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Car Insurance Comparison Site Leaky Relaunches After Insurance Company Shutdown

3 years agoTechnology : TechCrunch

Last August, Y Combinator-backed Leaky had one of those "good news, bad news" startup launches. The good news — the launch got plenty of attention, and (thanks in part to some coverage from TechCrunch), ands the site attracted 10 times as much traffic as expected, according to co-founder Jason Traff. The bad news — that attracted the attention of the insurance companies, who sent Leaky cease-and-desist letters.
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YC-Backed Leaky Is Hipmunk For Car Insurance

Technology : TechCrunch (3 years ago)

Launching in beta today in California is the YC-funded Leaky. Like a Hipmunk for car insurance, Leaky's premise is simple enough; visit the site and you can fill out an online questionnaire covering all sorts of vehicle-related ques... Read Post

After false start, insurance comparison site Leaky nets $670k, launches nationwide

Technology : GigaOM (2 years ago)

Y Combinator-backed Leaky on Wednesday said it had raised $670,000 in seed funding and opened its site to users across the country. The company initially launched in 2011 but had to rethink its approach after cease-and-desist letter... Read Post

Auto Insurance Comparison Startup Leaky Launches Nationally, Raises $670K

Technology : TechCrunch (2 years ago)

Leaky, a Y Combinator-incubated startup that helps customers compare the price they'd pay with car insurance companies, is expanding to full nationwide coverage today. The startup first launched more than a year ago, but the site qu... Read Post


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