InsurTech News

Ohio’s Root Insurance Now Offering Homeowners Coverage

Columbus, Ohio-based insurtech, Root Insurance, has launched Root Home, a homeowners insurance program that is available in 13 states. Root Insurance customers who bundle with new or existing auto policies will save 10% on homeowners insurance, the company said. The …

Insurtech Trov Partners with LatAm Insurer Sura to Bring On-Demand Insurance to Brazil

Trov, the San Francisco-based insurtech company, is partnering with Latin American insurer Seguros Sura to bring on-demand insurance products to the Brazilian market. Recent regulatory changes in Brazil have enabled insurers to offer on-demand insurance products to consumers and businesses …

Coalition Launches Cyber Insurance and Security Coverage in Canada

Coalition, the cyber insurance and security managing general agent, announced it is offering its products and services to Canada-based businesses. The San Francisco-based company described the offering as proactive cyber-security products and services as well as cyber and technology error …

Cyber Seller Coalition Counters Insurtech Funding Dip, Raises $90 Million for Expansion

Coalition, an insurtech managing general agency focused on cyber insurance and security, disclosed it raised $90 million in new venture financing earlier this year to fuel development of new products and a global expansion. “We are in the fortunate position …

Generali and Insurtech Descartes Underwriting to Develop Parametric Insurance Cover

Generali’s P&C unit Global Corporate & Commercial (GC&C) and insurtech company Descartes Underwriting have formed a strategic partnership to develop parametric products designed to help close the growing insurance protection gap. This collaboration combines GC&C’s technical capabilities in the corporate …

Insurtech Zego Expands Partnership with RSA to Provide Cover for UK Van Fleets

London-based insurtech Zego has expanded its partnership with RSA Insurance to provide flexible cover for van fleets. Zego is offering usage-based policies to delivery, courier or trade van fleets of 20-200 vehicles in the UK – reducing upfront costs for …

Q1 Insurtech Fundraising Drops 54% on COVID-19 Disruption: Willis Towers Watson

Overall funding for insurtech investments decreased by 54% during the first quarter as a result of the COVID-19 crisis, compared to a record high in Q1 last year, according to a report from Willis Towers Watson. Nevertheless, insurtech companies still …

AI Specialist omni:us Partners with Insurtech Rokk3r to Enter Latin American Market

omni:us, the insurance-focused artificial intelligence (AI) solution business, has announced a partnership with Rokk3r, a global innovation technology and consulting company, to enable the AI company to enter the Latin American insurance market. In 2019, Berlin-based omni:us began building a …

Insurtech Branch Now Offering Auto, Homeowners Insurance in Texas

Columbus, Ohio-based insurtech, Branch, has opened operations in Texas, the company’s fifth statewide expansion since launching in Ohio in August 2019. Branch says it is shaking up the insurance industry providing a way to bundle home and auto insurance in …

Insurtech Demo Day 2020

Just a week shy of our Virtual Insurtech Summit, to air Wednesday, May 6th, I attended the virtual Demo Day of the Hartford Insurtech Hub on Tuesday, April 28th. As the host for our upcoming Summit, I’ve spent time with …