Indian Insurer Digit Practices its Happy Dance

“Insurance today is very much like that unsliced loaf of bread, cumbersome and unnecessarily complicated”. Enter Digit Insurance:   Formerly known as Oben, the Fairfax Financial-backed Indian startup has received…

21 #Insurtech Startups That Have Gone Under

It’s official. P2P car insurance startup Guevara has shut down its operations . So the rumours are true. Guevara down. Really sad for the team. They were pioneers. Respect #insurtech 😪🙌🏻…

Willis Towers Watson Launches Chatbot Called Jamie For Small Businesses

Meet StartUpCover:   The Australian startup, a JV between Willis Towers Watson and CGU Insurance established in 2016, is targeting startups looking to purchase professional liability, public liability or cyber insurance online….

Ex-Esurance Executive Forms WC Insurance Startup Named Pie

John Swigart, the former chief marketing executive at online auto insurer Esurance, has formed Pie Insurance , a Washington, DC-based startup looking to offer workers’ compensation insurance directly to small…

Have a Sneak Peek at Canadian Chatbot miBroker

Meet miBroker . Think: a chatbot solution for home, renters and auto insurance that is scheduled to launch sometime in 2017. The product is powered by McClelland Insurance,  an independent insurance brokerage…

Chubb and App in the Air Launch Fully-Automated Flight Delay Insurance

Chubb and App in the Air announced the launch of Flight Delay Insurance, underwritten by Chubb European Group in partnership with Swiss Re and FlightStats . Recall: App in the Air, founded…

Accelerator Fintech71 Announces Participants of First Cohort

Newish nonprofit fintech accelerator, Fintech71, announced the participants of its first cohort , which will officially start the week of September 18 and finish by Thanksgiving. Excited to announce the…

Get Insured in The Time it Takes to Post an Instagram Story

According to a blog post published by founder and CEO of Go, Kevin Pomplun, the car insurance startup’s value proposition boils down to “crazy-fast quotes for car insurance.” The specifics: (1) Go…

Meet Justin Case; Your New Travel Buddy

Meet Justin :   Justin is under development. But here’s what’s known: it will offer the ability to purchase travel insurance via a chatbot. Get a feel below:   Chat here.

P2P Insurtech Teambrella Targets Cyclists in The Netherlands

We're launching a beta team in Netherlands! https://t.co/u4GdZJqsPG — Teambrella (@teambrella1) July 27, 2017   Blockchain-based P2P platform Teambrella is targeting cyclists in the Netherlands . The idea is to allow teammates…

The First Ever Driverless Car Quote Journey By Comparethemarket.com

UK-based insurance comparison site, Comparethemarket.com, has collaborated with British Professor of Human Factors in Transport within Engineering and the Environment at the University of Southampton, Neville Stanton, to launch the first ever…

Decisely Unveils End-to-End HR Technology Platform for Small Business

Small business benefits provider Decisely today unveiled the first centralized HR technology hub for small businesses . The new, expanded Decisely HR Platform integrates and automates recruiting, applicant tracking, insurance…

Jumpstart Recovery Unveils New Look & Logo Ahead of Fall Launch

Before.   After.       It looks like the Berkeley-based B-Corp has delayed its launch from August 2017 to fall 2017 . Here’s what else is known: the startup…

Co-op: First Insurer to Launch a Car Insurance Chatbot in the UK

UK-based insurer Co-op announced the launch of a car insurance chatbot with three functionalities: (1) what others pay, (2) customer service, and (3) how does this work? Here’s how it…

Kara Steuer vs. Root on Use of Credit Scores to Price Premiums

A recent Facebook post by Kara Steuer to Root calls out the auto insurer’s use of credit scores to determine premium : Wait a second, isn't the entire point of…

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