US startup Hippo Insurance tops $10B in insured property value

InsurTech startup Hippo Insurance announced on Tuesday experienced substantial growth the past year. Read more: www.crowdfundinsider.com

Fineqia International invests into blockchain-based InsurTech Black Insurance

Fineqia International has made an undisclosed investment into blockchain-based digital insurance startup Black Insurance. Read more: fintech.global

MTech Capital holds $75m first close for debut fund

InsurTech-focused venture capital firm MTech Capital has held the $75m first close for its debut fund. Read more: fintech.global

US cyber insurance premiums up 37%

The US cyber insurance premiums expanded 37 percent year on year to $1.84 billion in 2017, according to Aon’s US Cyber Market Update report. Read more: www.intelligentinsurer.com

Accenture to power RiskBlock’s insurance platform for blockchain

Accenture joins as lead framework architect. Read more: bankingtech.com

PolicyPal Network launches Flight Delay Insurance with Ergo

PolicyPal Network has launched its blockchain-powered Flight Delay Insurance for round-trip flights originating from Singapore. Read more: coverager.com

Maritime insurance data platform Windward bags $16.5m Series C

Windward, a risk analytics platform for the marine insurance industry, has collected $16.5m in its Series C funding round. Read more: fintech.global

Big insurers are uniting behind R3’s blockchain tech

The RiskBlock Alliance, whose members include insurance giants Chubb, Marsh and Liberty Mutual, has decided to build its blockchain on R3's Corda. Read More: www.coindesk.com

Alan launches Alan Map to find doctors around you

Health insurance startup Alan has launched a new product in France called Alan Map. It’s a dead simple way to find GPs, dentists, ophthalmologists and more around you. Read More: techcrunch.com

Corsair makes strategic investment into Spring Venture Group

Spring Venture Group, a digital insurance platform has received a strategic investment from Corsair Capital. Read more: fintech.global