NEW YORK, April 10, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Policygenius, the leading online insurance marketplace, announced that it was named the Best Insurtech Company of 2019 by Fintech Breakthrough, an independent organization that recognizes the top companies and products in the industry.
The Fintech Breakthrough Awards program had more than 3,500 nominations from all over the world this year. The nominations were evaluated by an independent panel of experts within the financial services and technology industries. The winners are chosen based on a variety of criteria, including most innovative and technologically advanced products and services.
Jennifer Fitzgerald, the CEO and co-founder of Policygenius, started the company in 2014 with her co-founder, Francois de Lame. They saw the pain points of old school insurance models and decided to do something about them.
"We developed an online experience that educates consumers on an intimidating topic and the technology that makes the process of comparing and buying insurance easy," Fitzgerald said. "We are honored to be recognized as the best insurtech company and a leader in this space."
To see the full list of winners, go to: fintechbreakthrough.com/winners/
About Policygenius: Policygenius is the nation's leading online insurance marketplace based in New York City. We've helped more than 5 million customers shop for all types of insurance like they shop for everything else — online. We launched in 2014 and are one of the early insuretech pioneers. We were named one of Inc. Magazine's Best Workplaces 2018.
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