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Startups want to change what you insure and how you insure it

In an insurer’s ideal world, there’d be a profitable policy for every conceivable risk. Click once, and you’re covered. But in the real world, insurance hasn’t kept up with the changes of rece

VCs love insurance, even if you don’t

At first blush it may seem like insurance and venture capital make an odd couple. Venture capital is all about taking big risks for the potential of even bigger payouts down the road, while insurance

Pay-per-mile insurance startup Metromile raises $191.5M, acquires Mosaic Insurance

The automotive industry is in flux with the rise of self-driving and electric cars, and the concept of car ownership altogether being thrown into question. With this, the car insurance industry is

The case of alpha business models and beta technology

Allstate is on a mission to vertically develop its telematics expertise and find new sources of revenue across different sectors by launching a new standalone unit called Arity (dedicated to data coll

The Next Billion-Dollar Insurer

Venture capital-backed insurance success stories have risen at a regular drumbeat over the last few years: 2011 brought the billion-dollar Esurance acquisition, 2012 brought the wildly successful Guid

Baby, We Won’t Drive Our Cars: The Future Of Automotive Transportation

“Transportation tech is not only changing how we get from A to B, it’s fundamentally altering the underlying infrastructure of our cities.”

Metromile Launches Uber Car Insurance Where Drivers Only Pay For Personal Miles

Uber covers drivers with $1 million of insurance when they're on the job, but they still have to buy personal car insurance even if they hardly drive off-the-job. But now, Metromile and Uber have deve

SF Engineer Dan Ha Has Been Missing Since Halloween Night

Dan Ha, an iOS developer at a San Francisco startup called <a target="_blank" href="http://www.crunchbase.com/organization/metromile">Metromile</a>, has been missing for almost a week. According t

Metromile Launches Per-Mile Car Insurance That Could Save Californians 40%

Plug Metromile’s free gizmo into your car and you can stop overpaying for car insurance if you’re amongst the 70% of people who drive under 10,000 miles a year. Today Metromile expands its

MetroMile Launches Per Mile Car Insurance And Free Driving Analytics Device

Seventy percent of American car owners overpay for insurance because they don't drive much. Luckily, today MetroMile comes out of stealth to launch its per mile car insurance. The $14 million-funded M