Bundeep Singh Rangar is a noted figure and investor in the blockchain, technology and digital industries. He is considered a thought leader and has spoken at events about blockchain ranging from the South Summit in Madrid, Insurance 2025 in London, the FinTech & InsurTech Digital Congress in Warsaw and Rakuten’s Technology Conference in Tokyo. He has written and been quoted in several articles as a key player in the blockchain industry, such as CityAM about “The Insurance Industry Needs to Embrace Blockchain Starting Now” and the FCA’s regulatory sandbox acceptance of blockchain firms.
Mr Rangar was credited for raising $36 million for his London-based insurtech firm PremFina from Rakuten Capital, Draper Esprit, Thomvest Ventures, Rubicon VC, Emery Capital and Talis Capital and has raised more than $300 million in debt funding for a variety of his investments from American, European and Canadian financial institutions. He has been featured in publications such as Bloomberg News, Forbes, The Telegraph and The Times and is a frequent guest on Bloomberg TV, the BBC, CNBC and CNN (more at www.rangar.tv).
He has personally invested in blockchain companies internationally, such as:
Black insurance, based in Estonia, provides a blockchain platform to enable the underwriting of new insurance policies faster and cheaper via insurance syndicates akin to the Lloyd’s market. Co-investors include Concentric.
IDEO CoLab, based in San Francisco, which focuses solely on accelerating the world’s best blockchain entrepreneurs and start-ups. IDEO CoLab is a subsidiary of global design company IDEO, which counts Apple, Google, Nike, and Ford among its clients.
Nivaura, based in London, which provides a white-label capital markets platform which is licensed to clients on a white label basis, enabling fully automated securities issuance and executions using either existing capital markets infrastructure or blockchain infrastructure. Other investors include the London Stock Exchange Group and Digital Currency Group.
Phunware Inc., based in Austin, Texas, provides multiscreen as a service customer engagement platform that enables brands to engage, manage, and monetize their users worldwide. The company’s investors include the Draper Network Fund, Samsung and Cisco Investments.
Wave Financial, based in Los Angeles, undertakes early-stage investment, asset management, treasury management and strategy consulting to enhance the adoption of blockchain technologies worldwide. Co-investors and AUM funders include Tim Draper, Scott Walker and Brock Pierce.