InsurTech

Indonesia’s Qoala raises $65M Series B funding led by Eurazeo

Indonesia-based insurtech startup Qoala, said Wednesday it has successfully raised Series B funding of $65 million led by Eurazeo. The round also saw participation from several…

Singapore insurtech firm CoverGo raises $15M Series A led by SemperVirens VC

CoverGo, a Singapore-based insurtech platform, announced Tuesday it has secured $15 million in Series A funding led by California-based SemperVirens VC with participation from US…

Singapore insurtech firm Igloo closes $19M Series B round led by Cathay Innovation

Singapore insurtech firm Igloo announced Thursday that it has raised $19 million in Series B funding led by Cathay Innovation, a global venture capital firm. The round also saw…

Singapore insurtech unicorn Bolttech acquires AVA Insurance

Singapore-based insurtech unicorn Bolttech said Wednesday it has completed the acquisition of AVA Insurance Brokers and AVA Insurance Agency (AVA), a Singapore-based insurance…

Malaysian Central Bank issues discussion paper on licensing framework for digital insurers & takaful operators

Malaysian Central Bank on Tuesday issued the discussion paper on licensing framework for digital insurers and takaful operators. The discussion paper outlines the proposed…

Singapore insurtech Igloo extends footprint in Malaysia with Pine Labs partnership

Singapore-based insurtech firm Igloo announced Thursday a new partnership with digital payments service provider, Pine Labs, marking the extension of its regional footprint in…

Can blockchain-powered microinsurance become a new global standard? [Panel discussion podcast]

https://youtu.be/sqpqoWZI50g Insurance is a well-known industry that is widely used but riddled with challenges: expensive, confusing, and hard to access for many people. Applying…

Striking while the iron is hot: The Philippine venture scene is heating up and getting hotter

TechNode Global’s series on the Philippines will delve into why Filipino entrepreneurs and founders are attracting venture capital (VC) money in droves. In this second part, we…

JD.com-backed Tiki raises $258M in Series E funding round led by insurer AIA

Vietnam-based e-commerce platform Tiki, which counts Chinese e-commerce firm JD.com as investor, has raised $258 million in a funding round led by insurance company AIA Company…

Singapore insurer NTUC Income expands Insurance-as-a-Service to Indonesia, Vietnam, Malaysia via partnerships

NTUC Income, a Singapore composite insurer, said Thursday it has made its first overseas foray into three Southeast Asian markets through strategic partnerships with PT Central…