Bloomington, IL, 13 September 2018 | 07:05 PM America/Chicago $100 million in funding to focus on venture capital activities State Farm® Announces Launch of State Farm Ventures LLC State Farm, the largest insurer of cars and homes in the U.S., has announced the launch of a $100 million venture capital initiative through its newly formed State Farm Ventures. State Farm Ventures will focus on investing in startups developing technologies and products in order to fulfill customer needs in ways they wouldn’t think possible with their insurance company. State Farm continually looks to evolve toward the future by finding new ways to provide more value to customers. Led by Michael Remmes, Innovation Executive, State Farm Ventures will focus on several key areas, with the goal of providing new and innovative products and solutions to customers. “Throughout our history, continuous innovation and adaptation has positioned State Farm as the leader in a highly competitive industry,” says Remmes. “In today’s rapidly changing marketplace, we recognize that even more innovation and adaptation are required to be relevant to customers in the future.” To inquire, contact: StateFarmVentures About State Farm®: The mission of State Farm is to help people manage the risks of everyday life, recover from the unexpected, and realize their dreams. State Farm and its affiliates are the largest providers of auto and home insurance in the United States. Its nearly 19,000 agents and approximately 58,000 employees serve approximately 83 million policies and accounts – approximately 81 million auto, fire, life, health and commercial policies and approximately 2 million bank accounts. Commercial auto insurance, along with coverage for renters, business owners, boats and motorcycles, is available. State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Company is the parent of the State Farm family of companies. State Farm is ranked No. 36 on the 2018 Fortune 500 list of largest companies. For more information, please visit http://www.statefarm.com.