Launched in 2013, Compare.com is a car insurance comparison site with rates from over 60 insurers. Compare was modeled after Confused.com, which is a major auto insurance buying website in England. Compare.com is headquartered in Richmond, Virginia and has about a hundred employees. Compare.com's parent company is the Admiral Group, Plc, a British insurance company.
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