Category: Startups

Wefox acquires digital insurance carrier One 0

Wefox acquires digital insurance carrier One

By Steve O'Hear Wefox, the insurance platform that enables customers, insurance brokers and insurance providers to transact and manage insurance products digitally, has acquired One, a fully digital and newly launched insurance provider. Read...

Starling Bank passports to Europe, first stop Ireland 0

Starling Bank passports to Europe, first stop Ireland

By Steve O'Hear London-based Starling Bank is continuing to gather momentum. After a staggered launch of its current account kicked off in March, the digital-only bank is announcing imminent expansion to Europe, starting with...

Houzz raises a huge $400M round at a $4B valuation 0

Houzz raises a huge $400M round at a $4B valuation

By Matthew Lynley If you ask investors in Silicon Valley about Houzz — an app where you browse ridiculously nice homes and check out interesting interior design ideas — they’ll probably quietly mutter that...

Is Uber the MySpace of ride-hailing companies? 0

Is Uber the MySpace of ride-hailing companies?

By Pete Pachal After this week, Uber is forever changed. Co-founder Travis Kalanick was forced to resign as CEO after pressure from investors over recent scandals. Those scandals? Where to begin: There are the...

Relevnt launches a publisher-centric news app 0

Relevnt launches a publisher-centric news app

By Anthony Ha Florida startup Relevnt is experimenting with a new approach to online publishing. Founder and CEO Winder Hughes said that it’s become unrealistic to expect readers to download an app for every...