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101 Top Insurance Startups and Companies in Canada

This article showcases our top picks for the best Canada based Insurance companies. These startups and companies are taking a variety of approaches to innovating the Insurance industry, but are all exceptional companies well worth a follow.

We tried to pick companies across the size spectrum from cutting edge startups to established brands.

We selected these startups and companies for exceptional performance in one of these categories:

  • Innovation
    • Innovative ideas
    • Innovative route to market
    • Innovative product
  • Growth
    • Exceptional growth
    • Exceptional growth strategy
  • Management
  • Societal impact

Top Canada Insurance Startups

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Apollo Insurance

Apollo Insurance

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Apollo Insurance is an online insurance company designed to help brokers to instantly transact insurance online.

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Great-West Lifeco is a financial services holding company with interests in life insurance, health, retirement, and investment services.

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People Corporation

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People Corporation is publicly-traded on the TSX Venture Exchange under the symbol PEO.

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Planswell

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Planswell is on a mission to provide the world’s most actionable financial planning experience to everyone, for free.

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Relay Platform Inc

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SaaS platform for P&C insurance and reinsurance placements

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Optimity

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Optimity is a mission-driven technology company that uses evidence-based behavioural science and gamification to improve population health.

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Zensurance

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Making commerical insurance simpler

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Navacord

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Navacord is a national insurance brokerage offering risk management and consulting solutions including property & casualty.

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Sofdesk

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Sofdesk offers web application solutions for solar installation, roofing, and insurance companies.

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Ratesdoctca

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Ratesdoctca is a platform to compare insurance, mortgage and credit card rates in Canada, so you can save money for the fun things in life.

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Briza.io

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The commercial insurance-as-a-service API. Connecting underwriters to agencies and financial applications to make insurance instant.

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PAI Health

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PAI is the first scientifically validated metric that provides insights on how much exercise you need to live a longer, healthier life.

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Foxquilt

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Foxquilt is an Insurance technology company focused on empowering small businesses and B2B networks to save on Small Business insurance.

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PolicyMe

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Life insurance Made Easy

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Goose Insurance Services

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Mobile First B2C Insurance Platform

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Collage HR

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Reinventing the way Canadian businesses manage HR, payroll, and benefits.

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IMS – Part of Trak Global Group

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IMS (Insurance & Mobility Solutions) is a global provider of connected car solutions, services, and analytics.

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Virtual Gurus

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Virtual Gurus is a freelancing platform that connects businesses with skilled, trained, and professional Virtual Assistants.

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CONTXTFUL Technologies

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CONTXTFUL provide attention, viewability and business intelligence on the environment context of any digital audience.

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CPP Investments

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CPP Investments helps and provides a foundation on which Canadians build financial security in retirement.

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Kora Network

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Kora Network provides the tools needed to build a self-sustaining, community-owned ecosystem for circulating and accumulating capital.

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Mosaic Capital Corporation

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Mosaic Capital Corporation is an investment company based in western Canada that owns a portfolio of established businesses operating.

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ManagingLife

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Lowering the human and financial cost of chronic pain with its clinically-validated digital solution, Manage My Pain.

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CGI

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CGI is a canada-based information technology consulting, systems integration and outsourcing company.

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Talem Health Analytics

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Talem Health Analytics bridges clinical expertise with technology to proactively assess bodily injury claims.

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Export Development Canada

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Export Development Canada supports Canada’s export trade by helping companies react to international business openings.

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Emma Labs

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Emma is a family-centric insurance platform that makes buying life insurance easy, affordable and accessible.

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Clinia

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Clinia is a health search engine built for healthcare organizations to streamline operational workflows and improve patient navigation.

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Analyze Re

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Analyze Re is a software company developing portfolio risk management and pricing systems for the reinsurance industry.

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LegWorks

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They believe that mobility is empowerment.

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CloudAdvisors

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CloudAdvisors is one of the top InsurTech solutions in North America, powering the next-generation of Employee Benefit Advisors.

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TMX Group

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TMX Group companies provide listing venues, trading markets, clearing facilities, data products services to the global financial community.

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ClaimSecure

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ClaimSecure is a largest, privately held healthcare management firm.

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Altius Analytics Labs

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Altius Analytics Labs is software company helping workplaces quickly, easily and accurately identify ergonomic risk

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FCT

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FCT specializes in title insurance, residential and commercial real estate mortgage services along with default and recovery solutions.

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Diversico, Assurance et investissements inc

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Diversico is a company that provides consulting services which includes insurance and financial services to individuals and businesses.

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ClientDesk

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ClientDesk is digitizing the interaction between insurance brokers/insurers and their policy holders

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ShiftRide

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Flexible Car Subscriptions on Your Terms

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Intact Financial Corporation

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Intact Financial Corporation isa provider of property and casualty insurance in Canada.

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Desjardins Group

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Largest cooperative financial group in Canada

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SHORE Underwriting

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SHORE Underwriting is a specialist underwriter of the emerging technology and professional services sectors in Canada.

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XN Worldwide Insurance

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XN Worldwide Insurance provides a broad range of insurance and financial products along with brokerage and claims support services.

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Marsh

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Marsh is a Canada-based company that provides insurance brokering and risk management services for enterprises.

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Global Excel Management Inc.

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Global Excel is a full-service provider of global healthcare risk management solutions.

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EDP Services

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EDP Services is financial technology services and solutions’ company, committed to delivering innovation.

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Dryrun

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Dryrun is a cash flow management tool that pairs automation of intelligent financial forecasts with scenario planning and modelling.

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The Canada Life Assurance Company

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The Canada Life Assurance Company provides insurance and wealth management products and services in Canada.

