Policybazaar closes $7.7m investment from Info Edge, following $77m Series E

India-based insurance product marketplace Policybazaar has reportedly closed a funding round from Info Edge, in a deal was worth around $7.7m.

CLARA closes $11.5m Series A led by Oak HC/FT

CLARA analytics has closed its Series A funding round on $11.5m, with Oak HC/FT leading the investment.

Village Capital, PayPal choose 12 startups for FinTech accelerator

Village Capital and PayPal have chosen 12 startups to take part in their first FinTech accelerator in Sub-Saharan Africa.

India-based InsurTech platform Acko raises $12m

Online insurer company Acko General Insurance has raised a $12m funding round led by Amazon.

MSIG, Anapi partner to build insurance protection for digital partners

MSIG has partnered with InsurTech platform Anapi to bring insurance protection to the digital ecosystem.

Californian InsurTech Hippo raises $70m in Series C round

Hippo Insurance has raised $70m Series C investment round led by Felicis Ventures and homebuilder Lennar Corporation. Founded in 2017, Hippo allows customers to get a...

Aviva launches new subscription-styled insurance platform

Aviva has launched a new subscription-styled insurance product to give UK custoemrs better controls over their cover.

Axa teams with Carousell to simplify digital auto insurance purchasing

AXA Insurance has formed a partnership with Carousell to offer an integrated insurance purchasing solution for the second-hand auto market.

InsurTech startup Jetty nabs $25m in Series B

Renters insurance platform Jetty has nabbed $25m in its Series B round which was led by Khosla Ventures managing director Keith Rabois. As part of...

Utilant receives ‘significant’ Series A funding from Aquiline

Utilant, a company offering loss control inspection and survey management software for underwriting and risk management, has closed a ‘significant’ Series A investment Aquiline Technology Growth.

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Lloyds Bank taps Minna Technologies and Visa for new digital bank subscription management tool

Lloyds Bank has announced that its customers will soon be empowered to better view, manage and amend their subscriptions through its banking app.

Opera to acquire digital bank Fjord Bank

Browser provider Opera is looking to buy challenger bank Fjord Bank in a bid to further accelerate Opera's European FinTech operations.

FinTech unicorn Marqeta prepares for IPO

Rumours about Marqeta going public have found new energy as sources say the payment card issuing startup is in talks with investment banks for an initial public offering (IPO).

Wirecard’s Dublin office raided by police

Irish police raided failed payments technology giant Wirecard's Dublin offices at the end of last week.

Nicolas Weng Kan has been named as smart money app Yolt’s new CEO

Nicolas Weng Kan, the former Google Compare and Confused.com CEO, has been named as the new head honcho of smart money app Yolt.