Safely raises $8 million

Short-term rental insurance and guest screening company Safely has raised $8 million in a funding round led by Highgate Technology Ventures with participation from LAGO Innovation Fund. Last October, Safely raised $12 million.

Founded in 2013, Safely offers insurance for rental properties, covering personal injury and damage to property contents and structures. The company’s platform can be integrated with 30+ property management systems.

This year, Safely also introduced travel insurance in partnership with Aegis.

Safely plans to expand into Europe.