12/07/2019

SafeCharge Collaborates With Visa to Provide InsurTech Company Setoo With Faster Insu ...

SafeCharge enables Setoo to further improve the processes of automated payouts to customers in a faster way, via Visa Direct

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03/06/2019

InsurTech firm REG closes £2.4m funding round

Data analytics and risks management solutions provider, REG, has closed a £2.4 million funding round, reports Jane Connolly.

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03/06/2019

EastWest Bank and Ageas mark four years of local insurtech Troo

EastWest Bank and Ageas celebrated the 4th anniversary of their joint venture in the Philippines. This partnership operates under the brand name Tr...

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29/05/2019

Israeli insurtech start-up gets $5m funding to insure electric scooters, boats and mo ...

Voom will apply the same approach as its founder's drone insurance firm Skywatch to insure other specialised vehicles, including boats and electric...

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29/05/2019

Maiden Re-backed insurtech Betterview closes $4.5m funding round

Betterview, an insurtech startup backed by Munich Re and Maiden Re, has announced the close of a $4.5 million Series A, bringing the company’s tota...

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24/05/2019

Blue Cross reshapes customer experience with digital innovation

Insurtech is gaining traction in insurance companies of all sizes, which adopt digital technologies to help them become more innovative, efficient,...

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21/05/2019

Claims Insurtech Snapsheet Raises $29 Million to Expand Into All P/C Lines and Global ...

Virtual insurance claims services company Snapsheet has closed on $29 million in Series E funding. The company said it will use the funds to expand...

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13/05/2019

BFM Founder Malek Ali Co-Founds Insurtech Startup, Fi Life

Fi Life, an insurtech startup co-founded by BFM radio founder Malek Ali and Tan Jiann Meng went live today.

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13/05/2019

Insurtech Maria Health raises additional seed funding from tryb Group

The Philippine-based insurtech aims to “meet the health insurance needs of millions of Filipinos”

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29/04/2019

Lloyd’s Lab reveals second cohort of insurtechs

Lloyd’s Lab, the innovation accelerator launched by the Lloyd’s market last year, has revealed the second cohort of insurtechs to be selected for i...

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29/04/2019

Spanish insurtech Bdeo gains €1m in funding

Spanish insurtech Bdeo, a start-up focusing on video call technology, has gained €1m ($1.11m) in funding.

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26/04/2019

SoFi goes insurtech with Lemonade and Root

Financial services start-up SoFi is building out its insurance offerings with the help of two insurtech start-ups, reports Julie Muhn at Finovate.

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26/04/2019

Michael Ferber appointed CEO of insurtech Dovetail Insurance

Dovetail Insurance, an insurtech company that serves independent agents providing small commercial insurance, has announced the appointment of Mich...

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15/04/2019

AI-powered insurtech Lemonade raises $300m in Series D round

Lemonade, an artificial intelligence (AI) powered insurance startup, has raised $300m in a Series D funding round led by Japanese conglomerate Soft...

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15/04/2019

Gradient Ventures Leads $3.85M Investment in Insurtech Flyreel

Flyreel, the most advanced Artificial Intelligence (AI) solution for property insurance, announced today that it has raised $3.85M in funding led b...

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08/04/2019

Myanmar to allow five foreign players to operate life insurance business

In a major reforms move, Myanmar has allowed five foreign companies to operate life insurance business in the frontier country, according...

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08/04/2019

Africa Re unveils $20,000 InsurTech challenge

Africa Re is introducing InsurTech Challenge, an initiative aimed at identifying, promoting and rewarding technology companies, especially start-up...

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02/04/2019

Synechron partners with Insurtech UK to promote innovation in UK insurance sector

Synechron, a Digital IT Consulting firm for financial services, has announced a strategic partnership with Insurtech UK, in an effort to help promo...

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29/03/2019

Insurtech Waterdrop Company closes nearing US$74M Series B funding

Waterdrop Company, China-grown insurtech with subsidiaries in Southeast Asia, announced the closing of its Series B funding. The company’s business...

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29/03/2019

InsurTech broker Kinsu closes

Broker app Kinsu will cease to provide cover for current customers from 30 April.

