Tagged: insurtech

U.S. Insurtech Startup Thimble Launches Partner API to Automatically Quote Small Business Insurance Through Any Platform

Thimble, a U.S.-based insurtech startup that helps small businesses succeed on their own terms, announced on Thursday it has released a new API for partners who serve the small business and professional services communities. Thimble reported that With the Thimble API, partners can offer flexible insurance… Read More

UK Insurtech Concirrus Scores $6 Million Investment From Commerzventures

Concirrus, a UK-based insurtech, has reportedly secured a $6 million investment from Commerzventures. Founded in 2012, Concirrus shared its Quest platform provides proprietary behavioral data and predictive models that significantly outperform traditional risk assessment and underwriting techniques in the insurance market. “Our Quest products access… Read More

U.S. Insurtech Hippo Announces Expansion of Claims Partnership With Handdii & Westhill

  Insurtech startup Hippo Insurance recently announced it has expanded its claims partnerships with Handdii and Westhill. Hippo claimed that the partnerships will allow it to match claimants with top tier contractors to deliver the comfort and satisfaction of high-quality work, real-time updates and a… Read More

InsurTech NY Announces Plans to Launch NYC InsurTech Accelerator

Insurtech NY, an insurtech community that is located in the New York metro area, recently announced plans to launch its NYC insurtech accelerator program. According to Insurtech NY, the program will take place in October 2020 and will start taking applications from growth-stage startups that… Read More

Insurtech LeaseLock Milestone: Insured Leases Totals More Than $300 Million in Value

LeaseLock, an insurtech that provides totally eliminates security deposits, surety bonds and guarantors in rental housing, recently announced it has insured leases totaling more than $300 million in value. As previously reported, LeaseLock’s Zero Deposit allows renters to pay a lower monthly fee starting at… Read More

U.S. Insurtech Breeze Joins Forces With Assurity Life to Launch Online Disability Insurance to Consumers During COVID-19 Pandemic

Breeze announced on Tuesday it has teamed up with Assurity Life to launch an API-driven disability insurance product with a digital application and underwriting process. Through the new service, individuals may request a personalized disability insurance quote and complete a secure application process online in 10-15… Read More

U.S. Insurtech Plank Secures $16 Million Through Series B Funding Round

Planck, a U.S.-based AI data platform for commercial insurance, announced on Wednesday it raised $16 million through its Series B Funding Round. With its $12 million Series A, the company has raised a total of $28 million. Founded in 2016, Planck claims to be the… Read More

Policygenius Forms New Partnership With Brighthouse Financial to Offer Exclusive Accelerated Underwriting Life Insurance Product

Policygenius, a U.S.-based online insurance marketplace, announced on Tuesday it has formed a partnership with annuity and life insurance provider Brighthouse Financial to offer an exclusive accelerated underwriting life insurance product, Brighthouse SimplySelect. According to Policygenius, the insurance product features an accelerated purchase process that… Read More

Chilean Insurtech Jooycar Raises $700,000 Through HCS Capital For U.S. Expansion Plans

Jooycar, a Chilean insurtech that is seeking to disrupt the auto insurance and telematics space in Latin America, has reportedly secured $700,000 through HCS Capital as it plans to continue expansion to the U.S. efforts. The company announced its U.S. expansion plans back in December… Read More

U.S. Insurtech Hippo Set to Acquire Spinnaker Insurance

Insurtech startup Hippo Insurance announced on Wednesday it is set to acquire Spinnaker Insurance Company, a national property and casualty insurer. Hippo reported it has partnered with Spinnaker as its largest carrier platform since 2017, with Spinnaker-backed Hippo products currently available to consumers in nearly… Read More

Pie Insurance Secures $127 Million Through Latest Investment Round

Insurtech startup Pie Insurance announced on Thursday it secured $127 million through its latest investment round. The companies that participated in the funding round are Gallatin Point Capital, Greycroft, SVB Capital, Aspect Ventures, Elefund, and Sirius International Insurance Group, Ltd. As previously reported, Pie describes… Read More

Insurtech Trov Partners With P&C Insurer Seguros Sura Brazil to Bring On-Demand Insurance to Brazil

Trov, a U.S.-based insurtech company, announced earlier this week it has formed a new partnership with Seguros Sura Brazil, a Latin American P&C insurer, to bring on-demand insurance to Brazil.  Trov stated it has been working with Seguros Sura Brazil for the past several months… Read More

Cyber Insurance & Security Company Coalition Secures $90 Million Through Series C Funding Round Led by Valor Equity Partners

Coalition, the leading cyber insurance and security company, announced on Wednesday it has raised $90 million through its Series C funding round, which was led by Valor Equity Partners with participation from Felicis Ventures, Greyhound Capital, and Coalition’s existing investors. Founded in 2017, Coalition states… Read More

U.S. Insurtech Haven Life Rolls Out 100% No Medical Exam Product & API Solution to Expand Partnership Efforts

U.S. insurtech Haven Life announced on Tuesday it is rolling out a new 100% no medical exam product that can be sold directly through partners. Haven Life reported that banks, advisors, insurance brokers, etc. may now offer the product, Haven Term Simplified, to clients who… Read More

UK Insurtech Zego Expands Partnership With RSA to Launch Flexible Insurance For Fleets of Vans

Zego, a UK-based insurtech, announced on Thursday it has expanded its partnership with insurer RSA to provide flexible insurance for van fleets. The company reported that with the partnership it is able to offer usage-based policies to delivery, courier, and trade van fleets for 20-200… Read More

Insurtech Next – Tel Aviv RESCHEDULED

Insturtech Next has been rescheduled to July 21, 2020. The Next Step Disruption Technology In The Insurtech Industry The Insurtech revolution is booming in recent years. Only in 2018, three new Israeli unicorns have arisen the insurance industry. The digital transformation alongside the cultural changes… Read More

German Insurtech Getsafe Reportedly Delays Expansion Into Other European Markets Due to COVID-19 Pandemic

Getsafe, a Germany-based insurtech startup, is reportedly delaying expansion into other European markets due to the COVID-19 pandemic. This news comes just a few months after Getsafe announced its expansion into the UK. As previously reported, Getsafe claims it is looking to reinvent insurtech and is… Read More

U.S. Insurtech Branch Announces Launch in Texas

  Branch, a U.S.-based insurtech startup, announced on Monday it has launched in Texas. The launch notably marks the company’s fifth expansion since launching in August 2019. As previously reported, Branch “taps” into the power of community to make insurance accessible and affordable for everyone,… Read More

Indonesian Insurtech QOALA Secures $13.5 Million Through Series A Funding Round Led By Centauri Fund

QOALA, an Indonesia-based insurtech, announced earlier this week it secured $13.5 million through its Series A funding round, which was led by Centauri Fund with participation from  MDI Ventures, Sequoia India, Flourish Ventures, Mirae Asset Daewoo’s Mirae Asset Venture Capital and PT Mirae Asset Sekuritas Indonesia. Founded in… Read More

Hong Kong Insurtech OneDegree Launches Medical Pet Insurance Service

OneDegree, a Hong Kong-based insurtech, recently announced its medical pet insurance. This launch comes just after the company received its virtual insurance license. Founded in 2016, OneDegree claims to be it is part of a new generation of insurers that are reimagining the industry with… Read More

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