Slice Labs News

Markets/Coverages: Skyward, InShare Offer Gig Accident Cover; London Underwriters Adds Slice; Hippo Grows Mortgage Channel

InShare and Skyward Target Gig Driver Firms With Accident Insurance Managing general agent (MGA) InShare and Skyward Specialty Insurance Group Inc. announced the launch of an occupational accident insurance offering for independent workers across a number of segments, including trucking, …

Markets/Coverages: IMA Creates Metaverse Insurance R&D Lab; Appalachian’s Workers’ Comp Teams With Slice; Blockdaemon Debuts Blockchain Policy

IMA Financial Unveils the Metaverse’s First Insurance Research & Development Facility Financial services firm IMA Financial Group said it has launched the metaverse’s first insurance and risk management research and development facility. Called IMA Web3Labs, it will be located in …

Slice Labs Raises $20M for Its On-Demand Platform for Insurers

Cloud services provider Slice Labs has raised an additional $20 million that it will use to expand its cloud services for on-demand insurance products globally. The Series A funding round was led by The Co-operators with participation from XL Innovate, …

Lafreniere Joins Slice Labs as Chief Growth Officer to Work with Insurers

On-demand insurance platform Slice Labs Inc. has hired Philippe Lafreniere as chief growth officer to work with carriers on the development of digital insurance products serving business and consumers. Lafreniere brings 25 years of global insurance technology experience to the …

XL Catlin to Build On-Demand Cyber Insurance Product With Slice Labs

Slice Labs Inc., a U.S. company offering cloud-based on-demand insurance, has partnered with XL Catlin to offer an on-demand cyber insurance product for U.S. small and medium-sized business (SMBs) built on the Slice Insurance Cloud Services (ICS) platform. The ICS …

Insurtech Slice Wants to Rent Its On-Demand Platform to Others to Launch Products

Slice Labs, the developer of on-demand, pay-per-use insurance for homeshare companies and others, has started offering use of the platform it created to outside insurers and startups seeking to launch new products. Slice co-founder and CEO Tim Attia told Carrier …

Insurtech Slice Raises $11.6M; Will Offer Its On-Demand Platform to Other Carriers

Slice Labs Inc., a company offering an on-demand insurance platform for rideshare and homeshare risks in the United States, has announced a Series A investment of $11.6 million led by XL Innovate, with participation from Horizons Ventures, Munich Re / …

Reinsurers Invest in Fintech Startups to Diversify and Grow in Soft Market

When Micah Carr-Hill wanted to insure Chief, the Labrador that helps with his son’s autism therapy, he found an ally in Munich Re, the world’s biggest reinsurer. The German company had just teamed up with a U.K. internet startup to …

Insurtech Slice Now Offering Homeshare Insurance in California

Slice Insurance Technologies, an insurtech company offering on-demand, short-term insurance coverage, is now selling its commercial lines insurance product for homesharing hosts in California. The California Department of Insurance said that the surplus lines broker is coming into the market …

Slice Labs Testing Pay-Per-Use Insurance App with Rideshare Drivers

Insurance tech startup Slice Labs has created a pay-per-use rideshare insurance app and is now testing the technology with a select set of rideshare drivers. Plans call for testing the technology and algorithms with a group of 50 people “in …