Tagged: insurance technology

U.S. Insurtech Ethos Raises $35 Million Through Series B Financing Round Led By Accel

Insurtech company Ethos announced on Tuesday it successfully raised $35 million through its Series B financing round, which was led by early and growth-stage venture capital firm, Accel with participation from Google Ventures (GV), previous investors Sequoia Capital and Arrive, a subsidiary of Roc Nation,… Read More

Insurtech Startup Jumpstart Launches: Now offering Natural Disaster Insurance in California

Insurtech startup Jumpstart announces the official launch of an innovative type of natural disaster insurance in California, initially for earthquakes. Founded in 2015, Jumpstart stated its technology-driven, index-based approach delivers instant signup, affordable coverage, and automatic payout. “Starting with the earthquake risk in California, our first-of-its-kind policy… Read More

Y Combinator Alum Cover Secures $16 Million Through Series B Funding Round Led By Tribe Capital

Cover, a U.S.-based mobile insurtech company and Y Combinator alum, announced last week it secured $16 million through Series B funding round, which was led by Tribe Capital with participationfrom Samsung, Y Combinator, Exor and Social Capital. Founded in 2016, Cover’s primary product is a… Read More

Property & Casualty Insurtech Insuresoft Forms Strategic Alliance with SPLICE Software

Insuresoft, a digital insurance platform provider for property and casualty insurers, announced last week it has formed a partnership with SPLICE Software, which specializes in using big and small data and voice technologies to drive customer engagement. The duo has reportedly teamed up to provide Insuresoft’s… Read More

U.S. Insurtech Haven Life Increase Maximum Coverage Amount to $3 Million

U.S. insurtech Haven Life announced at InsureTech Connect 2018 it is increasing its maximum coverage amount to $3 million. According to the insurance brand, this increase in face amount from $2 million to $3 million is a strategic move to better serve customers who are coming to Haven Life to secure affordable,… Read More

Plug and Play Insurtech Announces 17 Startups Selected For Batch One of the Insurtech Europe Program

Plug and Play Insurtech announced earlier this week 17 startups will join Batch One of “Insurtech Europe powered by Plug and Play,” which is described as a platform that formally launched on November 14, 2017, by Plug and Play Insurtech and Insurtech Hub Munich. The corporate partners… Read More

European Insurtech Hokodo Secures €1.9 Million Through Seed Funding Round Led by Anthemis

Hokodo, a London and Paris-based insurtech that provides B2B marketplaces and accounting platform with small business insurance through APIs, announced earlier this week it secured €1.9 million through its latest seed funding round, which was led by European venture capital firm Anthemis. Founded earlier this year,… Read More

Plug and Play Singapore Announce First Batch of Startups Selected For Fintech & Insurtech Program

Plug and Play announced earlier this week the first batch of startups selected for its multi-corporate Fintech and Insurtech program in Singapore. The accelerator reported it screened over more than applicants for the program. While sharing more details, Kayvon Deldar, Program Head of Plug and Play… Read More

U.S. Insurtech Hippo Forms New Partnership With AI Zesty.AI For Aerial Image Analytics

Insurtech startup Hippo Insurance announced this week it has formed a partnership with zesty.ai, an Artificial Intelligence (AI) enabled risk analytics platform for Property and Casualty insurance. Through the new partnership, Hippo is now able to leverage computer vision technology and property attributes zesty.ai offers into its data-driven… Read More

Asian Insurer MSIG Insurance Announces Partnership with Plug and Play

Asian general insurer MSIG Insurance announced on Monday it has formed a strategic partnership with global startup accelerator and corporate innovation platform Plug and Play to promote innovation within the general insurance space. MSIG reported it will become a founding anchor partner of Plug and Play’s… Read More

U.S. Insurtech Hippo Insuance Milestone: Tops $10 Billion in Total Insured Property Value

Insurtech startup Hippo Insurance announced on Tuesday experienced substantial growth the past year as homeowners demand a reimagined way insurance is developed, bought, and serviced. The firm reported it has topped $10 billion in total insured property value and tripled written premiums quarter-over-quarter. As previously reported,… Read More

Insurtech Startup Celo Now Seeking £100,000 Through Crowdcube Funding Round

Celo, an app-based insurance provider, is now seeking £100,000 through its equity crowdfunding campaign on Crowdcube. The insurtech company reported that it is planning to offer insurance cover for motor vehicles, travel, health, and gadgets. It noted that like how challenger banks Monzo and Starling Bank took… Read More

Ohio Insurtech Root Insurance Update: Now Available in Four Additional States

Ohio insurtech Root Insurance announced on Tuesday it kicked off the new year by being available in four additional states. The company revealed it now offers insurance to nearly 30 million more drivers across Pennsylvania, Texas, Kentuc, y and Mississippi. Drivers in ten total states… Read More

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