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29/03/2019

Canadian Insurtech Finaeo Secures $5.35 Million Through Latest Investment Round Led B ...

Finaeo, a Canada-based insurtech startup focused on the life insurance marketplace, announced this week it secured $5.35 million through its latest...

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26/03/2019

Florida Insurtech HoneyQuote Rolls Out Real-Time Rating Engine, Adds Heritage to Plat ...

HoneyQuote.com has added a new carrier partner and launched its real-time rating engine, which lets Florida homeowners compare multiple home insura...

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25/03/2019

Asia:InsurTech springs up in emerging markets across the region

InsurTech is catching up in emerging markets in Asia, where a string of InsurTech start-ups have cropped up in countries ranging from Pakistan and ...

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21/03/2019

Chaucer partners with Concirrus to tap its marine insurtech platform

Specialty global re/insurance group Chaucer has forged a new partnership with insurtech firm Concirrus to use its data analytics platform to improv...

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21/03/2019

Insurtech BriteCo Raises $2 Million Seed Round, Targets Fine Jewelry Market

Insurtech BriteCo has announced a $2 million seed round led by Brian Spaly, the founder of Trunk Club, and Jeff Taylor, the former chairman and CEO...

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15/03/2019

Aon to offer AI, machine learning tools with new InsurTech partnership

Global re/insurance broker Aon has struck a strategic alliance with Zesty.ai, an InsurTech startup which uses Artificial Intelligence (AI) and mach...

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15/03/2019

UK insurtech gets corporate fit with legal toolkit

The UK Insurtech Board has launched a new toolkit of legal documents to help insurtech start-ups make commercial relationships with corporate partn...

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12/03/2019

Insurtech seeks to bring the ‘Uber-Netflix-Spotify-Amazon’ experience to commercial c ...

An insurtech with offices in Ontario is looking for commercial and personal lines carriers who want to sell insurance the way Spotify sel...

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12/03/2019

BMC Recruitment Group Partners With Insurtech

BMC Recruitment Group, situated in Newcastle upon Tyne, is delighted to announce their alliance with Insurtech UK, becoming their official Recruitm...

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06/03/2019

Aon partners with marine insurtech Skytek on satellite tracking

Aon has partnered with insurtech firm Skytek to monitor insurers’ marine risks and identify areas that require enhanced underwriting and reinsuranc...

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05/03/2019

Top 25 insurtechs for 2019

Oxbow Partners has released its 2019 InsurTech Impact 25 report, revealing the top 25 insurtechs most likely to have a major impact on th...

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04/03/2019

Astorg takes minority stake in UK insurtech Acturis

European private equity firm Astorg will acquire a minority shareholding in UK insurance software provider Acturis Group.

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01/03/2019

Insurance MGAs – the perfect vehicles for innovation

Managing general agents (MGAs) have always been great vehicles for entrepreneurship within the global insurance market; in the mind of insurance ma...

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28/02/2019

Insurtech startup Breathe Life closes C$4.5 mln seed financing

Breathe Life, a Montréal-based provider of consumer-focused solutions for the insurance industry, has raised C$4.5 million in a seed-stage financin...

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28/02/2019

Zurich acquires U.S insurtech firm Sea Pine Technologies

Zurich North America has acquired 100% ownership of Sea Pine Technologies, a U.S insurtech firm that specialises in developing digital applications...

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24/02/2019

Cyber analytics insurtech Arceo.ai launches with new platform

Arceo.ai, a risk analytics provider for the cyber re/insurance market, has launched with the debut of a new platform that allows carriers to automa...

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24/02/2019

New insurtech cargo consortium launched by Ascot and Beazley

Ascot and Beazley are leading a new consortium known as ‘A2B’, aimed at SME cargo business. According to Ascot, the idea behind the launch is to en...

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22/02/2019

Nassau Re Launches Insurtech Incubator Will Give Space and Support to Startups in Har ...

Nassau Re announced the launch of Nassau Re/Imagine, an insurtech incubator based in the company’s iconic Boat Building headquarters in Hartford, C...

