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Next Insurance Rolls Out Commercial Auto Policy

Small business-focused digital insurance carrier Next Insurance has launched a commercial auto insurance policy available entirely online with no extra fees. Small businesses can now purchase a commercial car insurance policy separately, or at a reduced price when bundled together …

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 …

Next Insurance to Offer Online Coverage for Handyman Professionals

Next Insurance, a digital insurance company for small businesses, is now the preferred provider of insurance for members of the Association of Certified Handyman Professionals (ACHP), an organization for handyman professionals. Coverage will be offered directly through the ACHP website. …

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 …

Small Businesses Can Manage, Cancel Own Policies with Next Insurance Portal

Digital small business insurance provider Next Insurance has unveiled a new online portal giving small businesses more control over their insurance policies. The portal offers what Next says are several unique insurance services, including the option to cancel a policy …

Startup Next Insurance Closes Funding Round Worth $35 Million with Amex Aboard

Next Insurance, a digital insurance agency for small to medium businesses, announced that American Express Ventures has joined its previously announced Series A Round led by Munich Re/HSB Ventures. In May, Next reported the round had reached $29 million and …

Startup Next Insurance Raises $29 Million from Insurers, Other Investors

Next Insurance, a digital insurance company for small to medium businesses, said it has raised $29 million in a Series A funding round led by Munich Re/HSB Ventures along with Markel, Nationwide and other existing investors. Next said the funding …

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 …

Startup Next Insurance Partners with Markel on Insurance Fit for Personal Trainers

Online small business insurance agency Next Insurance has partnered with specialty insurer Markel Corp. to offer tailored coverage for personal trainers. Next Insurance allows personal trainers to buy a professional and general liability coverage plan online in minutes and pay …