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Slice Releases Rideshare App to Select Drivers

Drivers using the Slice rideshare app to gather data and test technology and algorithms

NEW YORK -- (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Slice Labs Inc., a technology startup that launched the first on-demand insurance platform in the United States, today announced it has completed the Slice on-demand pay per use rideshare app and released it to a select set of rideshare drivers to gather data and test the Slice technology.

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Slice and Digital Partners Win the Insurance Technology Association’s Bridge Award

Partners, Slice and Digital Partners recognized for “bridging the gap” at the 3rd Annual ITA Pro conference

NEW YORK -- (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Slice Labs Inc., a technology startup with on-demand insurance products to support the on-demand economy, and Digital Partners, a Munich Re company, have won the Insurance Technology Association’s Bridge Award. The Bridge Award is given annually by the ITA to honor an insurance carrier that has demonstrated an ability to "bridge the gap" between technology and business operations. This award is being presented to both Slice and Digital Partners for their work together in bringing the startup to market.

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Slice Expands On-Demand Homeshare Insurance Product to Five Additional States

NEW YORK -- (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Slice Labs Inc., a technology startup that launched the first on-demand insurance platform in the United States, today announced it has expanded the availability of its homeshare preview release to include five additional states: Colorado, Maryland, Massachusetts, Texas and Washington.

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Homeshare Hosts: 4 Things to Think About When Filing Taxes

Running a successful homesharing business using platforms like Airbnb can be a lucrative enterprise when done correctly. But as a homeowner, it’s up to you to act thoughtfully and consider all aspects of the business ahead of time. For example, have you thought about tax strategies for your rental income? Most likely not, but you certainly should. Any expense you have including purchasing proper insurance, advertising, property taxes, etc., (and more on that later) for your rental period are considered deductible whether you operate as a sole proprietor, an LLC, or a corporation. Of course, you have to keep proper records, but those deductions really add up.

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Homeshare Hosts Need Their Own Insurance

One of the questions we get asked most frequently by Airbnb hosts is, “Doesn’t Airbnb already cover me?” In fact, we heard this very question from hosts in the Protect Your Guests, Protect Yourself session at the Airbnb Open conference in Los Angeles.

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When Bad Things Happen to Good People

On-demand horror stories have become so common that the world is desensitized. Some people say that “most Airbnb rentals go well, but there are horror stories,” and there sure are, from the home-turned-brothel to the entire site aptly named “Airbnb Hell.” How about the guy who used an Uber as a getaway car, the intoxicated passenger beating his driver or the passenger that threw a bottle at an Uber driver’s head? Though it’s not common, it’s horrifying.

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Tim Attia Speaks at the 2016 Guidewire Connections Conference

Tim Attia, the founder and CEO of Slice Labs, will be taking the stage at the Guidewire Connections Conference in San Francisco this Tuesday, October 25th. As a panelist at the Guidewire Insurance Startup Showcase, Tim and other insurance tech leaders will discuss how innovative, on-demand solutions are disrupting the insurance industry. The panel focus is on how these startups design and deliver next-generation customer experiences, and how those experiences are facilitated by disruptive business models like Slice’s.

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Seth Simon Joins Slice

Seth Simon, an experienced insurance industry leader, has joined Slice Labs as Director of Claims to accelerate and grow Slice’s customer claims experience.

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Beta Launch

Hello, we’re Slice. It’s official, we’ve launched the first on-demand insurance product in the United States. Turn on coverage when you need it, and off when you don’t. This ain’t no old-timey insurance policy. We have designed, from bottoms up, a brand new, never seen before, policy that addresses the homeshare hosts' personal and business needs, and delivers it on-demand and per use. No more long application processes, annual policies, and renewals. Just buy it when you need it. Simple as that.

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Slice Launches the First On-Demand Insurance Product in the US

Slice has released their first on-demand insurance product for homeshare hosts using platforms like Airbnb and HomeAway

NEW YORK -- (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Slice Labs Inc., an insurtech startup has launched their first on-demand insurance product to support the on-demand economy. The company has rolled out their on-demand homeshare insurance product to hosts using homeshare platforms like Airbnb, HomeAway, OneFineStay and FlipKey.

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