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21/02/2019

Canada launch for insurtech Blink

Travel insurance-focused insurtech Blink Innovation has announced that its Canadian launch has been a success. The startup partnered with...

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20/02/2019

French health insurtech Alan raises €40m

Alan, the health insurance company, has raised a €40 million Series B round led by Index Ventures, and partners of DST Global.

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19/02/2019

Personal finance startup DollarsAndSense buys insurtech fundMyLife

The acquisition aims to provide all-around financial advice for SingaporeansDollarsAndSense.sg, a personal finance media startup based in Singapore...

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16/02/2019

Insurtech TrackActive seeks new funding to develop AI-enabled product

UK-based insurtech start-up TrackActive is on track to raise £300,000 ($384,505) in seed funding to further develop its AI-enabled TrackA...

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15/02/2019

Ctrl CEO says Santam investment will give the insurtech two to three years runway

SA short term insurer Santam’s investment in Cape Town based digital insurance broker Ctrl — announced late last month — will give the insurtech en...

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15/02/2019

Munich Re leads $7m investment in commercial auto insurtech Inshur

Commercial auto insurtech Inshur has raised $7 million in a Series A funding round led by Munich Re Ventures, with participation from ven...

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14/02/2019

Socotra gets $5m support for core insurtech platform

Socotra, a supplier of cloud insurance core platform, has raised $5.2 million in funding on the heels of its $5.5 million Series A, bringing its to...

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12/02/2019

Insurtech funding surges in 2018 as key players expand: Deutsche Bank

Insurtech investment volumes increased by more than 60% between 2017 and 2018, while key players such as Lemonade and Amazon also expanded their op...

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11/02/2019

Insurtech startup Jetty raises $25M

The Peter Thiel-backed startup offers tech-based insurance to renters

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11/02/2019

Artificial Intelligence Startups Win Zurich’s 1st Global Insurtech Competition

Zurich Insurance Group announced that the gold and silver winners for its first global insurtechcompetition were startups that have developed ...

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07/02/2019

Hiscox leads $58mn funding for insurtech platform CoverHound

Global specialist insurer Hiscox has led a $58 million Series D funding round for CoverHound, a property and casualty (P&C) insurance platform ...

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07/02/2019

Aon partners with insurtech firm to streamline claims process

Global insurance and reinsurance broker Aon has entered into a new strategic alliance with insurtechfirm Claim Central to digitize and streaml...

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06/02/2019

Belgian insurtech start-up Qover to open new office in France

Belgian insurtech start-up Qover has announced plans to open an office in Paris, France as part of its global expansion strateg...

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06/02/2019

Insurtech MGA C-Quence launches its operations in London

C-Quence, a new insurtech managing general agent (MGA), has launched its underwriting platform, known as C-Q Elements in London.

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06/02/2019

Intesa Sanpaolo takes stake in insurtech startup Yolo

Intesa Sanpaolo has led a EUR5 million funding round in Italian insurtech startup Yolo.

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03/02/2019

Global InsurTech Market Will Grow by Almost USD 15.63 Billion During 2019-2023

Technavio has announced the release of their research report on the global InsurTech market for the forecast period 2019-2023. This InsurTech marke...

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01/02/2019

Medicare Advantage insurtech startup Clover Health raises $500M

Clover Health, an insurtech startup targeting the Medicare Advantage market, will close a new round of funding within the next couple of ...

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01/02/2019

Avinew, the InsurTech Company for the Age of Autonomous Vehicles, Raises $5 Million i ...

Avinew, the InsurTech company reinventing auto insurance for the age of autonomous and semi-autonomous vehicles, is announcing $5M in seed funding....

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29/01/2019

Invia Flights Germany Partners With Insurtech Protection Platform Setoo to Provide In ...

Insurance and protection-as-a-service company, Setoo, announced last week it has formed a new partnership with Invia Flights Germany GmbH...

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28/01/2019

Blockchain Insurtech Startup PAL Network Teams With Toyota Tsusho And Allianz Malaysia

Blockchain InsurTech startup Pal Network has teamed with Toyota Tsusho, the trading arm of the Toyota Group, and Allianz Malaysia to develop blockc...

