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Hippo Insurance is a home insurance tech company. It offers a tech-driven approach in home insurance by utilizing AI and big data to aggregate and analyze property information. The company provides complimentary smart home devices to clients to protect homeowners against water leaks, fire damage, and break-ins.

HQPalo Alto, CA, US

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Employees (est.) (Jan 2021)333(+8%)
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Key People/Management at Hippo

Eyal Navon

Eyal Navon

CTO & Co-Founder
Assaf Wand

Assaf Wand

CEO and Co-Founder
Mike Gordon

Mike Gordon

Director of Engineering
Richard McCathron

Richard McCathron

Chief Insurance Officer
Stewart Ellis

Stewart Ellis

Chief Financial Officer
Anna Lee

Anna Lee

VP of People
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Hippo Office Locations

Hippo has offices in Palo Alto, Austin and Dallas
Palo Alto, CA, US (HQ)
150 Forest Ave
Palo Alto, CA, US
380 Hamilton Ave
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Hippo Financials and Metrics

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Hippo total Funding

$709 m

Hippo latest funding size

$350 m

Time since last funding

2 months ago

Hippo investors

Hippo's latest funding round in November 2020 was reported to be $350 m. In total, Hippo has raised $709 m. Hippo's latest valuation is reported to be $1 b.
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Hippo Operating Metrics

Nov, 2018


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Hippo Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal Size
Spinnaker Insurance CompanyAugust 31, 2020
SheltrNovember 21, 2019

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Hippo News and Updates

Veterinary Software Market Business Opportunity 2020 – Top Companies Finnish Net Solutions, Vetter Software, ezyVet, ClienTrax, Hippo Manager Software

The study provides details such as the market share, Market Insights, Strategic Insights, Segmentation and key players in the Veterinary Software Market. Posted via Industry Today. Follow us on Twitter @IndustryToday

India Deal Monitor: Alpha Wave Incubation backs Hippo Video and updates

Sequoia Capital India’s Surge, and KAE Capital also participated in Hippo Video's funding round. The post India Deal Monitor: Alpha Wave Incubation backs Hippo Video and updates appeared first on DealStreetAsia.

[Funding alert] Video customer experience platform Hippo Video raises $4.5M in Series A round

The latest round of funding will be used to propel the company to expand its GTM teams as well as ramp up the engineering team.

Insurance startup Hippo reaches $1.5 billion valuation as it raises $150 million, but the CEO says getting funded during a pandemic was hard

Home insurtech startup Hippo said Tuesday it had secured $150 million in Series E funding, bringing the unicorn's valuation up to $1.5 billion. Venture capital firms FinTLV, Ribbit Capital, Dragoneer, and Innovius Capital participated in the funding round. Trying to raise money while COVID-19 roil…

Startup Hippo is buying an insurer that has licenses to sell across the US — here's how the unicorn insurtech is flipping the script on incumbents

Hippo, an insurtech based in Palo Alto, Calif., announced plans to acquire Spinnaker Insurance Company for an undisclosed amount on Wednesday.  Rick McCathron, chief insurance officer at Hippo, told Business Insider the pending deal came at a critical time for the home insurance startup, which has…
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Hippo Blogs

Decoding Homeowners Insurance: Top 10 Terms for First-Timers

You’ve saved your hard-earned dollars for years and you shouldn’t part with it easily or uninformed. You’ve searched and toured open-houses and imagined how your furniture, artwork, and other belongings would look in this home versus the next. After all your searching, you’ve finally found the perf…

6 Little Helpers for a Happy Holiday

Keep your home and family safe this holiday season with a few home prep tips from Sheltr. The holidays should be a fun time of year filled with family and festivities. However, an unexpected home emergency can quickly bring an end to all the joy and merriment. Here are some home maintenance and prot…

Hippo Acquires Home Maintenance Platform Sheltr

Together Sheltr and Hippo will provide customers with peace of mind through better home insurance and protective home maintenance. As you may already know, Hippo Insurance launched in 2015 with the deep belief that homeowners deserve better home insurance. We recognized a smarter home is a safer hom…

Planning vs. Panic: What to Do Before and After a Hurricane

Don’t panic, plan for what could lie ahead. Every year in the United States from about June through November, Atlantic and eastern Pacific coasts brace themselves for “hurricane season,” preparing to either evacuate or hunker down and wait it out. When a hurricane begins to build over the ocean, a f…

All About the Hippo Claims Process

  From broken windows to water leaks, we’re there for you in your time of need. Hippo’s claims concierge team ensures you obtain the most effective resolution as quickly as possible. A homeowners insurance policy protects your home and possessions in the case of loss due to a covered peril including…

Hippo Greets South Carolina

Palmetto state of mind. On South Carolina’s state seal, the motto, “Dum spiro, spero,” translates to, “While I breathe, I hope.” The seal also says, “Animis opibusque parati,” which means, “Prepared in mind and resources.” These are the exact sentiments Hippo embraces as we launch into the Palmetto …
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Hippo Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Hippo founded?

    Hippo was founded in 2015.

  • Who are Hippo key executives?

    Hippo's key executives are Eyal Navon, Assaf Wand and Mike Gordon.

  • How many employees does Hippo have?

    Hippo has 333 employees.

  • Who are Hippo competitors?

    Competitors of Hippo include Goji, Kin Insurance and Jetty.

  • Where is Hippo headquarters?

    Hippo headquarters is located at 150 Forest Ave, Palo Alto.

  • Where are Hippo offices?

    Hippo has offices in Palo Alto, Austin and Dallas.

  • How many offices does Hippo have?

    Hippo has 4 offices.