Tagged: insurance technology

New Partnership Elevates Singapore’s Insurtech Education

Insurtech industry player The Digital Insurer (TDI) has partnered with the Singapore College of Insurance (SCI) to introduce the GenAI Explorer Program, an innovative venture designed to usher in a new era for the insurance sector through the application of generative AI technology. This exclusive… Read More

Insurtech Akur8, the Insurance Pricing Solution, Selected by Spain’s MGS Seguros

Akur8, the insurance pricing solution, is pleased to announce that MGS Seguros has chosen its pricing platform. This new collaboration will empower its actuarial and pricing teams “to build powerful, explainable pricing models and establish a robust predictive modeling framework for its auto and home… Read More

Insurtech Shepherd Reports Series A Funding Round

Shepherd, an insurance provider for commercial construction, announced today it raised a $13.5 million Series A funding round led by Costanoa Ventures with participation from Intact Ventures, Era Ventures, Greenlight Re and Spark Capital. Shepherd combines insurance together “with software to help contractors save on… Read More

Global Insurtech Funding and Deals Slide to 6-Year Lows – Research Report

Global Insurtech funding and deals slide to 6-year lows in 2023, according to an update shared by CBInsights. Insurtech startups had a “brutal” 2023, with funding and deals reaching 6-year lows — in line with the broader venture slowdown, the team at CBInsights noted. Nevertheless,… Read More

Insurtech Kin, the Digital Home Insurance Provider, Acquires Financing from Activate Capital

Kin, the digital, direct-to-consumer home insurance company, announced the closing of $15 million in financing from new investor Activate Capital, a growth-stage VC firm focused on the sustainable, resilient transformation of the global economy. Raising at an increased valuation, greater than $1 billion, is an… Read More

CyberCube, the Enabler of Cyber Risk Analytics for Insurance Sector, Reports Steady Business Growth

CyberCube, the enabler of cyber risk analytics for the insurance industry, marked the end of a positive year of strong growth, “surpassing 100 insurance organizations licensing CyberCube solutions.” As the cyber insurance market grows in size and sophistication, analyzing, assessing, and quantifying the impact of… Read More

UK Insurtech Qover Introduces Motor Insurance Solution

Qover, an insurtech driven by a vision of creating a global safety net through insurance – announces the launch of its innovative motor insurance solution in the United Kingdom, which enables car manufacturers to “provide digital insurance programs across Europe.” In line with Qover‘s goal… Read More

Germany based Insurtech Getsafe Announces Acquisition of Digital Platform for Student Loans

Getsafe, Europe’s neo-insurer based in Germany with over 550,000 customers, has acquired deineStudienfinanzierung, Germany’s digital platform for student loans. This acquisition is said to be a testament to Getsafe’s direct-to-consumer approach and the company’s focus on “guiding young people as they plan for their futures.”… Read More

Digital Insurance Firm Lemonade Extends Financing Relationship with General Catalyst

Lemonade (NYSE: LMND), the digital insurance company powered by AI and social impact, today announced the extension and expansion of its financing relationship with General Catalyst (GC) – AKA ‘Synthetic Agents’ – whereby GC “finances up to 80% of Lemonade’s spending specifically related to customer… Read More

Insurtech CoverForce, the API Delivering Instant Quote and One-Click Bind from Insurance Carriers, Partners with NowCerts

CoverForce, the “independent “API delivering instant quote and one-click bind from the leading insurance carriers, announced a partnership with agency management system, NowCerts. Through this partnership, NowCerts has “launched an instant commercial lines quote and bind platform enabled by leveraging CoverForce’s API infrastructure.” Cyrus Karai,… Read More

Insurtech: Reinsurance Firms Will Start Offering Meaningful Cyber Capacity in 2024, According to CyberCube, a Cyber-Risk Analytics Firm

Traditional reinsurance companies will start offering meaningful cyber capacity in 2024 as cyber insurance is “one of the fastest growing lines of insurance to emerge in a generation,” according to the CEO of cyber risk analytics specialist, CyberCube. In a series of predictions from CyberCube… Read More

Lydia, Insurtech Qover to Enhance Insurance Experience for European Clients

Lydia, a mobile banking application, has partnered with insurtech Qover to introduce a seamless travel insurance experience. This offering is exclusively available “to Lydia’s premium cardholders, known as Black+ users, in Belgium, France, Portugal and Spain.” Qover’s embedded insurance orchestration platform is at the heart… Read More

Insurtech: CyberCube, the Insurance Industry’s Cyber Analytics Provider, Introduces Latest SaaS Solution for Underwriters

CyberCube, the insurance industry’s cyber analytics company, has launched Version 5.0 (v5) of Account Manager, the software-as-a-service (SaaS) solution designed explicitly for underwriters. Account Manager v5 reportedly “extends the capabilities of Portfolio Manager, CyberCube’s portfolio modeling product.” For clients that license both solutions, this gives… Read More

Insurtech: The Green Insurer, a Car Insurance Provider, Introduces Product that Incentivizes Clients Driving Responsibly

The Green Insurer, a car insurance provider committed to reducing drivers’ impact on the environment, launched a new car insurance product “that rewards customers for driving responsibly.” The Green Insurer calculates “a driver’s carbon footprint by analysing driving data and fusing it with information about… Read More

European Insurtech Prima Seguros Shares Business Expansion Plans for 2024

Prima Seguros, an Insurtech that acts as an insurance agency specialized in the automotive sector, aims to “reach 100,000 active clients in 2024, more than doubling its premiums to 20 million euros.” This update comes after a successful first year of operations in the country,… Read More

Insurtech Sector Investments Increased in Deal Value But Flat in Terms of Deal Count – Report

In Q3 2023, $1.7 billion was invested across 115 deals, “representing an increase of 53.0% in deal value but roughly flat in terms of deal count, QoQ,” according to the latest Insurtech industry report from Pitchbook. The deal value was “the highest amount over the… Read More

Insurtech Cowbell, a Provider of Cyber Insurance for SMEs, Teams Up with Microsoft and Ingram Micro

Cowbell, a provider of cyber insurance for small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), today announced a collaboration with Microsoft and Ingram Micro Inc. Through this collaboration, Cowbell policyholders “gain access to complimentary Microsoft Exchange migrations to Microsoft 365 Business Premium, empowering SMEs to harness the full… Read More

Insurtech: hyperexponential and Akur8 to Integrate Pricing Decision Intelligence Capabilities to Enhance Insurance Services

hyperexponential and Akur8 announce a new partnership that will integrate their complementary pricing decision intelligence capabilities to offer insurers an automated, data-driven system for accurately pricing commercial and specialty insurance products. The partnership enables insurers to “integrate rating factors calibrated in Akur8 into pricing models… Read More

Digital Insurance Firm Lemonade Appoints Deb Schwartz, Dr. Samer Haj-Yehia to Board of Directors

Lemonade (NYSE: LMND), the digital insurance company powered by AI and social impact, announced it has named two new members to its Board of Directors, Deb Schwartz and Dr. Samer Haj-Yehia, “effective immediately.” The newly named Directors will “succeed departing Directors Irina Novoselsky and Silvija… Read More

Germany’s Insurtech wefox Appoints Paul Onnen as Chief Technology Officer

wefox, the European insurtech, has appointed Paul Onnen as Chief Technology Officer, with immediate effect. Mr. Onnen takes over the role from Sergi Banos who “was promoted to Chief Platform Officer (CPO) as the company accelerates its plans to launch the platform that will connect… Read More

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