Insurance

YC-backed Goodcover launches into the fast-moving insurtech space (Jordan Crook, techcrunch.com)

As the insuretech space fills up, a new entrant is joining the fight. Y Combinator -backed Goodcover is launching today to take on the likes of big insurance, as well as insurance startups like Lemonade, Jetty, Hippo and Zebra. The company offers renters insurance in California. The twist? Goodcover returns unclaimed premiums to policy holders at the end […]

Insurance

Insurtech: An opportunity for insurers to start fresh with data (Jean-Nicholas Hould, dig-in.com)

The hype around data in insurance is well-justified – in fact, what industry is more data-driven in its decision making? Most insurers have reams of data but face significant challenges trying to operationalize it. As such, they have big decisions to make about how best to move forward. Given the volume and value of legacy […]

Fintech Insurance

The rise of insurtech (accenture.com)

RESEARCH REPORT In brief As insurance companies face increasing pressure to go digital, insurtech offers great opportunities. How insurance startups and incumbent insurers can bring out the best in one another. Key takeaways for insurtechs and incumbents to make the most of partnerships. REGISTER TO VIEW FULL REPORT Insurers are facing increasing pressure to evolve […]

Fintech Insurance

Brewer Lane Ventures launches with eyes firmly on insurtech (Nathan Golia, DigitalInsurance.com)

A new venture capital group, Brewer Lane Ventures, has launched with a strong insurtech pedigree. Founder and managing partner John Kim is known for launching New York Life Ventures in 2012, one of the first carrier-side venture arms. He is joined by Martha Notaras, who has been a partner in XL Innovate since its inception […]