HeyBryan & Duuo Announce Launch Plans for Duuo Gig Insurance

First on-demand gig economy insurance solution in Canada

Toronto, ON (Apr. 16, 2020) – HeyBryan and Duuo are excited to the details of a new on-demand gig insurance solution, available soon for all HeyBryan experts, in partnership with digital insurance brand Duuo (The Co-operators Group Limited). The new insurance solution – branded Duuo Gig Insurance – will be the first of its kind in the Canadian gig economy.

Duuo Gig Insurance has been exclusively designed to meet the unique needs of HeyBryan experts across the GTA, BC’s Lower Mainland, the City of Calgary, as well as future locations where HeyBryan is active. All HeyBryan experts will be able to purchase Duuo Gig Insurance in just a couple of minutes on their mobile device through a link in the HeyBryan platform. The cost for the majority of HeyBryan’s 20 task categories range around $5-7 per day, providing $2,000,000 in liability protection.

This service will eliminate the lengthy and antiquated insurance purchase path. Policy information, contact information and activation of the policy are all easily accessible via the mobile device and increasing ease at the touch of button. And it will give customers the peace-of-mind knowing that their HeyBryan expert is fully insured for all work performed.

“We’re thrilled to be the first mobile marketplace app to be offering a targeted, on demand gig economy-focused insurance solution with our partner Duuo,” says Lance Montgomery, CEO of HeyBryan. “Whether an expert is performing one or four tasks in a given day, an expert will have peace of mind knowing he has full insurance coverage for all his HeyBryan gigs, and customers will have comfort in knowing their expert is fully insured for all work performed at their home” he adds.

“Our mission at Duuo is to provide our clients with innovative insurance on their terms,” says Robin Shufelt, Managing Director of Duuo. “That’s why we’re so excited to offer HeyBryan experts a solution designed to meet the emerging needs of gig workers.”

Duuo Gig insurance will be available to all HeyBryan experts Q3 2020.

About Duuo

Created by The Co-operators in 2018, Duuo is a digital insurance brand that provides on-demand solutions to meet the needs of Canadians participating in an innovative and fast-paced digital economy. With a portfolio of accessible products, including Short-Term Renal Insurance, Event Insurance and Rent-my-Stuff Insurance, Duuo offers innovative protection plans that can be purchased online in minutes. Powered by Slice Insurance Cloud Services, Duuo’s digital platform uses AI technology to process claims and provides comprehensive cyber security protection of client and insurer information.

About The Co-operators

The Co-operators Group Limited is a Canadian co-operative with more than $41.7 billion in assets under administration. Through its group of companies, it offers home, auto, life, group, travel, commercial and farm insurance, as well as investment products. The Co-operators is well known for its community involvement and its commitment to sustainability. The Co-operators is listed among the Best Employers in Canada by Aon Hewitt and Corporate Knights’ Best 50 Corporate Citizens in Canada. For more information, visit www.cooperators.ca.

duuo™ and duuo by co-operators™ are trademarks of The Co-operators Group Limited. Insurance products and services branded duuo by co-operators™ are offered by Co-operators General Insurance Company (CGIC).

About HeyBryan

In partnership with HGTV star Bryan Baeumler, HeyBryan is the app that enables people to effortlessly book small tasks around the home by matching homeowners with top-quality, local, vetted and approved home maintenance Experts. With a quick and simple booking process, live chat and secure payment; HeyBryan is the easiest, most convenient way to get the job done.

Customers can book and complete tasks in anything from home cleaning, appliance repair, junk removal, plumbing, painting, electrical or general handyman services – to name just a few.

Currently servicing the Greater Toronto Area, BC’s Lower Mainland, and Calgary, HeyBryan will be launching in other Canadian cities soon. Learn more at heybryan.com.

SOURCE: HeyBryan

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