INTERESTING COMPANIES FOUND

Trice (2016, West Malling) – On-demand Insurance platform that lets users to insure things instantly for auto, travel and personal stuffs.

Skylet (2016, NYC) – Women-focused platform aimed at financial education and tools. It has an online community of women who help and educate each other in terms of financial well-being. It also offers education videos and a budgeting app called stash-it.

HIGHLIGHTS OF THE DAY

  • Goldmoney, a gold-based savings and payments network, has rolled out a new platform via which users can buy gold and the underlying transaction data is recorded on a private blockchain ledger. Read More
  • WorldRemit, a digital money transfer service provider, and Xpress Money, global money transfer brand, have partnered to open up new remittance routes to Bangladesh to further support the growing demand for instant remittances in the country. Read More
  • Nutmeg, London wealth management company, has added $14.74M to its $36.86M Series D round from Taiwanese financial services firm Taipei Fubon Bank. Read More
  • FreeCharge, a digital wallets company, has launched an e-wallet protection plan for all its users, both consumers and merchants in partnership with Reliance General Insurance Company to be offered free of cost to all FreeCharge users. Read More
  • Neosurance, a micro insurance sales enabler for insurers, and KLCC Runners Group have signed a MoU for the distribution of microinsurance to KLCC Runners Group growing community members. Read More

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