Online bank Monzo valued at £2bn following £113m funding round

Funding round includes Y Combinator Continuity, Latitude Venture Partners, General Catalyst and Stripe Online-only bank Monzo has closed a new funding round doubling the startup’s valuation to more than $2.5 billion (£2 billion), making it one of the UK’s most highly valued fintech companies. Monzo last raised funding late last year at a valuation of Read More
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Lemonade has settled on Germany for first expansion beyond the US

Insurtech startup Lemonade has launched in Germany, marking its first expansion beyond the US, reports the Financial Times. In addition to offering contents and liability insurance in the country, Germany will be the first market in which the startup uses Policy 2.0 — a policy document that aims to make insurance coverage details more straightforward. Read More
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London-based insurtech start-up Zego raises $42m to fund European expansion 

A start-up which allows Uber and Deliveroo couriers and drivers to pay for commercial vehicle insurance by the minute has raised $42m (£33.3m) in investment. Zego, which was founded by two former Deliveroo employees in 2016, allows workers in the so-called “gig economy” to pay for commercial insurance only when they use their cars and Read More

Key #success factor is to make your #customers happy at #money2020 Banking Innovation means thinking Customers first, then Business, then Technology. Stephan Heller the CEO & Founder of FinCompare is sharing his view at Money2020 2019 in Amsterdam with us. hashtag InsurTechForum is a Digital Platform & Publisher with a focus on discovering and analyzing industry trends within the financial and insurance industry. Like #Insurance #InsurTech #FinTech #Blockchain#ArtificialIntelligence #VentureCapital All this sounds interesting to you? Reach… Read More

What’s important to Germans for their #Insurance? – The 3 findings are #Price #Simplicity #Digital Nadler shares the 3 findings of the latest Bitkom research „What’s important to Germans for their Insurance? “ with InsurTechForum. The 3 key findings are:1. A good price and great value-for-money2. Simplicity and simple products3. Digital experience and products via App Fabian Nadler is a Referent for Digital Insurance & InsurTech at Bitom e.V. Bitkom is Germany’s digital association. Founded 1999… Read More