About Briza

Briza. Enabling the digital evolution of insurance

The insurance API built with developers in mind. Briza gives commercial insurance carriers broad digital distribution for their insurance products with a single integration, instantly connecting them to wholesalers, retailers, SaaS platforms.

We know commercial insurance

Briza was founded by a team of passionate technologists and insurance professionals. We draw on industry experience with top carriers like Markel, AIG, and Chubb, and tech experience from companies like FreshBooks and TWG. Together, we are revolutionizing commercial insurance by bringing contemporary tech to the industry to dramatically improve the process for both agencies and clients.

Briza is a Toronto, ON and Austin, TX based company. We are enabling the P&C insurance industry's digital distribution evolution. Briza is licensed as a general lines insurance agency, holding its resident insurance agency license in the state of Texas under the name Briza Insurance Agency, LLC. Briza also holds non-resident insurance agency licenses in all states in which our customers have business operations.

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Why we're here

Americans have been able to buy car insurance online for 22 years. Consider that for a minute: that is 10 years longer than the iPhone has existed.

This development had a dramatic impact on the auto insurance market: Within 7 years, in 2005, Geico had moved up to #4 in national market share, compared to #8 in 1995. It was a massive move in an otherwise stable market.

Commercial insurance is another story. Small businesses have been able to buy commercial insurance online for nearly 10 years. The first direct web-based portal for small business customers with real-time quoting and binding was launched in 2010 by Hiscox USA, and while the business has grown very nicely, it hasn’t had nearly the effect...

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Meet the Brizans

Ben Munro

Founder, CEO

Dominic Bortolussi


Rishi Sharma


James Riviezzo

Head of Business development

Saqib Dadabhoy

Product design

David Horak

Product development

Kevin Bracken


Sam Wu


Samantha Ko

Product design

Lily van Oekel

Product development

Luiz Pereira

Product development

Seamus King

Carrier relations

Steven Zhao

Product development

Sylvester Okonkwo

Product development

Ryan Nieuwoudt

Product development

Fergal McGrath

Product development

Erin Dees

Product development

Matheus Cezar

Product development

Kirill Leksanov

Product development

Carina Simonovsky

Product development

Work with us

We're hiring! We are seeking talented software developers, insurance professionals, and people who are passionate about revolutionizing the industry. Check out our careers page.