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PLEASANTON, Calif. – Sept. 15, 2021 – Cowbell Cyber, the industry’s first AI-powered cyber insurance provider for small to medium enterprises (SMEs), today announced the launch of its cyber risk exchange marketplace, Cowbell Rx. Cowbell Rx closes insurability gaps by providing cyber insurance applicants with resources to meet eligibility requirements while also enabling active policyholders to continuously improve their organization’s risk profile. This comprehensive list of partners is the first of its kind in the cyber insurance industry. Cyberattacks continue to proliferate and damage business operations, with predictions that new attacks will happen every 2 seconds by 2031. However, cybersecurity […]
- September 15, 2021
Blueprint Title, an insurtech startup working in the title insurance space, announced this morning that it closed a $16 million Series B. The new round was led by Forté Ventures. The startup previously raised an $8.5 million Series A in the final weeks of 2019. While Blueprint is an insurtech startup and therefore fits into the neoinsurance cohort that we’ve tracked in recent quarters as a number of companies from the group have gone public, it’s somewhat distinct. Blueprint is different from the Roots and MetroMiles and Hippos that debuted via traditional IPOs or SPACs; it largely sells to business […]
- September 1, 2021
Kin Insurance Inc., an insurance-technology startup that counts golfer Rory McIlroy among its investors, has agreed to go public through a merger with Omnichannel Acquisition Corp., a blank-check firm led by Matt Higgins, a longtime investor who has appeared as a “Shark Tank” judge. “We were searching for a digitally fueled business that was going to disrupt a change-resistant industry,” said Higgins. He cited his team’s expertise with customer acquisition — such as with the use of micro-influencers — as a mechanism to accelerate growth at Kin, which benefited from increased e-commerce adoption throughout the pandemic The transaction is a way […]
- July 19, 2021
Overhaul, an Austin, Texas-based logistics tech startup, has raised $35 million Series B funding led by Macquarie Capital, with participation from Edison Partners and Avanta Ventures (a venture arm of CSAA Insurance Group). Overhaul will use the fresh capital infusion to accelerate its roadmap in continuing to optimize its current category-creating products.
- June 8, 2021
Upsie, a consumer warranty startup, has raised $18.2 million in a Series A round led by True Ventures. The financing brings the total raised for the St. Paul, Minnesota-based startup to $25 million since its 2015 inception.
- May 13, 2021
Smart loan technology company LoanSnap has closed a $30 million Series B investment round, bringing its total funding to $64 million. Avanta Ventures, the venture capital arm of CSAA Insurance Group, participated in the round.
- May 4, 2021