Zego to Expand Pay-as-You-Go Insurance for Gig-Economy Drivers

  • Emma Sandler
  • August 2, 2017
Zego, an hourly insurer for commercial workers of the gig economy, raised over $1.3 million in seed funding to bring its product to delivery drivers and couriers en masse, the company announced earlier this week. Last Updated: 2nd August, 2017, 11:04 AM

Uber to Provide Accident Insurance in France for Free, but There’s a Catch

  • Emma Sandler
  • July 26, 2017
Uber drivers and couriers in France will automatically receive accident insurance beginning this fall, as Uber and French insurance company Axa said yesterday. But the reason for this is not out of any altruism. Instead, it’s a legal requirement of Uber to comply with France’s latest labor law. Last Updated: 26th July, 2017, 11:04 AM

Blinker to Add F&I Products Into Platform

  • Natalie Mattila
  • July 14, 2017
Blinker plans to integrate insurance, parts, and services into its peer-to-peer car buying app in 2018, after securing lender partners and expanding nationwide, President Danny Martinez told Auto Finance News. “Our priorities are executing geographic expansion and integrating lenders, but we are also looking at how we can serve through the car-ownership lifecycle,” he said. “Our […]

AutoGravity to Roll Insurance, Maintenance Options Into App

  • Natalie Mattila
  • July 13, 2017
AutoGravity is working to incorporate full-service leasing options — maintenance and insurance — onto its platform, Chief Financial Officer Lukas Wickart told Auto Finance News. “On AutoGravity, in the future, you will be able to not just finance a vehicle but add insurance and additional products with your car, so [the platform] becomes more of a […]

UK Pay-Per-Mile Insurer Raises $400K, Looks to Autonomous Vehicles

  • Emma Sandler
  • July 6, 2017
A startup called By Miles — a pay-per-mile insurance app — plans to launch in the United Kingdom by yearend, after raising more than $400,000 in seed funding in June from Jaguar’s InMotion Ventures and investment firm Hambro Perks Ltd., Mobility Finance has learned. By Miles, which recently rebranded from Just Miles, is a London-based, metered insurance provider and […]
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