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Venn Innovation

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Venn was founded by a group of tech economy entrepreneurs and stakeholders to support innovation-based economic development.

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TradeRev

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TradeRev is a mobile app that creates a simplified, transparent, real-time automotive exchange.

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Ferst Capital Partners – FCP

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FCP is a private investment firm which invests in venture capital, private equity, public markets, sector-focused funds and crypto assets.

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LowestRates.ca

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LowestRates.ca is a free and independent service that helps people save time and money by allowing them to compare insurance.

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Franchise Holdings International

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FNHI creates and invests knowledge and capital into proven businesses to become innovative fast growing market disruptors.

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Stewart

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Stewart is a real estate services company, offering products and services through our direct operations.

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eSignLive by VASCO

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eSignLive e-signatures are white labelled behind some of the world’s most trusted brands and known as a leader alongside DocuSign and Adobe.

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TD Insurance

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TD Insurance is an insurance company provides Home insurance, Auto Insurance, Life Insurance, Travel Medical Insurance & Credit Protection

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AGF Investments

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AGF Investments Inc. is a privately owned investment manager. The firm primarily provides its services to individual and institutional

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HealthBank

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The leading consumer & enterprise healthcare payments infrastructure for patients, providers, pharmacies, insurance carriers, benefits & HR.

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The Guarantee Company of North America

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The Guarantee Company of North America is a Canadian-owned insurance company.

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La Capitale

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La Capitale is a Canadian business that provides insurance products and financial services institution.

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Economical Insurance

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Economical Insurance is one of Canada’s largest insurers, serving customers from coast to coast with a range of car insurance

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Interfacing Technologies

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Interfacing Technologies helps organizations to efficiently govern business complexity.

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EFANI

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America’s Most Secure Mobile Service

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Onlia

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Onlia makes it easy to live safely, and rewards you along the way.

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JAUNTIN’

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JAUNTIN’ enables insurers to distribute on demand short term insurance, with a focus on gig-workers

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Fuse Insurance

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Fuse Insurance is a digital commercial insurance company that provides online commercial insurance brokerage services.

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Allegory Insurance

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Allegory is building the future of insurance to help good drivers to save money and prevent accidents by using AI and machine vision.

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Encircle

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Encircle is a company that processes all documentation and claims for insurances online with great transparency.

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Westland Insurance Group

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Westland Insurance Group is a growing independent property and casualty insurance brokers.

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Lendingarch

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Lendingarch is a finance company that offers, personal loans, insurance, car loans and credit cards.

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Johnson Insurance

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Johnson Insurance is one of Canada’s leading providers for group benefits, home, travel and auto insurance.

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Micruity

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Micruity is to empower employers to add pension-like insurance products to their retirement plan

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PPI

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PPI is a wide platform that specializes in extending its services for families and individuals seeking financial protection.

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OTIP

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OTIP is an insurance company that provides home insurance, auto insurance, life insurance, and travel insurance.

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CLV Group

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We have been in business for over 45 years. We help people find the perfect place to call home.

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Wawanesa Insurance

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Wawanesa Insurance offers a breadth of insurance products.

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Virtual Claims Adjuster

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Virtual Claims Adjuster provides the most intuitive and secure cloud based claims technology to their global clients.

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Sprott Asset Management

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Sprott Asset Management is offers a wide variety of investment solutions to Canadian and international investors.

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Sterling Capital Brokers

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Sterling Capital Brokers is a consumer company located in Toronto.

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Navarik

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Navarik is a software service provider to the petroleum supply and trading industry.

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Advisor Websites

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Advisor Websites is a software leader providing website and digital marketing solutions for the financial services and insurance industries

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Gore Mutual

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Gore Mutual is an insurance company that provides financial security to property, vehicle, health and other insurance solutions.

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BrokerLink

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Insurance in Alberta and Ontario

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Insurance Corporation of British Columbia

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The Insurance Corporation of British Columbia (ICBC) is a provincial Crown corporation

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Benecaid

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Benecaid is focused on the delivery and administration of employee benefit solutions to small and medium sized enterprises in Canada.

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Allset

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Allset is the easiest way ever to get insurance

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DUUO

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DUUO provides on-demand insurance products and services online.

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Novus Health

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Health engagement company providing technology and personal health support solutions for insurance providers and employers.

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Prodigy Labs

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Prodigy Labs is a product development service organisation

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Square One Insurance

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Square One Insurance offers Canadians living in urban centers with personalized home insurance solutions and services.

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Homicity

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A smart search engine, for your home. Find properties, pros, insurance, mortgages and more.

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Sonnet Insurance

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Sonnet Insurance is an online insurance provider that lets user buy home and auto insurance.

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Hubio

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Hubio provide integrated technologies that connect people, devices and systems within the insurance and fleet tracking sectors.

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Financial Horizons Group

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Financial Horizons Group is a national, Canadian-owned and operated Managing General Agency (MGA).

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Manulife Asset Management

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Manulife Asset Management is the global asset management arm of Manulife.

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Prospect

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Prospect is a company that provides more sales with less work by its accurate and targeted tools.

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AGI Insurance

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AGI Insurance is a provider of insurance advisors in residential, auto, travel, farm, and commercial insurance services.

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First National Financial Corporation

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First National Financial Corporation is a Canada-based parent company.

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CertaPay

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CertaPay develops real-time, globally interoperable, point-to-point payment solutions that leverage and integrate seamlessly.

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TuGo Group

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TuGo Group is a travel Insurance Company.

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Empire Life Insurance

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Empire Life Insurance offer competitive individual and group life and health insurance, investment and retirement products.

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Jaguar Capital

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Jaguar Capital provides advisory services to growth-stage companies in the areas of governance, financial management, and funding strategy.

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