Tagged: insurance technology

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

Zurich Insurance Group Names Zesty.ai Winner of Global Insurtech Competition

Zurich Insurance Group announced on Thursday it has named Zesty.ai the winner of its global insurtech competition, Zurich Innovation World Championship. According to Zurich, Zesty.ai was selected for its work using artificial intelligence to revolutionize risk underwriting and customer experience for Property and Casualty insurance…. Read More

Aflac Announces $20 Million Minority Equity Investment in Insurtech Singapore Life

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Aflac Incorporated (NYSE: AFL) announced on Monday it has made a $20 million minority equity investment in Singapore Life Pte. Ltd., a life insurtech company based in Singapore. The insurance giant also reported its operating subsidiary American Family Life Assurance Company of Columbus plans to enter into a reinsurance agreement on certain protection… Read More

U.S. Insurtech Slice Brings Cloud Services to the UK & EU

Slice Labs Inc., an on-demand insurance cloud platform provider, announced on Thursday the availability of Insurance Cloud Services (ICS) in the UK and EU. Slice reported that the first customer to use ICS in the UK is Legal & General with the launch of on-demand,… Read More

CoverWallet Launches Insurtech Platform Specifically For Commercial Insurance

U.S.-based insurtech startup CoverWallet announced on Tuesday the launch of CoverWallet for Agents, which is described as a dedicated platform for insurance agents. According to CoverWallet, those using the new platform will benefit from a “fast, simple, and efficient” way to provide commercial insurance to… Read More

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

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