Google’s Rising Investments And Partnerships In Insurance Tech

Throughout its history, Google has stepped into myriad industries outside of its core search business from healthcare to finance to transportation. Is Google now setting its sights on disrupting the multi-trillion dollar insurance business? Google has signed off on at least 6 separate partnerships and investments in insurance tech just this year, according to a CB Insights analysis of its activity. Most notably, Google launched its Google Compare service in March 2015 in partnership with CoverHound and, allowing users to check rates from 21 different auto insurance providers. But Google’s forays into the insurance space reach beyond auto insurance.