OTTAWA, June 13, 2019 – Insurego Inc., an Ottawa-based InsurTech start-up, launches its first AI-Driven compare and buy online insurance product for a new generation of Canadian consumers after raising $1.5 Million dollars from KYVR Connect.
Insurego’s compare and buy online tenant insurance product is powered by its proprietary made-in-Canada technology driven by big-data and artificial intelligence. The platform simplifies the consumer buying process, tailoring coverage options to deliver more accurate insurance quotes in minutes, and ensuring they only buy what they need.
“Although we are in the early stages of our online offerings,” says Chief Executive Officer Randy Carroll, former CEO of the Insurance Brokers Association of Ontario. “the online tenant platform is the starting point and a great indicator of what is to come. We are excited about where the industry is headed and proud that Insurego is leading the way by providing today’s consumers with smart technology that simplifies the buying process.”
Joining Mr. Carroll on the leadership team is Morgan Girouard, Founder and Executive Vice President of Corporate Development, and recipient of the 2008 Insurance Brokers Association of Ontario ‘Young Broker of the Year.’ Newly appointed Chief Financial Officer, Kent Carson is an experienced multinational CFO with transactional M&A experience measured in the billions. Chief Strategy Officer, Eamonn Garry has over 20 years’ experience in technology start-ups, including KYVR Connect, and experience taking companies to IPO. Chief Technology Officer, Roy Hooper is a seasoned full stack senior software architect who guides Insurego’s technological development. Chief Information Security Officer Eric Jacksch has more than 25 years of security experience with some of the world’s largest banks, automakers and insurance companies. Chief Human Resources Officer, Alex Gallacher is a certified HR Executive and Insurego’s talent accelerator. Chief Marketing Officer Rachel Hancock is the Business and Marketing Strategy Lead at TrueCourse Communications and is guiding Insurego’s go-to-market strategy.
Celebrating Insurego’s Official Launch
Insurego will host an official launch party at Invest Ottawa’s Bayview Yards, on Thursday, June 13, from 3:30 to 6:00 pm. Insurego welcomes Mayor Jim Watson to speak on the importance of entrepreneurship, technology and innovation in Ottawa. Founder Morgan Girouard will demonstrate Insurego’s online platform and CEO Randy Carroll will also speak on the future of insurance in Canada. Orléans Councillor, Matthew Luloff, and other dignitaries have also confirmed their attendance.
“The City of Ottawa is proud to have Insurego in the nation’s capital and looks forward to the many contributions they will bring not only to our local economy, but to our thriving and diverse technology and innovation sector.” (Jim Watson, Mayor, City of Ottawa)