InsurTech startup Urban Jungle scores $23m

UK-based InsurTech startup Urban Jungle has raised $23m in a Series A funding round led by North American venture capital investor Intact Ventures.

UK-based Oxford Capital has led a ?3m funding round for insurance app Wrisk

UK-based mobile insurance app Wrisk has received a ?3m funding round led by Oxford Capital.

Porsche partners with Mile Auto for pay-per-mile insurance

Porsche Financial Services, the leasing and financing provider of Porsche products, has partnered with Mile Auto for pay-per-mile insurance cover.

Francisco Partners acquires health insurance marketplace Connecture

Health insurance marketplace Connecture has been acquired by Francisco Partners and Chrysalis Ventures.

Gen Re’s NOW app utilises facial analytics to accelerate policy buying

Gen Re’s NOW app has launched facial analytic tools to enable consumers quicker and easier access to insurance.

Obie and Rooftstock partner for investment property insurance

InsurTech Obie is to partner with Roofstock, which provides a real estate marketplace, to streamline investment property transactions.

Qoala acquires FairDee to help it expand into Thailand

Indonesian InsurTech Qoala has reportedly acquired digital insurance broker FairDee to help it move into Thailand.

The Helper Bees partners with CNA to improve claim processes

Digital claims platform The Helper Bees has partnered with US commercial property and casualty insurance firm CNA to improve policyholders’ claims processes. As part of...

Thai Life Insurance eyes IPO

Thai Life Insurance is reportedly targeting a capital raise of $1bn through an initial public offering (IPO) in Thailand.

Ex-Lazada execs’ insurance marketplace Lifepal fetches $9m in funding

Indonesian digital direct-to-consumer (D2C) insurance marketplace Lifepal raised an oversubscribed $9m Series A funding round, bringing the total capital raised to $12m.

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LendingClub reveals the strain of seasonal expenses on US financial health

LendingClub Corporation (NYSE: LC), the parent company of LendingClub Bank, and PYMNTS Intelligence have partnered to shed light on the financial challenges faced by US consumers.

Robin Smith takes on Chief Revenue Officer role at Praxent

Praxent, a financial services digital consultancy, has expanded its leadership by ushering in Robin Smith as Chief Revenue Officer. Smith, an enthusiast of FinTech and...

ESMA shifts focus: Navigating the digital and green transitions in 2024

The European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) has recently unveiled its work programme for 2024.
This week saw the FinTech sector flounder compared to seven days ago, as the space failed to meet the $1bn mark in deals completed.

FinTech sector drops this week with only 24 deals

This week saw the FinTech sector flounder compared to seven days ago, as the space failed to meet the $1bn mark in deals completed.

SEC reviews Scope 3 emissions in upcoming climate disclosure rules

The U.S. SEC has received feedback against the inclusion of Scope 3 emissions in their proposed climate disclosure rule.

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