20 stories about Insurance
FinTech Mobile

Financial consumerism gets personal in the digital age

As the world turns to digital – a process highlighted by Covid – increasingly more services and products are becoming personalized
מייסדים Five Sigma עודד ברק דרור שולומון ו מיכאל קירחלי

Insurtech startup Five Sigma raises $12 million Series A

13.09.21|Meir Orbach
The Israeli company aims to deliver a cloud-native, data-driven claims management platform with embedded AI/ML capabilities that enable insurance firms to handle customers’ claims better and faster
מימין תמיר כרמל נטע רוזי יונתן חצור אורי כהן Parametrix

Down, but not out: Parametrix ensuring uptime glitches aren’t destructive

12.09.21|Allon Sinai
Israeli startup Parametrix is disrupting the insurance industry with its IT downtime policy, recently expanding into Europe after already entering the U.S. market with certain underwriters at Lloyd’s of London, and partnering with Japanese insurance giant Sompo
אסף וונד מנכ"ל היפו hippo

The Hippo in the room: How the insurtech unicorn lost half its value in two weeks

22.08.21|Sophie Shulman
Hippo has become the poster boy for everything that is problematic with SPACs, with 83% of the capital raised by its SPAC being withdrawn prior to the IPO and disappointing reports leading to a dramatic drop in its stock price
ערן לירון

Next Insurance targeting mergers and acquisitions to increase market share

08.07.21|Hagar Ravet
The insurtech company announced the appointment of Eran Liron as its Chief Strategy Officer, with Liron telling Calcalist “our agenda is very aggressive, to expand and secure a much larger market share"
מימין ניצן צעיר-הרים יוחנן דנינו אמיל וינשל

Insurtech company WeSure boosts portfolio with $110 million acquisition of Ayalon

27.06.21|Golan Hazani
WeSure is buying 50.4% of insurance company Ayalon's shares at a $216 million valuation, 33% higher than its Tel Aviv Stock Exchange market cap
דיה שרידי יונתן חצור ינון דולב Parametrix

Insurance powerhouse Sompo signs strategic collaboration with Parametrix to insure e-commerce stores

The Israeli startup, which specializes in insurance policies in the event of cloud-based crashes or downtime, plans to provide service to millions of customers in Japan and the Far East over the next few years
מימין תמיר כרמל נטע רוזי יונתן חצור אורי כהן Parametrix

Insurtech company Parametrix raises $17.5 million led by FirstMark Capital

26.05.21|Meir Orbach
The Israeli startup's offering ensures that companies with mission-critical services in the cloud can quickly recover from IT downtime events
אתי אלישקוב

Libra targeting TASE IPO at NIS 400 million valuation

23.05.21|Golan Hazani
The digital-insurance company became profitable in 2020, less than three years after its founding, and is now looking to raise NIS 50-100 million
אפסטרים Upstream יואב לוי יונתן אפל

Japan's largest insurance company investing $36 million in Upstream Security

20.05.21|Meir Orbach
The Israeli vehicle cybersecurity startup will use the new funds to accelerate the growth of its cloud platform
מייסדי פלאנק מימין דיוויד שפירו אמיר כהן ו אלעד צור

Ex-Salesforce execs raise an additional $20 million for insurtech startup Planck

12.05.21|Meir Orbach
The Israeli company provides an AI-based data platform for commercial insurance and works with top U.S. insurance companies to increase premiums while reducing loss and expense ratios
Alon Zilberberg Rumble

Ready to Rumble? Israeli health app pays you for your health

09.05.21|James Spiro
With Rumble, every step can be converted into tokens with purchasing power in real stores and communities
אילנית אדסמן נבון שותפה KMPG סומך חייקין

“We will always have insurance, but it won’t be the insurance companies that provide it”

07.04.21|Eti Aflalo
KPMG Israel executive shares her thoughts about the dominant trends in the insurance industry with an eye to the future
מימין אלון חורי ו ניסים טפירו מייסדי נקסט אינשורנס

“People called it a bubble when Next Insurance raised at a $1 billion valuation too”

01.04.21|Sophie Shulman
The company's founders talk about their fresh $4 billion valuation, their aversion to SPACs, and the decision not to chase profitability
VOOM Tomer Kashi

Inside VOOM’s mission to be the ‘Lemonade for Mobility’

30.03.21|James Spiro
Its CEO believes the mobility ecosystem is changing even faster than the insurance industry - and there’s a new space to dominate
מוסף 50 הסטארטאפים המבטיחים מימין אלון חורי ניסים טפירו מייסדים נקסט next

Next Insurance doubles value in five months, targeting new funding at $4 billion valuation

22.02.21|Golan Hazani
The Israeli insurtech company is currently conducting a roadshow for investors in the U.S. and is aiming to raise at least $250 million
At Bay Rotem Iram

Every criminal on the planet is your next-door neighbor, says At-Bay CEO

18.01.21|James Spiro
For SMBs, the security game has changed from simple locks and keys - now the threats can come from all over the world
מלמעלה: מייסדי למונייד שי וינינגר ו דניאל שרייבר

Is Lemonade really worth $10 billion? Depends on who you ask

14.01.21|Sophie Shulman
The Israeli founded online insurance company shares some striking similarities with auto market disruptor Tesla, but not when it comes to the bottom line
אסף הנקין SPROUTT

Startups are providing a wakeup call to the insurance industry giants

04.01.21|Assaf Henkin
The current economic uncertainty caused by the Covid-19 pandemic has caused what looks like a future of continued struggles for these insurance giants in the next few years
ינון דולב סומפו ישראל ועידת Mind The Tech

“The flow of Japanese companies and investors to Israel started long before we established ties with the Gulf states”

10.12.20|Tomer Hadar
Yinnon Dolev, Head of Sompo Digital Lab Israel, explains at Mind The Tech TLV why Japanese companies are looking for Israeli partnerships