Miami-based HealthBird, a pioneering InsurTech startup renowned for its side-by-side health insurance plan comparisons, is embarking on a strategic expansion into Latin America (LATAM). The company is set to launch its successful application in three LATAM countries—Ecuador, Colombia, and Peru—in the fourth quarter of this year.
This significant milestone follows a highly successful round of investments from key industry experts, namely Juan Mario Jalil Perna, Juan Mario Jalil Faggioni, and José Javier Hidalgo. The investors are enthusiastic about the potential of HealthBird’s advanced technology, as it offers a direct-to-consumer platform, and they see the opportunity to accelerate the company’s growth and influence in the HealthTech sector.
Juan Mario Jalil Perna, an investor with over two decades of insurance industry experience in Latin America, expressed his immediate fascination with HealthBird’s innovative approach upon its introduction. He commented, “We explored the prospect of expanding operations into Latin America and engaged in discussions with insurance carriers, who enthusiastically embraced the initiative.” According to Jalil Perna, there is immense potential in LATAM, and he believes that HealthBird’s expansion will significantly improve access to high-quality health insurance in the region.
Ariel Dominguez, CEO and Co-Founder of HealthBird, shared his excitement regarding the expansion, stating, “We are grateful to have the support of investors who not only believe in our technology but share our vision for revolutionizing health insurance.” He emphasized that this partnership represents more than just financial backing, as the investors’ extensive expertise and reputation in the Latin American market inspire a deep sense of trust. Dominguez added, “This mutual confidence forms the foundation of a collaborative relationship, setting the stage for our rapid growth into new territories.”
HealthBird is committed to its mission of offering consumers a quick, seamless, and cost-effective service for navigating the increasingly complex and expensive health insurance marketplace. The company’s product empowers consumers to make informed decisions about their insurance coverage, tailored to their unique needs. Individuals gain free access to the application when enrolled in any insurance product through HealthBird.
About HealthBird HealthBird is a pioneering InsurTech startup that provides side-by-side health insurance plan comparisons through a comprehensive platform. Rooted in a proprietary app available for iOS and Android, HealthBird simplifies the process of understanding and utilizing health insurance while offering personalized insights to help individuals maximize their coverage. The company envisions a future where all aspects of health insurance management occur in one place, granting individuals the freedom, confidence, and control over their health security. For more information, please visit https://www.healthbird.com/.