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March 1, 2020

ClauseMatch, an Insurtech that was part of the inaugural Barclays accelerator programme, has integrated with Managing Agency Partners Limited (MAP), an underwriting agency in the Lloyd’s of London insurance market.

According to a release, MAP is one of the first insuran...

February 28, 2020

Until recently, insurtech not only was perceived as a competitive threat to independent agents, there was little startup activity dedicated to tackling the operational needs of insurance agents and brokers. That’s not the case anymore, according to one industry profess...

February 28, 2020

For the uninitiated, insurance technology, or InsurTech, is the system of tools and technological innovations that are used to drive improved efficiency compared to older insurance industry models. 

In 2019, Germany had already begun to position itself as the de-facto h...

February 21, 2020

The insurtech movement has been underway for the better part of a decade. Now that we have entered the 2020s, it might be worth exploring what could be on the horizon for insurtech over the next ten years. Insurtech has evolved from its origins in the early part of the...

February 16, 2020

The Society of Actuaries (SOA) announced last week it has formed a partnership with Silicon Valley accelerator, Plug and Play. The duo is reportedly joining forces to exchange “knowledge and ideas” that will benefit both the insurance and consumers.

“This relationship w...

February 6, 2020

As the insuretech space fills up, a new entrant is joining the fight.

Y Combinator -backed Goodcover is launching today to take on the likes of big insurance, as well as insurance startups like Lemonade, Jetty, Hippo and Zebra.

The company offers renters insura...

January 24, 2020

Fairfax Group-backed insurtech startup Digit Insurance said it has received approval from India’s Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority to raise US$84 million from A91 Partners, Faering Capital, and TVS Capital.

The combined investment would bring Digit’s...

January 21, 2020

Personio, the Germany-founded HR platform for SMEs, has raised $75 million in Series C funding in a round led by Accel. I understand the investment values the company at around $500 million.

Also joining is Lightspeed Venture Partners, alongside Lars Dalgaard (the found...

January 20, 2020

Getsafe, the German insurtech that offers home contents insurance via an app, has launched in the U.K., despite an increasingly competitive market for insurance in the country, and the thorny regulatory issue of Brexit.

This has seen Getsafe incorporate an independent B...

January 20, 2020

Insurify, an AI-powered insurance comparison platform that’s based in the U.S., announced on Wednesday it secured $23 million through its Series A funding round, which was led by MTech Capital and Viola FinTech, with participation from Nationwide, Hearst Ventures, and...

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