How insurtech startups are leveraging technology to cash in on the life insurance market

This is a preview of the Future of Life Insurance (2018) research report from Business Insider’s premium research service. To get more information on the trends in life insurance and insurtechs, click here. Current subscribers can read the report here. Life insurance is a fundamentally hard product to sell, as it requires people to think […]

How startups are facilitating the digital transformations of delivery and automotive companies

Business Insider Intelligence This is a preview of a research report from Business Insider Intelligence, Business Insider’s premium research service. To learn more about Business Insider Intelligence, click here. Current subscribers can read the report here. The transportation and logistics industries are on the cusp of a massive transformation. After doing business largely the same way […]

5 online clothing, shoe, and jewelry startups that drop new products every single week of the year — Including Everlane, M.Gemi, and Mejuri

The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you’ll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase. Pressured by increasing competition and new online shopping habits, fast fashion retailers pump out trendy and cheap clothing, shoes, and accessories at impressive rates, but often at the […]

The top 5 startups paving the way for transportation and logistics within digital freight services, warehouse robotics, AI, last-mile delivery robotics, and self-driving cars

Artificial intelligence (AI), robotics, and self-driving technology are helping the transportation and logistics industry finally transform by cutting costs, optimizing delivery routes, and automating mundane tasks. Startups will be the lynchpin of this transformation because they specifically target areas of need  with cutting-edge solutions. Business Insider Intelligence examined the top 5 startups within five key […]

Tech startups are reviving point-of-sale lending

AMERICANS shopping for a mattress online may find the selection at Casper, a New York-based mattress startup, somewhat lacking. Unlike brick-and-mortar shops, which offer dozens of models, the startup sells just three. And yet Casper’s customers are spoiled for choice at the till. Those who cannot afford to pay with a debit or credit card, […]

Early Facebook investor Marc Andreessen says one of the biggest mistakes that startups make is hiring an HR leader too late (FB, TWTR)

Stuart Isett/Fortune Global Forum Marc Andreessen says most companies put off hiring a HR leader too long. The delay makes the company more at risk of “catastrophic failure through self-inflicted wounds,” according to Andreessen. In an interview with longtime tech industry veteran Elad Gil for his new book “High Growth Handbook,” Andreessen says companies should hire […]

Universities and legacy industries are giving rise to the Midwest’s AI startups

ANALYSIS: Despite the promise artificial intelligence holds to transform many facets of American life, the majority of artificial intelligence companies are still concentrated in traditional tech hubs. According to a Glassdoor analysis from November, 30 percent of open jobs at the time that included the words “artificial intelligence, “…Read More

The top 5 startups disrupting healthcare using AI, digital therapeutics, health insurance, and genomics

Business Insider Intelligence The healthcare industry is facing disruption due to accelerating technological innovation and growing demand for improved delivery of healthcare and lower costs. Tech startups are leading the way by seizing opportunities in the areas of the industry that are most vulnerable to disruption, including genomics, pharmaceuticals, administration, clinical operations, and insurance. Venture funds […]