New technologies enable insurance, to change its status quo, business models and way of serving customers in the age of continuous change. We are investing in visionary founders eager to build this next generation of insurance and capable to take their vision off-the-ground.
We feel especially comfortable well, where most rarely even look into – early-stage, usually taking the position of first institutional investor. Surrounded by insurance and tech professionals, we offer experienced advice and network to help founders take their companies off-the-ground and fly.
Europe is a home market to more than 3200 insurance-related startups, spotted by astorya.vc sourcing algorithm in the past 12 months. We see newborns each week. Leveraging our pan-european origin and network, we help founders benchmark with European competition and scale internationally.
Enabling bancassurance in the digital age
Aazzur has developed a middleware enabling insurance distribution in the era of digital banking. Aazzur spots life events in transaction data and triggers sales directly in the banking app.
Network intrusion-detection sondes to trick cyber criminals
Sesame it is a French deep tech cybersecurity startup, which ensures the detection of cyberattacks for all sensitive networks, especially OIVs (Opérateurs d’Importance Vitale), OSEs (Opérateurs de Services Essentiels). In times, when cyber risks are still difficult to underwrite and price, Sesame it is a tech solution which replaces insurance policies.
Parametric weather insurance for farmers & SMEs
Wetterheld is the first company in Europe offering easy-to-purchase personalized weather insurance, e.g.: farmers against drought, event organizers against rain, vineyards against cold. Wetterheld’s parametrized claims are indemnified instantly, without lengthy assessment processes.
AI for Augmented Insurers
Zelros offers AI solutions to two groups of customers:
Insurance Sales Advisors to understand the profile of customer and recommend the best products, the best arguments and prices; and Claims Handlers to reduce every part of the claim processing: claim filing, missing information in complex case, processing time, etc.
Weecovere enables eCommerce and marketplaces embed insurance in their customer
Weecover has already a dizain of insurance products available off the shelf, designed with leading insurance companies. eCommerce websites can leverage them through Weecover’s API architecture or in white label solutions.
Strategic return beyond financial return .
We don’t just invest. We are working closely with Boards of Directors, innovation and business teams or corporate VCs, to support their strategy, boost tech-driven innovation, source startups and invest.
With strong exposure to the ecosystem of the best insurance entrepreneurs and startups, astorya.vc is a strategic partner to our Limited Partners. We believe that a fruitful collaboration between corporates and startups, creates win-win-win situation and in long term increases valuation of our portfolio startups.
Access the best deal flow in Europe .
Thanks to our automated scouting technology, we’ve spotted more than 3200 startups in the past months. Many of them as early as at their first online apperances.
The technology allows to observe high level industry trends with detailed startup-level information. Besides, creating the biggest insurance-related dealflow in Europe, it is also a source of knowledge about ready-to-implement tech products for insurers and banks or even a competition watch for astorya.vc portfolio startups.