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Lemonade Adds Illinois to List of States Where it Provides Insurance

Insurtech firm Lemonade has moved into the midwest by adding Illinois to the list of the states where it may offer insurance. Adding Illinois comes six months after launching in New York state by receiving regulatory approval to offer insurance. Lemonade is an insurance company… Read More

Zopa, Funding Circle UK, Lemonade Among Winners of the 2017 LendIt Awards

LendIt, the global lending and fintech conference series, held its first annual awards on Tuesday in New York City. As previously reported, The organization stated out of hundreds of applicants worldwide; the selected finalists were placed in 18 categories, which notably celebrate fintech market leaders, emerging… Read More

Crowdfunding & Fintech Predictions for 2017

Last year due to time constraints I was unable to publish my list of Crowdfunding/Fintech predictions for 2016. This year I am back once again, for better or worse, peering deep into my crystal ball with a list of prognostications for the coming year. The… Read More

Lemonade to Expand into 46 States as Insurtech Company Gears Up to Challenge National Insurance Companies

Insurtech firm Lemonade launched in September as a “full stack insurance carrier” in the state of New York. Today, Lemonade is preparing to offer insurance to 97% of US citizens by filing for licenses in 46 states and the District of Columbia to offer homeowners/renters insurance…. Read More

Insurtech Company Lemonade Raises $34 Million. California Next on the List to Offer Insurance

Insurtech company Lemonade has closed a $34 million Series B funding round. The investment was led by General Catalyst and included the participation of GV (aka Google Ventures), Tusk Ventures and Thrive Capital. Existing investors Aleph, Sequoia, and XL Innovate also participated in the round…. Read More

Fintech Firm Lemonade Launches to Challenge Established Insurance Firms

The much anticipated Fintech firm Lemonade has officially launched in the state of New York. Lemonade has positioned its platform in a David vs. Goliath battle to challenge antediluvian insurance incumbents by providing a far better service at a superior price. Lemonade has been licensed… Read More

P2P Insurance Provider Lemonade Receives Provisional B-Corp Certifcation

The company that wants to upend the insurance industry, Lemonade, has announced its Board of Directors and shareholders has approved a decision to become a Certified B-Corporation. These for-profit companies are certified by the non-profit B Lab and must meet high standards of social and… Read More

Lemonade Hires World Leading Behavioral Economist to Aid Growth of P2P Insurance Platform

Lemonade has hired Professor Dan Ariely as Chief Behavioral Officer.  Ariely is a heavy-hitter when it comes to Behavioral Economics.  His bio lists his current status as a professor of Psychology and Behavioral Economics at Duke University. But a recent Tweet by Dan is telling… Read More

Lemonade: World’s First Peer-to-Peer Insurance Platform Receives Backing from Lloyds & Berkshire Hathaway

Lemonade, a peer to peer insurance platform that seeks to address the profound shortcomings of the multi-trillion dollar insurance industry now has some prominent names backing the young company.  Announced today, Lemonade has now received the support of “top tier” global reinsurance partners including Berkshire… Read More

Making Lemonade with Aleph, Sequoia Capital and Tech Entrepreneurs Daniel Schreiber, Shai Wininger: P2P Insurance

Lemonade Inc., experts to serve the world’s first peer-to-peer (P2P) insurance company,  just stepped out of “stealth mode” and into the limelight, to launch as the first P2P insurance company in the world.  The NYC-headquarted startup has secured $13 million funding in a round led by Aleph and Sequoia Capital…. Read More