Hippo Greets South Carolina

Palmetto state of mind.

On South Carolina’s state seal, the motto, “Dum spiro, spero,” translates to, “While I breathe, I hope.” The seal also says, “Animis opibusque parati,” which means, “Prepared in mind and resources.” These are the exact sentiments Hippo embraces as we launch into the Palmetto State. Preparation and protection of resources is

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Hippo Bites a Georgia Peach

Taking a bite out of the underinsurance issue in GA.

Georgia has come a long way since its 1732 founding. At that time it was the center of the “New South” and birthplace of the Civil Rights Movement. Now, Fortune 500 companies like Coca-Cola and Delta — along with 4.3 million homeowners — call the

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Hippo Skis into Colorado Just in Time for Spring

Hippo made it into Colorado just in time for spring skiing. Who says Hippo’s can’t ski?

With colder weather fading away behind us, and spring skiing kicking into high-gear, it’s a great time to head for the “Centennial State.” That’s what we thought, anyway. As of today, our team has expanded into Colorado and, now,

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Hippo Enchants New Mexico Homeowners

Hippo in New Mexico
Hot as chili peppers

Between extraterrestrial sightings, a hotly contested debate over chili preferences and a minor league baseball team with a name from “The Simpsons,” it’s safe to say New Mexico is unlike any other state in the nation.

The Land of Enchantment’s multicultural population, desert climate and inspiring landscape have attracted 2 million …

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Another Year of Hippo in the Books

 

End of year, wrap and reflections.

2017 was infamously the costliest year on record for natural disasters. However, between the Mendocino and Carr Fires, Hurricanes Florence and Michael and Subtropical Storm Alberto, I predict 2018 may just take the title. While we at Hippo have been watching traditional insurance companies keep up

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Hippo Learns All About “Minnesota Nice”

Nice! We’re live in Minnesota.

Living in California, I thought I knew nice. But the rumors are true: “Minnesota nice” is in a whole different category. We suspect it’s part of the reason that so many people born in Minnesota stay in Minnesota. Inspired by the state’s most famous feature, we’re bringing smart, affordable homeowners

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Hippo Shows the ‘Show Me State’ Affordable Homeowners Insurance

Hippo is now available in the show me state.

Missouri was the site of more than 1,000 Civil War battles. It also served as the eastern base for the iconic (yet surprisingly short-lived) Pony Express mail service. Mark Twain, Maya Angelou and Harry S. Truman all started out in the “Show Me State.” That

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The Hippo 500: We’re racing our way into Indiana

Hippo races to IN.

On your mark, get set, buy affordable homeowners insurance! That might not be exactly how they start the Indy 500, but now it could be. Today, Hippo has crossed the finish line, and any of the 1.9 million Indiana homeowners can apply for our home and condo insurance. As far as

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Bright Lights, Big Hippo: We’re Expanding into Nevada

 

Betting big on Nevada.

What’s that sound? No, it’s not wedding bells from a Vegas chapel. It’s Hippo extending home and condo insurance to nearly 685,000 homeowners across the state of Nevada. While preparing to enter the marketplace, we learned what residents already know: The state offers much more than wild nights and epic

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