Malian Insurtech startup, OKO has closed a Seed investment of $1.2 million. The funding  round was led by Newfund and ResiliAnce, with Mercy Corps Venture, Techstars, ImpactAssets and RaSa also participating. OKO uses satellite information to define the risk and create insurance products for farmers in emerging markets. These products are then distributed using mobile…

Lami, a Kenyan insurtech company democratizing insurance products and services for low-income Kenyans, has raised $1.8 million in seed funding. The funding round was led by Accion Venture Lab.  Founded by Jihan Abass in 2018, Lami is a digital insurance platform that enables partner businesses – including banks, tech companies, and other entities to easily…