SimplyInsured was founded with one mission: to eliminate fear from health insurance. By changing the way small business owners purchase health insurance with our 100% online platform, we’re transforming a $20 billion dollar industry and delighting thousands of customers.
Our unique values-based culture (and extremely talented team) is our core competitive advantage, and each person on our team makes a direct, immediate impact on our business.
We value transparency, feedback, bias to action, growth, and an obligation to dissent. Every opinion is respected, we hold each other to extremely high standards, we’re driven by the diversity in our backgrounds, and unified by 100% alignment on our mission.
What’s best for the customer is the heart of everything we do, and our customer stories prove it: by changing health insurance we’re literally saving lives.
Based in San Francisco, SimplyInsured was founded in 2012 and is back by Bessemer Venture Partners, Polaris Ventures, and Y-Combinator. If you’re up for the challenge of improving health insurance for millions of Americans, we’re just getting started, and we’re growing!
In 2010, I had to buy health insurance for the first time. It was a mess. Deductibles. Coinsurance. Special drug deductibles for Out of Network Costs. It felt like I was trying to read another language. I asked everyone for help - the insurance companies, the brokers, the hospitals, and doctors - but no one could answer my simple questions. How much would it cost to go to the doctor? How much would it cost if I broke my leg rock climbing? What if I got hit by a bus?
Getting a small business insured is no easy task. It takes 24-48 hours just to get a quote. No one will give you all the quotes in a market. All the applications are in paper form. You have to use a largely unhelpful broker. Everything about it just sucks - and causes a lot of unnecessary fear, confusion, and pain.
That was the genesis of SimplyInsured - simple, 100% online health benefits for your small business. No paper. No fax machines. No administrative headaches. No complex insurance jargon. Just simple, easy-to-use, and easy-to-buy health insurance.