Hippo Insurance News

Hippo Gets $350M Investment, Reinsurance Treaty From Mitsui Sumitomo

Hippo Enterprises, an MGA insurtech focused on homeowners insurance, secured a $350 million capital investment designed to help fuel further growth. A related reinsurance agreement is also part of the deal. Mitsui Sumitomo Insurance Co. Ltd., a subsidiary of MS&AD …

Home Insurtech MGA Hippo, Topa Insurance End Their 3-Year Partnership

Property/casualty insurer Topa Insurance Co. and Hippo Enterprises, a technology-driven managing general agency offering homeowners insurance, announced their mutual decision to end their three-year partnership. The move comes after Hippo’s acquisition of Spinnaker Insurance Co., a national insurer licensed in …

Home Insurance MGA Hippo Completes Acquisition of Spinnaker Insurance Co.

Hippo, an insurtech managing general agent focused on home insurance, has completed its acquisition of Spinnaker Insurance Co., with an expansion into additional states next on its plate. The deal, first announced in June, follows a multi-year partnership between the …

Home Insurance Insurtech Hippo Raises $150M as It Readies for IPO in 2021

Hippo Enterprises Inc., hot on the heels of rival home insurance technology business Lemonade Inc. going public, has closed a $150 million financing round. The Palo Alto, California-based startup is valued in the investment at $1.5 billion, according to the …

Home Insurance Insurtech Hippo Buys Home Services Startup Sheltr

Digital home insurance managing general agency Hippo Insurance has acquired an early-stage startup in a bid to beef up its digital home insurance services for clients, Carrier Management reported. The insurtech said it acquired Sheltr, a San Francisco-based tech-enabled services …

Insurtechs Neptune, Hippo Unite Home, Flood Insurance Online for Speedy Purchasing

Flood insurance company Neptune Flood has partnered with online Hippo Insurance to provide consumers with quick access to flood insurance as part of purchasing of home insurance. Hippo promises quick processing and modernized home insurance coverage at a savings. It …

With $25 Million in New Funding, Home Insurtech Hippo to Expand

Insurtech Hippo has nailed down $25 million in new Series B funding, a cash infusion the provider of super-quick homeowners insurance will use to fuel a hiring and geographical expansion. Comcast Ventures and Fifth Wall led the round, along with …

Homeowners Insurtech Hippo Partners with Spinnaker to Expand into States

California-based insurtech company Hippo has formed a strategic partnership with Spinnaker Insurance Co. to expand its product offerings into new states. Hippo offers homeowners insurance through an online platform, as well as protection for possessions like appliances, consumer electronics and …

Top Insurance Journal West Stories of 2017

Trade secrets and Hippos, lawsuits and tragedies. The news for 2017 didn’t seem to be dominated by a single trend or sole event, but in an ever-fractured media world that must try and cater to short attention spans and social …