• An 'Uber for buses' startup is launching an ICO to end tipping altogether - and it's already raised $6 million

    2 days ago - By Business Insider

    Skedaddle, an 'Uber-for-buses' startup, is launching a blockchain project that aims to completely eliminate tipping.
    Users can rate any interaction with a service worker, which also functions as a tip, and follows a worker from job to job.
    CEO Adam Nestler isn't worried about a potential bubble in cryptocurrencies, and says the company has already raised $6 million of its ICO goal.
    Skedaddle, a New York-based bus chartering service that allows anyone to create a route and find other riders, is launching an Initial Coin Offering, or ICO, in January to fund a side project that aims to...
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  • Health IQ raises $34.6 million for life insurance for healthy people

    Health IQ raises $34.6 million for life insurance for healthy people

    2 days ago - By Tech Crunch

    People who work out and eat healthily shouldn't have to pay as much for life insurance.
    That's the concept behind Health IQ, a startup that's been making headways in the “insureTech” category.
    Venture capitalists have been betting that insurance is ready for change and Health IQ has convinced investors to put another $34.6 million in the startup for its Series C.
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  • Health IQ raises $76 million to lower insurance rates for healthy people

    Health IQ raises $76 million to lower insurance rates for healthy people

    2 days ago - By Venture Beat

    Health IQ , a startup that says it helps health-conscious people save an average of $1,238 a year on their life insurance premiums, has raised $76 million in venture capital.
    The company said next year it plans to expand coverage into other health care areas, including dental, long-term care, disability, and cancer treatment.
    In an interview with VentureBeat, CEO Munjal Shah said the company has helped “tens of thousands of individuals” secure a total of $5.3 billion in life insurance coverage in just 22 months.
    Shah wouldn't disclose the underlying revenue rate for the company, but he...
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