Fairmatic raises $46M to bring AI to commercial auto insurance

With inflation sparking an increase in the cost of repairs, labor and claims, fees for insurance are similarly spiking across the board. Car insurance premiums rose 13.7% nationally over the past year

Assured Allies secures $42.5M Series B to help Americans ‘successfully age’

The company uses machine learning and predictive analytics along with science-of-aging and essential human support to offer retirement products and programs. 

Catch co-founder says health benefits startup is shutting down

In a tweet, Anderson individually addressed those she felt were supportive to Catch as its scaled its app to provide payroll and benefits for people who are self-employed.

Insurtech giant Equisoft lands $125M investment, eyes acquisitions

Montreal-based Equisoft, an insurance and investment software developer, today announced that it raised $125 million in venture equity. It’s a large amount made more significant by the fact that

Seyna adds claim management product for insurance brokers

French startup Seyna is slowly building an all-in-one platform for insurance brokers so they can create, sell and manage insurance products from scratch. And the company is launching a new product cal

Eazy Digital helps Southeast Asia’s small insurers digitize their operations

Founded by two insurance industry veterans, Eazy Digital wants to give small insurance companies in Southeast Asia the same advantage as their larger competitors. Its SaaS platform lets insurers digit

Getsafe expands to France starting with home insurance

German insurtech startup Getsafe is adding a fourth market with today’s product launch. In addition to Germany, Austria and the U.K., Getsafe is now going to offer insurance products in France. The

Bling Capital-backed Coverdash unveils its embedded, digital insurance for small businesses

From the Coverdash site, small businesses can get a quote, bind policies together, pay for them and manage them in a matter of seconds.

PasarPolis is now one of Indonesia’s first full-stack insurtechs

Indonesia’s PasarPolis is now able to underwrite its own products, making it one of Indonesia’s first full-stack insurtechs. This means PasarPolis will be able to offer new products and work with

Superscript, a bespoke insurance provider for SMEs, raises $54 million

Superscript, an insurance broker and tech platform targeting SMEs and “high-growth” tech firms, has raised £45 million ($54 million) in a Series B round of funding. Founded out of London

Southeast Asia insurtech Igloo increases its Series B to $46M

Igloo, a Singapore-based insurtech focused on underserved communities in Southeast Asia, announced it has raised a Series B extension of $27 million, bringing the round’s total to $46 million. The f

Cover Genius lands $70M infusion to grow its embedded insurance business

In 2014, Angus McDonald, the former head of publisher partnerships at Yahoo (full disclosure: TechCrunch’s parent company), teamed up with ex-Googler Chris Bayley to found Cover Genius, an insur

Evy wants to offer product protection insurance everywhere

Meet Evy, a French startup that is working on extended warranties and product protection insurance. The company raised a $6.5 million seed round (€6.5 million) from Sequoia, La Famiglia VC, Global F

Amazon launches an insurance comparison site in the UK

Is investor bullishness on embedded insurtech warranted?

Embedded insurance — selling coverage at the same time as another product or service — is on the rise. Are investors bullish on the insurtech subsector?

TechCrunch+ roundup: Insurtech investor survey, H-1B red flags, SaaS sales coaching

A strong sales organization is the tip of the spear for every SaaS startup, but because so few founders have meaningful experience in this arena, they don't know how to set their teams up for success.

8 investors weigh in on the state of insurtech in Q3 2022

Seeing significant M&A activity and repricing in the public insurtech cohort left us wondering about their private peers: Are the same trends at play and to what extent?

Insurtech goes niche

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SMB-focused Pie Insurance raises $315M Series D

Pie Insurance, which provides workers’ compensation insurance to small businesses, has closed on a $315 million Series D round of funding. In 2021, the size of this round wouldn’t have turned head
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