Buddy's Adventures

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Buddy Approved for Sale In The Bluegrass State

Kentucky Regulators Give Us Thumbs Up Last week, Kentucky insurance regulators approved the sale of our Buddy accident insurance for outdoor…

Jay Paul
Feb 08, 2019

Buddy Approved for Sale In The Bluegrass State

Jay Paul
Feb 08, 2019

Kentucky Regulators Give Us Thumbs Up Last week, Kentucky insurance regulators approved the sale of our Buddy accident insurance for outdoor…

Hi, Phoenix!

Charles MerrittJan 10, 2019

Buddy is on the road this week in Phoenix. We’re here meeting customers, potential partners, and sponsoring the Mountain Bike Association of…

Day 12 — Team

Charles MerrittDec 21, 2018

During the month of December, Buddy will highlight, the Twelve Days of Fearlessness. Whether it is getting up the nerve to lace up your old…

Day 11 — Failure and Redemption

Jay PaulDec 20, 2018

During the month of December, Buddy will highlight, the Twelve Days of Fearlessness. Whether it is getting up the nerve to lace up your old…

Day 10 — Generosity

BuddyDec 19, 2018

During the month of December, Buddy will highlight, the Twelve Days of Fearlessness. In the spirit of generosity we are sharing our…

Day 9 — Gear

BuddyDec 18, 2018

During the month of December, Buddy will highlight, the Twelve Days of Fearlessness. In the spirit of generosity we are sharing our…

Day 8 — Experience

BuddyDec 17, 2018

During the month of December, Buddy will highlight, the Twelve Days of Fearlessness. Whether it is getting up the nerve to lace up your old…

Day 7 — Grit

Meg SheriffDec 16, 2018

During the month of December, Buddy will highlight, the Twelve Days of Fearlessness. Whether it is getting up the nerve to lace up your old…

Day 6 — Training

BuddyDec 15, 2018

During the month of December, Buddy will highlight, the Twelve Days of Fearlessness. Whether it is getting up the nerve to lace up your old…

Day 5 — Goals

David VogeleerDec 14, 2018

During the month of December, Buddy will highlight, the Twelve Days of Fearlessness. Whether it is getting up the nerve to lace up your old…

Day 4 — Mindset

Meg SheriffDec 13, 2018

During the month of December, Buddy will highlight, the Twelve Days of Fearlessness. Whether it is getting up the nerve to lace up your old…

Day 3 — Community

Meg SherriffDec 12, 2018

During the month of December, Buddy will highlight, the Twelve Days of Fearlessness. Whether it is getting up the nerve to lace up your old…

Day 2 — Food

Charles MerrittDec 11, 2018

During the month of December, Buddy will highlight, the Twelve Days of Fearlessness. Whether it is getting up the nerve to lace up your old…

Day 1 — Fear Itself

BuddyDec 10, 2018

During the month of December, Buddy will highlight, the Twelve Days of Fearlessness. Whether it is getting up the nerve to lace up your old…

Somehow, I became a wrestling coach

Cezar CarvalhaesNov 27, 2018

Somehow, I became a wrestling coach I often look at life as a series of interconnected events. Like a crazy, nonsensical spiderweb, each…

Buddy is ready to #OptOutside

Charles MerrittNov 20, 2018

Four years ago, REI asked us all to reconsider how we spend the day after Thanksgiving. Rather than elbowing one another to get a once in a…

Buddy — SportsEngine

Jay PaulNov 07, 2018

A Partnership To Protect Youth Sports Participants It started with a sweet cross by the right midfielder who sent the ball arching over two…

I Didn’t Plan to Become a Runner

Brittany AdamsNov 05, 2018

I Didn’t Plan to Become a Runner I didn’t plan to become a runner. I don’t think most people do. I started running for two reasons: 1. Being…

Buddy on the Cloudcast

BuddyNov 02, 2018

During the MetLife Digital Accelerator powered by Techstars, Buddy’s CEO, Charles Merritt, had a chance to talk with Brian Gracely, host of…

Buddy's First Steps

Charles MerrittOct 18, 2018

I am excited to announce that Buddy is live in Arizona! It’s been a fantastic journey so far, and now we’ve reached the next milestone–the…

What Do You Owe After an Accident: Part 3

Brittany AdamsAug 21, 2018

The Other Expenses Thinking about what you may owe if you get hurt doing what you love can be a serious downer, but it’s important to…

What Do You Owe After an Accident: Part 2

Brittany AdamsAug 14, 2018

How an accident can cost nearly $5,000 - even with health insurance Last week we looked at what your health insurance plan includes, and…

What Do You Owe After an Accident: Part 1

Brittany AdamsAug 07, 2018

Your Potential Health Insurance Gaps As you clip your boots into your bindings and prepare to head down that black diamond for the first (or…

Buddy Does Techstars!

BuddyJul 24, 2018

At Buddy, we’re always looking for new ways to help people be a bit more fearless on their adventures. It started with our first of its kind…

A Healthcare Pro’s Costly Turn on the Slope

Charles MerrittApr 25, 2018

As part of our work to enable adventures by reducing risk, I spend time talking with fellow outdoor enthusiasts about their experiences. My…

Meet Buddy

Charles MerrittApr 05, 2018

tl;dr: we’re building a new type of insurance and a platform to support it so that people can better enjoy life’s adventures. “Insurance…

What my toddler taught me about chat bots

David VogeleerNov 15, 2017

What my toddler taught me about chat bots I’ve been building bots for a while now. A lot of bots. Bots to remind me of my favorite parts of…