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Assaf Wand (Co-Founder & CEO of Hippo)

The Startup Life

Release Date: 10/06/2020

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Assaf Wand is the co-founder and CEO of insurtech startup Hippo. Based in Palo Alto, CA, Hippo has reimagined home insurance through the lens of homeowners – building policies with more comprehensive coverage for today's consumers at up to 25% less than competitors. The high-growth company is valued at $1.5 billion and has expanded its footprint to offer products to more than 70 percent of the US homeowner population.

Prior to Hippo, Wand was founder and CEO of Sabi, which designed and produced elegant everyday products (Sabi was acquired in 2015), a consultant with McKinsey & Company and an investor with Intel Capital. He has an MBA from the University of Chicago and a BA in finance and LLB in Law from the IDC Herzliya in Israel.

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Written by: Dominic Lawson 

Executive Producers: Dominic Lawson and Kenda Lawson

Music Credits:

**Show Theme**

 Behind Closed Doors - Otis McDonald 

**Break Theme**

Cielo - Huma-Huma