Tagged: insurance technology

German Insurtech GetSafe Announces UK Expansion

Getsafe, a Germany-based insurtech startup, announced on Thursday it has started its digital contents insurance expansion into the UK. The expansion of services comes less than a year after Getsafe secured $17 million through its Series A funding round, which was notably led by Earlybird… Read More

Update: Honcho Extends Crowdcube Campaign; Now Nearing £875,000 in Funding

UK-based insurtech Honcho recently announced it has decided to extend its latest equity crowdfunding campaign on Crowdcube. The funding round originally sought to raise £700,000 and is now nearing £875,000. The initiative has attracted 455 investors.  As previously reported, Honcho is a reverse-auction marketplace where… Read More

U.S. Insurtech Insurify Secures $23 Million Through Series A Funding Round to Expand Into Home & Life Insurance

Insurify, an AI-powered insurance comparison platform that’s based in the U.S., announced on Wednesday it secured $23 million through its Series A funding round, which was led by MTech Capital and Viola FinTech, with participation from Nationwide, Hearst Ventures, and MassMutual Ventures. Founded in 2013,… Read More

Overfunding: UK Insurtech Honcho Surpasses £700,000 Funding Target Through Latest Crowdcube Round

UK-based insurtech Honcho has successfully secured its initial £700,000 funding target through its latest Crowdcube round. The campaign comes less than two years after Honcho raised £829,370 on Crowdcube.  As previously reported, Honcho describes itself as a reverse-auction marketplace where insurers enter a competitive real-time… Read More

Update: U.S. Insurtech Corvus Insurance Raises $32 Million Through Series B Funding Round Led By Telstra Ventures

Corvus Insurance, a U.S.-based insurtech startup, announced on Thursday it raised $32 million through its Series B funding round, which was led by Telstra Ventures with participation from Obvious Ventures and existing Corvus investors including .406 Ventures, Bain Capital Ventures and Hudson Structured Capital Management…. Read More

InsurTechNY Announces New Global InsurTech Competition

InsurTechNY, an InsurTech community that is based in the New York metro area, announced on Tuesday it has opened applications for the 2020 InsurTech Startup Competition. According to InsurTechNY, the competition has two tracks and will award $300,000 in prizes to the six winning teams. Startups in… Read More

Sapiens Announces Acquisition of German Insurtech sum.cumo

 Sapiens International Corporation, (NASDAQ: SPNS) and (TASE: SPNS), a global provider of software solutions for the insurance industry, announced on Tuesday it has acquired Germany-based insurtech sum.cumo for €28.4 million. Founded in 2010, sum.cumo claims it stands for the “successful, integrated digitalization” of traditional business… Read More

UK Insurtech Wrisk Teams Up With BMW Group Financial Services to Deliver MINI Flex Car Insurance

UK-based insurtech Wrisk recently announced it has partnered with BMW Group Financial Services to offer MINI Flex Car Insurance. Wrisk reported that now all new MINIs will be sold with three months’ free insurance to eligible car buyers in the UK through the insurance product,… Read More

Chilean Insurtech Jooycar Plans to Launch in the U.S. in 2020

Jooycar, a Chilean insurtech that is seeking to disrupt the auto insurance and telematics space in Latin America, is reportedly set to launch in the U.S. this upcoming year. According to Contxto, Jooycar is looking to expand its customized car insurance service to the U.S…. Read More

Hippo Insurance Announces New Partnership With National Mortgage Originator & Servicer Home Point Financial

Insurtech startup Hippo Insurance recently announced it has formed a new partnership with Home Point Financial, a national mortgage originator and servicer. Hippo reported that with its online application process integrated directly into the Home Point online mortgage platform, customers may now take advantage of… Read More

UK Insurtech Honcho Launches New Crowdcube Round; Now Seeking £700,000 in Funding

Less than two years after securing £829,370 through its previous equity crowdfunding campaign on Crowdcube, UK-based insurtech Honcho has returned to the funding platform to raise an additional £700,000 in funding. The company is offering 9.21% in equity at a £6,899,999 pre-money valuation.  As previously… Read More

UK Insurtech Found Launches Equity Crowdfunding Round on Seedrs

Found, a UK-based insurtech, is now seeking 250,000 through its equity crowdfunding round, which was launched on Seedrs. Founded in 2017, Found describes itself as an innovative, community-focused, technology-driven lost property management start-up with an exciting insurtech​ offering. “By reuniting the public with their lost… Read More

Insurtech: Australia-based Coverhero Introduces Hustle Cover, an Income Protection Insurance Product for Gig Economy Workers

Coverhero, an Australia-based insurance technology (Insurtech) provider, revealed on December 17 that the launch of its first product, Hustle Cover, an “instant” and customizable income protection insurance product developed specifically for gig economy professionals. There are reportedly over 1.5 million Australian residents that are now… Read More

U.S. Insurtech Cover Whale Launches Truck Insurance Quote Platform

Cover Whale, a U.S.-based insurtech general agent, announced last week it has launched its new commercial truck insurance platform, BigRigInsure. According to Cover Whale, the platform provides a solution for Truck Insurance Quotes.  Founded earlier this year, Cover Whale has access to U.S.-based carriers with… Read More

New Zealand Automobile Association Partners Insurtech Firm “Greater Than” to Make Driving Safer

The New Zealand Automobile Association (AA New Zealand) is teaming up with insurance technology (Insurtech) firm Greater Than in order to make driving a lot safer. The partnership will reportedly involve the use of the insurtech company’s artificial intelligence (AI) software Enerfy to offer “real-time… Read More

Insurtech: Germany’s Insurance Technology Firm Wefox Group Secures $110 Million via Series B Round

Berlin headquartered Wefox Group, an Insurtech firm that has developed the consumer-facing insurance app and carrier One and Wefox, an insurance platform, has secured $110 million via a recent Series B round according to a company release. The additional funding has doubled Wefox’x Series B… Read More

Sensely Joins Plug and Play Japan’s Insurtech Accelerator Program

Sensely, a U.S. startup that has created avatar and chatbot-based platforms to assist insurance plan members and patients with insurance services and healthcare resources, announced on Tuesday it has been selected for the next batch of Plug and Play’s Insurtech program in Japan. According to… Read More

UK Insurtech Startup Cuvva Secures £15 Million Through Series A Funding Round

Cuvva, an insurtech startup that is based in the UK, announced earlier this week it secured £15 million through its Series A funding round. Founded in 2015, Cuvva claims it is building a new kind of insurance that’s flexible, simple and jargon-free. The company noted… Read More

Trov Partners With Lloyds Banking Group to Launch White-Label Renters Insurance Application

Trov, a U.S.-based insurtech company, announced on Tuesday it has launched a new white-label renters insurance application app with Lloyds Banking Group. This news comes just a few months after the duo teamed up to launch Trov’s insurtech platform.  Trov reported that its technology enables… 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

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