15 new deals and $382M+ in funding for the week. NYC Tech News for the week ending 3/19 featuring news for Knock, Station, Cleerly, and much, much more.
The Weekly Notable Startup Funding Report takes us on a trip across various ecosystems in the US, highlighting some of the notable funding activity in the various markets that we track. The notable startup funding rounds for the week ending 3/19/22 featuring funding details for Gauntlet, Socotra, Rutter, and sixteen other rounds representing $936M in new funding that you need to know about.
The pandemic served as a driver for digital transformation across a number of industries. Within the insurance sector, evolving customer expectations has insurance players rushing to adopt digital solutions to streamline the customer journey. Policygenius has emerged as the leading online insurance marketplace where consumers can discover, compare, and purchase insurance. The platform covers life, home, auto, disability, and rental insurance options across the largest and most trusted carriers, providing an experience similar to Kayak for travel. However, purchasing insurance is a bit more complicated than booking a plane ticket and Policygenius offers access to 400+ experts to navigate the entire process. For carriers, the company’s proprietary technology provides the conduit to access the digital insurance ecosystem through a proven and battle-tested online sales and marketing channel; the company has facilitated $90B in life insurance policies sold since 2014 for 30M+ individuals. AlleyWatch caught up with Policygenius CEO and Cofounder Jennifer Fitzgerald to learn more about the inspiration for the business, the company’s strategic plans, latest round of funding, which brings the total funding raised to $276.1M, and much, much more…
The latest venture capital, seed, pre-seed, and angel deals for NYC startups for 3/17/2022 featuring funding details for Policygenius, Nautilus Labs, and much more.