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28/01/2019

Workers’ Compensation Insurtech Pie Insurance Enters 5 Additional States

Online seller Pie Insurance has started offering its workers compensation insurance in five more states, bringing the total to 14.

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23/01/2019

Insurtech Setoo takes off with Invia Flights Germany

London-based insurance and “Protection-as-a-Service” firm Setoo is airborne and in an affable mood as it has got its first customer.

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22/01/2019

Grab has entered a joint venture with a subsidiary of Chinese Internet-based insurer ...

Singapore ride-hailing giant Grab has entered a joint venture (JV) with a subsidiary of Chinese Internet-based insurer ZhongAn Online P&C Insur...

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21/01/2019

Healthcare and insurtech startup Limelight Health secures $33.5 million Series C to f ...

Limelight Health, a healthcare and insurtech startup that helps insurance carriers, PEOs and employee benefit brokerage firms to revoluti...

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17/01/2019

Leading Insurtech Company Wellthie Launches National Health Insurance Marketplace for ...

Wellthie, a technology company modernizing insurance distribution, has launched a new, nationwide, online health insurance marketplace for small bu...

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17/01/2019

Aberdeen Standard invests $13m in Singapore insurtech firm

Digital insurance firm Singapore Life announced its latest cash investment in a string of series B transactions.

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11/01/2019

Euler Hermes APAC teams up with Digital Fineprint to generate insurance insights from ...

Euler Hermes, the world’s leading trade credit insurer and part of the Allianz group, recently started to work with award-winning insurtech, Digita...

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11/01/2019

On-demand insurtech Trov expands in U.S.

Trov, an on-demand insurtech for personal items supported by Munich Re, is expanding to four additional states.

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10/01/2019

PAL Network to develop insurtech products for Toyota Tsusho and Allianz Malaysia

Singapore-based insurtech startup PAL Network has signed two memorandum of understanding (MOU) agreements with Toyota Tsusho Corporation (Toyota Ts...

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10/01/2019

SBC InsurTech teams up with Aon

SBC InsurTech, the award-winning provider of world-class innovation programs for the insurance industry, today announces a new collaboration with l...

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09/01/2019

PPS Joins Plug and Play - Bridging Silicon Valley and South Africa

The Professional Provident Society (PPS), a South African-based financial services company, announced today its partnership with Plug and Play, the...

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08/01/2019

Why partnership is the future of insurance industry growth

Incumbents vs. InsurTech: Pairing tech-related insurance startups with resource-rich incumbents can provide potentially disruptive, but essential, ...

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08/01/2019

InsurTech startup Democrance forms a unique partnership with AIG MEA

Insurance Technology (InsurTech) startup Democrance entered into a unique partnership with AIG MEA (American International Group in MEA) ...

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08/01/2019

Kingsbridge buys on-demand PI provider Dinghy

Dinghy provides cover for freelance professionals and aims its products at the gig economy.

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23/12/2018

Home-grown digital insurer Bowtie receives Hong Kong’s first virtual insurance licence

Hong Kong’s insurance watchdog has issued its first virtual licence to an online-only insurer, as the government makes strides to boost the city’s ...

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23/12/2018

InsurTech funding doubles to $1.3bn from previous quarter

More than $1.3 billion of InsurTech funding was completed during Q3 2018, double the figure from the previous quarter, according to a report by glo...

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11/12/2018

Home insurance insurtech Buzzvault launches

Insurtech Buzzvault, which claims to offer the ‘world’s first truly personalised home insurance policy’, launched today.

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11/12/2018

SA insurtech startup Pineapple accepted into US-based accelerator

South African startup Pineapple has been accepted into the Hartford Insurtech Hub accelerator programme as it prepares to launch its product in the...

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11/12/2018

AI-powered Insurtech, Zesty.ai Closes Series A Funding of US$ 13 Million

Zesty.ai, a leading Artificial Intelligence (AI) startup based in the San Francisco Bay Area, has announced today the closure of its Series A finan...

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10/12/2018

The Startups Changing The Insurance Industry

This year, insurtech has experienced a decline in investments in startups and finally reached an inflection point.

