t: @bimamobile

CEO / Founder:   Gustaf Agartson

Founded: 2010

Sectors:  Insurance / Microfinance

Latest Funding: $36.2M Series D, December 2017

Total Funding:  $170.6M

Lead Investor: Allianz X

HQ:  Stockholm, Sweden

Microfinance Pioneer

Customers of Bima typically live on less than $10 a day and fewer than half have bank accounts. The Swedish Microfinance pioneer has developed a bespoke portfolio of over 40 microinsurance & mobile health products which it distributes in emerging markets such as Ghana for as little as 35 cents a month using mobile technology and an agent network. Its expansion across emerging markets in Africa, Asia and Latin America has served over 20 million customers in just five years and it currently attracts 500k new customers per month.