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, NY, 10010 (2nd Floor)

Check in with Security and tell them you’re arriving for the InsurTech NY Event on the 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.


Hampton Inn Manahttan-Chelsea is one of the closest hotels to the venue. It’s only around a block away.

Hotel Henri is located across the street from the back entrance to the venue on 24th St (this entrance is only open certain hours).  We’ve had a few guests who have chosen to stay there in the past and liked it.

Hilton Garden Inn-Chelsea – Approx 5 blocks away.

Holiday Inn Express – Times Square One Subway Stop from Event –

Agenda Overview

Wednesday, September 14th

8:15 AM – Registration Opens

9:00 AM – Introduction and Welcome

9:15 AM – Panel: What Makes a Good Partner

9:45 AM – Startup Pitches (2 minutes each)

11:30 AM – Lunch (provided)

12:30 PM – Round Tables – 15-Mins (8x)

2:30 PM – Break

2:45 PM – Round Tables – 15-Mins (7x)

4:30 PM – Wrap-up + Closing for Startups

4:45 PM – Members Pick Startups

Thursday, September 15th

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 an Independent Board

10:15 AM – Break

10:30 AM – Deep Dive into an InsurTech Journalist’s Mind

11:00 AM – Workshop: Pitch a Story Workshop

12:00 PM – Lunch (Provided)

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

1:15 PM – Workshop: Commercial Contracting Workshop

2:15 PM Break

2:30 PM Panel: Going Through An Acquisition

3:00 PM Break

3:15 PM Workshop: Leadership From 0 to 60 in 5 Years or Less

5:15 PM Closing Remarks

5:30 PM – Happy Hour – Hole In The Wall, 37 W 24th St (Across 24th St from Meeting Location)

7:30 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.

InsurTech NY – David Gritz

Stonybrook Capital – Adam Clay

Hudson Structured – Andrew Sagon

Yahoo Finance – Alexandra Garfinkle

Money Media – Paul Reynolds

Ambest – Renee Kiriluk-Hill

Key Media – Mark Hollmer

Insider Engage – Meg Green

Cowbell Cyber – Eric Biderman

Leadership Masters – Scott Eck