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Ethos Life

460 Bryant Street, Floor 3
San Francisco, CA 94107
415) 843-8467
Website Company Summary Management Team

CEO: Peter Colis (9/30/2015)
General Management: Brett Wilson (8/31/2019)
Finance: David Zhang (2018)
Technology: Gokul Dhingra (8/31/2017) ; Vipul Sharma (1/31/2019) ; Lingke Wang (6/30/2016)
Sales/Marketing: Eugene Bialczak
Business Development: Joe Schmidt IV
General Counsel/Legal: Pratusha Erraballi ; Porter H. Nolan
Former Employees: Brittany Yoon Phil Murphy Richard Hu

Outside board: (May no longer be on the board) Nate Niparko (Accel Partner) Tyson Clark (GV General Partner) Roelof Botha (Sequoia Capital Partner)

Business description: Ethos is a new kind of life insurance provider that makes getting coverage easy and accessible for millions of families. Ethos uses deep technology and data science to eliminate traditional barriers to life insurance and bring the industry into the modern age. The company built its technology from the ground up with a focus on creating a seamless customer experience; a mobile-first, online application process that takes minutes instead of weeks, and offering coverage without a medical exam for over 99% of applicants and a few health questions. The result is a life insurance company that puts people first. The company is headquartered in San Francisco with offices in Austin and Singapore. To learn more, visit
Partners include: Aon;  Munich Re;  RGAx

Rounds: 5
Recent Fundings: Jul 2021   May 2021
Capital raised: 406.5M
Last Round: 100.0M
Ownership: Private  
Angels/other VCs: Robert Downey (Downey Ventures);  Will Smith (Smith Family Circle)
Corporate investors: ROC Nation
Other investors: Stanford University

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Record updated: Jul 2021
Sector: Insurance
Year Founded: 2016
Headcount: 151-200 as of May 2021
Rounds: 5
Recent Fundings: Jul 2021   May 2021
Capital Raised: 406.5M
Last Round: 100.0M
Ownership: Private