Ahoy! named top insurtech | Insurance Business America



Ahoy!, a digital insurance managing general agent for recreational boating, has been named “Best Emerging InsurTech” by InsurTech Hartford as part of the Innovation Challenge Awards.

“Ahoy! Insurance is building a tech-first product, designed by boaters for boaters, for a legacy market where others are not,” said Stacey Brown, founder of InsurTech Hartford. “That is a true example of insurance innovation. It is great to see them win the Best Emerging InsurTech category.”

Ahoy! offers boaters benefits including risk reduction technology and contextual data to prevent accidents and improve the boating experience. Ahoy!’s customers receive an onboard smart

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Shopify president: Small businesses in America are the backbone of the economy

The president of one business has his sights focused firmly on big success for small businesses in America — and his firm has a lot to do with it. 

Harley Finkelstein, who runs Shopify, told FOX Business in an interview this week, “It’s quite clear, especially post-pandemic, that small businesses are the backbone of the entire economy. They’re very, very important.”

In the past few years, Finkelstein, who is based in Canada, said that the United States and indeed the world has seen that “the only constant in commerce

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