InsuranceDekho Reports Reduced Net Loss Despite Increased Expenses


InsuranceDekho, the insurance arm of CarDekho, a used car marketplace, has reported a 29% decline in its net loss for the financial year 2022-23 (FY23), reaching INR 51.5 crore, compared to INR 72.2 crore in FY22. This improvement in financial performance can be attributed to robust business growth, with the company's operating revenue doubling to INR 96.4 crore in FY23 from INR 47.9 crore in the previous fiscal year.

Despite the positive developments in revenue and reduced net losses, InsuranceDekho also saw an increase in total expenses, which rose by 25% to INR 151.8 crore, up from INR 121 crore in the prior fiscal year. This expenditure growth indicates the startup's commitment to expansion and investment in various operational areas.

It's worth noting that InsuranceDekho's operating expenses increased, resulting in a cost of INR 1.5 for every INR 1 earned in operating revenue during FY23. While this may seem high, the company's focus on scaling its operations and strengthening its market presence might justify this approach.

InsuranceDekho operates as an insurance aggregator, offering customers access to a wide range of insurance products and services. As part of the CarDekho Group, the startup leverages its parent company's extensive customer base and digital infrastructure to facilitate insurance purchases and comparisons.

The insurtech industry in India has been experiencing significant growth, with consumers increasingly turning to digital platforms to explore insurance options. InsuranceDekho's strategic positioning within the CarDekho ecosystem has likely contributed to its ability to tap into this growing market.

The reduced net loss and substantial revenue growth reported by InsuranceDekho in FY23 demonstrate the company's progress toward financial sustainability and expansion in the competitive insurtech landscape. With a focus on providing customers with convenient insurance solutions and capitalizing on the digital transformation of the insurance sector, InsuranceDekho aims to continue its growth trajectory in the coming years.



InsightX Newsletter for latest Update /Don’t worry, it’s 100% free