This pitch deck won insurtech firm Cover Genius the backing of an early Palantir investor in a $10 million round

  • Australian insurtech startup Cover Genius recently raised more than $10 million in a funding round backed by King River Capital and Leap Capital. 
  • The firm counts major technology players – including Ebay and Booking Holdings – among its growing list of international partners. 
  • One of Palantir's earliest backers, Chris Barter of King River Capital, chipped in for Cover Genius' latest fundraise – and said he was "excited" to see what the firm does next.
  • We got an exclusive look at the pitch deck Cover Genius used to bring investors on board. 
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Australian insurtech startup Cover Genius recently announced it had raised around $10 million in a funding round backed by King River Capital and Leap Capital. 

Founded in 2014, Cover Genius counts major technology companies such as Ebay, Booking Holdings, and the UK's National Express travel service among its partners. 

The firm raised the $10 million (or A$15 million) with the backing of King River Capital partner Chris Barter, who previously invested in secretive data analytics startup Palantir. 

"Cover Genius has a long history of actively contributing to the growth and prosperity of some of the world's biggest ecommerce brands," said Barter. "We are excited to see them expand quickly into new territories and verticals."

Business Insider got an exclusive look at the pitch deck Cover Genius used to bring investors on board: 

Disclosure: Palantir Technologies CEO Alexander Karp is a member of Axel Springer’s shareholder committee. Axel Springer owns Insider Inc, Business Insider’s parent company.

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