German startup Getsurance gets €2 million to launch digital disability insurance

Berlin-based insurtech startup Getsurance has raised €2 million in a seed funding round. The investment comes from Picus Capital, the investment company of Alexander Samwer, the IBB affiliate and the Swiss Postfinance bank. Last May, shortly after the launch of Getsurance, the founders received €500,000 euros in an angel investment from the managers of the rating agency Franke and Bornberg.

Swedish mobile insurance provider BIMA secures $16.8 million

Swedish insurtech company BIMA, which brings mobile microinsurance to underserved families in emerging markets, has raised $16.8 million. The round was led by Axiata Digital, the digital services arm of Axiata Group, one of Asia’s largest telecommunications groups. Also participating in the round were existing investors Kinnevik, Milicom (Tigo), LeapFrog Investments and Digicel. The company has raised $75 million to date.

Belgium’s Qover raises €5.5 million in Series A funding

Belgian financial technology startup Qover has raised €5.5 million in a Series A round led by Anthemis. Qover is a startup in the growing “insurtech” space. It provides digital insurance APIs to help build digital insurance products. With its new funding, the company is expanding its first product, GAP motor coverage, beyond Belgium and will […]

German digital health insurer Ottonova raises €15 million

Ottonova, Germany’s first online insurance provider, has received an investment of €15 million from Holtzbrinck Ventures, Vorwerk Ventures, Tengelmann Ventures, b-to-v and STS Ventures, reports Deutsche Startups. Tengelmann Ventures contributed €4 million in the insurtech company.