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U.S. Insurtech Rhino Raises $95 Million Through Latest Investment Round Led By Tiger Global Management

  U.S. insurtech Rhino announced on Tuesday it raised $95 million through its latest investment round, which was led by Tiger Global Management with participation from Kairos, Lakestar VC, and Lakehouse VC. Launched in 2017, Rhino is on a mission to bring greater financial freedom… Read More

U.S. Insurtech Joshu Scores $3.7 Million Through Seed Funding Round Led By Blumberg Capital

  Joshu, a U.S,-basd insurtech, announced on Tuesday it raised $3.7 million through its seed funding round, which was led by Blumberg Capital with participation from Engineering Capital, Correlation Ventures, Innovation Endeavors, and Sure Ventures. Founded in 2020, Joshu’s solution offers insurance carriers and managing… Read More

Kenyan Insurtech Pula Raises $6 Million Through Series A Funding Round Led By TLcom Capital

  Pula, a Kenya-based insurtech, has reportedly secured $6 million through its Series A funding round, which was led by Pan-African early-stage venture capital firm, TLcom Capital, with participation from nonprofit Women’s World Banking. Launched in 2015, Pula claims it is on a mission to reimagine agricultural… Read More

InsurTech NY Teams Up With the Bermuda Business Development Agency for InsurTech Early Stage Competition 2021

  InsurTech NY, a global InsurTech hub, announced on Thursday it has joined forces with the Bermuda Business Development Agency (BDA), Bermuda’s independent economic development public-private partnership, to launch the 2021 InsurTech Early-Stage Competition. According to the duo, this competition attracts up to 100 promising… Read More

U.S. Insurtech Arbol Secures $7 Million Though Series A Investment Round

  Arbol, a U.S.-based insurtech platform specifically for parametric products, announced on Tuesday it secured $7 million through its Series A fundraiser. The investment round included participation from Finch Finance LLC, Space Capital, and Mubadala Capital-Ventures. Founded in 2018, Arbol’s products are able to quickly… Read More

Latin American Insurtech Jooycar Announces Expansion into the U.S.

Jooycar, a Chilean insurtech that is seeking to disrupt the auto insurance and telematics space in Latin America, announced on Tuesday it has officially expanded its service to the U.S. with the launch of a GPS vehicle tracking solution. This launch comes less than six… Read More

Update: UK Insurtech Hiro Raises More Than £1.6 Million Through Equity Crowdfunding Campaign on Seedrs

  Hiro, a UK-based insurtech startup, quickly secures £1.6 million through its equity crowdfunding campaign on Seedrs. The funding round, which originally sought to raise a minimum of £1.2 million, has so far attracted over 500 Seedrs investors.  As previously reported, Hiro describes itself as… Read More

Home Service Software Brand Porch Group Announces Acquisitions; Expansion into Insurtech

  Porch Group, a U.S.-based vertical software company focused on the home services industry, recently announced it has acquired four companies and has begun to expand into insurtech. Founded in 2012 as an online home improvement network, Porch claims it has grown into the industry-leading… Read More

U.S. Insurtech Breeze Adds Critical Illness Insurance to Digital Platform

  U.S. insurtech Breeze announced on Wednesday it has added a critical illness insurance product to its digital platform. The company revealed that the new product will expand its partnership with Assurity Life. According to Breeze, individuals may request personalized critical illness insurance quotes and… Read More

UK Insurtech Hiro Announces Plans to Launch Equity Crowdfunding Campaign on Seedrs

  Hiro, a UK-based insurtech startup, announced on Tuesday it is planning to seek funds through equity crowdfunding platform Seedrs. The company describes itself as a home insurance challenger that helps customers to actively protect their home using smart technology instead of relying on compensation… Read More

InsurTech NY Unveils Global Early-Stage InsurTech Competition

    InsurTech NY, an insurtech community that is located in the New York metro area, announced on Tuesday it has opened the application window for their annual .2021 InsurTech Early-Stage Competition. According to InsurTech NY, the competition will award $200,000 in prizes to three winning… Read More

European Insurtech TONI Digital Launches Insurance-As-A-Service Platform on Socotra’s Cloud-Native Core

  European insurtech provider TONI Digital recently announced it has teamed up with cloud-native insurance core platform Socotra to launch its new insurance-as-a-service technology platform for the white-label insurance market. According to TONI Digital, the solution enables large corporations to quickly enter the insurance market,… Read More

U.S. Insurtech battleface Secures $12 Million Through Series A Funding Round Led By Drive Capital

  battleface, a UK-based insurtech that specializes in travel insurance, recently announced it secured $12 million through its Series A funding round, which was led by Drive Capital.  Founded in 2017, battleface offers travel insurance that covers emergency medical treatment, evacuation, and accidents. “Our core… Read More

U.S. Insurtech Bestow Raises $70 Million Through Series C Funding Round

  Bestow, a U.S.-based insurtech that delivers algo powered life insurance underwriting, announced on Wednesday it raised $70 million through its Series C funding round from new and existing investors, including Breyer Capital, Valar Ventures, New Enterprise Associates, Core Innovation Ventures, Morpheus Ventures, and Sammons… Read More

Next Insurance Announces Acquisition Juniper Labs

    Next Insurance, an insurtech seeking to transform small business insurance, announced on Thursday it has acquired Juniper Labs, a provider of alternative open data and underwriting technology focused on small businesses. Next Insurance reported that it and Juniper Labs will continue to develop… Read More

U.S. Insurtech At-Bay Secures $34 million Through Series C Funding Round Led By Qumra Capital

  At-Bay, a U.S.-based insurtech startup, announced on Tuesday it secured $34 million through its Series C funding round, which was led by Qumra Capital with participation from Microsoft’s venture fund M12. The company notably raised a total of $74 million in 2020 alone, having… Read More

French Insurtech Luko Secures $60 Million Through Series B Investment Round Led By EQT Ventures

Luko, a France-based insurtech, announced on Monday it secured $60 million through its Series B investment round, which was led by EQT Ventures with participation Accel, Founders Fund, Speedinvest, and Orange Ventures. Launched in 2018, Luko claims it has reinvented home insurance with social responsibility… Read More

Update: Laka Insurance’s Equity Crowdfunding Campaign Nears £1.6 Million During the Final Days on Seedrs

Laka, a collective-based insurer of cyclists, is set to close its latest equity crowdfunding campaign on Seedrs with nearly £1.6 million raised. The funding round, which has attracted more than 1380 Seedrs investors, quickly surpassed its initial £1 million funding target. As previously reported, Laka has developed… Read More

Chubb Joins Forces With Nubank to Launch Fully Digital Life Insurance Offering in Brazil 

Nubank and Chubb announced on Tuesday the launch of a fully digital life insurance offering, Nubank Vida, in Brazil. According to the duo, Nubank Vida is underwritten by Chubb and was developed using the integration capabilities of Chubb Studio, the global digital product distribution platform… Read More

Brazilian Insurtech Pier Raises $14.5 Million Through Series A Funding Round Led By Monashees

Pier, a Brazil-based full-stack insurtech, announced earlier this week it secured $14.5 million through its Series A funding round, which was led by Monashees with participation from Canary, Mercado Livre, and BTG Pactual. Founded in 2018, Pier states it adopts artificial intelligence to bring a… Read More

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