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Startups Selected for Inaugural InsurTech Acceleration Program in Hartford

Hartford InsurTech Hub, an initiative established in 2017 by Hartford, Conn.-based insurance companies, the city of Hartford and CTNext, has selected the 2018 group of 11 startups that will participate in its inaugural acceleration program, The InsurTech Accelerator. Hartford InsurTech …

The Hartford Names Bush to Head Personal Lines

The Hartford has announced that Stephanie Bush, who has led small commercial since July 2014, will expand her responsibilities to include oversight for personal lines. She replaces Ray Sprague, who is retiring after a 30-year career with The Hartford. Bush …

Connecticut’s The Hartford Promotes Bush to Oversee Personal Lines

The Hartford has announced that Stephanie Bush, who has led Small Commercial since July 2014, will expand her responsibilities to include oversight for Personal Lines. She replaces Ray Sprague, who is retiring after a 30-year career with The Hartford. Sprague …

Insurtech Startup Debuts with $6M and Proactive Cyber Risk Product

A California insurtech startup with a new cyber product has launched today to offer brokers and their clients what it calls “redesigned insurance, with cyber security expertise at its core.” Mountain View, Calif.-based At-Bay launched out of stealth mode along …

Connecticut’s The Hartford Recognized for Sustainability Efforts

The Hartford has been recognized for its leadership status by the CDP, formerly called the Carbon Disclosure Project, and has been named to the 2017 Dow Jones Sustainability Indices (DJSI). This is the 10th year The Hartford’s sustainability efforts and …

Startupbootcamp Launches Insurtech Accelerator in Hartford

Startupbootcamp, a London-based insurance accelerator that focuses on identifying globally-located disruptive and collaborative insurance and technology innovations, has announced the launch of its new InsurTech Accelerator in Hartford, Conn., designed specifically to rapidly scale insurance-focused technology startups. The InsurTech Accelerator, …

The Hartford Expands Management Liability Coverage to Nonprofits

The Hartford has expanded its flagship management liability offering, Private Choice Premier, to include management liability coverage integrated with risk management services for nonprofit organizations. Private Choice Premier for nonprofits offers coverage to protect against: Directors, officers and entity liability …

The Hartford Launches Nationally Registered Apprenticeship Program

The Hartford is working to educate college students about opportunities in the insurance industry while helping to make the transition from college to an insurance career an easier one. This initiative comes through its recent partnership with the Connecticut Department …

The Hartford Launches Risk Management Platform For Large, Midsize Businesses

The Hartford has released a new risk management information system (RMIS) to address the evolving data needs of its largest commercial customers who are most at risk for loss. The new system – TREO | Track Risk. Explore Opportunities. – …

The Hartford Open to Acquisitions That ‘Accelerate’ Growth Plans

The Hartford Chairman and CEO Christopher Swift said he remains interested in potential acquisitions – even large ones – less than a year after completing a noteworthy acquisition. However, plenty of conditions and criteria must be met before his company …