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Laura Hale

Chief Product Officer and Co-FounderLadder

San Francisco Bay Area

Member Since April 2022




Laura Hale is the Co-Founder and Chief Product Officer at Ladder, the award-winning life insurtech helping more people get covered in an instant, easy, and affordable way. She is passionate about closing the $16T coverage gap, and believes protecting your life is just as important as building it. Prior to co-founding Ladder, Laura was the first employee at Ebates. She started her career in finance, working as a private equity investor with Robert M. Bass and The Carlyle Group, as well as focusing on mergers and acquisitions at James D. Wolfensohn Incorporated. She received her BA from Wellesley College and her MBA from Harvard Business School.

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Company bio

Offering flexible term coverage in minutes, Ladder uses an all-digital architecture and real-time underwriting to make life insurance as accessible, affordable, and beloved as it should be. The company is headquartered in Palo Alto, CA and offers coverage up to $8M nationwide. To learn more, visit



Area of focus

Life Insurance

Company size

51 - 200

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