Insurtech

Insurtech: Getsafe CEO Christian Wiens Comments on Lemonade IPO, European Insurance Market

Last week, well-known Insurtech Lemonade (NYSE:LMND) launched an initial public offering (IPO) on the New York Stock Exchange. Shares listed at $29 but quickly moved higher closing over $60/share – a significant move. Today, Lemonade traded at around $80 a share giving the young firm… Read More

Insurtech Lemonade Prices IPO Higher than Expected, Shares Pop on First Day of Trading on NYSE

Lemonade (NYSE:LMND), a fast-growing Insurtech firm, completed its initial public offering (IPO) today on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE). Earlier today it was reported that at the last minute Lemonade bumped up its planned offering price to $29 a share. Apparently, that was not… Read More

At the Last Minute, Lemonade Prices IPO Higher as Insurtech Scheduled to Trade on NYSE

Lemonade, a high profile Insurtech, is scheduled to trade on the NYSE today under the ticker symbol “LMND.” At the last minute, the company bumped up the per-share price to $29/share. Just yesterday, Lemonade indicated in an updated S-1 filing that shares would trade in… Read More

Lemonade Increases Target Price of IPO, Shares Scheduled to Trade on NYSE July 2nd

Lemonade, a fast-growing Insurtech firm, has upped its initial public offering (IPO) share price range according to an updated S-1 filing. Shares are expected to trade on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) on Thursday under the ticker symbol “LMND.” It was last reported that… Read More

U.S. Insurtech Hippo Announces Expansion of Claims Partnership With Handdii & Westhill

  Insurtech startup Hippo Insurance recently announced it has expanded its claims partnerships with Handdii and Westhill. Hippo claimed that the partnerships will allow it to match claimants with top tier contractors to deliver the comfort and satisfaction of high-quality work, real-time updates and a… 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

Updated Lemonade IPO Filing Indicates Down Round for Insurtech

Today Lemonade, a top Insurtech, filed a Form S-1/A with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). As was recently reported, Lemonade was planning to IPO on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under ticker “LMND.” The updated filing included the expected price per share range… Read More

Jetty Names Farmers Insurance the Exclusive Reinsurance Provider For All New Jetty Policies

Jetty, a U.S.-based fintech on a mission to make renting a home more affordable and effortless for everyone, announced on Wednesday it has named Farmers Insurance the exclusive reinsurance to provide for all new Jetty policies. Launched in 2017, Jetty describes itself as a new financial… Read More

U.S. Insurtech Breeze Joins Forces With Assurity Life to Launch Online Disability Insurance to Consumers During COVID-19 Pandemic

Breeze announced on Tuesday it has teamed up with Assurity Life to launch an API-driven disability insurance product with a digital application and underwriting process. Through the new service, individuals may request a personalized disability insurance quote and complete a secure application process online in 10-15… Read More

U.S. Financial Service Buckle Acquires Gateway Insurance Company

Buckle, a U.S.-based financial services group, announced on Wednesday it has Gateway Insurance Company (Gateway), including its 47 state insurance licenses. According to Buckle, Gateway was formerly an indirect subsidiary of Atlas Financial Holdings, Inc. (Atlas), which provides auto insurance to the light commercial automobiles market… Read More

Mexican Fintech Zenda.la Introduces New Insurance Package for Millennials, Gen Z Freelancers, Acquires Investment from Angel Ventures, Others

Companies from the insurance sector continue to develop products and services for tech-savvy younger clients including millennials and Generation Z consumers. Mexican Fintech firm Zenda.la has introduced an insurance product with pricing that adjusts to each individual consumers’ specific requirements and financial status. Zenda recently… Read More

U.S. Insurtech Plank Secures $16 Million Through Series B Funding Round

Planck, a U.S.-based AI data platform for commercial insurance, announced on Wednesday it raised $16 million through its Series B Funding Round. With its $12 million Series A, the company has raised a total of $28 million. Founded in 2016, Planck claims to be the… Read More

Policygenius Forms New Partnership With Brighthouse Financial to Offer Exclusive Accelerated Underwriting Life Insurance Product

Policygenius, a U.S.-based online insurance marketplace, announced on Tuesday it has formed a partnership with annuity and life insurance provider Brighthouse Financial to offer an exclusive accelerated underwriting life insurance product, Brighthouse SimplySelect. According to Policygenius, the insurance product features an accelerated purchase process that… Read More

Chilean Insurtech Jooycar Raises $700,000 Through HCS Capital For U.S. Expansion Plans

Jooycar, a Chilean insurtech that is seeking to disrupt the auto insurance and telematics space in Latin America, has reportedly secured $700,000 through HCS Capital as it plans to continue expansion to the U.S. efforts. The company announced its U.S. expansion plans back in December… Read More

Insurtech Lemonade Files for Initial Public Offering on NYSE

Lemonade, one of the most prominent Insurtechs in the US, has filed an S-1 for an initial public offering (IPO) on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE). Co-founded by CEO Daniel Schreiber and Shai Wininger, Lemonade seeks to disrupt the traditional insurance market with consumer-friendly… Read More

Tencent WeSure CEO Observes: COVID-19 Spurs Insurance Demands in China

 Alan Lau, CEO of Tencent’s insurance platform WeSure, recently announced that research has revealed the COVID-19 pandemic unexpectedly raised the sense of urgency in insurance purchase in China. Lau notably referred to the latest research Tencent WeSure conducted in partnership with Shanghai-based Fudan University, which showed a string… 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

Plug and Play Japan Announces 104 Startups For Summer/Fall 2020 Batch

Accelerating program Plug and Play Japan announced on Tuesday it has selected 104 startups in six verticals (IoT, Fintech, Insurtech, Mobility, Brand & Retail, and Hardtech & Health ) together with 38 corporate partners for the Summer/Fall 2020 Batch acceleration program, which will be run… Read More

Pie Insurance Secures $127 Million Through Latest Investment Round

Insurtech startup Pie Insurance announced on Thursday it secured $127 million through its latest investment round. The companies that participated in the funding round are Gallatin Point Capital, Greycroft, SVB Capital, Aspect Ventures, Elefund, and Sirius International Insurance Group, Ltd. As previously reported, Pie describes… Read More

Insurtech Trov Partners With P&C Insurer Seguros Sura Brazil to Bring On-Demand Insurance to Brazil

Trov, a U.S.-based insurtech company, announced earlier this week it has formed a new partnership with Seguros Sura Brazil, a Latin American P&C insurer, to bring on-demand insurance to Brazil.  Trov stated it has been working with Seguros Sura Brazil for the past several months… Read More

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