Insurtech

PINTEC Announces Expansion of Partnership With Insurtech 1an For Overseas Accident Insurance Package

Chinese fintech Pintec Technology Holdings Limited (PINTEC) announced on Wednesday it has extended its partnership with  1an.com, an insurtech company based in Shenzhen, to offer overseas accidental insurance package. PINTEC reported it provides 1an with insurance brokerage solutions and has developed customized overseas accident insurance… Read More

Insurtech Zego Raises $42 Million Series B: Largest Ever for European Insurtech Startup

UK-based Insurtech Zego has closed on a $42 million Series B funding round which is said to be the largest ever for a European based Insurtech startup. In total, Zego has now raised $51 million. Zego says its company has grown over 900% in the… Read More

Jason Calacanis’ Launch Festival Takes Place in Sydney Australia this Week

In partnership with the NSW Government, Sydney Launch Festival opens this week to give NSW startups a chance to pitch their startups t to a global audience and learn from the world’s top startup founders and investors. Launch Festival is the creation of Jason Calacanis…. Read More

China: WeiyangX Fintech Review

Insurtech Platform Shuidi Completes RMB 1 billion C Round of Financing led by Boyu Capital On June 12th, China’s leading Insurtech platform Shuidi (meaning waterdrop in English) was reported to secure RMB 1 billion in C round of financing. The investment was led by Boyu… Read More

Insurtech Lemonade Expands into Germany in Advance of IPO

Lemonade has crossed the Atlantic and invaded Europe. The Insurtech announced the news in a blog post and email to followers reporting that Lemonade’s insurance services will now be available in Germany. The move was originally forecasted in 2018 when Lemonade announced its intent to… Read More

Hong Kong Fintech Update

Invest Hong Kong Appoints New Head of Fintech King Leung has been appointed Head of Fintech at InvestHK which took effect in early May. Leung will lead a specialist Fintech team with the objective of attracting top innovativeFfintech companies, entrepreneurs, investors, accelerators and R&D institutions… Read More

Report: Insurtech Lemonade Queues Up Initial Public Offering at $2 Billion Valuation

Insurtech Lemonade is going public. This is according to multiple reports indicating the early stage insurance company is going public at an approximate $2 billion valuation. Lemonade last raised capital in April with a $300 million round led by Softbank. Lemonade may seek up to… Read More

U.S. Insurtech Avinew Announces Acquisition of Betterdrive

Avinew, a U.S.-based insurtech that is seeking to reinvent auto insurance, announced earlier this week it has acquired Betterdrive, a U.S. insurtech that has developed technology to predict the probability of accidents based on the route, time of day, traffic, and weather conditions. Through the… Read More

Update: UK Insurtech Wrisk Completes Latest Seedrs Round With More than £975,000 in Funding

UK-based insurtech Wrisk completed its latest equity crowdfunding campaign on Seedrs with a total of £978,682. The funding round was launched earlier this spring, originally seeking £750,000. The startup raised £1 million through its second Seedrs initiative less than a year ago.  As previously reported,… Read More

German Insurtech Startup Getsafe Secures $17 Million Through Series A Funding Round Led By Earlybird

Getsafe, a Germany-based insurtech startup, announced on Thursday it secured $17 million through its Series A funding round, which was notably led by Earlybird with participation from CommerzVentures and other existing investors. Founded in 2014, Getsafe claims it is looking to reinvent insurtech and is… Read More

Fineqia Increases Stake in Insurtech Black Insurance, a Platform to Tokenize Insurance Policies

Fineqia International (CSE: FNQ) (OTC: FNQQF) (Frankfurt: FNQA) has increased its equity stake in Black Insurance, an Insurtech that utilizes blockchain tech to tokenize the asset. The exact amount of the investment was undisclosed. This is the second investment from Finequia. According to a release,… Read More

Insurtech: Do We Need a New Model for Insurance?

Technology has changed us; it’s undeniable. It’s a safe bet to say that technology is going to continue to change us too.  It will continue to revolutionize how our society lives, works, plays, and transact business.  Today, 57 percent of the world’s population is now… Read More

U.S. Insurtech Snapsheet Secures $29 Million Through Series E Funding Round Led By Tola Capital

Snapsheet, a U.S.-based insurtech that’s focused in virtual claims solution, announced earlier this week it raised $29 million through its Series E funding round, which was led by Tola Capital, a venture capital firm that focuses on enterprise software. It includes participation from new investors,… Read More

Insurtech TicketGuardian Rebrands As Protecht

TicketGuardian, an insurtech startup that’s aiming to shake up the ‘no refunds’ standard of live events ticketing, announced earlier this week it has rebranded to Protecht. According to TicketGuardian, the name change is designed to streamline and simplify the Protecht offerings to partners, prospects, and… Read More

Insurtech Voom Raises $5 Million Series A to Provide on Demand Insurance Using Telematics

Voom is poised to provide on-demand insurance following the completion of a $5 million Series A funding round, according to a note from the company. Voom, a Tel Aviv based startup, received the capital injection from Arbor Ventures with participation from returning investors F2 Capital,… Read More

The Certua Group Acquires Insurtech Surely

The Certua Group, a deep data company targeting financial services, has acquired Insurtech the Surely Group. Surely provides a cloud-based, multi-lingual and multi-currency Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) product that allows a user to obtain a quote for an insurance product, buy the product and manage the product… Read More

After Raising $10 Million, QEDIT Partners with Ant Financial, VMWare and RGAX on Enterprise Privacy Blockchain

QEDIT, a provider of zero knowledge proof blockchain, has announced a new partnership with Ant Financial, VMWare and RGAX – a subsidiary of the Reinsurance Group of America. The announcement follows a significant $10 funding round led by MizMaa Ventures with participation from Ant Financial,… Read More

U.S. Insurtech Indio Technologies Secures $20 Million Through Series B Funding Led by Menlo Ventures

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Indio Technologies, a California-based insurtech platform for brokers, announced on Thursday it secured $20 million through its Series B funding round, which was led by Menlo Ventures with participation from 8VC.  As previously reported, Indio was founded in 2016 and describes itself as a technology… Read More

Insurtech + Legaltech: LawCloud and Assurely Partner to Provide Discounted Insurance for Online Capital Formation

Legaltech LawCloud has formed a new partnership with Insurtech Assurely to provide discounted insurance for the securities crowdfunding and online capital raising industries, according to a note from the two firms. Users of LawCloud’s iDisclose service will now receive a credit on the “CrowdProtector” insurance… Read More

China: WeiyangX Fintech Review

China Requires P2P Platform Executives Not to Leave Beijing during Administrative Review On April 25th, Internet Finance Association of Chaoyang District issued an announcement about the recently launched P2P platform administrative review. According to the document, from the date of the announcement to May 31st,… Read More

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