Hybrid InsurTech Accelerator

No fluff accelerator for growth-focused InsurTechs looking
to partner with leading carriers and brokers

Applications for the 2022 Accelerator will open in the summer of 2022

How We are Unique

$0 cost

No equity or fee to enter the program.

Guaranteed Meetings

Meet with carrier/broker decision-makers for pilots and paper/capacity.


Learn from intensive feedback sessions and experienced mentors.


Only spend time to increase traction, talent, and funding; no fluff.

Real Investors

Pitch to top investors who cut checks for InsurTechs

Recruit Talent

Work with world-class recruiters and InsurTech founders who have attracted top talent.

What Is In The Program

Hybrid: 3 days in NYC, virtual meetings with 20+ prospects and partners.

POCs, Pilots, & Partnerships

InsurTechs learn how to win commercial contracts or get paper/increase capacity. Have 1-on-1 meetings with Carrier/Broker decision-makers.

Talent Acquisition

Hire your next sales leader, data scientist, or senior underwriter. Expert coaching from recruiters and InsurTech founders who have built world-class teams.


Understand real Series-A and Series-B term sheets from VCs and deals attorneys. Pitch to Investors who have experience investing in InsurTechs.

Participating Carriers & Brokers

Work with 20+ recognized reinsurers, carriers, and brokers in property & casualty, life & annuity, and specialty lines.

What Carriers and Brokers are Looking For

Digital MGAs

Alternative Distribution

Embedded Insurance

Underwriting Technology

Agent Tools

New Data Sources

InsurTech Eligibility


~$100k+ ARR

# of Customers


Funding Stage

~Seed to Series B (if funded)


Mentors from carriers, brokers, and late-stage InsurTech leaders. The list will be continuously updated with new mentors

Isaac Espinoza

VP, Root

David Bradford

Former Founder, Advisen

Jason Andrew

Chief Alliance Officer, FINEOS

John Pettit

Chief of Business and Product Strategy NA, Sapiens

Angela Grant

Chief Legal Officer, Palomar Holdings, Inc.

Reid Holzworth

CEO, IVANS Insurance Solutions

Peggy Klingel

Director Startup Engagement, Allstate Insurance

Sebastien Bert

Co-head of Strategic Partnerships, Swiss Re

Wesley Butcher

Underwriter, Atrium Underwriters

Simon Lewis

Underwriter, Atrium Underwriters

Arlene Kern

Innovation Leader, Munich Re

George Woods

Senior Vice President, Guy Carpenter

Bill Cleave

President, Flagship Insurance Agency

Risha Mahadeo

Vice President, Guy Carpenter

Brent Hammer

Innovation Officer, Grange Insurance

Steve Wilkins

SVP Strategy, Hiscox

Mike Knas

AVP Innovation, FM Global

Awais Farooq

Head of Insurance Practice, ActiveOps

Greg Tacchetti

Chief Information and Strategy Officer, State Auto Mutual Insurance Co

Brad Chalder

Manager Business Model Innovation, RAC Insurance

Michelle Bothe

CEO, Finsure Consulting

Bryan Falchuk

Managing Partner, Insurance Evolution Partners

Jill Rasmussen

AVP- Corporate Strategy: Digital Solutions and Innovation, Amica Insurance

Irene Yang

Principal, Finesse Innovation

Somil Jain

VP & Consulting Actuary, Lewis & Ellis, Inc.

Dan Prince

Principal, Prince Communications

Ted Ohkuma

Head of Tokio Marine Innovation Lab (NY), Tokio Marine

Stan Sukhinin

Senior Partner, Finmodel

Alan Lurty

President, Oakwood Insurance Consulting

Sarah Barrett

Sr. Manager of Insurance Innovation, Hippo

Mark Goldstein

Senior Advisor, MLG

Adam Troyer

Senior Reinsurance Actuary, Lockton Re


Real investors who make Series A+ InsurTech startup investments. The list will be continuously updated with new investors.

Adam Blumencranz

Vice President, NFP Ventures

Brian McLoughlin

Partner & Co-Founder, MTech Capital

Brad Chalder

Manager Business Model Innovation, RAC Insurance

Mads Jensen

Associate, Manchesterstory

Andrew Pitz

Managing Director, HighScale Ventures

Zachary Kane

Principal, Assurity Ventures, Inc.

Michelle Gouveia

Vice President, Sandbox Insurtech Ventures

Stephen McGovern

Investment Professional, Eos Venture Partners

Josh Cohen

Principal, Liberty Mutual Strategic Ventures

Laviva Mazhar

Investment Associate, Luge Capital

Gopi Rangan

Founding Partner, Sure Ventures

Adam Myers

Senior Director, Strategic Ventures, Guardian Life

Destini Brodi

Investment Analyst, Rev1 Ventures/State Auto Labs Fund

Matthew Barbas

Principal, Long Arc Capital

Ben Bergsma

Principal, Munich Re Ventures

Bill Goddard

Investor, Electromagnetic Advisors

Rashad Haque

CVP / Angel Investor, New York Life

Stephanie Khoo

Principal, Nyca

Leigh Gaffney

Associate, Assurant Ventures

Jonathan Crystal

Principal, Crystal Venture Partners

Testimonials from Startups

Program Schedule

Jul - Aug


  • July 7: Applications open
  • Aug 2: Applications close


Selection Day

  • Mid Aug: Top 30 InsurTechs invited to Selection Day
  • Sep 22: Selection Day to select the cohort

Oct - Nov

Accelerator Program

  • Oct 12: Accelerator starts
  • Nov 16: Demo day