Ladder Insurance

Ladder is the digital life insurance company offering flexible term coverage in minutes that can save policyholders up to 40%.

Ladder combines the power of innovative technology with world-class financial and insurance expertise to make it easy for anyone to access life insurance.

Ladder was founded in 2015 by Jamie Hale, Laura Hale, Jack Dubie, and Jeff Merkel. The company is headquartered in Palo Alto, California.


Ladder uses an all-digital architecture and real-time underwriting to make life insurance as accessible, affordable, and beloved as it should be.


Ladder has rebuilt every step of the life insurance stack, enabling key innovations across acquisition, product design, user experience, underwriting, instant issue, and policy administration.


Ladder is backed by Thomvest Ventures, OMERS Growth Equity, Brewer Lane Ventures, Allianz, Canaan Partners, and others. The company raised $100M in Series D round on Oct 04, 2021. This brings Ladder's total funding to $194M to date. The latest round valued Ladder at $900M post-money.




  • Year founded: 2015
  • Funding Info: $194M over 6 Rounds (Latest Funding Type: Series D)
  • Yearly Revenue: NA
  • Employee Size: 51-200
  • Business Valuation: Valued at $900M as of Oct 04, 2021
  • City/Town: Palo Alto
  • State: California
  • Country: United States
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