InsurTech

Bukalapak’s Fintech Could Outgrow its E-Commerce, Said Co-Founder

One cannot talk about startups in Indonesia without bringing up Bukalapak, arguably one of the biggest e-commerce platforms in the nation. Bukalapak has graduated from its startup roots and gained the coveted title of Indonesian unicorn. They are now in the

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Singapore Life Raises Another US$7.3 Million from HK-Based Ion Pacific

Singapore Life has just raised US$7.3 million (approximately SG$10 million) from Hong Kong-based Ion Pacific, an asset management company, according to DealStreetAsia. Ion Pacific joins Aflac and Standard Life Aberdeen, Singapore Life’s original shareholders in this round of fundraising. Ion

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Tryb Group Invests into Filipino Insurance Marketplace Maria Health

Maria Health, a Filipino aggregator for health insurance, has secured an undisclosed amount of seed funding from the tryb group, with participation from Gobi Ventures, Wavemaker, Hustle Fund and Grand Metro Holdings. Maria Health will use the additional funding to

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Here’s How Insurtech is Tackling Singapore’s Ageing Problem

Let’s suppose you accidentally tore your ligament in the knee while exercising in the gym tomorrow. Do you know how much you’d need to pay for medical fees? Before we reveal the answer, there’s a saying amongst Singaporeans: it’s cheaper

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3 Lessons Other Insurers Should Learn from Ping An

Insurance companies have been slow to adapt to a digital-first approach. In an increasingly digital world, many insurers are put in a tough spot as they struggle to keep up with the demands of a new generation of consumers. Taking

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Mitsui Sumitomo Just Launched Their Digital Hub in Singapore

Mitsui Sumitomo an insurance giant hailing from Japan, and they just announced the setup of their global digital hub in Singapore—at its Asia regional office. The digital hub has been established in Singapore since February 2019. The announcement also mentions

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Saphron Raises SGD 1.35 M to Tackle Financial Inclusion in the Philippines

Manila-based insurtech startup Saphron has raised SGD1.35 million seed fund coming from fintech-focused VC fund Sage, and Talino Labs, a venture lab that supports companies engaged in digital transformation. Founded recently by solutions architect Francisco “Kiko” Reyes Jr, Saphron plans

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Insurtech Startup CXA Raises US$ 25 Million — Eyes Expansion in Asia-Pacific

CXA Group, a one-stop, predictive and data intelligence platform for better health, wealth and wellness choices, announced today that it has raised US$25 million in its latest round of funding. CXA’s new group of strategic investors include HSBC, Singtel Innov8,

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Insurance & Indonesia: What Grab’s New US$1.46 Bil Brings to The Table

Grab has been accused of being the most capitalised startup in Southeast Asia’s history, and with this recent closing of a whopping Series H we find it hard to disagree. Grab opened this round round since June last year, and at its

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Thai Insurtech Startup Raises US$ 10 M Funding, Eyes Expansion into Singapore

After successfully raising a US$ 10 Million series A led by Vertex Ventures, Thailand-based insurtech startup Sunday is eyeing expansion into Singapore, Malaysia and Indonesia. This new funding round puts Sunday among the top-funded fintech startups in Thailand Sunday is

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