Pandemic Reinforces Innovation Culture at Root

In many respects, we unintentionally built Root to weather situations like the COVID-19 pandemic. We have always been fueled by our passion for identifying what's not working and rolling up our ...

How Pay-Per-Mile Insurance Is Evolving

As automakers race to develop and test autonomous vehicles for longer and more complex trips, insurers offering unique types of auto insurance coverage aren't worrying about disruption. Dan Preston, ...

A Passion for Insurance: Growing Up in the Business

Alex Timm's path to the C-Suite of an InsurTech carrier probably isn't typical. Unlike other InsurTechs headed by technology experts or marketing officers from outside the insurance industry, Timm is ...

Did You Know? Auto and Renters Risks Correlated

To Alex Timm, CEO of Root Insurance Company, the auto insurance carrier's recent move into the renters insurance market seemed like a natural extension for its customer base given that 70 percent of ...

Who’s Next? The Value of MGAs vs. Carriers

With Next Insurance making a decision convert from a digital managing general agency for small and medium-sized businesses to a licensed insurance carrier in May, there isn't much to report from the ...