About Koala

Today, people are looking for simple, transparent and instant
solutions. Koala exists to meet those needs.

Koala Team
Koala Team
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Koala in summary

The founders Ugo, Léo and Antony

Founded in 2018, Koala is on a mission to offer peace of mind from the moment travellers book their trips to the minute they return home.

We launched Koala with the innovative Flight Disruption Insurance. As soon as Covid struck, we rapidly launched new solutions to restore travellers' confidence to book.

We build all our products from scratch, removing one layer of complexity after the other. We thrive in providing insurance with no exclusions, no proof and compensating travellers as soon a disruption occurs.

Our milestones

User Interviews with travellers,
airlines and travel agencies

Member of the Techstars
Accelerator Program

Creation of Koala

First Insurance Product Built
Koala Flight Disruption

€2.2M Seed Round fundraising

Member of the IATA accelerator

In response to Covid, launch of Koala Flex

Launch of Koala Missed Connection

We are backed by strong investors

Koala raised €2.2M seed round in July 2020 led by:

Techstars seed accelerator
Playfair Capital
Insurtech Gateway

Our amazing advisors

Peter Davies
Peter Davies
Ex CEO
Air Malta, Brussels Airlines, Caribbean Airlines, DHL
Augusto Viansson Ponte
Augusto Viansson Ponte
Ex CRO
South African Airways,
Air Malta
François Hoehlinger
François Hoehlinger
Ex Head of Flixbus france
Nikolaus Kirner
Nikolaus Kirner
Board Member Condor,
Ex GCPO Thomas Cook
Arthur Waller
Arthur Waller
Co-Founder Pennylane
Product Booking.com
The most innovative insurers trust us

The most innovative
insurers trust us

Koala is backed by well-known insurance players and reinsured by Swiss Re, the world's leading reinsurance company. We work together to design fair and simple travel insurance matching 21st century expectations.

Swiss Re Group
Wakam
Seyna

Our recognition

Best Ancillary Product for Airlines
Ancillary Merchandising Conference 2019

IATA Startup Hotlist 2021
by IATA

Fastest Growing Travel Insurance Brand – France
by Global Brands Magazine 2021

Nominated as Insurtech to watch
by Sifted magazine on recommendations by VCs 2021

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