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Eos Venture Partners Launches Israel InsurTech Activity

Posted 15.10.2018

The Global InsurTech fund seeks InsurTech investments in Israel;

Osnat Segev-Harel joins as a Venture Partner

Tel Aviv, IL, October 15 2018 – Eos Venture Partners (Eos), a strategic venture capital fund focused exclusively on the insurance industry, today announced the expansion of its market presence with the entrance to the Israeli market in search of InsurTech innovation.

Eos was founded by Sam Evans, Carl Bauer and Jonathan Kalman in 2016, and has offices in London and Philadelphia. Jonathan Kalman will visit Israel the week of October 14th, conducting meetings with innovative startups and venture capital firms that are active in this space.

“We’re excited about the opportunity to engage with the Israeli high-tech market and have Eos become an active player in the local insurTech scene”, says Jonathan Kalman. “We have seen many successful insurance technologies and business models emerge from Israel, and we will be watching the market closely to find suitable candidates that fit our investment strategy”.

The core of Eos’ business model is close strategic partnerships with their LPs to drive return on investment and innovation. Eos works with its LPs to develop, refine and execute a tailored innovation strategy to drive growth, improve profitability and enhance customer propositions.

Osnat Segev-Harel will work with Eos as a Venture Partner focused on the Israeli InsurTech market. With over two decades of experience in banking and insurance, Mrs. Segev-Harel runs a boutique advisory firm called Scale up Services, focused on growth strategy initiatives. She brings a unique view of innovation and growth, with focus on insurance. Her experience working with foreign investors and young startups is ideally suited for scouting and nurturing emerging InsurTech opportunities.

 

About Eos Venture Partners

Eos Venture Partners is a global independent Strategic Venture Capital Fund focused exclusively on InsurTech, investing in early and growth stage technology businesses that accelerate innovation and transformation across the insurance industry and value chain. Eos was founded in 2016 to bridge the “digital chasm” between InsurTech start-ups and traditional (re)insurance companies. Investors in the Eos fund, EVP I, are from the insurance sector, forming a close strategic relationship with the Eos team to capture both strategic and financial value from the innovation and technology change in today’s insurance industry.

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