Indonesian Insurtech Qoala Raises US$65 Million in Collection B


Indonesian insurtech startup Qoala introduced that it has efficiently raised US$ 65 million in a Collection B funding spherical led by European funding agency Eurazeo.

With the brand new funds, Qoala goals so as to add over 250 staff this 12 months with a concentrate on constructing an engineering and product administration hub in Gurugram, India.

Qoala additionally plans to grant staff with fairness compensation and provides them the appropriate to amass shares within the firm.

The corporate distributes retail insurance coverage merchandise to customers via its omnichannel platform.

It additionally supplies a number of progressive micro-insurance merchandise via its partnerships with Traveloka, Redbus, DANA, JD.ID, Shopee, Kredivo and Investree amongst others.

Qoala stated that it has grown by 30 instances because the Collection A spherical in April 2020 having acquired over 50,000 insurance coverage entrepreneurs whereas managing a platform supported by over 50 insurers.

It has additionally efficiently expanded to Thailand and Malaysia in 2021.

Tommy Martin

Tommy Martin

Tommy Martin, Co-founder and COO of Qoala stated,

“Qoala is the one insurtech with licenses in three markets in SEA and with this new spherical we’re optimistic in sustaining our progress momentum.

 

Our enterprise in Thailand has additionally already grown by thrice since we joined forces with FairDee in February 2021, which supplies us confidence in our growth functionality.”

Harshet Lunani

Harshet Lunani

Harshet Lunani, Founder and CEO of Qoala stated,

“We are going to proceed to speculate in direction of scaling up Qoala’s attain in our core markets and concentrate on enhancing our know-how and product expertise to drastically cut back the hurdles to accessing insurance coverage which are at present nonetheless very important.

 

Insurance coverage penetration in Indonesia is at present solely 2%, far behind the worldwide common of 6%, with most customers simply starting to grasp the worth of insurance coverage and therefore there may be loads of room for progress.”

 

 

 

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