digital auto insurance News

Pay-Per-Mile Digital Insurer Metromile in Drive to Add Independent Agents

Pay-per-mile digital auto insurer Metromile is pursuing what it is calling a “significant” expansion of its use of independent agents to sell its insurance, and it has hired a Travelers Insurance executive to lead the effort. San Francisco-based Metromile, which …

Digital Auto Insurer Root Will Add Independent Agents to Its Distribution

Digital auto insurer Root saw its loss ratio spike in the 2021 second quarter as higher costs for repairs, used vehicles and miles driven rose above pre-pandemic levels. But the Ohio-based insurer continues to report growth in its premium volume, …

Home, Auto MGA Branch Plans Conversion to Reciprocal Exchange After Raising $24M

Branch, an insurtech startup focused on bundling digital home and auto insurance, is eying national expansion through 2021 after nailing down $24 million in new financing. The managing general agent (MGA) also plans to add a reciprocal exchange to its …

Digital MGA Clearcover Raises $50M; Plans on Entering More States, Becoming Carrier

Clearcover, a digital managing general agent focused on auto insurance, said it has raised $50 million in new financing. The company said the money will be used to accelerate further national growth as well as further its plans to become …

JLT Re Partners with Insurtech for Auto Insurance MGA Pact

Reinsurance broker JLT Re North America is partnering with Pact Insurance, a personal auto insurtech company, to develop digital insurance products for mobility risks. Pact is a managing general agency headquartered in San Francisco and currently offers low cost, on-demand …

Credit Karma Enters Auto Insurance Market

Financial technology startup Credit Karma said on Tuesday it is expanding into insurance through a new service that makes it easier for users to find cheaper auto insurance policies. The tool generates suggestions by analyzing government information on drivers and …