GWG Insurtech

We are committed to developing and commercializing the breakthrough science of epigenetics for the industries we serve.


YouSurance is the first Life Insurance company to use the cutting-edge science of epigenetics and advanced biotechnology as part of the underwriting process. By examining applicants’ health on a molecular level, YouSurance is able to: revolutionize underwriting, improve customer experience & radically transform the insurance distribution.


LifeEpigenetics is the premier epigenetic testing partner applying this breakthrough technology to industries like: pharmaceuticals, nutraceuticals, longevity markets, agriculture, and clinical research, to name a few. LifeEpigenetics provides state-of-the-art testing services that identify and measure epigenetic signatures that reflect aging, wellness, mortality, clinical chemistries, chronic disease states, and substance abuse.

History of Innovation

We invite you to read on and discover how our company is applying the breakthrough technology of epigenetics to the innovative industries we serve.

  • January, 2006

    GWG Brings innovation to the Life Insurance Secondary Market

    GWG Life, LLC Started to provide life insurance policy owners liquidity through the secondary market for life insurance.

  • April, 2014

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    GWGH Bell Ringing - Publically Traded on Nasdaq

    Listed on the New York Stock Exchange, GWG Holdings (Nasdaq:GWGH) is created to achieve superior returns through alternative asset ownership and life insurance innovation.

  • September, 2016

    Aging DNA methylation and mortality prediction

    Dr. Steve Horvath's Research on DNA Methylation and Mortality Prediction

    Jon Sabes connects with Dr. Horvath to discuss epigenetics

    Read the Paper

  • November 3, 2016

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    The Future of Life Insurance: Part One

    by Jon Sabes, CEO

    Epigenetics can predict all-cause mortality. The implications for the Life Insurance industry is nothing if not revolutionary.

    Read the Whitepaper

  • Jan 26, 2017

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    Press Release - GlobeNewswire

    Expert on Aging Dr. Brian Chen Joins GWG Holdings to Lead Development of Epigenetic Mortality Prediction Technology for Firm’s Life Insurance Products and Services.

    Read on Globenewswire

  • March 9, 2017

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    Life Insurance Firm GWG Incorporates Epigenetic Mortality Predictor into Underwriting.

    Read on GnomeWeb

  • January 31, 2017

    The Huffington Post

    Genomic Technology May Turn GWG Life Into an Insurtech Disrupter

    Read on Huffington Post

  • May 4, 2017

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    Press Release - GlobeNewswire

    GWG Holdings Announces its Exclusive License of Mortality Predictive Technology from UCLA for Life Insurance Industry

    Read on GlobeNewswire

  • October 4, 2017


    With The Swab Of A Cheek, This Company Knows When You're Likely To Die.

    Read on Forbes

  • September 18, 2017


    Beyond DNA: Research has Minnesotans looking at how behavior and environment affect lifespans

    Read on MinnPost

  • Jan 11, 2018

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    Press Release - GlobeNewswire

    Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning Expert Dr. Randal S. Olson Joins GWG Holdings’ Insurtech Subsidiary Life Epigenetics as Lead Data Scientist

    Read on GlobeNewswire

  • April 19, 2018

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    The Future of Life Insurance: Part Two

    by Jon Sabes, CEO

    Consumers have the power to experience themselves with transcendent insights that topple generational icons and take them on a singular adventure.​

    Read the Whitepaper

  • June 5, 2018

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    Press Release - GlobeNewswire

    Life Epigenetics Forms Advisory Board of Experts in Science, Technology, and Insurance to Guide the Growth of the Company

    Read on GlobeNewswire

  • October 19, 2018

    YouSurance Launches

  • October 19, 2018

    MIT Technology Review

    Want to know when you’re going to die?

    Read on MIT Technology Review

  • November 6, 2018


    YouSurance Uses Epigenetics to Predict Life Expectancy

  • January, 2019

    Best’s Review

    The Time is Now

    Read on Best's Review

  • January 18, 2019


    Minneapolis’ YouSurance is Betting Big on Algorithms…To Pinpoint When You Will Die

    Read on TechDotMN

  • February, 2019

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    YouSurance Retail Location Opens

    Life insurance based on epigenetics opens in the downtown Minneapolis skyway

    Read on Star Tribune

  • April, 2019

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    Society of Actuaries

    Big Data and the Future Actuary features Epigenetics

    Read on

  • May, 2019

    OnRamp Insurance Conference

    Jon Sabes Panel Apparance & Life Epigenetics/YouSurance Sponsorship

    Read on Onramp conference website

  • May, 2019

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    InsurTech Holdings becomes independent entity

    Jon Sabes (CEO) focus' exclusively on YouSurance & Life Epigenetics

    Read on Nasdaq