Kansas City’s “Dr. Dre of Insurance” aims to remix industry

Overland Park-based ClaimKit is planning to drop the beat on the insurance industry thanks to a new round of financing. The self-proclaimed “Dr. Dre of insurance policies,” ClaimKit CEO Chris Cheatham says the company’s $1.8 million round of financing will boost development of its second software product, RiskGenius. ClaimKit was able to lean heavily on local investors for the round, which was led by Leawood-based Flyover Capital. Startland News caught up with Cheatham to discuss the raise and the company’s plans moving forward. What was your experience raising funds in Kansas City?This was the second time through the fundraising gauntlet. Each fundraise is a unique animal and this one was no different. Keith Molzer was the first person I ever talked to about raising money in Kansas City back in…


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