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Seeman Holtz Agency Acquires Insurtech Goji

Fast-growing insurance agency Seeman Holtz Property & Casualty has taken a technology leap forward by acquiring Boston-based online home and auto Insurance agency Goji (formerly Consumers United) and its technology platform. Goji is a licensed insurance agency that writes policies …

Lending Tree to Buy Online Insurance Service QuoteWizard for $370M

Online financial services marketplace LendingTree Inc. said it has agreed to acquire QuoteWizard.com, one of the largest online insurance comparison marketplaces. Since its founding in 2006, QuoteWizard has helped nearly 40 million consumers shop for auto, home and health insurance …

Answer Financial Expands Insurance Comparison Site Into Homeowners Segment

Answer Financial, a personal lines insurance agency in the U.S., has expanded its insurance comparison platform to include homeowners and condo insurance. The expansion enables shoppers to compare rates and customize coverages from multiple homeowner insurers online. Answer represents several …

Startup Embroker CEO Miller Pursues ‘Massive Improvement’ Over Disruption in Commercial Insurance Brokerage

Within venture capital circles, the insurance industry is sexy right now. It seems not a week goes by without another startup being announced, some with niche angles such as peer-to-peer distribution, insurance for on-demand workers, and even insurance for the …

The Hartford Joins Agents’ Trusted Choice Website for Small Commercial Lines

The Trusted Choice.com website has snagged a leading agency system insurer to help independent agencies sell more small business policies online. The Hartford has joined the TrustedChoice.com online commercial insurance platform backed by the Independent Insurance Agents and Brokers of …

Insurance Price Comparison Site Comparenow.com Becomes Compare.com

Comparenow.com, an insurance price comparison website in the U.S., will now operate as compare.com, simplifying its name to better align with its services. The company, which has operated as comparenow.com since it launched in March 2013, felt its recent success …

Insurance Noodle Launches Integrated Facility for Allied Health Services

Insurance Noodle has launched an integrated facility for allied health services across the United States, bringing together several leading markets via a single online access point. By accessing Insurance Noodle’s proprietary technology platform, agents can simultaneously market an account to …

AssureStart Expands Online Small Business Insurance Sales to Three More States

AssureStart, the technology startup that sells small business insurance coverage on the internet, has opened for business in Colorado, Missouri and Oregon with plans to expand into additional states this year. AssureStart serves small businesses with one to 30 employees. …

Small Business Online Insurer AssureStart Now Writing in Maryland, Pennsylvania

AssureStart, a Seattle-based start-up direct company that sells small business insurance on the Internet, has opened for business in Maryland and Pennsylvania. Owned primarily by American Family Insurance, AssureStart opened in Texas in November 2013 and now is in three …

North Carolina’s Red Ventures Buys HomeInsurance.com

Charlotte, North Carolina-based technology firm Red Ventures has acquired the online homeowners insurance site, HomeInsurance.com. HomeInsurance.com, based in Wilmington, N.C., offers competitive quotes on home insurance from Travelers, Hartford, Safeco, Foremost, Progressive and other insurers. Red Ventures said the acquisition …