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Simply Business Hits The Refresh Button

We are excited to announce that we've refreshed our #brand @jstockwood @fionamcswein @BCorpUK @sevenhillsviews https://t.co/4hY4doPLVD pic.twitter.com/NwoTIRb6i7 — Simply Business (@simplybusiness) September 15, 2017   Before.   After.   Wait, but…

Get Insured in The Time it Takes to Post an Instagram Story

According to a blog post published by founder and CEO of Go, Kevin Pomplun, the car insurance startup’s value proposition boils down to “crazy-fast quotes for car insurance.” The specifics: (1) Go…

[Video] The 3rd Most Viewed Video on Travelers YouTube channel

Meet Homehabitat.travelers.com:   Think: a content destination site by Travelers promoting its #ThinkSafe initiative. It features several videos on topics related to indoor plumbing, fire safety, home security, storm safety and…

Travelers CEO Alan D. Schnitzer Elected Chairman of Board of Directors

The Board of Directors of The Travelers Companies, Inc. (NYSE: TRV) announced that it has unanimously elected Alan D. Schnitzer, the company’s Chief Executive Officer, as its next Chairman, effective immediately…

Travelers Launches Usage-Based Auto Insurance App

The Travelers Companies, Inc. (NYSE: TRV) today announced the launch of the IntelliDrive™ smartphone app, which allows customers to better understand their driving habits and get auto insurance priced according to…

On Travelers Q1 2017 Results & What Simply Business means to the global insurer

Here’s the gist of Travelers Q1 2017 Results  –   In The #s: – core income of $614 million and core return on equity of 10.8%, both of which are…

Aviva invests in technology that detects early signs of cancer

Aviva Ventures, the VC arm of Aviva responsible for investing in exciting tech, announced its investment in Owlstone Medical, which develops a cancer breathalyzer that analyzes chemicals in one’s breath to…

Travelers to Acquire UK-Based Simply Business

Transaction advances company’s digital agenda The Travelers Companies, Inc. (NYSE: TRV) today announced that it has agreed to acquire Simply Business from Aquiline Capital Partners LLC for an enterprise value…

Travelers acquires UK aggregator Simply Business

Travelers announced its plans to acquire London-based small business insurance aggregator Simply Business for $490 million; only a year after it was acquired by NY-based Aquiline Capital Partners for £120 million. That’s >3X…

Three Insurance CEOs on a mission

Mark Bertolini of Aetna, Christopher Swift of Hartford and Alan Schnitzer of Travelers are on a mission to make Hartford healthy again. The trio said they will donate $50 million over…

LeO reveals insurance partners

Remember LeO? The new insurtech player in an emerging mode designed to be the “first bot platform for renters insurance”. Well, we aren’t sure about being ‘first’, but we are sure…

The case of alpha business models and beta technology

Allstate is on a mission to vertically develop its telematics expertise and find new sources of revenue across different sectors bylaunching a new standalone unit called Arity (dedicated to data collection…

RIP Jay

Jay Fishman, the chairman and former chief executive officer of Travelers, who steered the insurer through the financial crisis and into the Dow Jones Industrial Average has died following a…

Meet Bungalow (Take 2)

On a mission to redesign renters insurance with an attractive online interface that presents products from Homesite, Chubb and Travelers. Take 1, was last year. Worth Noting: two-year-old digital broker…

Targeting the smart

Travelers’ customers with smart home devices are now eligible for a discount on their home insurance policies. Think: Protective Device discount. Available: nationwide. AmFam, Farmers and State Farm offer similar discounts.