Author Archive for Makenna Starmack

  1. The World Cup: Insurance Edition

    Today marks the start of the 21st FIFA World Cup. The tournament, which is taking place in Russia this year, brings together 32 teams from around the globe who will play a total of 64 matches in 12 venues in 11 different cities. According to FIFA, the World Cup is the largest sporting event on […]

  2. Exciting News – Zurich Insurance Group Invests in CoverWallet!

    We are thrilled to announce that Zurich Insurance Group has invested in CoverWallet and acquired a minority stake in the company, building on our commercial partnership in Europe that was announced in February. Through our commercial partnership, CoverWallet extended its U.S. platform to Europe, enabling Zurich to provide small businesses with a platform to learn about […]

  3. Why Businesses Need Cyber Insurance

    Another week, another data breach. Chili’s recently announced that its systems were compromised, joining the likes of Target, Applebee’s, Wyndham Hotels, The Home Depot, Equifax, and many others, all of whom suffered cyber attacks the past few years. But data breaches and cyber attacks affect all types of businesses and industries – not just the ones that we see in the […]

  4. CoverWallet Wins Best InsurTech Solution

    Today CoverWallet was named the “Best InsurTech Solution” by the Fintech Breakthrough Awards! Chosen among more than 3,000 nominations, we are proud to be recognized for the work we do to make insurance more transparent and convenient to deal with for small businesses. Thank you to the judges, partners and all of our customers!

  5. The Effects of Natural Disasters on Small Businesses

    Between Hurricane Harvey and Hurricane Irma, in addition to other natural disasters, 2017 was a hard year for many communities and businesses across the U.S. Last week, the Federal Reserve Banks of Dallas, San Francisco, New York, and Richmond released a report about the effects of natural disasters on small businesses. In FEMA-disaster areas, 40% of small […]

  6. CoverWallet Accelerates Growth with New Office in Rochester

    Following February’s announcement about our strategic partnership with Zurich to expand CoverWallet’s presence in Europe, we are thrilled to announce that we’ve opened a new office in Rochester in the United States! The new space increases our footprint and supports the company’s growth strategy in leveraging the area’s diverse insurance and high-technology talent pool. The […]

  7. CoverWallet Selected as Top Tech Tool For Entrepreneurs and Small Business Owners

    CoverWallet has been selected by Quickbooks as one of the “Top Tech Tools For Entrepreneurs, Small Business Owners, and Freelancers”. Making other businesses more efficient with technology is not easy. The market is oversaturated with options and it is complex to navigate, making it difficult for anyone to parse through the noise. According to Intuit’s Quickbooks […]

  8. CoverWallet Goes International by Teaming Up with Zurich Insurance!

    Since our inception, a few years ago, CoverWallet has had a singular focus on helping thousands of small businesses throughout the United States, to better understand, buy, and manage their insurance. Traditional insurance distribution models are complex as well as time-consuming, and many small businesses face the same pain points around the world.

  9. Introducing CoverWallet’s New Partner Program!

    CoverWallet is excited to announce that we have finally launched a formal Partnership Program! There has never been a better time to become a partner, joining the leading online insurance platform, to provide a unique value-add to your customers and an additional revenue stream for you. When you partner with CoverWallet, we promise a dedicated […]

  10. 2018 – Important Regulatory Issues for Small Business

    Regulatory issues facing small business are ever changing and never as simple to understand as our lawmakers intend them to be. Small business owners are constantly juggling different priorities and it can be an almost sisyphean task to keep track of proposed new regulatory changes that impact their particular industries. CoverWallet, a platform that helps […]