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Buddy and Rezo Systems Announce Partnership

PRESS RELEASE from Outdoor Sportswire — A letter of intent between Buddy (https://buddyinsurance.com/) and Rezo Systems (https://rezosystems…

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Buddy Partners with Manifest to Offer Registration Insurance to Attendees

PRESS RELEASE from Globe Newswire — RICHMOND, Va., April 20, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Insurance technology startup Buddy (https…

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Buddy Now Offers USAFL On-demand Accident Insurance

PRESS RELEASE from Outdoor Sportswire — RICHMOND, Va. April. 9, 2021 — Beginning today, insurance technology startup Buddy (https…

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Buddy On-Demand Insurance Partners with Wherewolf Digital Waivers

RICHMOND, Va. March 24, 2021 —A joint partnership between top-rated insurtech startup Buddy (https://buddyinsurance.com/) and Wherewolf…

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Buddy Now Guards Florida's Outdoors and Adventure Fans

PRESS RELEASE from Outdoor Sportswire — RICHMOND, Va. March 15, 2021 — Buddy (https://buddyinsurance.com/), the e-commerce startup named…

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Washington Outdoors Buffs Now Have Buddy Insurance

PRESS RELEASE from Outdoor Sportswire — RICHMOND, Va. March 9, 2021 — The Evergreen State, Washington, is the 40th state to approve e…

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ITC Vegas Selects Buddy to Power Embedded Insurance

RICHMOND, Va. Jan. 26, 2021 — Insurance technology startup Buddy (https://buddyinsurance.com/) has partnered with InsureTech Connect to…

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Buddy Adventure Insurance Available in Utah for the First Time Ever!

PRESS RELEASE from Outdoor Sportswire — RICHMOND, Va. Jan. 7, 2021 — Buddy (https://buddyinsurance.com/) — an e-commerce startup offering…

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Stay Strong

At this time last year, we in the outdoor world were coming off a great summer and fall full of adventure. Plans were being made for the…

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From Sea to Shining Sea

We live in a beautiful country, and it's been our privilege to get to know more and more of it through our work at Buddy. When we first…

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Getting Kids Outside in the Name of Candy

Buddy is all about living active, outdoor lives. Unfortunately in this day and age, that can be a tough sell for some kids who face a…

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A New Way to Buddy

After months of development and closed beta testing with our customers, we are happy to announce the launch of the Buddy Customer Portal…

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Go Bigger with Buddy in Texas

Ever heard the saying, “Everything’s bigger in Texas”? Now that Buddy has entered the Lone Star State, it’s time to take on all of the…

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This Adventure Insurance is Good News for Risk-Takers | Buddy Profiled in Outside Magazine

Whoa! We were picked up by the editorial team at Outside Magazine as worth some ink! Outside is definitely a go-to publication in the…

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Buddy’s On-Demand Accident Insurance Available via API

Buddy, the Insurtech startup providing the first and only on-demand accident insurance for active people, is opening up a beta version of…

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Buddy's on-demand accident insurance is approved in North Carolina

As of this week, Buddy is now live for North Carolina residents! Whether you are kiteboarding along the coast of the Outer Banks, or…

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Buddy Lands in Tennessee

With the Appalachian mountains to the east and the Mississippi River to the west, Tennessee has been blessed with some of the best outdoor…

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Buddy is Live in Colorado

Guess what, mountain-lovers. Buddy is now live in Colorado! We’re celebrating this milestone with a trip out west from our home in Richmond…

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Buddy Approved for Sale In The Bluegrass State

Kentucky Regulators Give Us Thumbs Up Last week, Kentucky insurance regulators approved the sale of our Buddy accident insurance for outdoor…

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Hi, Phoenix!

Buddy is on the road this week in Phoenix. We’re here meeting customers, potential partners, and sponsoring the Mountain Bike Association of…

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Buddy on the Cloudcast

During the MetLife Digital Accelerator powered by Techstars, Buddy’s CEO, Charles Merritt, had a chance to talk with Brian Gracely, host of…

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Buddy's First Steps

I am excited to announce that Buddy is live in Arizona! It’s been a fantastic journey so far, and now we’ve reached the next milestone–the…

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Buddy Does Techstars!

At Buddy, we’re always looking for new ways to help people be a bit more fearless on their adventures. It started with our first of its kind…

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Meet Buddy

tl;dr: we’re building a new type of insurance and a platform to support it so that people can better enjoy life’s adventures. “Insurance…