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MetLife Korea Announces Seven Finalists For Insurtech Innovation Challenge “collab 5.0”

MetLife Korea announced on Wednesday the seven finalists selected for its open innovation program, collab 5.0. The program is looking for insurtech companies globally to scale their business with MetLife while solving some of the insurer’s biggest innovation challenges across its Korean business. According to… Read More

U.S. Insurtech Lively Expansion Health Savings Account Accessibility With New Mobile App

Lively, a U.S.-based insurtech, announced on Thursday the launch of its new iOS mobile app, which offers more accessibility to customers’ health saving accounts (HSAs). Founded in 2016, Lively describes itself as a “modern” HSA platform for employers and individuals. The company explained that its… Read More

Overfunding: Insurtech Startup Wrisk Secures 750,000 Funding Target Through Latest Seedrs Round

UK-based insurtech Wrisk has successfully secured £750,000 through its third equity crowdfunding campaign on Seedrs. The funding round was launched less than a year after the startup raised £1 million through its second Seedrs initiative. Wrisk is aiming to shake up the antiquated insurance industry… Read More

Cyber Risk Insurtech Sayata Labs Raises $6.5 Million Through Seed Funding Round Led By Elron

Sayata Labs, an Israel startup that is developing an AI software-as-a-service (SaaS) solution that empowers insurance brokers to assess businesses’ cyber risk, announced last week it secured $6.5  million through its latest seed funding round, which was led by Elron.  The company claims it offers “best-in-class” cyber… Read More

Canadian Insurtech Finaeo Secures $5.35 Million Through Latest Investment Round Led By Luge Capital

Finaeo, a Canada-based insurtech startup focused on the life insurance marketplace, announced this week it secured $5.35 million through its latest investment round, which was led by Luge Capital. Founded in 2016, Finaeo’s vision is to become the digital fabric that connects and powers the… Read More

European Payment Processor Borgun Announces Partnership With Fintech & Insurtech Novae

Borgun, a European payment processor and merchant acquirer, announced earlier this week it has signed an agreement with the fintech and insurtech company novae to support its digital transformation. Borgun reported that it and novae are aiming to co-create solutions in a digital capability framework… Read More

Commercial Property Insurer FM Global Joins Plug and Play

FM Global, a commercial property insurer whose clients include more than one-third of Fortune 1000 companies, announced on Wednesday it has formed a partnership with Plug and Play, a global innovation platform. According to GM Global, startups accepted into Plug and Play’s platform will have… Read More

Insurtech Startup Zesty.ai Forms New Partnership With Aon to Improve Underwriting With Property Data Solution Powered By AI

Insurtech startup Zesty.ai has recently formed a new partnership with Aon plc (NYSE:AON), a global professional services firm providing a broad range of risk, retirement and health solutions, to enhance insurers’ underwriting through access to more than 130 billion data points on buildings and their… Read More

U.S. Insurtech Corvus Launches Smart Cyber Excess Insurance Policy with $10 Million Limit

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Corvus, a U.S.-based insurtech startup, announced last week the launch of its Smart Cyber Insurance product lines. Founded in 2017, Corvus Insurance is an AI-driven InsurTech company offering Smart Commercial Insurance policies and innovative technology that utilizes new forms of data to predict and prevent… Read More

Fintech & Insurtech novae Launches All-Digital Platform Onboard

Novae, a U.S.-based fintech and insurtech firm, announced on Wednesday it has launched Onboard, which is described as an all-digital platform that allows bank cardholders to access all their card-related benefits by simply downloading the app and entering the first six digits of their cards…. Read More

Insurtech Pie Insurance Secures $45 Million Through Series B Funding Round

Less than six months after raising $4.3 million through its seed round led by Sirius Group, Moxley holdings and Elefund, insurtech startup Pie Insurance announced it has secured $45 million through its Series B funding round. The round attracted Moxley Holdings and Elefund, along with… Read More

Canadian Insurtech Breathe Life Secures C$4.5 Million Through Latest Seed Funding Round Led By Diagram Ventures

Breathe Life, a Canada-based insurtech startup, has recently secured C$4.5 million through its latest seed funding round, which was led by Diagram Ventures with participation from Real Ventures. Founded in 2017, Breathe Life reports that its platform delivers a “modern customer-centric experience” with tools and… Read More

Thailand Insurtech Startup Sunday Secures $10 Million Through Series A Funding Round

Sunday, a Thailand-based insurtech startup, announced on Monday it secured $10 million through its Series A funding round, which was led by global investor network Vertex Ventures SEA and India. Founded in 2017, Sunday is a fully-integrated sales and services InsurTech that uses artificial intelligence and digital… Read More

Insurtech Platform Coverhound Secures $58 Million Through Series D Funding Round Led By Specialist Insurer Hiscox

CoverHound, the property and casualty (P&C) insurance platform for digital distribution, announced last week it secured $58 million through its Series D funding round, which was led by specialist insurer Hiscox, with participation from insurance providers Chubb, Aflac Ventures and Japan-based MS&AD. Founded in 2010, Coverhound offers digital shoppers instant quotes… Read More

Friendsurance CEO Tim Kunde Discusses New Business Brand, Bancassurance, Insurtech Trends & More…

The German digital insurance platform Friendsurance, which serves nearly 150,000 customers and works together with 175 insurance companies, now offers its digital bancassurance solutions under the new brand name Friendsurance Business. The expansion was made in  response to the increased demand from banks and insurance… 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

U.S. Insurtech Root Insurance Announces 2019 Continued Expansion

Root Insurance, an Ohio-based car insurtech company, announced last week plans for continued expansion into additional states in 2019, with a goal to expand its services nationwide by 2020. As previously reported, Root was founded in 2015 and describes itself as a full-stack automobile insurance company founded on the… Read More

Invia Flights Germany Partners With Insurtech Protection Platform Setoo to Provide Insurance Services

Insurance and protection-as-a-service company, Setoo, announced last week it has formed a new partnership with Invia Flights Germany GmbH, an Invia Group company, to independently design and distribute new types of insurance products that are personalized, transparent, and offer immediate compensation with no claim process required, Setoo reported that… Read More

Ping An Voyager Fund Leads Investment in AI HealthTech Airdoc

Ping An Insurance Company of China, Ltd. (HKEx: 2318; SSE: 601318) announced over the weekend that the Ping An Global Voyager Fund has invested in AI medical solution company Airdoc during its B+ round of funding. Ping An reported it has led the round along with… 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

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