Shefi Ben-Hutta

Editor, Coverager

Simply (Good) Business

Travelers-backed  has built a new voice-enabled program to allow people with disabilities to map accessible routes around London.   The feature has gone live on Google Home and Amazon Alexa…

Inmediate Partners With MSIG to Spearhead New Insurance Ecosystem

Inmediate, a smart insurance network venture by Insurance Market Group, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with MSIG to expand the creation of a new insurance ecosystem. The two…

Introducing 21Risk

Meet 21Risk:   Think: an automated risk dashboard developed for risk managers. The Denmark-based startup, established earlier this year by Alex Bjørlig, Andreas Hald, and Frederik Kehler, offers a management app with daily updates…

AmFam Debuts New “Son” 30-Second Spot

“Son” is a new creative created with the help of BBDO New York that’s part of a larger campaign effort around inspiring and championing dreams. This spot will replace Jennifer Hudson’s “Class Reunion” in…

N26 is Now >1M Customers Strong

Mobile bank now serves more than one million customers stating it has doubled its customer base over the last nine months.   The Allianz-backed company now enjoys >2,500 new user…

AIG Singapore Launches Claims Payment via PayNow

AIG Singapore’s customers can now submit travel claims online and request to receive claims payment via PayNow .     PayNow is an electronic fund transfer service available to customers…

CoverWallet is Now Insurer-Backed X2

is now ‘insurer-backed‘ X2 (Think: Starr and Zurich).   The NYC-based digital commercial broker announced that Zurich has acquired a minority stake in the company.   The news follows the insurer’s partnership…

Grange Sells Life Insurance Unit to Kansas City Life

Kansas City Life Insurance and Grange Mutual announced that Kansas City Life will acquire all of the issued and outstanding stock of Grange Life Insurance Company from Grange Mutual. The…

West Bend Mutual Insurance Partners With Hi Marley

As part of its continued promise that “The worst brings out our best®”, West Bend Mutual Insurance has partnered with Hi Marley as its intelligent messaging solution to enhance customer communication across…

Spotted: Vantis Life’s New Look

Before:   After:   Refresher: Vantis Life, a subsidiary of Penn Mutual, was established in 1942 and is now driven by a marketplace that demands an increasingly digital strategy. It…

KitSplit Partners With Heffernan Insurance

Brooklyn-based camera rental community announced that it has teamed up with Heffernan Insurance Group’s InsureMyEquipment.com to offer the KitSplit community a new affordable, online insurance program for gear rentals. The…

Hub International Acquired This Domain

On April 9, Chicago-based global broker Hub International acquired homecarebusinessinsurance (dot) com:     The portal is dedicated to insurance products that may apply to a Home Care businesses, including GL, WC, and…

Grab Ventures To Boost Southeast Asia’s Tech Ecosystem

, Southeast Asia’s leading online-to-offline (O2O) mobile platform, announced the launch of Grab Ventures, the company’s innovation arm aimed at discovering and growing Southeast Asia’s next generation of technology leaders,…

Parachute Health Raises $9.5 Million

Healthcare technology platform announced $9.5m in new funding for its digital solution for ordering critical medical equipment and services patients need after they are discharged from the hospital – such…

It’s a Sad Day For Insurance

EverQuote filed for an IPO.   The Cambridge-based startup with one and a half stars to its name and over 45 mentions of the word ‘scam’ (count here) with respect to…

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