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.

Vouch is authorised to sell to startups in Utah, Illinois and California, and is expected to serve in 10 states by the end of 2019, and nationwide by 2020. Its proprietary policies are backed by Munich Re.

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.

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
Carrie Phillips Lead Designer
Travis Hedge Co-Founder
Sam Hodges Co-founder & CEO
Anu Hariharan Board Member
Sam Hodges Co-founder and CEO
Rajat Kongovi Chief Product Officer