9. Next Insurance

 An insurtech dedicated to helping entrepreneurs, startups and other SMEs in fulfilling their ambitions by providing comprehensive insurance cover, Next Insurance’s raison d'être is enabling others in the business community to focus on their products and services and succeed. 

Offering customers free, unlimited access to its insurance portal, the company states that a policy can be bought from them 24/7 in just a few minutes via a simple and 100% online process. Using its own technology to filter the best prices for potential policyholders, the company goes one step further by removing all additional costs and extras which it considers unnecessary or not in the customer’s interest. 

Valuation: $1bn

Founded: 2015

CEO: Guy Goldstein (https://www.linkedin.com/in/guygoldstein/)

Country: USA