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Creating and investing in impactful insurance businesses.

Pelican Ventures is a private investment firm established by world-class insurance executives with a proven track record of founding, growing and operating some of the industry’s most enduring and successful franchises.

We invest our intellectual and financial capital in disruptive insurance concepts led by visionary entrepreneurs.  When Pelican Ventures commits its capital, we commit ourselves to work hand-in-hand with the portfolio company to drive long-term value creation and success.


Recent News

Blackpoint Cyber Secures $190 Million Growth Investment from Bain Capital and Accel

Blackpoint Cyber, a leading, technology-focused cybersecurity company providing its advanced security suite via managed service providers (MSPs), today announced it has received a $190 million growth investment led by Bain Capital Tech Opportunities, with participation from Accel.

Pelican Ventures backs new Lloyd’s cyber start-up Trium 1322

Lloyd's has granted in-principle approval for a new Asta-managed, cyber-focused syndicate – Trium – with the Pelican Ventures-backed vehicle set to commence underwriting in January 2023, The Insurer can reveal. Secures Strategic Investment from Pelican Ventures to Digitalize the Insurance Agency Industry, a proprietary online insurance shopping platform, announced today that it has secured a strategic investment from Pelican Ventures, co-lending alongside its existing lender Echo Venture Fund III (EVFIII). is a cutting-edge insurance technology company that helps consumers find and buy the best home and auto insurance coverage at the best price.

Tango Specialty hires Ascot trio to spearhead marine push

Start-up MGA platform Tango Specialty is making a play in the marine market with the hires of Chris Piazza, Dana Piazza and Jim Gehrke from Ascot, The Insurer can reveal.

Ariel Re Secures $270m of New Capital to Support 2023 Growth

Ariel Re, a global reinsurance business with offices in Bermuda, London and Hong Kong, has announced it has secured $270 million of capital from five new institutional and family office investors to support exciting growth opportunities in 2023. Raises $7 Million in Series A Funding

NEW, the insurance software company that makes it simple to buy and track property and casualty insurance online, today announced the completion of its $7 million Series A financing...

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