$990B worth of food is wasted every year and 14% of that occurs in transit. 45% of all food wasted consists of fruits and vegetables. Much of this wastage is due to problems with shipping. OPTIMIZ, founded by Kingsly Kwalar Kongnyuh, is a cargo claims management platform built for cargo owners, shipping lines, and insurers.
Global money laundering is 2 – 5% of global GDP annually or $800B – $2T. Charles Delingpole built ComplyAdvantage, the dynamic global risk database of people and companies, to evaluate the risk of who you’re doing business with. Through the use of the machine-learning powered solution that integrates with existing workflows, financial institutions are able to meet regulatory compliance requirements and manage risk obligations. Delingpole walks us through the inspiration for the company, how it reduces financial crimes, and the company’s recent funding round from investors that include Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan, Index Ventures, and Balderton Capital.
Ideally, we’d all like to save more and spend less. In reality, that’s not as easy as it sounds. However, Plum is an automated personal finance saving assistant and app that analyzes your finances by connecting to your bank accounts and setting aside an amount that you can comfortably set aside. These savings can then be invested in themed funds or even earn interest through the app. CEO and Cofounder Victor Trokoudes shares more on the popular app that is soon expanding to Ireland, France, and Spain, the app’s thoughtful automated features for savings that work, and the company’s latest round of funding from investors that include Global Brain Corporation, European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, VentureFriend, and the UK government’s Future Fund.
Relative to previous generations, millennials are much more reluctant to purchase any type of insurance, specifically home or rental insurance. One of the reasons for this is the perceived high cost versus value received. Urban Jungle changes that by providing flexible, monthly rental insurance subscriptions that are easy to buy and manage – all done […]
The cost of your dream vacation can easily get expensive especially when you have to lay out all of the costs upfront. Fly Now Pay Later, just like the name suggests, offers flexible payment solutions that can allow you to spread out your travel costs over twelve months. CEO and Founder Jasper Dykes chats with us about the company’s impressive growth, expansion plans, and recent funding round, which brings the total funding raises to $77.4M.
Snoop is the fintech app that’s helping people save money by giving them tips, or “snoops”, like switching from your current energy supplier could lower your energy bar by x percent. Cofounder Scott Mowbray shares the details on how Snoop is saving users serious money.
Yapily is addressing a huge opportunity in Europe as the backbone of Open Banking, and the infrastructure that partners need in order to take advantage of Open Finance.
Many employees are forced to spend personal funds, manually track expenses with the legacy expense apps, write cumbersome reports, and wait months to get reimbursed. That’s a thing of the past, thanks to this company.
For insurers, many of the best in class technologies for distribution, marketing, customer relationship management and payments lack “insurance” specific features. The Aventus operating system bridges that gap so that insurers – whether incumbent or start-up – can innovate faster.
Being a parent is a full-time job, and the costs of raising a child are steadily increasing. StorkCard helps families proactively save by predicting future costs of raising children. By using AI, Storkcard helps parents track spending, set realistic budgets, and anticipate upcoming expenditures. It also has select partnerships with various companies to help parents […]