Tagged: insurance technology

Fintech Zenda.la Becomes First Mexican Company to Get Accepted to the IBM Hyper Protect Accelerator Program

Fintech firm Zenda.la has reportedly become the first Mexican company to get accepted to the IBM Hyper Protect Accelerator program, which is conducted through a partnership with Village Capital. Zenda’s management says that being accepted into the tech giant’s program is “especially relevant as we… Read More

Over 60% of Insurtech Firms are Now Interested in Working with BigTech Companies: Report

Insurance technology (Insurtech) has been evolving rapidly since the past few years. The COVID-19 outbreak has forced the sector to take a serious look at how it communicates with other industry professionals. A new Insurtech report questions and looks into whether agents can work effectively… Read More

German Insurtech Claimsforce Secures €7 Million in Series A Funding

Claimsforce, a Germany-based insurtech startup, reportedly secured €7 million through its Series A investment round, which was led by Notion Capital. According to Verdict, the round saw participation from Fly Ventures, Point Nine, and La Famiglia. Claimsforce explained it is on a mission to create… Read More

Insurtech One Inc, Provider of Digital Payment Platforms for Insurance Sector, Acquires Invenger Technologies

One Inc, a provider of digital payment platforms for the insurance sector, recently revealed that it has acquired Invenger Technologies, Inc., which includes its online claims payment product, Invenger-InsurPay. Karen Furtado, partner at Strategy Meets Action, said that the acquisition of Invenger, including the digital… Read More

U.S. Insurtech Pie Insurance Launches Partner Portal

Just a couple of months after the closing of its latest investment round, which raised $127 million, insurtech startup Pie Insurance announced the launch of its new partner portal.  According to Pie, the portal uses proprietary technology that makes it easier for partner agents to… Read More

InsurTech NY Opens Applications for October 2020 Cohort

Insurtech NY, an insurtech community that is located in the New York metro area, announced earlier this week it will be accepting applications for its growth-stage InsurTech accelerator program. The application window will be open from July 21st to August 17th. According to Insurtech NY,  the… Read More

U.S. Insurtech Branch Secures $24 Million Through Series A Funding Round Co-Led By Greycroft & HSCM Bermuda

Branch, a U.S.-based insurtech startup, announced on Wednesday it secured $24 million through its Series A funding round, which was co-led by Greycroft and HSCM Bermuda with participation from American Family Ventures and Revolution’s Rise of the Rest Seed Fund. Founded in 2018, Branch claims… Read More

Indian Insurtech Policybazaar, a Digital Insurance Platform, Is Planning to Conduct IPO at $3.5 Billion Valuation

Policybazaar, a digital insurance platform, is reportedly planning to conduct an initial public offering (IPO) next year at a valuation of more than $3.5 billion. If it’s successful, then it might potentially become the first of India’s major startups to carry out such a large… Read More

Blockchain Professional Questions Why Insurtech Lemonade is Valued at $4 Billion on $26 Million in Revenue

Meltem Demirors, the Chief Strategy Officer of CoinShares, an investment company that manages $750 million in assets, and serves as a partner to investors and entrepreneurs focused on the digital asset ecosystem, recently questioned why Insurtech Lemonade (NYSE:LMND) is valued at around $4 billion on… Read More

Canadian Insurtech Foxquilt Secures $3.5 Million Through Seed Funding Round

Foxquilt, a Canada-based insurtech startup, recently announced it secured $3.5 million through its seed funding round. Founded in 2016, Foxquilt describes itself as an insurtech company that’s focused on empowering social groups and B2B networks to save on Small Business and Home insurance. “Our Insurance-as-a-Service… Read More

InsurTech NY Announces Plans to Launch NYC InsurTech Accelerator

Insurtech NY, an insurtech community that is located in the New York metro area, recently announced plans to launch its NYC insurtech accelerator program. According to Insurtech NY, the program will take place in October 2020 and will start taking applications from growth-stage startups that… Read More

U.S. Insurtech Hippo Set to Acquire Spinnaker Insurance

Insurtech startup Hippo Insurance announced on Wednesday it is set to acquire Spinnaker Insurance Company, a national property and casualty insurer. Hippo reported it has partnered with Spinnaker as its largest carrier platform since 2017, with Spinnaker-backed Hippo products currently available to consumers in nearly… Read More

UK’s Insurtech By Miles Secures £15 Million in Capital via Round Led by CommerzVentures

UK-based, By Miles, a pay-by-mile automobile insurance service provider, has secured £15 million in funding through a Series B investment round led by CommerzVentures. Existing investors Octopus Ventures, Insurtech Gateway and JamJar investments also took part in By Miles’ latest round. Established in October 2014… Read More

UK Insurtech Zego Expands Partnership With RSA to Launch Flexible Insurance For Fleets of Vans

Zego, a UK-based insurtech, announced on Thursday it has expanded its partnership with insurer RSA to provide flexible insurance for van fleets. The company reported that with the partnership it is able to offer usage-based policies to delivery, courier, and trade van fleets for 20-200… Read More

Fintech Revenues Projected to Increase from $150 Billion in 2018 to $500 Billion in 2030: Report

Revenues from Fintech are expected to increase from $150 billion in 2018 to $500 billion by 2030 at an average annual growth rate that’s about 3x faster than the larger financial industry’s projected revenue growth, according to a recent report from UBS. The report notes… Read More

Insurtech: Total Funding for Insurance Technology Firms Dropped 54% in Q1 2020, Compared to Last Year, but Number of Deals Increased

More insurance technology (Insurtech)-related deals were finalized during Q1 2020, when compared with the same time period last year. However, overall funding for Insurtech dropped by 54% to $912 million, due to the COVID-19 outbreak and resulting economic uncertainty. This, according to Willis Towers Watson’s… Read More

U.S. Insurtech Branch Announces Launch in Texas

  Branch, a U.S.-based insurtech startup, announced on Monday it has launched in Texas. The launch notably marks the company’s fifth expansion since launching in August 2019. As previously reported, Branch “taps” into the power of community to make insurance accessible and affordable for everyone,… Read More

Insurtech: Singapore-based Axinian, an Insurance Technology Firm, Rebrands itself to “Igloo”, Secures Additional Funding

Singapore-based Axinian, an insurance technology (Insurtech) firm, has reportedly finalized its Series A+ investment round. To date, the company has secured $16 million in capital for its ongoing growth and development. Axinian’s funding round was led by InVent, the corporate venture capital division of Intouch… Read More

Insurtech: Sprout.ai, an Insurance Technology Firm that Uses AI and Natural Language Processing, Secures $2.5 Million in Capital

UK-based Sprout.ai, an insurance technology (Insurtech) firm previously called BlockClaim, has secured $2.5 million in capital through its second seed round, which was led by Amadeus Capital Partners. Existing investors Playfair Capital and Techstars also took part in Sprout’s latest investment round. The London-headquartered firm… Read More

Insurtech: Lloyds Chooses 12 Promising Insurance Technology Firms to Take Part in its Accelerator Program, Lloyds Lab

The Lloyds of London has reportedly chosen 12 promising, early-stage Insurtech firms to take part in its innovation accelerator program, called Lloyds Lab. The 12 insurance technology startups were chosen out of over 90 companies that had submitted applications, as they were interested in participating… Read More

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