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May. 26, 2021Filing a home insurance claim? 5 common mistakes to avoidAccording to experts, here are the dos and don’ts of filing home insurance claims.
Apr. 16, 2021A Speeding Ticket Is Only the Beginning. Here’s How Much It Can Really Cost YouThe good news is that knowledge is power when it comes to traffic citations and speeding tickets. You have options, and understanding what they are can help you reduce the cost of the ticket, the impact to your auto insurance, and other negative effects, like points on your license.
Feb. 26, 2021Tips to help you shop for insuranceYour house and vehicle are two of the biggest items you are likely to ever buy. It’s good to check if your insurance has you covered and for the best price.
Oct. 14, 2020These Are The Worst Home Insurance Claim MistakesSince home insurance can be a complicated thing, it’s no surprise that filing a claim on your homeowners insurance can be, too—especially if you have extensive damage or a complex claim. But you can avoid some of the worst home insurance claim mistakes.
Columbus Business First LogoJul. 24, 2020Branch founders: Insurance should be 'communal force for good'Here's how Steve Lekas and Joe Emison went from repeat client and vendor to co-founders of Columbus' latest digital insurance startup.
Columbus Dispatch LogoJul. 22, 2020With new funding, Branch Insurance has sights set on nationwide expansionBranch Insurance, based in Columbus, has secured $24 million in funding to help take its rapid underwriting and quoting technology nationwide. Investors praised its CEO and his innovative business practices.
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Apr. 28, 2021Branch Insurance Expands Home and Auto Coverage to Colorado and OklahomaInsurtech Startup Launches in Two New States as it Continues its Nationwide Expansion
Apr. 26, 2021Why Every Uber or Lyft Driver Needs Rideshare InsuranceDriving for a rideshare company like Uber and Lyft is one of the most popular side hustles out there. After a quick application process, you can start accepting rides through the easy-to-use app. But there’s one topic all drivers must educate themselves about first: rideshare insurance.
Dec. 7, 2020Columbus to get 500 new jobsBranch, an insurance company based in the Short North, received approval from the Tax Credit Authority for state tax incentives to add 150 jobs there with a payroll of $15 million. "We are thrilled to grow our headquarters in Columbus, which continues to provide us with top-notch talent,” said Steve Lekas, Branch co-founder and CEO. “We chose to locate Branch in Columbus for its alignment with our mission to make insurance not only less expensive, but also good.”
Oct. 21, 2020Rapidly Growing Branch Insurance is on a Mission to Lower Insurance CostsInsurance is insurance, right? When shopping around for home or car insurance, it can be challenging to spot the differences. Sure, quotes may be separated by a few dollars a month and coverage may be slightly different, but for the most part it all seems the same. For Branch Insurance, the new kids on the block in the Columbus insurance provider scene, the goal is to change that.
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Aug. 12, 2020Branch’s reciprocal exchange goes live in Ohio12 August 2020 Branch’s new reciprocal exchange has begun to write business in the insurtech’s home state of Ohio with the company now in the process of securing licenses to operate elsewhere in the US, The Insurer can reveal.