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A Strava co-founder races into a lucrative market – lending against life insurance  

By Editor - Fri Sep 23, 6:04 am

Mark Shaw likes running around. The serial entrepreneur joined activity and fitness tracking platform Strava as a co-founder in 2009 to lead engineering as CTO. He spent eight years there, and as of its most recent raise in 2020, Strava had reached 70 million members globally and amassed an almost cult-like following from its users, which include professional runners seeking to track their progress. Before that, Shaw helped start insurance software outfit Guidewire. Again, he helped the company grow to a different level with his engineering, analytics and marketing chops before it went public in 2012. After a short break from those two stints, Shaw teamed up with Josh Wyss and Graham Gerlach in 2020 to start his third company: Inclined . The fintech startup is growing in its own right, even if it hasn’t landed tens of millions of users or gone public just yet. And it’s just raised $15 million in Series A funding to keep growing and build out its technology

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A Strava co-founder races into a lucrative market – lending against life insurance

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