InsurTech NY Event Details

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

Double-Tree Chelsea – Approx 6 block away. Usually has some of the best rates nearby.

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

Hilton Garden Inn-Chelsea – Approx 5 blocks 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.

Oct 17 – Education Day

8:00 AM – Breakfast and Networking

8:30 AM – Introduction and Welcome

8:45 AM – Getting to Series B/C

9:15 AM – Deep Dive Into an InsurTech Journalist’s Mind

9:45 AM – Break

10:00 AM – Pitch a Story Workshop (with journalists)

10:45 AM – Boost Sales with Online Demand Generation

11:15 AM – Working Lunch – Commercial Contracting

11:55 AM  – Panel: Going Through An Acquisition

12:20 PM – Break

12:30 PM – Leadership from 0 to 60 Workshop

1:45 PM – Wrap Up/End


Oct 18 – Selection Day

8:00 AM – Breakfast and Netoworking

9:00 AM – Introduction and Welcome

9:15 AM – Panel: Behind the Scenes at a VC

9:45 AM – Startup Pitches (2 min Elevator Pitch)

10:45 AM – Break

11:00 AM – Startup Pitches

12:00 PM – Lunch (Provided) w/networking

12:45 PM – Panel Presentation

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