ALL LATEST FUNDING ROUNDS

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Insurtech startup Five Sigma extends Series A funding round

Five Sigma, a cloud-native Claims Management solution provider, announced on Wednesday extension of its Series A round from Aquiline Technology Growth (ATG), bringing the company’s total funding to date to over $20 million. The company’s Series A funding was initially announced in September of 2021.

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Stoïk raises $4.3 million

Meet Stoïk, a new French startup that wants to protect small and medium companies against cybersecurity incidents. The company offers an insurance product as well as a service that monitors your attack surface.

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French insurtech startup Leocare raises €110 million

French startup Leocare has raised a big Series B funding round led by Eight Roads. Overall, the company has raised $116 million. It’s an equity and debt round, which means that part of this amount is a cash-for-equity transaction, while the rest is a credit line.

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Resilience raises $80mn in Series C round at $650mn valuation

Resilience, an industry leader in cyber insurance and security solutions, announced today that it closed an $80 million Series C funding round, co-led by General Catalyst and Corey Thomas of Rapid7, with participation from Lightspeed Venture Partners, Founders Fund, Charles River Ventures, Shield Capital, and Intact Ventures.

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Kettle raises $25M for its reinsurance platform against fire and other catastrophes

One of the most noticeable — and noted — effects of climate change has been its impact on how other events in the environment — be they natural or man-made occurrences — play out: forest fires burn more violently and for longer; floods happen more often and are more severe when they do; and so on, with climate change often cited as the main culprit for all of the catastrophes.

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Independent workers insurtech Jove to launch in January

Improving the lives of workers in the gig economy isn’t just a political issue — it’s also becoming a hot topic for startups. The latest example is London-based newcomer Jove, an insurtech which has just closed a £600k pre-seed from Fuel Ventures and the heads of Octopus Group Ventures.

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Climate Modeler Startup Jupiter Raises $54M

Jupiter, a global climate modeling and technology startup, has nailed down a $54 million financing round – money that will help accelerate sales and marketing efforts. A big boost in research and development is also in the cards.

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Claim Genius Raises $6 Million in Series A3 Funding

Claim Genius, a rapidly emerging global InsurTech leader of AI-based claims solutions advancing the automotive industry, announced the closing of its $6 million Series A3 funding round today, following its earlier funding of $7.8M; now totaling $14.8M to-date.

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Bowtie raises US$22 million

Bowtie, the first company to receive a virtual insurance licence in Hong Kong, has raised US$22.6 million (SG$30.4 million) in its series B1 funding round, led by Mitsui & Co., with participation from existing investor Sun Life Hong Kong.

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Supply chain-focused insurtech startup BondAval lands $7M

For independent retailers, inventory financing is often a complicated and lengthy process that ties up their working capital. BondAval, an insurtech startup with offices in London and Austin, Texas, is focused on helping them access better credit terms while providing assurance to suppliers that they will be paid on time.

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Singapore-based insurtech Surer raises US$1M in seed round

Surer has raised US$1M in its seed round of funding from Norwegian private investment company Kistefos, global specialist insurer Markel Corporation through its insurtech investing arm, Markel Digital Investments, and an angel investor. Antler, a global early-stage venture capital firm, also invested in Surer in an earlier round.

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Verisk invests in London insurtech HUG HUB

Global data analytics provider Verisk has made a strategic investment in London-based Insurtech HUG HUB (part of our Future50 Europe) in an agreement designed to enable the latter to expand and improve its platform.

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Energetic Insurance raises $7 million

Credit insurance company Energetic Insurance announced the completion of a Series A financing of $7 million led by Schneider Electric Ventures with participation from MS&AD Ventures, MCJ Collective, and Atlantic Global Risk.

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Ladder Raises $100M in Series D Financing

Ladder, which providers flexible-term life insurance policies providing coverage ranging from $100,000 to $8 million, has raised $100 million in equity funding, a Series D that values the company at $900 million.

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Stockholm-based insurtech startup Hedvig raises €38.6 million

Following its recent launch into Denmark, the Nordic neo insurer Hedvig announced today that it closed a €38.6 million Series B funding round led by Anthemis, with participation from existing investors including Cherry Ventures, Obvious Ventures, CommerzVentures, along with Swedish Novax, Nineyards Equity, Jonas Kamprad and Mathias Kamprad.

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Cyber insurtech BOXX Insurance announces USD $10M Series A

BOXX, a cyber insurance provider for small businesses, individuals and families, announced today that it has closed its oversubscribed USD $10 million (CAD $12.7 million) Series A-round in a bid to accelerate growth and expand its footprint internationally. The new investors are Cyber Mentor Fund (CMF), Zurich Insurance Group (Zurich) and SixThirty Ventures.

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bolttech extends Series A funding round to US$210 million

bolttech, one of the fastest growing international insurtech unicorns, today announced the extension of its recently-announced US$180 million series A funding round led by Activant Capital Group, bringing the series total to US$210 million. The largest ever Series A round for an insurtech now adds two new strategic investors in bolttech, Singapore-based global investor EDBI (“EDBI”) and Alma Mundi Insurtech Fund, Spain (“Mundi Ventures”).

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OneDegree raises $28 million

Hong Kong-based digital insurance platform OneDegree has raised $28 million in a new round of funding as the startup looks to expand in Asia. Sun Hung Kai & Co. and AEF Greater Bay Area Fund took part in the series B1 round along with six existing investors. To date, the company has raised ~ $70 million.

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Sayata Raises $17M; Broker Platform to Expand Beyond Cyber

Sayata has raised $17 million in new venture capital and has a broad growth strategy in mind. The Massachusetts-based Insurtech startup has a platform designed to help brokers and carriers quickly and easily grow their business insurance portfolios, and the cash infusion will help it expand into new insurance lines.

