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We are using a large space with ample room for social distancing.

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InsurTech NY Event Details

We will spend two days together in New York adding value to the InsurTech marketplace.  Our first day will be all about our startups as we learn more about each company and their approach to the industry.  On the second day, we will hear from leaders across the scope of the world of Insurance and Insurtech as they provide valuable insight and advice.
Please arrive early each day and be prepared for a full agenda!


Rise New York, 43 West 23rd Street, New York, New York, 10010
2ND Floor

Suggested Hotels

You are responsible for your own accommodations. These are simply some hotels in the surrounding area you can consider. We recommend checking search sites like Expedia or Google to find a accommodations within your budget and comfortable distance.

Meeting location is near intersection of 23rd St and 5th Ave.

Hampton Inn – Chelsea
Approx $250/night
One block from event

Holiday Inn Express – Times Square
Approx $190/night
One Subway Stop from Event (Herald Square Station)

Agenda Overview

Wednesday, September 22nd

8:15 AM – Registration Opens

9:00 AM – Introduction and Welcome

9:15 AM – Panel 1: What Makes A Good First Impression

9:45 AM – Startup Pitches (3 minutes each)

11:30 AM – Lunch (provided)

12:30 PM – Speed Dating Meetings with Carriers (15 min each)

2:30 PM – Break

2:45 PM – Speed Dating Meetings with Carriers (continued)

4:30 PM – Closing for Startups (startups may leave afterward)

4:45 PM – Insurtech NY Members Meeting

Thursday, September 23rd

8:30 AM – Doors Open

9:00 AM – Introduction and Welcome

9:15 AM – Panel Discussion: Getting to Series B/C

9:45 AM – Presentation: Setting Up Corporate Governance to Scale

10:15 AM – Break

10:30 AM – Panel Discussion: Insurtech Journalists

11:00 AM – Workshop: Pitch a Story to Journalist

12:00 PM – Lunch (Provided)

12:45 PM – Presentation: Navigating A Complex Sales Process

1:15 PM – Workshop: Commercial Contracting

2:15 PM – Break

2:30 PM – Workshop: Leadership

4:30 PM – Break

4:45 PM – Panel: Going Through an Acquisition

5:15 PM – Happy Hour

7:00 PM – Wrap up and Close

Featured Speakers

We are bringing together an expert lineup of insurance carrier leaders, InsurTech founders, and solution provider leaders. This section will be continuously updated with new speakers.

Appian – Philip Russell

Arent Fox – Eric Biderman

Boost – Alex Maffeo

Carrier Management – Mark Hollmer

DealerPolicy – Jeff Mongeon

EY – Simon Plummer

EY – Rich Brelsford

Founder Shield – Carl Niedbala

Guy Carpenter – George Woods

Insurance Journal – Elizabeth Blosfield

InsurTech Fund – Erick Pereda

IXN – Kevin Pohmer

Leadership Masters – Scott Eck

Markel – Jennifer Finney

Money Media – Paul Reynolds

Nationwide – Amelia Gandara

PolicyPal – Val Yap

St Nick Media – Jennifer Overhulse

UBS – Cem Altunas