Release date: 3 December 2020
Promoter – Financial Intermediary
HD INSURANCE LTD
HD Insurance ("HDI") is a fully regulated general insurance company, founded in Cyprus in 2011, putting technology and innovation at the forefront of all its activities. It has built its own proprietary underwriting, claims management and online distribution platform which increases the efficiency of traditional services with the use of artificial intelligence (AI) / machine learning. The group's vision is to use this platform to generate leads and claims management fees and so contribute to the digitalisation of the insurance industry in Greece and Cyprus.
The project concerns the digitisation and innovation of the underwriting and insurance industry. The promoter's proprietary algorithms and platform allow it to execute traditional services more efficiently with the use of machine learning and AI. The research and development (R&D) programme includes the years from 2020 to 2022.
- Services - Financial and insurance activities
Proposed EIB finance (Approximate amount)
EUR 15 million
Total cost (Approximate amount)
EUR 35 million
The operation concerns the Promoter's investments in technology and product development. Due to the nature of the operation (mainly R&D and innovative information technologies, sales and marketing investments), it does not fall under any annexes of the Directive 2014/52/EU amending the EIA Directive 2011/92/EU.
The Promoter has been assessed by the EIB as being a private company not subject to EU rules on public procurement or concessions.
Signed - 15/06/2021
Before financing approval by the Board of Directors, and before loan signature, projects are under appraisal and negotiation. The data provided on this page is therefore indicative and cannot be considered to represent official EIB policy (see also the Explanatory notes).