What You Should Know:
– Vericred, the data services platform powering digital quote-to-card experiences in health insurance and benefits, announced $23M in Series B funding led by Aquiline Technology Growth with participation from new investors Echo Health Ventures, MassMutual Ventures, Guardian Strategic Ventures, and existing investors Riverside Acceleration Capital, FCA Venture Partners and First Health Capital Partners.
– The company plans to use the new capital to expand its teams in New York, NY and Omaha, NE, further build its marketing and sales functions, and exponentially grow the community of participants on its market-leading platform, laying the foundation for a united, digitally connected benefits ecosystem.
Enabling Digital-Quote-To-Card Requires Infrastructure
Founded in 2014, Vericred offers a full suite of APIs across medical, life, dental, vision and other lines of coverage that power quoting, enrollment, member management, and renewals on multi-carrier InsurTech and BenTech platforms. Vericred’s solutions simplify the complex process of exchanging data with multiple partners. By effectively removing a critical barrier to industry-wide digital transformation, Vericred enables a true digital quote-to-card experience.
To date, more than 300 carriers, including industry leaders Cigna, Guardian, Humana, MetLife, Principal, Kaiser and 100+ InsurTech companies including Rippling, Gusto, Ease, and Namely have joined Vericred’s platform, creating a powerful network effect and establishing an important channel to bring new products and innovation to market.
“Today’s announcement showcases the market’s clear endorsement of Vericred’s critical innovations in health insurance and employee benefits. We are proud to have attracted the highest caliber of venture and strategic investors, surpassing the goals we initially set out for this fundraise,” said Michael W. Levin, CEO and Co-founder of Vericred. “We are excited to partner with these leading investors who share our vision for building a simplified way for all participants in the benefits ecosystem to connect, communicate, and exchange data rapidly and accurately.”