Saturday, October 22, 2016


How InsurTech is rapidily changing insurance and health

Several traditional insurance big players – like Chinese giant Ping An – are showing us great examples of how to change your vision. Read more:

DocuSign Payments moves into Beta

DocuSign, the eSignature and Digital Transaction Management (DTM) leader, today announced its latest platform innovation. Read more:

Monzo grabs new £4.8m round from Passion Capital

UK challenger bank Monzo has raised £4.8m in what it's calling an 'interim' funding round led by Passion Capital. Read more:

Startupbootcamp InsurTech pens £1m deal with Eos Ventures

Startupbootcamp’s InsurTech accelerator has inked a deal with Eos Venture Partners that will see the investor put up to £1m into the accelerators’ cohort of startups next year. Read more:

Reali unlocks $2m for IoT-driven real estate platform

Real estate marketplace Reali has unlocked a $2m seed round from Liquid2 Ventures and Dragonfly Investments Group as well as angel investors. Read more:

Finrise banks $5.4m for healthcare financing

Healthcare financing platform Finrise has raised $5.4m in a debt and equity seed round. The funding was led by Mayfield with NFX Guild, WTI Holdings and angel investors also investing. Read more:

Accenture buys design agency to help redesign retail banking

Professional services giant Accenture has acquired digital banking-focused design agency Allen International to boost its digital transformation capabilities. Read more:

Stripe is winning from the US presidential election race

Stripe, led by Irish entrepreneurs, earned around $1.5m in spending by both candidates in August. Read more:

European banks risk lagging Wall Street in blockchain race

The blockchain technology behind bitcoin was designed to do away with banks. Read more:

European insurance firms launch new blockchain consortium

Five major European insurance and reinsurance companies have partnered on a new blockchain initiative. Read more: