Our History

2010

The Story Begins

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BIMA launches in Ghana. In partnership with Tigo we bring Family Care Insurance to customers.

2011

2nd year, 2nd market, 2nd
product

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BIMA launches its second product with Tigo in Ghana and starts operations in its second market: Tanzania.

2012

Big investments and our first step into Asia.

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Kinnevik and Millicom invest in BIMA and we launch 2 new markets: Senegal and Bangladesh.

2013

We expand our product offer

We launch our very first Hospital insurance product. Leapfrog Investments commits funding to BIMA as we expand to our 6th market!

2014

Hitting the million mark

Not only is it our most prolific year for market launches, with 7 new countries going live, we also hit milestone of one million policies sold.

2015

We go beyond insurance

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BIMA launches mHealth services. We now give people access to vital health services at the touch of a button. We go live in Pakistan.

2016

All about empowerment

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We launch RUN, BIMA’s women’s empowerment programme to promote gender equality across our markets.

2017

$100 million investments

Axiata and Allianz X invest $16.8 million and $96.2 million for the continued expansion of BIMA.

2018

Evolution of our mHealth services:

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BIMA introduces exciting new features to its mHealth offer, including discounts at laboratories, home medicine delivery and a customer app in two markets – Ghana and Bangladesh. We also launch BIMA in Malaysia.

2019

Winning big at the mobile Oscars

BIMA wins ‘Best Innovation for Health and Biotech at the GSMA GLOMO awards, considered the Oscars of the mobile industry.

2011

2nd year, 2nd market, 2nd
product

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BIMA launches its second product with Tigo in Ghana and starts operations in its second market: Tanzania.

2013

We expand our product offer

We launch our very first Hospital insurance product. Leapfrog Investments commits funding to BIMA as we expand to our 6th market!

2015

We go beyond insurance

images

BIMA launches mHealth services. We now give people access to vital health services at the touch of a button. We go live in Pakistan.

2017

$100 million investments

Axiata and Allianz X invest $16.8 million and $96.2 million for the continued expansion of BIMA.

2019

Winning big at the mobile Oscars

BIMA wins ‘Best Innovation for Health and Biotech at the GSMA GLOMO awards, considered the Oscars of the mobile industry.