Lemonade platform tops legacy insurers for first time buyers

Lemonade has published survey results indicating it has overtaken legacy insurers amongst first-time buyers of renters insurance in New York state. Read more: www.crowdfundinsider.com

Pillow closes Series A led by Mayfield on $13.5m

Pillow has closed its Series A funding round on $13.5m, led by California-based venture capital firm Mayfield. Read more: fintech.global

Precise Real Estate Solutions bags $1.5m for Series A

Los Angeles-based Precise Real Estate Solutions has netted $1.5m for its Series A investment round. Read more: fintech.global

Sovos warns compliance gets real-time

Sovos discusses the trend of governments using real-time data sharing and other technology to increase demands on corporate compliance. Read more: www.pymnts.com

AIG issues its first insurance policy on blockchain

AIG, the multinational insurance provider, has announced its first blockchain based insurance policy, that was issued to UK's Standard Chartered Bank. Read more: www.newsbtc.com

Aviva to launch SME cybersecurity insurance

As corporates become increasingly concerned about cybersecurity, a U.K. insurance company is looking to safeguard small businesses from the threat. Read more: www.pymnts.com

Treasury pushback on financial regulation?

Dodd-Frank era reforms may get further pushback in the wake of a new Treasury report, even as the CFPB keeps on chuggin’ when it comes to financial regulation. Read more: www.pymnts.com

Fast-forwarding RegTech adoption: Industry Sandboxes

Industry Sandboxes could be effective pan-industry platforms that support the development, validation and adoption of RegTech solutions in financial services. Read more: thefintechtimes.com

US tech firm in blockchain tie-up with insurance advisory firm

US technology company The Bitfury formed a strategic partnership with advisory firm Risk Cooperative in order to use blockchain in the insurance market. Read more: www.reuters.com