InsurTech

PolicyStreet, foodpanda to digitise delivery partners’ insurance
foodpanda Malaysia’s delivery partners will be enjoying simplified insurance processes as part of PolicyStreet’s commitment to close the insurance protection gap among gig workers. 
PolicyStreet launches portal to simplify insurance process
PolicyStreet launches Digital Human Resources (HR) Portal to simplify the insurance processes for small business owners and SMEs.
Singapore-based bolttech secures Series B investment
bolttech, Singapore’s insurtech unicorn, announced that Tokio Marine, alongside other shareholders, will lead its Series B funding round. 
DearTime launches as a life insurer in the Bank Negara's sandbox
DearTime launches an app to close the insurance penetration gap in Malaysia by offering affordable, simple, and accessible insurance through fully digital means. 
Thai Insurtech FairDee raises US$65 mil in Series B
FairDee has raised Series B funding of US$ 65 million in a round led by French asset manager and leading global investment group, Eurozeo,
Insurtech anycover raises US$450k pre-seed led by Powerhouse Ventures, with 1337 Ventures, Khairil Abdullah among its investors
Aims to reinvent product warranties, help SME retailers differentiate Q3 product launch in Singapore, M’sia, Indonesia expansion at year end
Igloo hires Grab senior exec to boost partnerships, products
Leading regional insurtech firm Igloo announced the appointment of Wilson Tseng as its new chief business officer.
Last Call for FWD Start-up Studio Accelerator Cohort 3, with a focus on Islamic Fintech, Insurtech, Healthtech, Proptech
Twelfth Malaysia Plan states Islamic Finance & Fintech as important pillars Cohort will host 25 startups in 5-weeks pre-accelerator, 10 to be shortlisted
Igloo promotes Raunak Mehta to CEO, announces Series B
Regional insurtech firm Igloo announced the promotion of Raunak Mehta, previously chief commercial officer, as its new co-founder and CEO.
MDEC, Asean Fintech Group to help fintechs scale
MDEC, in collaboration with ASEAN Fintech Group, have announced a strategic partnership to enhance initiatives aimed at scaling up Malaysian fintech companies. 
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