Sean Harper

Member Since 2017

Sean Harper

Co-Founder and CEO

Kin Insurance

Chicago Area

Sean Harper is the co-founder and CEO of Kin Insurance, an insurance technology company and home insurance carrier built to make insurance easy, efficient, and affordable. He is also a board member of Accion. Previously, Sean founded FeeFighters, a payments company bought by Groupon, and TSS-Radio, an ecommerce company that became an Inc. 500 fastest-growing company. Before becoming an entrepreneur, Sean was a consultant at the Boston Consulting Group and an investor at Longworth Venture Partners. He holds an AB from the University of Chicago, where he studied economics and computer science, and an MBA from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business.


  • Entrepreneurship
  • Managing Startups
  • Corporate Strategy


March 25th, 2021

11 Tips for Entrepreneurs Looking to Write Their First Book

Putting together a book takes time, energy and a lot of effort. And while it accounts for a lot of the book's labor, writing isn't the only thing an entrepreneur needs to concern themselves with. Publishing the book and the marketing associated with it also have a place in the overall success equation. But not all new writers know what to expect from the writing process. To help, 11 experts from Young Entrepreneur Council (YEC) answer the following question:

March 15th, 2021

Eight Steps Managers Can Take To Facilitate An Employee’s Move To Another Department

There may come a time for certain employees when they notice that their skills or interests are better suited to another part of the company and they ask to switch to a different department to better serve their goals. When this happens, managers may not know how to react as the request may come out of the blue or it could be taken as a slight on their current department.

January 15th, 2021

Want To Build A Superteam? Invest In Emotional Intelligence

By hiring the right people and cultivating a culture of emotional intelligence, your team will not only be happy — they’ll also be more productive.

December 3rd, 2020

How To Adapt When Your Industry Is Facing Disruption

If you see any of these five signs happening in your industry, start planning now.


Kin Insurance

Kin Insurance is a home insurance startup on a mission to fix home insurance. We use data to make the application process simple, to find our customers every available discount, and to recommend the ideal coverage based on the home's unique needs. Whereas traditional carriers are slow to adapt to a technology-driven world, Kin uses tech to stay lean and efficient and save customers time and money. We also partner with companies that help keep homes safer so our customers get a better deal on both the products and their insurance. In Florida and Texas, we can offer customers a quote with only their street address. We're expanding our reach and will be serving the rest of the US soon.


  • Property Insurance
  • InsurTech