Mortgage Startup Blend to Offer MetLife Policies With New Unit

Bloomberg, Aug. 6, 2018–Julie Verhage, Katherine Chiglinsky
The San Francisco-based company is launching Blend Insurance Agency. Much like its mortgage platform, the firm will leverage partnerships with large insurers to scale its business by pairing the offerings. One of those initial partners will be MetLife Inc., a U.S. insurer with more than $700 billion in assets.