InsurTech NY, an insurtech community in the New York metro area, has announced the finalists of its 2020 InsurTech Competition.
More than 200 startups applied to compete in a two-track competition, pitting early and growth-stage companies against each other, for more than $300,000 in prizes. In the competition, contestants aim to be the most investable and the best carrier and broker partners respectively.
The selection process employed 24 judges from across the insurance value chain representing companies including NY Life Ventures, CT Innovation, Anthemis, Guardian Life Ventures, Plug and Play, Greenlight Re, and IA Capital.
“Our team was impressed by the startups in the competition this year,” said NFP Ventures Vice President Adam Blumencranz in an InsurTech NY press release. “They rival the top startups we find in our scouting process.”
The finalists represent an assortment of ventures across the globe spanning technologies from artificial intelligence to cloud, big data, and no-code in life, health, and property/casualty industries.
“Insurtech is one of the most robust and diverse areas of investment in today’s business climate, and this competition is a great way to meet exciting companies, make a difference in their success, and help advance the industry,” said InsurTech NY Co-Founder David Gritz in the release.
Early-stage finalists include JAUNTIN, Sigo Insurance, Micruity, Atidot, Agilius, WOOP!, Protosure, AdaptReady, SAIVE, and Kiwi Insure. Growth-stage finalists include Zelros, WeatherCheck, Planckdata, DeadHappy, Pharm3r, Matterport Insurance, INSHUR, Wenalyze, EasySend, and Quick Insured
The finalists will present on March 19th at the InsurTech NY Spring 2020 Conference. Judges will select the winners for the early-stage and the growth-stage tracks.
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