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What Is Car Insurance, And Why Do You Need It?

8 July 2024

The only thing standing between your car and financial ruin is insurance.

Pineapple’s CEO, Marnus van Heerden, said, “I think the important thing to get people to understand is what financial position you are going to be in if something happens to your car.”

About us

Founded in 2017, Pineapple is an innovative Johannesburg-based startup specialising in affordable, comprehensive car insurance that has captured the hearts and minds of many South Africans.

Since launching in 2018, Pineapple has won many awards locally and internationally, including MTN Consumer App of the Year and the Stanford Startup Award. It was also the first Insurtech accepted into Google’s Launchpad Accelerator Programme.

The future for fintech companies in Africa is looking up, with Pineapple setting a benchmark in terms of what can be achieved when young South African talent is given access to capital, strong guidance, and mentorship. This is setting a trend for South Africa to become a hub for producing globally scalable technology.

Pineapple is underwritten by Old Mutual Alternative Risk Transfer Insure Limited, a licensed Non-Life Insurer and authorised FSP. Terms and conditions apply.

To learn more about Pineapple please visit our website.

News on the Hub

27 June 2024
South Africa’s top-rated car insurers according to Google reviews

Pineapple is the only car insurer in South Africa with an average Google review rating of above 4/5 stars.

This was our finding after we compared the Google reviews of South Africa’s most prominent car insurance providers.

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