Propel Ventures Leads $14.1mn Investment into InsurTech startup, Hixme

Propel, the $150 million fintech venture capital company set up by Spanish bank BBVA is investing $14.1 million into InsurTech startup, Hixme; the investment was announced at Money 20/20 in Las Vegas; Propel’s sole backer is BBVA – its $150 million of funding makes it one of the biggest fintech-focused funds in the world; the company’s hope is to invest in next-generation fintech companies. Jay Reinemann, managing partner at Proper Ventures, says: “Insurance has been one of the latest hot areas, it’s been that way for at least a year.  Source