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Kin Insurance

Kin Insurance

Kin Insurance is an insurance technology company offering home insurance.

Kin Insurance is an insurance technology company offering home insurance that is headquartered in Chicago, Illinois that was founded in 2016 by Lucas Ward, Sean Harper, Sebastian Villarreal, and Stephen Wooten.



Kin Insurance analyses thousands of data points to create personalized home insurance quotes for their customers that they claim can save customers up to 20% on their home insurance compared to other home insurance companies. Kin Insurance also helps their customers lower their premiums by recommending and finding deals on products and services that make their homes safer

Funding

Angel

On September 9, 2016 Kin Insurance completed an angel funding round with $650,000 in funding from Yishai Lerner, Stella Fayman, Shawn Budde, Seth Harris, Sam Hodges, Randy Redding, Mihir Shah, Jonathan Gheller, Francisco Larrain, and Daniel Scrivner. 

Seed

On August 1, 2017 Kin Insurance completed their seed funding round with $4 million in funding from Service Provider Capital, Sandalphon Capital, Portag3 Ventures, Omidyar Network, Picus Capital, Commerce Ventures, Chicago Ventures, 500 Startups, and Dr. E. Bora Uygun. 

Series A

On February 14, 2018 Kin Insurance completed their series A funding round with $13.1 million in funding from Commerce Ventures (lead investor), August Capital (lead investor), Sandalphon Capital, and 500 Startups. 

Timeline

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People

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Role
LinkedIn

Alex Mobashery

Employee



Alexander Borushek

Employee



Allison O'Brien

Employee



Becca Wilson

Employee



Brad Liebmann

Investor



Brendan McCashin

Employee



Brennan Sharp

Employee



Brian Medansky

Employee



Chris Dempsey

Employee



Colin McBride

Employee



Curt Wagner

Employee



Dan Raveh

Investor



Daniel Carrino

Employee



David Rodriguez

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Denny Abraham

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Donald Lantz

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Eli Gratz

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Emma Kautz

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Grafton Robinson

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Harry Orenstein

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Ian Akers

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Ivanna M

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Jacob T Payne

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Joe Beeso

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Joe Kern

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Further reading

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Author
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Filing Indicates August Capital Joins Kin Insurance's Board As Startup Closes $13M

Jason D. Rowely

Web

February 15, 2018

With $4 million in funding, Kin wants to change how homeowners get insured

Ryan Lawler

Web

August 1, 2017

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