The insurance industry takes it for granted that Google will soon introduce its Google Compare auto insurance shopping site — available in Britain for two years — in the United States.
Google is plotting a move into auto insurance in the U.S., including a comparison-shopping site from which users would also be able to buy policies, an industry analyst says.
It’s one of the worst-kept—and surely most disruptive—secrets in the US insurance market. Soon, Google could be piloting its Google Compare auto insurance comparison shopping site in the US, following the lead of its 2012 Google Compare UK site roll out.
Fox Business, along with CoverHound CEO Keith Moore detail 5 costly homeowners insurance mistakes.
A study in the Los Angeles times with information from CoverHound details why electric cars are cheaper to insure than their gasoline equivalents.
CoverHound, the unique online comparison site that provides consumers with a smarter way to compare, buy and manage their auto insurance, today announces a year-over-year growth in new written policies of 533%. The company also announces today that Keith Moore, formerly Chief Marketing Officer at CoverHound, has been promoted to Chief Executive Officer, taking over that position from Founder Basil Enan, who will continue to be heavily involved in the business and will remain as Chairman of the Board.
Moore brings more than 18 years of experience in Internet product development and marketing to CoverHound. He will join CoverHound to lead the company's customer growth, branding and strategic marketing initiatives. Prior to CoverHound, Moore was the President and Chief Operating Officer at AcademixDirect, Inc. where he lead the marketing and technology company to profitability and more than doubled revenue, all while transitioning the company over to its new, proprietary lead generation technology platform.
CoverHound, an insurance startup that is redefining how people shop for and manage their insurance, today announced that it has raised a $4.5 million Series A round of funding. The new round, led by RRE Ventures with additional participation from Bullpen Capital and existing investor Blumberg Capital, brings the company’s total funding to date to $6.5 million.
CoverHound’s technology helps people compare multiple insurance policies and plans. The startup has raised a $4.5 million round to grow the team and develop new products. Its engine collects and compares data about car, motorcycle, renters, and homeowners insurance. Consumers can also buy and manage their plans directly on CoverHound and adapt their policies as circumstances change.
In September 2012 BetaKit covered auto insurance comparison tool CoverHound, a San Francisco startup that at the time announced a strategic partnership with Source Interlink Media, which publishes Automobile Magazine and Motor Trend magazine, and also included a strategic investment. This week the company is announcing its Series A funding, a total of $4.5 million led by New York City’s RRE Ventures with participation from Bullpen Capital and existing investor Blumberg Capital, which provided $750,000 of seed funding in 2011.
Did you know CoverHound's founding team has over 14 years of insurance experience?