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Insurtech: Digital Insurance Provider GetSafe Extends Series B Round to $93M

Getsafe, a digital insurance service provider that’s focused on serving Millennial buyers in Germany and the United Kingdom, confirmed that it has now extended its Series B round to $93 million. You might have heard already: We are excited to share that we extended our… Read More

Insurtech Overalls Introduces First All-In-One Insurance Protection Portfolio

Overalls, which claims to be the first personalized, all-in-one protection platform, is “shaking up” how worker benefits are packaged by taking an innovative approach to insurance that “combines life, personal-line and entirely new protection products into algorithmically optimized and personalized portfolios to celebrate life’s ups… Read More

Muang Thai Life, ZA Tech Form Tech Partnership to Embed Insurance in Consumers’ Lives

Muang Thai Life Assurance Pcl., one of the largest life and health insurance firms in Thailand, has entered a partnership with ZA Tech Global Limited, the technology venture established by ZA International and backed by Softbank’s Vision Fund 1. The partnership marks both parties’ commitment… Read More

Malaysian Insurtech PolicyStreet Finalizes $6M Series A led by Altara Ventures, Others

Malaysia-headquartered Insurtech company PolicyStreet.com reveals that it has finalized a RM 25 million (appr. $6 million) Series A round over two separate tranches. The Insurtech firm’s recent investment round has been led by Altara Ventures, Auspac Ventures, Gobi Partners, along with contributions from the Leong… Read More

Zurich Insurance Group Teams Up with Toronto’s Insurtech BOXX Insurance

Zurich Insurance Group recently entered an international partnership with Toronto-headquartered Insurtech firm BOXX Insurance (BOXX), which offers integrated cybersecurity and insurance services to SMEs, individual consumers and families. As noted by its management, BOXX Insurance Inc. is a new type of insurance firm for “a… Read More

UOB Malaysia Teams Up with Prudential Assurance Malaysia Berhad to Offer Insurance Services

UOB Malaysia has partnered with Prudential Assurance Malaysia Berhad (PAMB) in order to offer clients with a suite of insurance services via a new Virtual Face-to-Face (VF2F) feature on Pulse, which is the insurance provider’s comprehensive health and wellness app. The bank stated that it’s… Read More

GCash Introduces Online Shopping Protection with Southeast Asian Insurtech Firm Igloo

Philippines’ digital wallet provider GCash has introduced an online shopping insurance option – underwritten by PGA Sompo – with Singapore-based Insurtech Igloo, in order to protect its growing online client base. As mentioned in a release shared with CI, this launch and partnership come at… Read More

Digital Asset, a Software Firm Building Interconnected Networks, to Conduct Hackathon

Digital Asset, a software and services provider that assists enterprises with building economic value via interconnected networks, has unveiled a 6-week online hackathon, which will be hosted in partnership with SE2, which is a life and annuities insurance tech and services provider. As noted in… Read More

Insurtech Concirrus Introduces Next-Gen Platform for IoT or Internet of Things Enabled Insurance Sector

Insurtech firm Concirrus has introduced its next-gen platform for the (Internet of Things) IoT-enabled insurance sector. This new modular tech offering, which aims to leverage Concirrus’ extensive investment expertise and experience of working within the insurance market, will “allow insurers to accelerate their transition to… Read More

Crypto.com Announces Expansion of Insurance Program to one of the Blockchain Industry’s Largest at $750M

Crypto.com revealed on Monday (September 20, 2021) that it has expanded its total insurance coverage to $750 million, after increasing its policy coverage – which has been led by Arch Underwriting at Lloyd’s Syndicate 2012. As mentioned in a release shared with Crowdfund Insider, the… Read More

Insurtech: Axiata Digital’s E-Wallet Boost Expands Insurance Offering with Auto Insurance CarProtect Product

Axiata Digital’s digital wallet Boost revealed earlier this week that it has further expanded its insurance offerings with the introduction of automobile insurance, called “CarProtect,” which has been underwritten by Great Eastern General Insurance (Malaysia) Berhad. The digital wallet provider stated that CarProtect provides clients… Read More

One Inc, a Digital Payments Network for Insurance Sector, to Issue Claims via Mastercard Virtual Cards

To ensure that individual consumers, families, and companies have near-instant access to insurance funds to deal with unexpected situations or emergencies, One Inc, a digital payments network for the insurance sector, reveals that it intends to disburse claims via Mastercard virtual cards and Mastercard Send…. Read More

UAE based Medical Fintech Klaim Secures $1.6M via Pre-Series A Round

UAE-headquartered healthcare financing platform Klaim has acquired $1.6 million via a pre-Series A round. Klaim’s investment round has been led by Mad’a Investments, a private equity company based in Saudi Arabia. Other investors also made contributions to the round, including Arzan Venture Capital and Wealth… Read More

Personal Finance Products Firm Crediverso to Effectively Serve Hispanic Consumers in the US

Crediverso, the Hispanic-owned personal finance products firm, reveals that it has introduced a bilingual platform and a financial products marketplace tool “to serve the 62M+ Hispanic consumers in the U.S., who are 2-3x more likely to be underbanked than the rest of the population,” according… Read More

Digital Direct-to-Consumer Insurance Marketplace Lifepal Acquires $9M via Series A

Indonesia’s Lifepal, a digital direct-to-consumer (D2C) insurance marketplace, reveals that it has acquired an oversubscribed $9 million through a Series A round, bringing the total capital secured by the firm to $12 million. As noted by its management, Lifepal is the largest insurance marketplace in… Read More

Revenue Group Subsidiary Revenue Harvest Acquires 25% Stake in Malaysia based Insurtech Vsure.life

Malaysian Insurtech company VSure.life has reportedly acquired a RM12 million (appr. $2.83 million) investment from ACE market-listed Revenue Group via its wholly-owned subsidiary Revenue Harvest (as well as being approved by Bank Negara Malaysia’s or BNM, the nation’s central bank to take part in its… Read More

HSBC to Acquire 100% of AXA Insurance Issued Share Capital in Singapore for $575M, Subject to Regulatory Approval

HSBC Holdings plc (NYSE: HSBC), a British multinational investment bank and financial services holding company, reveals that it has committed to an agreement to acquire 100% of AXA Insurance issued share capital in Singapore for $575 million. The goal or aim of this transaction is… Read More

Insurance Group Hippo Enters Issuing Carrier Relationship with Ally Financial Subsidiary, a 50 State Carrier

Hippo, the home insurance group that established a new standard of care and protection for homeowners, reveals that it entered a new issuing carrier relationship with Ally Financial Inc. (NYSE: ALLY) subsidiary, Motors Insurance Corp., which is reportedly a 50 State carrier. The deal will… Read More

Fintech BlueVine Partners NEXT Insurance to Offer Clients Affordable, Customized Insurance Policies

BlueVine, an established provider of innovative financial services for small businesses, reveals that it has teamed up with NEXT Insurance, a digital Insurtech firm that’s transforming small business insurance, in order to offer BlueVine clients with convenient access to customized, affordable insurance policies. As mentioned… Read More

Insurtech Funding Reaches All-Time High of $4.8B According to Quarterly Insurtech Briefing from Willis Towers Watson

Willis Towers Watson (NASDAQ: WLTW), a leading global advisory, broking and solutions company that assists customers across the globe with turning risk into “a path for growth,” has  published its latest Quarterly InsurTech Briefing (Q2), which notably marks the second installation of the 2021 series,… Read More

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