Vouch Insurance overview

Vouch Insurance, founded in 2018 and launched in September 2019, is a business insurance company for startups.

Vouch have developed proprietary insurance products and risk assessment tools designed specifically for high growth companies. Its tailored products take minutes to activate, and the company works directly with its clients to help them manage and avoid risk.

In Summer 2019, Vouch took part in the Y Combinator program.

At its September launch, Vouch also announced it had raised $24.5m in Series A funding, led by Ribbit Capital and SVB Financial Group, the parent company of Silicon Valley Bank. Y Combinator, Index Ventures and 500 Startups also participated. The money will be used to expand into more states, as well as grow its product offerings and team.

A few months later, in November, Vouch announced it had raised a $45m Series B, led by Y Combinator Continuity. The funding will be used to continue scaling the business.

In September 2021 Vouch announced it had raised $90m after experiencing 7x customer growth YoY and doubling its headcount. It also revealed it had established its own authorised insurance carrier, and expanded its product portfolio. 

Map showing the location of Vouch Insurance

San Francisco, United States

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Key people

Myles Hilliard Senior Growth Account Manager
Kelly Wulff 2018
Roman Ryan Business Operations Manager - Insurance Ops
Kai Hansen Head of Marketing
Carrie Phillips Lead Designer
Beau Laskey Board Observer
Travis Hedge Co-Founder
Sam Hodges Co-founder & CEO
Sam Hodges Co-founder and CEO
Anu Hariharan Board Member
Rajat Kongovi Chief Product Officer
Chad Packard Investor
Wayne Chan Head Of Engineering
Chad Nitschke President, Vouch Specialty