The Montréal startup plants its feet in Ontario in preparation for a nationwide launch.
Montréal-based insurance marketplace YouSet has secured $2.1 million in pre-seed funding as it launches its digital offering in Ontario.
“We believe that this investment from individuals with such tremendous industry experience is an acknowledgement that our vision is the right one.”
– Xavier Freeman
The financing came primarily from a group of angel investors, according to YouSet. The group consists of Don Fox, former executive vice president at Intact; Neil Mitchell, former managing director at Marsh Canada; and Mike George, founder of Trisura. Other investors include Joe Canavan, principal of Canavan Capital; Nicholas Bouchard, founder of DuProprio; as well as Michel Lozeau, chairman of Anges Québec.
Led by co-founders Xavier Freeman (CEO) and Fellipe Monteiro (CTO), YouSet’s online…