how does this work? Here’s how it…

B3i Launches New Website & Announces Prototype

B3i, the “open and growing” platform for blockchain based technologies, has two reasons to celebrate . First, it launched a new website:   Second, it announced the launch of a market…

Kara Steuer vs. Root on Use of Credit Scores to Price Premiums

A recent Facebook post by Kara Steuer to Root calls out the auto insurer’s use of credit scores to determine premium : Wait a second, isn't the entire point of…

Stealthy Insurtech Huckleberry Shows Signs of Progress

Before.   After.   Here’s what else is known: according to one of its backers, the San Fran-based company is “building next-generation small commercial insurance, starting with workers compensation.” Also, these…

Neos Quoting Platform: Before and After

London-based insurtech-slash-IoT startup Neos announced a new quoting platform. Coverager gave both a try .   Before.   After.   According to InsuranceAge, Neos’ new quoting platform uses over 260 external…

Life.io is Going Through a Refresh

Life.io is an incentive-based health and wellness app established in 2012 that has raised $1.9M since inception. Last year, it has enlisted the help of product designer Kelly Dern to give…

Live in Zaha Hadid’s NYC Apartment or Purchase Coya.com?

  Know what else $22,500 can buy? It can allow one to live at 520 West 28th Street, NYC, for one month. Just one. That’s the exact location of High Line, an apartment…

Munich Re Digital Partners Picks Up Another Ridesharing Platform

  UK-based ridesharing platform Drover is announcing its collaboration with Munich Re Digital Partners to launch a car insurance product for fleet owners and ridesharing drivers. Established in 2015, Drover allows…

DataCubes on Data Science, $2.5 Million, and Smoked Meats

Schaumburg-based DataCubes announced it has raised $2.5M in a Series A round led by Chicago-based venture capital firm, Seyen Capital, and early and growth stage investor MK Capital . The data science…

If You’re Not Covered, Get Naked

Meet Naked .   Stealthy. But. Stealthy. Doesn’t. Stop. Coverager.   Nicholas Christowitz is a Berlin-based graphic designer that is working on the company’s identity design, graphic design and UI/UX. According…

Promutuel Insurance Launches Appi Car Insurance Scheme

Quebec-based Promutuel Insurance announced the launch of Appi, a telematics program designed to help policyholders save on their car insurance premium . Here’s how it works: Driver downloads the app….

Malaysia-Based Insurance Startup PolicyStreet Raises ~$500K

  Malaysia-based insurance intermediary PolicyStreet announced that it has raised ~$500,000 in a seed round led by KK Fund . Founded in January 2017 as a content aggregator company, it is now looking…

Meet The Indian Startup Founded By The Kid Who Didn’t Break Apart His Rubik’s Cube

Meet Tejas Deole, the kid who didn’t break apart his Rubik’s Cube so that he could get all the colors lined up, but rather, the kid who solved it. Also, he is…

When Your Frequent Five Words Are “Sorry for The Inconvenience Caused”

  Rumor has it that PolicyBazaar may be announcing a cash injection soon . Recall: PolicyBazaar is an Indian insurance aggregator launched in 2008 to offer a comparison service for financial and…

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