Tag: probate

Finance Products

Death tech app Empathy raises $30 million in Series A funding

A relatively new death tech app, Empathy, recently raised $30 million in Series A funding according to this article from Tech Crunch.  The product is designed to help bereaving families navigate the choppy waters  that result when a family member or someone close to them dies. “Empathy is a customer-centric company with compassion at our core. We aim not only to help families who are dealing with loss but also to act as a catalyst for change in the industry […]

Business

Added Service or Profit Center

Every so often a product or service comes available in the funeral industry that many funeral homes would like to add to the repertoire of things that they do for the public.  One main thing to think about at this time is, “Do we offer this as a service” or “Do we charge additional for this and add to our profit center?” Sometimes the answer is murky and sometimes the answer changes over time.  I can think of an easy […]