Monthly News Archives: May 2018


CHICAGO, May 23, 2018 – Origami Risk, the preeminent risk and insurance technology platform serving all members of the risk management community, has been named one of Inc. magazine’s Best Workplaces for 2018, the publication’s third annual ranking in the fast-growing private company sector.

Hitting newsstands today in the June 2018 issue and as part of a prominent feature, the award is the result of a wide-ranging and comprehensive measurement of private American companies who have created exceptional workplaces through vibrant cultures, deep employee engagement, and stellar benefits. Out of thousands of applicants, Inc. singled out just under 300 winning companies.

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Private Equity and the RMIS Market

As the RMIS industry continues to evolve, shifts are happening with more than just technology. According to a recent article by Redhand Advisors, a management consulting firm, there has been an increase in activity from private equity firms. Ten years ago, brokers were the largest investors in RMIS businesses, however, the market has shifted and now three private equity firms have made investments in RMIS firms.

As was announced in March, Origami Risk recently received an investment from Spectrum Equity, a leading growth equity firm. Representing a minority position, this is the first institutional capital in the company, which will facilitate access to additional insights and resources, as well as the ability to selectively pursue accretive acquisitions.

Patrick J. O’Neill recently interviewed Origami Risk’s CEO, Bob Petrie, to understand more about the recent transaction, and how it differs from previous investments in the industry.

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Origami Risk’s Earne Bentley Named a 2018 Breakout Award Winner by Business Insurance

CHICAGO, April 16, 2018— Business Insurance (BI) recently named Earne Bentley, Origami Risk Executive Director Sales, a 2018 Breakout Award winner. The award program honors 40 top professionals serving across the commercial insurance sector who have demonstrated leadership in the industry. BI notes, “The awards program, which was introduced last year to succeed the 40 Under 40 Broker Awards, recognizes the next generation of insurance industry leaders.”

Bentley began his career managing RMIS implementations for large healthcare organizations and has since been serving the risk and insurance technology needs of numerous corporations, insurance companies, TPAs, risk pools and government agencies, from the local to federal level, for over a decade.

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