Just Don’t Do It

It is known that distance from a partner can put a strain on romantic relationships. In a research report examining romantic relationships of college students by Krista Joy Dowdle of…

Root’s Key Problems

Baseball is a game of numbers. So much so that the Major League Baseball site features 72 standard stats which “help tell the tales of the game millions love.” One…

Observations on Trov’s D2C/UK Exit

Last week, Trov announced it’s pulling away from the UK market in reference to its D2C business. Here’s what you should keep in mind about Trov: It was founded in…

The Five Elements of Modern Insurance

We’ve been covering insurance innovation since 2015; making it easier for us to call out trends. While insurance players are going online, the strategy they choose is frequently aligned to…

RBC Introduces NOMI Budgets

To bring ease and convenience to managing finances and developing budgets, RBC has launched NOMI Budgets, a new solution available through the RBC Mobile app that uses AI to proactively…

Pretty in Pink

has recently announced a $300m Series D round led by SoftBank Group with participation from Allianz, General Catalyst, GV, OurCrowd, and Thrive Capital; bringing its total funding to date to $480m…

McModern

Photo by Tom Ritson on Unsplash   Earlier this week, McDonald’s announced the ~$300m acquisition of Dynamic Yield to help it display digital menu boards to drive-thru customers that can change throughout the day to reflect items…

Expectations in the Age of Insurtech

In Q4, 2018 we asked the Coverager audience one simple question – what are the expectations of startups & carriers when working together? Read the responses here.  

AM Well

AM Best, the Oldwick, New Jersey-based global credit rating agency focused on insurance, is looking to move beyond conventional metrics to add innovation scoring, announcing yesterday a new criteria – in draft…

Dating Flo

My love affair with Flo from Progressive began innocently . My sixteen-year-old son had recently received his driver’s license, causing my car insurance premiums to blow up like a Trump-style…

Insurance Players With Innovation Units

Recall insurers with innovation units below .  

Foolz & Rules

January 22, 2019, 12:17AM. Received an incoming email along the lines of ‘the insurtech movement in the US is awesome.’ *  *  * I can understand why that’s the consensus among…

It’s Very Convenient to Be Convenient

Start with why. Why are we here? And what’s all this innovation/insurtech about? In their 1917 Spring catalog, Sears encouraged people to use electricity for more than light.    …

Lemonade in Europe

Apparently, lemonade in the US and Europe are two very different things. So whenever I ask for lemonade in London they kept on giving me Sprite. What do they call…

Insurtech. Challenged.

“Founded in 2013, the company has raised a total of $185 Million to date making it one of the largest investments in the rapidly growing Insuretech category.” – – Compare.com…

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