Tagged: insurtech

Ping An Announces Full Upgrading of Ping An Cloud; Now Offers Services to External Customers & Sets Up Strategic Partnership with GitHub

Ping An Insurance Group announced on Wednesday it has done a full update of its Ping An Cloud. The company reported the Cloud is entering a new phase of offering cloud services to external customers. As previously reported, Ping An is considered one of the largest… Read More

HCS Capital Partners Invest $3 Million into Insurtech Startup Jooycar

U.S. based private equity and operating firm HCS Capital announced on Tuesday it invested $3 million in Jooycar, a Chilean insurtech that is seeking to disrupt the auto insurance and telematics space in Latin America. HSC Capital reported that the insurtech investment marks the most recent… 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

U.S. Insurtech Hippo Forms New Partnership With AI Zesty.AI For Aerial Image Analytics

Insurtech startup Hippo Insurance announced this week it has formed a partnership with zesty.ai, an Artificial Intelligence (AI) enabled risk analytics platform for Property and Casualty insurance. Through the new partnership, Hippo is now able to leverage computer vision technology and property attributes zesty.ai offers into its data-driven… Read More

Wirecard Forms Partnership With Q Versicherung to Provide Insurance For Online Retailers

Germany-based global provider of digital payments and commerce solutions Wirecard announced on Tuesday it has formed a partnership with online service provider Q Versicherung Service to provide online shop operators with an innovative, tailor-made insurance solution through the Checkout Portal. According to Wirecard, the Wirecard… Read More

Starling Bank Announces New Partnership With Insurtech Anorak

UK challenger bank Starling Bank announced on Monday it has formed a partnership with insurtech startup Anorak. According to Starling Bank, Anorak is now set to provide impartial life insurance advice through the Starling Marketplace. Starling Bank also reported that Anorak’s mission is to make life insurance… Read More

SoftBank Vision Fund to Invest $100 Million Into Chinese Online Insurer ZhongAn

SoftBank’s Vision Fund is reportedly looking to invest $100 million into Chinese insurtech startup, ZhongAn. The upcoming investment comes just weeks after ZhongAn announced the launch of its new its Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) platform, ZhongAn Technology Intelligent Open Platform for Insurers. ZhongAn, which was launched by Ant Financial,… Read More

American Insurance Firm Travelers Acquires Major Stake in Canadian Insurtech Zensurance

Travelers, a U.S.-based insurance firm, has reportedly acquired a major stake in Canadian insurtech startup Zensurance. Founded in 2016, Zensurance claims it is leading the technology revolution in the insurance industry. The company, which uses data and analytics to identify most common risks, is able to… Read More

Chinese Insurtech ZhongAn Technology Launches One-Stop Claims Service e-Platform For Insurers

Chinese insurtech ZhongAn Online P & C Insurance Co., Ltd. recently announced its wholly-owned subsidiary ZhongAn Technology has launched its Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) platform, ZhongAn Technology Intelligent Open Platform for Insurers, with AXA Tianping, a foreign property and casualty insurance company. According to ZhongAn,  the new platform… Read More

U.S. Insurtech Embroker Launches Fully Digital Directors & Officers Insurance Policy

Embroker, a modern business insurance platform designed to improve how companies of all sizes buy and manage insurance coverage, announced on Wednesday the launch of its fully digital directors and officers (D&O) insurance policy, specifically designed for venture capital (VC) backed tech startups. Embroker reported that the… Read More

Asian Insurer MSIG Insurance Announces Partnership with Plug and Play

Asian general insurer MSIG Insurance announced on Monday it has formed a strategic partnership with global startup accelerator and corporate innovation platform Plug and Play to promote innovation within the general insurance space. MSIG reported it will become a founding anchor partner of Plug and Play’s… Read More

Chinese E-Insurer ZhongAn Has Teamed Up With BioTech Company Orig3n For Health Tech Solutions

Orig3n, Inc., a Boston-based biotech company and Chinese insurtech ZhongAn Online P&C Insurance Co., Ltd. (6060.HK), announced earlier this week they have formed a partnership to bring health tech solutions to Chinese consumers. According to Orign3n, ZhongAn will now supplement its insurance offerings with the… Read More

Fintech & Insurtech Firm Novae Launches All-Digital White-Label Loyalty Platform For Banks

Novae, a U.S.-based fintech and insurtech firm, announced on Thursday the launch of Novaeplatform, which is described as a user-centric, universal, cross-border, all-digital, white label loyalty platform for banks that enables consumers and merchants to redeem points from any device using any type of payment… Read More

AXIS Capital Launches New Insurtech Venture

AXIS Capital Holdings Limited (NYSE: AXS), a global provider of specialty lines insurance and treaty reinsurance, announced on Monday the launch of AXIS Digital Ventures, a new unit that will lead enterprise-wide efforts to partner with entrepreneurial companies focused on data and analytics with high… Read More

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