InsurTech NY Announces Its 2020 Accelerator Cohort

October 13, 2020

InsurTech NY, an InsurTech community in the New York metro area, has announced its growth-stage InsurTech accelerator cohort.

The 22 startups were selected to participate in its insurance carrier and broker sponsored program that focuses on providing resources to support traction, talent and financing. The program will provide access to insurance carriers and brokers looking to deploy new technologies and provide financial backing to digital managing general agencies (MGAs).

“Our member carriers and brokers worked closely with us to hand-select startups that align with their organizational goals,” said InsurTech NY Managing Director David Gritz in an InsurTech NY press release. “The goal of the program is to help startups accelerate the process of building long-term strategic relationships and gain knowledge on the best way to do so.”

Selected startups in the life and annuities lines include Amenity Analytics, Best Fit, Breathe Life, Everyday Life, Fenris, Gerald App, Insurmi, IXN, Sensely, Sorcero and Vymo.

In the property and casualty lines, selected startups include Assurely, Dealer Policy, Ecopia, GradientAI, Guardhog,, Honcho, Neural Metrics, Pinpoint Predictive, Relay and TrustLayer.

For traction, 18 member corporations will work closely with the startups to establish proof of concepts and partnerships. For talent acquisition, startups will be invited to present at the InsurTech Matchmaking Expo on Oct 29.

For fundraising, startups will work with 17 insurance-focused corporate VCs, traditional VCs and angel investors. The program will run for a total of six weeks, ending on November 12.

Source: InsurTech NY

Topics New York InsurTech Tech

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