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10/12/2018

Lloyd’s Lab seeks insurtech contenders

Innovation hub Lloyd’s Lab has started searching for insurtech entrepreneurs and start-ups.

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06/12/2018

Insurtech Lemonade has a pop at Europe

Lemonade’s CEO Daniel Schreiber says the company has “no intention of stopping at water’s edge” and “great digital brands transcend borders”.

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06/12/2018

Commercial insurtech is like an exclusive club — and Google and Amazon aren’t invited

Tech companies and VCs in the insurance space have probably read many of the news articles about Amazon and Google entering insurance. Given their ...

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02/12/2018

MAPFRE launches insurtech startup accelerator in Madrid

Spanish insurance company MAPFRE has formally launched its new insurtech startup accelerator, known as insur_space.

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02/12/2018

Minneapolis-based Insurtech upstart Bright Health raises $ 200Mn in Series C, now val ...

The insurance space which many claim as being quite unremarkable over the past few years, is now witnessing a huge shift thanks to the introduction...

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21/11/2018

How Insuretech Can Help Millennials Buy Life Insurance

When it comes to life insurance, many millennials understand the financial risk of not having it — the need — but might not be aware of what kind o...

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21/11/2018

Home-sharing insurance coverage expanding

Clients in Saskatchewan, Manitoba and Atlantic Canada who rent out their homes like hotels will soon get coverage options through an insurtech part...

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21/11/2018

AIG and Hyperion backed insurtech in leak detection partnership with German manufactu ...

AIG and Hyperion backed managing digital agent (MDA), Azur has partnered with Grohe, a German manufacturer of a smart water leak detection device.

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14/11/2018

Manjit Rana is the new managing director of Startupbootcamp

Startupbootcamp InsurTech has hired Manjit Rana as its new managing director to head up its corporate innovation practice in insurance.

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14/11/2018

TransRe invests in insurtech New Paradigm Group

Reinsurer TransRe has invested in New Paradigm Group, a US-based provider of parametric insurance and risk transfer solutions. Details of the inves...

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14/11/2018

Zurich partners with insurtech Greater Than

Zurich Insurance UK has partnered with insurtech firm Greater Than to implement Greater Than’s artificial intelligence (AI)-based, digital risk ass...

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12/11/2018

Huge rise in insurtech patents

2017 saw a 40-per-cent jump in the number of insurtech patents being filed worldwide. It has been found that 917 insurtech patents were filed globa...

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08/11/2018

ITC acquires US insurtech Assurance Systems

Insurance Technologies Corporation (ITC) has acquired Assurance Systems, an insurance technology provider in the southeastern US.

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07/11/2018

QBE ties up with insurtech to launch cybersecurity solution for SMEs

Through a new partnership, QBE Insurance Group will be offering its small and medium enterprise (SME) customers access to a comprehensive cybersecu...

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07/11/2018

Why The Next Insurtech Unicorns Are Going to Come From Asia

We thought 2018 was going to become the year of the blockchain, and while the ledger is still a hot-button topic, the relatively older insurtech sc...

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31/10/2018

InsurTech Unicorns Drive Insurance Tech Funding in Q3

Insurance technology funding in the third-quarter of 2018 was driven by the needs of so-called “unicorns”, typically defined as insurtec

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31/10/2018

AI insurtech start-up omni:us secures $22.5mn in funding

Omni:us, an artificial intelligence (AI) powered insurtech start-up, has completed its Series A round of funding and secured a total investment of ...

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30/10/2018

Munich Re strikes insurtech partnership with Plug and Play in China

Munich Re has partnered with Plug and Play, a Silicon Valley-based accelerator and corporate innovation platform, to collaborate with emerging insu...

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29/10/2018

"Insurtech is the future infrastructure of insurance", says ZhongAn CEO

A joint report by the recently-launched Fintech Research Institute of China’s largest online-only insurer ZhongAn and KPMG.

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18/10/2018

Google-linked equity fund makes insurtech investment

The growth equity investment fund of Google parent company Alphabet has made a minority investment in Applied Systems, a global provider of cloud-b...

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