Urban Jungle Debuts Renters Insurance Platform

Earlier this month London-based Urban Jungle has announced it’s open for business . The one-year-old startup, which has raised an undisclosed angel round in February, is acting as a digital intermediary…

Australian Insurance Robo Advisor Coverhero Available To Download in Beta

Before.   After.   Coverhero is an insurance robo advisor offering a mobile app to allow customers to manage their policies and/or obtain coverage for home, auto and travel insurance….

Meet The Newest Insurance Comparison Portal Without Commissions

Meet Gonetto, a German insurance aggregator that doesn’t take insurance commissions . Instead, the company collects service fees from its customers. Why? Because of ‘transparency’, that’s why. And this kind of…

Five Startups Selected for Swiss Re Insurtech Accelerator’s 2nd Cohort

Swiss Re has announced that five startups were selected for the second run of its InsurTech Accelerator program :   – CarlQ (India, since 2014), a usage based insurance platform…

‘Text and I’ll Tell You if You’re Depressed’ Startup Raises $14M

Palo Alto-based Mindstrong Health, a startup transforming the diagnosis and treatment of neuropsychiatric disorders through the power of AI and mobile technology, has recently announced that it has raised $14 million…

Singapore Wealth is Growing 4X The Rate of Swiss Wealth

The first local insurer to be licensed in Singapore in nearly 50 years, aka Singapore Life, wants to make buying life insurance a more pleasant experience for the wealthy. With…

Uber, Lyft Drivers Can Offset Cost of Insurance With Cargo

Meet Cargo, a one-year-old startup offering drivers of Uber, Lyft and the like, a way to earn some extra cash by placing vending machines in their vehicles. Here’s how the…

The Commonwell Mutual Insurance Group Launches Homesharing Coverage

Canadian P&C insurer The Commonwell Mutual Insurance Group announced the launch of Host Shield Insurance , a policy designed for people leasing their homes on a short-term basis on sites such as…

Friday Introduces Add-On Protection for Drivers

Berlin-based digital car insurer Friday recently introduced a new coverage for drivers called FRIDAY add-on protection. The benefits: – as a policyholder, one is free to drive any car; whether rented…

Jumpstart Recovery Has Made a Move

Before.   After.   Recall: Jumpstart is a CA-based startup that plans to allow customers to “bounce back from a major earthquake” via a “revolutionary coverage with no deductible, no…

Trov, and The Countdown Begins

In celebration of the week of 4th of July, on-demand insurance startup Trov officially kicked off what can very well be the countdown to its US launch. The startup announced…

Aegon Life Bullish on Digital

Indian life insurer Aegon Life is exploring options to sell policies via e-commerce platforms as it seeks to turn digital into its primary channel for customer acquisition. Few are surprised…

Coverhero Gets Accepted to AVRO Accelerator

Personal insurance manager Coverhero is one of 12 startups accepted to Qantas Airways’ AVRO Accelerator, which was just launched to help the airline with its innovation agenda . The 12 businesses will each…

Dan Bratshpis on Inshur, Lemonade, and Fat Cat

Meet Dan Bratshpis, cofounder of Inshur .    Describe Inshur in as few words as possible. A mobile-first digital platform for commercial auto insurance, currently focusing on the ridesharing market in…

Travel Insurance Startup Blink to Enter Canada

Remember Blink? The insurtech startup that has been acquired by CPPGroup, a British company selling life assistance products, before it has even entered the market? Well, it is now entering Canada…

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