Small Business Insurtech Huckleberry to Offer Pandemic Business Interruption Plan

IJ - December 3, 2020 - Huckleberry, a small business insurance purchasing platform, has launched a new offering designed for small businesses impacted by pandemic-related stressors and costs. 

The Pandemic Business Interruption plan will be available in early 2021.

The coverage will be geared directly towards protecting small businesses from interruption and impacts caused by COVID-19, and any future events of the same nature. It will be available to some of the hardest hit industries of the COVID-19 pandemic, including restaurants, retail stores, barbers/beauticians, childcare services and more. Pricing for the Pandemic Business Interruption plan, along with other small business insurance plans from Huckleberry, starts at $250 per month.

In addition, Huckleberry is engineering its new plan to offer quick and automatic payouts based on local, county-level actions and closures, eliminating excessive reporting and saving companies time when they need it most.

Huckleberry offers a digital resource for small businesses, offering coverage and liability documents such as worker’s compensation, business owner’s policy (BOP), certificates of insurance and more.

The Pandemic Business Interruption plan is in the late stages of development, and will be available in all 26 states that Huckleberry currently serves in early 2021.

Huckleberry provides small business owners with the capability to manage all of their insurance needs through a single interface. Policies are issued by Markel Insurance Co. Huckleberry is backed by Tribe Capital, Uncork Capital, Crosslink Capital,, Postmates CEO Bastian Lehman, Apartment List CEO John Kobs and several others.