Goosehead aims its pro online insurance platform at consumers

NEW YORK, Aug 11 (Reuters) – Insurance technology company Goosehead Insurance Inc (GSHD.O) will launch on Wednesday a web-based service aimed at people shopping for personal coverage online, extending its reach beyond traditional agents now using the system, company leaders said.

Goosehead, which went public in 2018 and expects to write $1.5 billion in total premiums this year, said it has retooled its professional platform that allows more than 2,000 corporate and independent franchise agents to quickly search quotes at more than 140 carriers.

“We’ve re-skinned the platform and pointed it at consumers,” Brian Pattillo, a vice president at Goosehead,

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