State Farm, a Bloomington, Illinois-based insurer of cars and homes in the U.S., has launched a $100M venture capital initiative.
Newly formed State Farm Ventures will focus on investing in startups developing technologies and products in order to fulfill customer needs in innovative ways. Led by Michael Remmes, Innovation Executive, the arm will focus on several key areas, with the goal of providing new and innovative products and solutions to customers.
State Farm and its affiliates provide auto and home insurance in the United States. Via nearly 19,000 agents and approximately 65,000 employees, the companies serve approximately 83 million policies and accounts – approximately 81 million auto, fire, life, health and commercial policies and approximately 2 million bank accounts.