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Insurtech CoverWallet Secures $18.5 Million to Expand Small Business Insurance Platform

Digital business insurance agency CoverWallet said it has closed a $18.5 million Series B funding round led by Foundation Capital with participation from existing investors Union Square Ventures, Index Ventures, CV Starr and Two Sigma Ventures. The firm uses analytics …

Allianz Specialty Goes Live with ‘Insurtech’ for Small Business Brokers, Policyholders

Borrowing ideas from some insurtech startups, Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty has a new platform for brokers and their Main Street customers “from barber shops to bakeries and toy stores to tailor.” The site, AllianzGo, promises U.S. brokers and policyholders …

Travelers Says It’s ‘Where It Needs to Be’ to Compete; Q2 Results Dampened by Weather

Small business insurance leader Travelers Companies is well-positioned to continue to compete in the small commercial insurance space that is attracting new entries including technology-driven start-ups, according to CEO Alan Schnitzer. “We think we are where we need to be …

Startup Next Insurance Closes Funding Round Worth $35 Million with Amex Aboard

Next Insurance, a digital insurance agency for small to medium businesses, announced that American Express Ventures has joined its previously announced Series A Round led by Munich Re/HSB Ventures. In May, Next reported the round had reached $29 million and …

Study Finds Insurtech Funding Dips as Startups Launch; Predicts Small Business Disruption Ahead

Total insurtech funding in the first quarter of 2017 was down, but the drop-off could be a result of the significant investments in 2016 now reaching the product launch phase, according to a report by Willis Towers Watson Securities. The …