Legal & General Announces New Partnership With Slice

Legal & General, the FTSE 100 financial services group and leading home insurance provider, has today announced a new technology partnership with Slice Labs with the aim to offer a…

Roche to Acquire Flatiron Health for $1.9B

Roche and Flatiron Health announced that the two partners have signed a definitive agreement under which Roche will acquire all shares of Flatiron Health, following on from an existing equity…

Hartford Acquires Access to ~$200M in Commercial Lines Premium

Hartford has entered into a renewal rights agreement with the Farmers Exchanges to acquire its Foremost-branded small commercial business sold through independent agents.   The Foremost-branded small commercial independent agent book…

The Mantra of Letting Go

PolicyMantra, the online insurance comparison platform from Maharashtra, India that was launched in 2010, has withdrawn its site. Refresher – from the good ol’ days –   According to his…

Zego + Deliveroo

Zego, the London-based mobile-first on-demand insurance provider, which raised just under $10M since its inception, is reaping the fruits of a successful integration. The startup, which recently rebranded from Tego…

AssetVault Developing Use Cases for Tokenization

Last month, I suggested that London-based AssetVault should pivot.   It did.   Before: The startup’s value proposition was to allow customers to catalogue their physical and digital assets in…

Microsoft & Flyreel Announce Collaboration

Microsoft announced a working relationship to accelerate access to Flyreel’s underwriting assistant.     As part of the alliance, Microsoft is investing resources and expertise to accelerate Flyreel’s go-to-market strategy,…

Estes Services Announces Partnership with Cellcontrol

Cellcontrol, a provider of solutions that promote safe driving and stop distracted driving, and Atlanta-based Estes Services, a large HVAC business that also provides electrical and plumbing services, announced a partnership…

Azlo Launches Digital Business Banking Platform

Azlo, a digital banking platform for freelancers and self-employed workers, who make up the growing “gig economy,” and U.S. based small businesses more broadly, has announced the public availability of…

Guevara 2.0 In the Works

Guevara, the London-based P2P car insurance provider that was shut down late last year, after a failed attempt to become a digital insurer, is working on something new.   Ol’ Guevara:  …

Health IQ Names New Head Of Marketing

Health IQ Insurance Services (Health IQ), the fastest-growing life insurance company for health conscious individuals, today announced the appointment of marketing veteran Brad Simmons as Chief Marketing Officer, a newly created position…

Remote Vehicle Monitoring Startup Closed

Remember Kabzy?   It was an Irish startup led by Michael Flanagan that provided a remote vehicle monitoring device to analyze driver behavior, reconstruct accidents and disable a vehicle if stolen.   This…

Horizon Healthcare Services Joins Forces with Zipari

Insurance software startup Zipari highlighted the leadership of Horizon Healthcare Services, Inc., New Jersey’s largest and oldest health insurer, in listening to members and delivering increasingly personalized journeys to each individual.  …

Kemper to Acquire Infinity in $1.4B Transaction

Kemper and Infinity announced that they have entered into a definitive merger agreement under which Kemper will acquire Infinity in a cash and stock transaction valued at approximately $1.4B, or $129.00 per share;…

Aviva, Hillhouse Capital, Tencent Receive Regulatory Approval for Digital JV

Aviva, Hillhouse Capital and Tencent have completed the transaction to develop a digital insurance joint venture in Hong Kong.   The joint venture has been approved by the Hong Kong…

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