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Carvana to invest $126 million in Root

E-commerce platform for buying and selling used cars Carvana and insurer Root are teaming up to develop integrated auto insurance solutions for Carvana’s online car buying platform. In connection with the partnership, Carvana will invest ~$126 million in Root, subject to customary regulatory approvals.

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InsureLife announces seed round

InsureLife, a startup technology company in Raleigh, NC, has developed an AI-powered platform for Insurers that digitally connects their financial services products with consumers and agents, growing sales in a contactless world.

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Study: Pandemic pushes life insurers digitally forward

The COVID-19 pandemic has led life insurers to speed up their digital enhancements like mobile insurance shopping and accelerated or automated underwriting. Most insurance carriers are looking for ways to provide more services such as e-signatures, digital applications and online digital quoting.

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Former Iora Health execs raise $13M to guide seniors through Medicare enrollment

Employers typically offer three options for healthcare insurance. When it’s time to switch to Medicare, particularly Medicare Advantage, there are over 3,500 plans available nationwide, and an average of 30 plans someone can choose from in their particular area. Connie Health is leading seniors through the Medicare maze, helping whittle down those 3,000 plans into a handful of best choices based on care requirements.

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Caura raises $4.2 million

Caura, the vehicle management platform founded by former Apple exec Dr Sai Lakshmi, has secured $4.2 million in funding to develop its application and integrate with in-car infotainment systems.

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Tractable hits unicorn status and takes on property damage appraisal

The US-based AI-enabled insurtech raised a $60 million Series D funding round, valuing it at $1 billion, per TechCrunch. Tractable’s AI solution uses computer vision technology to evaluate photos of vehicle damage rather than relying on human appraisals, which both increases the accuracy of damage estimates and streamlines the customer claims journey.

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Leading InsurTech RenewBuy raises US$ 45 million

RenewBuy, one of India’s leading InsurTech companies, has raised US$ 45 million, in a series C funding round. This funding round has been led by an investment from Apis Growth Fund II, a private equity fund managed by Apis Partners LLP, a UK-based asset manager that supports growth stage financial services and financial technology businesses. RenewBuy’s existing investors, Lok Capital and IIFL Wealth also participated in the fundraise.

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Insurtech AI startup Akur8 closes $30M Series B

Automating insurance claims is a big business, and the world of AI is coming at it ‘full pelt’. The latest is Akur8, an insurtech automating insurance platform whose ‘Transparent AI’ product is trying to eat into the incumbent large business of Willis Towers watson, among others.

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Insurtech Startup iLife Raises $4 Million

Playa Vista-based iLife Technologies Inc., a software platform that gives insurance agents and brokers the ability to quickly create their own digital insurance agencies, has received $4 million in seed funding.

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Bought By Many closes $350 million Series D round

As per the data from the Pet Food Manufacturers’ Association, during the pandemic crisis – in the UK alone – around 3.2 million households have bought a pet, taking the country’s total number of pets to more than 34 million. This pandemic pet boom has also impacted the pet insurance sector just like boom in sale for retailers like Pets at Home.

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Cyber risk management startup VisibleRisk secures $25M

VisibleRisk, a joint venture between Moody’s Investors Service and VC firm Team8, today announced that it raised $25 million for its cyber risk evaluation platform. The proceeds — which come as VisibleRisk launches a new risk assessment service, Cyber Rating — will be used to expand the company’s workforce well into this year.

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Insurers need to rethink customer experience

Capgemini and Efma’s World Insurance Report 2021 finds that insurers need to rethink their distribution models to offer uninterrupted service, superior customer experience (CX), and maximum value, as the industry’s business dynamics continues to evolve.

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The Insurtech Race Is on for Asian Insurers

Digital innovation is taking Asia’s insurtech sector by storm. When looking at the current climate, it remains clear that insurtech is well set to surpass the region’s fintech wave, and with the timely addition of AI technology and increased digital adoption, the experience customers have with insurance is taking on an incredible new form.

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Arturo Raises $25 Million in Series B Funding Round

Artificial intelligence (AI) and deep-learning property analytics company, Arturo has raised $25 million in a Series B funding round led by Atlantic Bridge Capital, with participation from RPS Ventures and existing investors Crosslink Capital and IAG Firemark Ventures.

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Insurance Risk Platform Archipelago Raises $34 Million

Insurance risk platform Archipelago has raised $34 million in funding led by Scale Venture Partners and earlier investors Canaan Partners, Ignition Partners, and Zigg Capital. Principals from Stone Point Capital, along with Prologis Ventures, also participated in the round.

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Why Insurtechs are on Board with SPAC-Mania

The past six to twelve months in insurance have seen a historic level of activity for mergers and acquisitions, new investments, and public offerings. It seems like every type of entity in the insurance world has been swept up in this trend.

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Insurtech Startup Counterpart Raises $10M in Funding Round Led by Valor Equity Partners

Insuretech startup Counterpart, has raised $10 million in funding led by Valor Equity Partners. Also participating was Susa Ventures and Felicis Ventures. Counterpart works in the ‘management liability’ insurance market. Counterpart will also partner with Markel Specialty, a specialty insurance division of Markel Corporation, to offer its management liability insurance products.

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Hi Marley Raises $25 Million Series B Funding to Build upon Leading Intelligent Communication Platform for Insurance

Hi Marley, creators of the only intelligent communication platform built for the insurance industry by people who know insurance, announced the company has closed a $25 million Series B financing round. The investment was led by Emergence Capital, with Founder and General Partner Gordon Ritter taking a seat on Hi Marley’s Board. Returning firms Underscore, True Ventures, Bain Capital Ventures and Greenspring also participated in the round, along with additional investors including Brewer Lane Ventures.

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