August 13, 2020 Press

SMP advises InsureQ on seed financing round

Berlin - SMP advised the Munich-based insurance start-up InsureQ on its seed financing round. Rocket Internet's new early stage fund Flash Ventures invested in the InsurTech. InsureQ digitalizes insurance sales. The company aims its services mainly at consultants, freelancers in the IT sector and startups with a focus on software-as-a-service and e-commerce. InsureQ received comprehensive legal advice from a team led by SMP partner Benjamin Ullrich.

"InsureQ has set itself the task of digitalizing insurance sales and is thus revolutionizing an industry that has so far been functioning predominantly offline", says SMP Associated Partner Frederik Gärtner, "The seed financing round is an important milestone for every young company, which we enjoy accompanying as advisors and create legal framework conditions", adds Benjamin Ullrich.

InsureQ is a Munich-based company that focuses on the digital distribution of insurance policies to consultants, freelancers and start-ups in the fields of SaaS and e-commerce. Founded in 2020 by Alexander Le Prince, Johannes Breulmann, Iven Schorr and Laibing Yang, Insuretech currently employs ten people.

Flash Ventures
Flash Ventures is an early stage fund focusing on investments in companies in the FinTech, B2B Marketplace, Logistics, D2C Health, PropTech and InsurTech sectors.

About SMP
SMP is a boutique law firm for tax and business law which is active in the core fields of Tax, Funds, Corporate, Litigation and Transactions. The attorneys and tax specialists at SMP represent a broad client base, which ranges from emerging technology companies and family-run SMEs to large corporations as well as private equity and venture capital funds. Founded in 2017, SMP has become one of the leading players for venture capital, private equity and fund structuring in Germany. The firm and its partners have been recognized nationally and internationally by JUVE, Best Lawyers, Legal 500, Focus and Chambers and Partners. Today, SMP has more than 50 experienced lawyers and tax specialists in three Offices in Berlin, Hamburg and Cologne.

Advisors InsureQ: SMP
Dr. Benjamin Ullrich (Lead), Partner
Dr. Frederik Gärtner, Associated Partner
Pia Dürre, Associate