Insurance

20 stories about Insurance
אראל מרגלית מייסד ויו"ר JVP בכנס המשקיעים של הקרן בניו יורק

JVP partners with global insurance leaders to launch international initiative boosting AI technologies in insurtech and climatetech

03.05.24|CTech
Hundreds of startups, investors, global insurance industry leaders, bankers, and international tech leaders came together at JVP's annual meeting in NYC, showcasing a robust testament to international partnership and support for Israeli innovation
ג'ארד קושנר  יועץ הנשיא טראמפ חברת נדל"ן  The Kushner Cos

After sealing first deal in Israel, Jared Kushner sets sights on Phoenix Agencies

07.09.23|Golan Hazani
Phoenix Holdings is trying to bring in a partner to Phoenix Agencies, valued at more than a billion dollars. Jared Kushner's Affinity Partners is in advanced negotiations to purchase a quarter of the company
ג'ארד קושנר  יועץ הנשיא טראמפ חברת נדל"ן  The Kushner Cos

Jared Kushner's Saudi-funded firm to invest in Israel's Phoenix Insurance

29.08.23|Golan Hazani
Kushner's Affinity Partners is planning to acquire a 25% stake in Phoenix Insurance Agencies at a valuation of $1 billion. The process in being led by Jefferies and also includes Vitruvian Partners and Pollen Street Capital
אייל בן סימון על רקע בניין הפניקס

Abu Dhabi state fund’s bid to acquire Israel’s largest insurance company Phoenix fall through

23.07.23|Golan Hazani
The Phoenix announced that due to regulatory concerns the parties agreed to terminate the term sheet to purchase 25% for approximately $640 million
Dror Pockard

Insurers need to reconcile their desire for automation with their slow adoption of tech

20.06.23|Dror Pockard
Modernizing insurance operations can make insurers’ pricing models agile, coordinate efforts across lines of business such as pricing, rating, and underwriting, and aid planning
Capitola

Capitola secures $15.6 million Series A for marketplace for commercial insurance

17.04.23|Ariela Karmel
Led by Munich Re Ventures, this round will be used to grow Capitola’s platform with an emphasis on its market intelligence capabilities
Dikla Wagner, Head of Tech Scouting for Munich Re in Israel

World’s largest reinsurer to insure Israeli startup’s algorithm

18.01.23|CTech
Israeli company FUGU has created a solution designed to deal with complex e-commerce frauds and has insured it through Munich Re
ועידת Tech TLV רון שבילי משנה למנכ"ל מנהל חטיבת הטכנולוגיות הפניקס

Phoenix EVP: “Israeli innovation is the best there is”

30.11.22|Almog Azar
"We are committed to constant improvement in order to continue to lead in an era where customers expect a Spotify and Amazon experience," added Ron Shvili, Phoenix Holdings EVP technology, IT and innovation
Ilan Buganim Sapiens

Will insurance digitalization introduce a new social platform?

23.11.22|Ilan Buganim
Ilan Buganim, chief technology and information officer at Sapiens, explains how social media accelerates insurance digitalization
Vesttoo co-founders

Fintech startup Vesttoo raises $80 million at $1 billion valuation

25.10.22|Meir Orbach
The Israeli startup, which has developed a platform that facilitates the investment of new sources of capital in the insurance market, plans to use the new funding to make acquisitions
אמיל וינשל

"In 2023 weSure will have premiums of more than a billion dollars"

06.10.22|Almog Azar
Emil Vainshel, the co-founder of the digital insurance company, talks about the move to the US, discusses the latest challenging acquisition of Ayalon and downplays the drop in the stock price
רועי אגאבאבא מנכ"ל Novidea

Novidea to provide insurance giant Gallagher with insurance management platform

01.09.22|CTech
The deal is expected to generate tens of millions of dollars in revenue for the Israeli startup
Dikla Wagner, Head of Tech Scouting for Munich Re in Israel

Natural disasters are increasing - time to leverage the potential of tech for insurance

07.08.22|Dikla Wagner
Climate change is one of the world’s most pressing issues, and its serious effects are felt globally. For the insurance industry, advanced technology will be essential to adapt to and mitigate climate risks
שגב שילטון מייסד ומנכ''ל החברה יפתח קרזנר מייסד ונשיא החברה

Kissterra raises $10 million from Poalim Equity to improve insurance marketing and distribution

16.05.22|Meir Orbach
The Israeli startup develops a cloud-based operating system for managing the digital marketing and distribution of insurance companies
Faye team

Travel insurance startup Faye raises $8 million in Seed funding

11.05.22|CTech
The Israeli company’s platform covers travelers’ trips, health, belongings, and even their pets, all via an app that sends real-time proactive alerts
Maayan Upasana Sayata

Sayata expands senior management with two new hires

24.02.22|James Spiro
Maayan Sanderovitz Eshed is its new VP of Operations in Tel Aviv and Upasana Unni was appointed Chief Commercial Officer in Boston
ינון דולב דיאה שרידי איציק לביא מיטל שביט

Israeli startup GEOX to assess damage to millions of Japanese buildings for insurance giant Sompo

16.02.22|CTech
The company’s AI technology for analyzing 3D aerial images will help the Japanese conglomerate to improve the accuracy of the risk assessment and underwriting processes
עמליה לנדאו דנה פולג עופר מילבסקי שני גל

Five Sigma expands team with four new appointments

24.01.22|CTech
The insurtech startup appointed a new CMO, COO, VP of HR, and VP of Product
תיאודורה גוונובה נקסט

Former Airbnb and PayPal executive joining NEXT Insurance as CFO ahead of potential IPO

13.01.22|Meir Orbach
Teodora Gouneva supported successful IPOs at both PayPal and Airbnb and also has extensive acumen in M&A, equity and debt financing, international expansion and new product launches