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Insurtech Next Insurance Raises $83 Million to Expand; Nationwide, Munich Re Among Investors

Next Insurance has raised $83 million in new financing, money it said will fuel its continued U.S. expansion as a full-service digital insurance carrier focused on the small business market. Nationwide Insurance and Munich Re participated in the Series B …

Insurtech Next Insurance Ditching Agency Model to Become a Carrier

Next Insurance, which debuted in 2016 as a digital insurance agency for small to medium-size businesses, is repositioning itself by becoming a licensed insurance carrier. The company says it has received its first license from Delaware and expects to be …

Language Lessons for Property/Casualty Insurers

InsurTech leaders speaking at the InsureTech Connect Conference in October had a message for traditional insurers they have probably heard before: The language that insurance agents and carriers use is creating a gulf between insurers and customers who struggle with …

Personal Trainers Can Now Buy Policies from Next Insurance via Chatbot on Facebook

Next Insurance, a digital insurance company for small businesses, has launched a chatbot that enables personal trainers to quote and buy liability insurance via Facebook Messenger. Next said it partnered with chatbot developer SmallTalk, becoming what it claims is the …