Aviva to invest in fintech and insurtech startups via Anthemis

Aviva announced it is expanding its investments in fintech and insurtech through a collaboration with venture capital firm Anthemis. The aim is to “transform its customer experience through innovation.”

This partnership entails a commitment to invest new capital where Anthemis Group will deploy this capital on behalf of Aviva through various funds focused on early and growth-stage investments in fintech and insurtech.

“We’re always looking for investments that create value for Aviva and our customers. Not just short-term financial gain, but investments that give us access to the latest technologies and the best insight. They help us shape our strategy, how we do business and how we meet our customers’ ever-changing needs. We are very pleased to strengthen our partnership with Anthemis and extend our access to fintech and insurtech start-ups. Anthemis is an exciting platform which gives us that strategic seat at the table. Anthemis has a record of putting diversity and inclusion at the heart of its investment decisions, and we will work closely to ensure that all investment opportunities are evaluated with due regard to diversity and inclusion.” – Aviva’s Chief Innovation Officer, Ben Luckett.