Insurtech France joins France FinTech

April 30, 2024 | News, Press Releases

Paris, the 30 April 2024

France FinTech (FFT), the association which brings together and represents innovative finance entrepreneurs, announces the integration into its community ofInsurtech France, the association of insurtech players.

Since 2015, France FinTech has focused on promoting all areas of fintech through its numerous activities: studies, publications, events, meetings, regulatory work, representation. 

The association today has:

  • +350 members, divided into 8 categories: Assurtech, Financing, Asset Management, Risk Management, Payments, Regtech, Banking Services and Functional Services,
  • +100 partners (large companies, institutions, associations, academic establishments).

Created in December 2020 and with more than 200 members, Insurtech France brings together, in addition to insurance start-ups, an entire ecosystem including technology companies, investment funds, law and consulting firms, insurers, brokers.
This community is now joining France FinTech to better respond to the challenges of insurtech. 

This rapprochement will allow entrepreneurs to be better represented, facilitate intersectoral cooperation and pool resources and skills.
It comes at a key moment for the insurance sector which is facing multiple challenges: impact of AI and Web3 technologies, rising risks, cyber and climate risks in particular, changes in regulations and pricing and new expectations of policyholders.
Drawing on their agile approach, combining data technologies, their mastery of user journeys as well as their partnership approach, insurtechs are contributing to the transformation of the sector.

The integration of Insurtech France within France FinTech will take place in the form of the creation of the Assurtech College which will bring together all the sectoral skills of the new group.

This will be dedicated to leading think tanks, organizing meetings, and publishing studies and white papers serving this community.

Member entrepreneurs will thus benefit from a wider range of services and their partners, insurers, brokers and investment funds, from offers with high added value. 

The College will have a steering committee made up of members of the Insurtech France office: Joel Bassani, Co-founder and CEO, Care Foormi, Pierre Bonodot, Financial and Technical Director, Intériale Mutuelle, Nelly Brossard, Consultant & Advisor,  Annabelle delestre, Founder and CEO, LIDIX, Inès Picoron, Sales and Operations Director, Dattak and Alexandre Rispal, Consultant & Operating Partner, who will join Eric Mignot, Co-founder and President, +SIMPLE, member of the France FinTech Bureau, and Jean de Castet, Co-founder, Omeros.fr, who already guided and led this division within the association.

For Insurtech France 

“Insurtech France is delighted to continue its contribution to the development of the insurance sector among the general public and the ecosystem, by offering better readability under this common banner with France FinTech. Insurtech is a strong and key lever for innovation. It permeates the entire insurance sector with a very strong logic of collaboration with insurers.” – Joël Bassani and Annabelle Delestre, Co-presidents of Insurtech France

“We will thus be able to strengthen this space for privileged exchanges and projects between players who share a common vision of insurance, namely putting technology at the service of customers, to guarantee them insurance that is more competitive, simple, transparent and ethics " - Nelly Brossard, Vice-President of Insurtech France

For France FinTech 

“This merger represents an opportunity for all players in the insurance sector and more particularly in innovative finance. Together, we will be more powerful at the service of entrepreneurs and the financial center to be able to meet the numerous challenges we face.” – Kristen Charvin, General Delegate of France FinTech

"It is more useful than ever to join forces to support the Insurtech ecosystem at a time when the insurance industry is facing the major changes of our time: societal, climatic, technological, etc. We share the conviction that the technological mastery of more than 200 French insurtech companies is an opportunity for our industry and our country. Let's be together to find solutions for the future. "- Eric Mignot, President and co-founder of +Simple, member of the France FinTech office 

About us

France FinTech
Created in 2015 on the initiative of entrepreneurs, France FinTech brings together companies using operational, technological or economic, innovative and disruptive models, aimed at addressing existing or emerging issues in the financial services industry and representing the main components of the Faculty. 

The association's mission is to promote excellence in the sector in France and abroad and to represent French fintech to public authorities, the regulator and the ecosystem. France FinTech is today the largest sectoral association of start-ups in France and Europe. 

In addition to its actions on the regulatory and legislative grounds, its numerous publications, its workshops and various meetings, the association organizes each year the reference event of the ecosystem, FinTech R: Evolution.

France FinTech is co-organizer of the French FinTech Week, member of the ACPR-AMF Fintech Committee, founding member and on the board ofEDFA (European Digital Finance Association).

Insurtech France 
Insurtech France brings together insurtech players in France to accelerate the transformation of insurance to serve customers. Since its creation in 2020, the association has brought together more than 200 insurtech members, ecosystem players and industry figures.

Contact : hello [at] francefintech.org 

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