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Insurtech Startup Penn River Teams Up With Mantissa Group to Launch ProductHub Platform

Penn River, a U.S. insurtech that’s focused on cloud-based annuity and life administration, announced on Tuesday it has joined forces with management consulting company Mantissa to launch its ProductHub platform. Penn River describes ProductHub as a solution that provides as much as a 30% reduction… Read More

India-Based Insurtech ACKO Secures $60 Million Through Latest Funding Round Led By Munich Re Ventures

  ACKO, a India-based insurtech startup, announced this week it secured $60 million through its latest funding round, which was led by Munich Re Ventures. Founded in 2016, ACKO claims it is India’s first and fastest-growing InsurTech company which makes buying and using insurance effortlessly…. Read More

Money Manager Betterment Teams Up With Insurtech Sure to Provide Cellphone Insurance to Betterment Checking Users

Online financial advisor Betterment announced on Thursday it has formed a partnership with insurtech company Sure to provide cell phone insurance to Betterment Checking users, offering coverage for phone damage or theft. The offering is notably available to any Betterment Checking user that pays their monthly cell bill… Read More

Online Insurance Marketplace Policygenius Announces Life Insurance Price Index Showing Monthly Pricing Data

  Policygenius, a U.S.-based online insurance marketplace, announced on Wednesday the launch of the Policygenius Life Insurance Price Index, which displays average monthly life insurance rates using current data from leading life insurance carriers. Policygenius revealed that the index launches in tandem with Life Insurance Awareness… Read More

President at Ping An Insurance Group of China Says Fintech for SMEs can Streamline Operations, but Need Support from Large Institutions

Chinese insurance giant Ping An recently pointed out that Fintech has the potential to enhance operational efficiency by reducing business costs and lowering certain risks in the financial services sector. Supporting SMEs is one way more established institutions can enable digital transformation across the financial… Read More

Hippo Insurance Announces Expansion to Delaware

  U.S. insurtech startup Hippo Insurance recently announced it launched in the state of Delaware. Founded in 2015, Hippo describes itself as a home insurance company that’s changing the way people safeguard their most important asset. “We’ve reimagined the traditional homeowners insurance policy, removed things that… 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

U.S. Insurtech Kin Insurance Secured $35 Million Through Series B Funding Round Led By Commerce Ventures

U.S. insurtech startup Kin Insurance announced on Thursday it secured $35 million through its Series B investment round, which was led by  Commerce Ventures with participation from Hudson Structured Capital Management Ltd. (doing its reinsurance business as HSCM Bermuda), Flourish Ventures, QED, Alpha Edison, Allegis… 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

Next Insurance Announces Expansion of Product Offerings With Tools, Equipment, & Upgraded Commercial Auto Coverage

Next Insurance, an insurtech seeking to transform small business insurance, announced on Monday the availability of Tools and Equipment and Hired and  Non-Owned Auto (HNOA). According to Next, the product offerings are the latest developments in the company’s path to becoming the one-stop-shop for insurance coverage… Read More

U.S. Insurtech CoverWallet Launches Digital Insurance Package For Venture-Backed Startups

Digital insurance platform for businesses CoverWallet announced on Monday the launch of its new digital insurance product specifically for venture capital (VC) backed startups. According to CoverWallet, VC-backed startups may instantly buy and manage Directors & Officers insurance (D&O), Employment Practices Liability (EPL), and Fiduciary… Read More

UK Insurtech battleface Announces COVID-19 Travel Insurance Package

battleface, a UK-based insurtech, recently announced the launch of its COVID-19 travel insurance package. battleface reported that the new policy will give travelers the peace of mind they have been looking for to venture out safely, including to countries currently advised against traveling to by… Read More

Update: Health Insurance Platform Equipsme Is Set to Close Crowdcube Round With Nearly £600,000 Raised

Equipsme, a UK-based startup that is aiming to democratize health insurance by making it an affordable reality for businesses of all sizes, is set to close its equity crowdfunding campaign on Crowdcube with nearly £600,000 in funding from more than 440 Crowdcube investors. As previously… Read More

U.S. Insurtech Sidecar Health Secures $20 Million Through Latest Investment Round

U.S. insurtech Sidecar Health announced on Thursday it secured $20 million through its recent investment round, which was led by Cathay Innovation with participation from Comcast Ventures and Kauffman Fellows. The company has so far raised $40 million to date. Founded in 2018, Sidecar Health… 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

Nexsys Technologies Teams Up With Lemonade To Simplify Homeowners Insurance Verification Process

Nexsys Technologies, a U.S.-based fintech company that provides a suite of essential tech solutions for mortgage origination and closing, announced on Tuesday it has formed a partnership with insurtech Lemonade to simplify the homeowners’ insurance verification process by using Nexsys’ Clear HOI. Nexsys reported that… Read More

U.S. Insurtech Hippo Raises $150 Million Through Series E Funding Round; Brings Total Funding Secured to $359 Million

  U.S. insurtech startup Hippo Insurance announced on Tuesday it secured $150 million through its Series E funding round and bought its total funding to $359 million, valuing its business at $1.5 billion post-financing. Founded in 2015, Hippo describes itself as a home insurance company… Read More

Indian Digital Payments Giant Paytm to Offer Additional Financial Services after Acquiring Raheja QBE, an Insurance Business

Indian digital payments giant Paytm recently acquired insurance company Raheja QBE for $74 million. Amit Nayyar, President at Paytm, has noted that the company aims to promote greater financial inclusion by helping half a billion Indians with gaining access to modern digital platforms and services…. Read More

Overfunding: Health Insurance Platform Equipsme Surpasses £500,000 Through Equity Crowdfunding Campaign on Crowdcube

Equipsme, a UK-based startup that is aiming to democratize health insurance by making it an affordable reality for businesses of all sizes, has successfully secured its initial £500,000 equity crowdfunding target on Crowdcube. The company is now offering 4.64% in equity at a £10,922,896 pre-money… Read More

U.S. Insurtech Startup Thimble Launches Partner API to Automatically Quote Small Business Insurance Through Any Platform

Thimble, a U.S.-based insurtech startup that helps small businesses succeed on their own terms, announced on Thursday it has released a new API for partners who serve the small business and professional services communities. Thimble reported that With the Thimble API, partners can offer flexible insurance… Read More

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