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Bicycle insurance company Laka receives investment from Porsche Ventures

Laka has secured additional funding from Porsche Ventures, the venture capital unit of Porsche AG. This brings its Series A, led by Autotech Ventures and followed by Ponooc, a Dutch sustainable mobility investor with close ties to Pon, and ABN AMRO, to $13.5 million. Laka said it will use the …

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Bicycle insurance company Laka now working with Dockr

Bicycle insurance company Laka has announced that it is now working with cargo bike subscription giant Dockr. As part of their Dockr subscription, thousands of Dockr clients in Belgium, Germany and the Netherlands can now benefit from Laka’s insurance and fleet management system. Laka and Dockr both bring a modern …

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Bike insurance company Laka partners with Decathlon to deter thieves with new connected tech solution

Bicycle insurance company Laka has partnered with sports retailer Decathlon to provide a tech-driven insurance offering for customers. The announcement follows Laka’s recent $12million Series A funding round that will help accelerate growth and further build its tech capabilities, with a focus on introducing deeper API and e-commerce integration options …

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Laka raises $12 million Series A round to expand across Europe

Laka has raised a $12 million Series A round. The round was led by US mobility investor Autotech Ventures with participation from sustainable mobility and energy fund Ponooc, a Dutch sustainable mobility investor with close ties to Pon, alongside ABN AMRO Ventures of European bank ABN AMRO. Existing investors including …

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Raleigh, Lapierre and Haibike partner with Laka

Raleigh, Lapierre and Haibike have partnered with cycle insurance company Laka. The partnership will see Laka provide insurance cover for all of Raleigh, Lapierre and Haibike’s individual bike offerings. So whether a daily commuter or e-bike enthusiast, Laka’s insurance offering will provide ‘transparent and hassle-free cover’ from £5 per month. …

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Laka now providing last-mile delivery companies with tailored commercial rider cover

Laka is now providing last-mile delivery companies with tailored commercial rider cover. Its commercial client list includes Randstad, EAV, Zapp, Urb-it, Jiffy, Dash, Foodstuff and Santis Global. “It has recognised that the same attributes that have made its consumer insurance proposition so compelling, are just as relevant for the commercial …

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Endurance Zone Rewards partners with Laka to bring UK premium members £2 million personal liability cover

Endurance Zone Rewards and Laka are joining forces to provide £2 million of liability as well as legal insurance to all Endurance Zone UK premium members for no additional cost. “At Laka, we take pride in providing collective-driven cycle insurance to all cyclists,” said Tobias Taupitz, CEO of Laka. “Partnering …

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Elinor Barker MBE becomes Laka ambassador

Laka has announced Elinor Barker MBE as an ambassador. Barker, who currently rides for Laka sponsored team Tekkerz, won gold at Rio 2016 in the team pursuit with Team GB alongside Katie Archibald, Laura Kenny and Joanna Rowsell-Shand, having also taken five world titles and gold at the Commonwealth Games …

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Laka appoints Kelly Barnes as CMO to oversee diversity programme

Laka has promoted the current VP of marketing Kelly Barnes to the newly created role of CMO. In addition to driving the next phase of the company’s growth, both in the UK and internationally, Barnes will oversee the creation and implementation of Laka’s own business diversity plan as well as …

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Laka launches new bike shop membership programme

Laka has launched a new bike shop membership programme, designed to provide retailers with the means, via plug-and-play online technology, to create their own customer membership programme. Laka’s Bike Shop Membership Programme is free to participating retailers who can register their interest via a dedicated page on the Laka website. …

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