• Concord raises $25 million for digital contract management

    20 days ago - By Venture Beat

    Concord‘s digital contract management platform simplifies procurement, review, and approval. The startup has raised $25 million to expand its product.
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  • This Life Insurance Startup Just Raised $35 Million From the Likes of Google and Jay Z

    This Life Insurance Startup Just Raised $35 Million From the Likes of Google and Jay Z

    20 days ago - By Fortune

    Everyone from Jay Z and Will Smith to Google is getting into the life insurance game.
    Ethos, a life insurance startup, has raised $35 million in a new funding round. This round was led by Accel Partners and saw backing from GV, Google's venture capital arm , as well as additional funding from Sequoia Capital and Arrive, Jay Z's Roc Nation investment company .
    This latest round of funding brings the total to more than $46 million, reports CNBC , putting the company's valuation at over $100 million. In the previous round, Ethos received investments totaling $11.5 million from the likes of...
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  • Best's Market Segment Outlook: South Korea Non-Life Sector Is Stable

    20 days ago - By A.M. Best

    A.M. Best has a stable outlook on the South Korea non-life insurance sector, despite operating and regulatory environments that remain challenging for insurance companies.
    A new Best's Market ...
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  • Google, Accel and Jay Z invest in life insurance start-up Ethos, valuing it at more than $100 million

    20 days ago - By CNBC

    Life insurance start-up Ethos has raised $35 million in a funding round led by Accel and backed by Google's venture capital arm.
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  • The Jay-Z-backed life insurance startup, Ethos, has raised $35 million

    The Jay-Z-backed life insurance startup, Ethos, has raised $35 million

    20 days ago - By Tech Crunch

    Ethos , the startup marketing a new life insurance product for people who probably haven't really thought about life insurance, may have 99 startup problems but new capital ain't one.
    The company just announced that it raised $35 million in a new round of financing.
    That's a pretty big number for a company in the normally staid life insurance world, but considering that the company's previous round of $11.5 million came from the family offices and investment firms of Hollywood and sports celebrities like Will Smith's Smith Family Circle; Robert Downey Jr.'s Downey Ventures; Kevin Durant's...
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