Global InsurTech Startup Competition 2024

Applications Closed for 2024

InsurTech NY Competition Video Voting

9 finalists have been selected by 25+ esteemed investor and carrier/broker judges who rated the startups based on their commercial potential.  The 10th and final slot will be given to one “Wild card” winner, who will be selected by you – based on popular voting of the videos below. 

Not all votes are equal.

Registered for Spring 2024: Your vote counts 20x

Anyone else: Your vote counts 1x

To vote, please select a company by pressing vote, then enter your contact information. Please submit with the email you used to register for the conference if you have registered. (Note: You are allowed only one vote for the company that you would like to support.)



Pitching at the InsurTech NY 2024 Spring Conference

Thank you for joining us for the InsurTech Global Startup Competition!

We are thrilled to have had the opportunity to showcase some of the most innovative startups in the industry. Keep an eye on our website and social media channels for updates on future events, news, and insights from the world of InsurTech.

If you have any questions or feedback, feel free to reach out to our team.

We look forward to continuing the conversation and driving forward the future of insurance technology together.

Global InsurTech Startup Competition 2024

InsurTech startups rely extensively on a supportive ecosystem to survive and thrive. Unlike consumer-driven industries like fitness or eCommerce, InsurTech startups must meet many hurdles to get to a proven minimum viable product (MVP). We created the Global InsurTech Startup Competition 2024 to bring visibility to talented founders of early-stage InsurTech startups to gain access to the resources and recognition they need to gain traction.

Contestants will gain access to a prize pool of $200,000 in value, exposure to 10+ early-stage investors and insurance leaders, and have the chance to present in front of 400+ InsurTech influencers live in New York.

How to Apply and Win

Application Process

Submit your application for the Insurtech Startup Competition 2024 until Feb 5, 2024.

  1. Finalists – (February) Judges will select the top 10 startups from the competition based on submitted applications and any additional requested information.
  2. Winners – (March) Top 10 startups will present their pitch to an InsurTech Investor judging panel. The presentations must be made at the InsurTech NY Spring 2024 Conference in-person in New York City on March 21st.

Judges

We are bringing together an expert lineup of early-stage investors and carrier and broker leaders to evaluate 2024’s insurtech startups.

Jay Novis

Jay Novis

Investor, QBE Ventures

InsurTechNY Mentor 2022

Somil Jain

Principal, Lewis & Ellis

Digital MGA Lab Accelerator - Mentor 2022

Alicia Sandlin

Managing Director, Customer Experience, WCIRB

Samir Ahmed

Samir Ahmed

Principal, X by 2

Bryan Falchuk. Accelerator

Bryan Falchuk

Managing Partner, Insurance Evolution Partners

InsurTechNY Mentor 2022

Stacey Brown

President, InsurTech Hartford

InsurTechNY Mentor 2022

Bill Cleave

President, Flagship Insurance Agency

Bob_Sargent_Park_City_Angels

Bob Sargent

Investor, Park City Angels

InsurTechNY Mentor 2022

Bill Goddard

Investor, Electromagnetic Advisors

InsurTechNY Mentor 2022

Tarun Chopra

President, Clements

Sam Hosey

Sam Hosey

Director of Innovation, AF Group

risha mahadeo

Risha Mahadeo

VP – Digital Partners,  Arch

Beverly Harris

Beverly Harris

VP,  Texas Mutual

Sandeep Manchanda

Sandeep Manchanda

Head – Insurance M&A, EXL

InsurTechNY Mentor 2022

Jacob Stern

Investor,  ALUCIFY

RoiHansraj

Roi Hansraj

Head of IoT,  Zurich

Sokhiba

Sokhiba Mukhitdinova

Principal, InsurTech Fund

DavidGritz

David Gritz

Partner, InsurTech Fund

Brian Gong

Brian Gong

Associate,  Cameron Ventures

Jonathan Hendrickson

Jonathan Hendrickson

VP, Gallagher

jess liu

Jess Liu

Partner, Nationwide

alex

Alex Golod

Member,  Chicago ArchAngels

marvin

Marvin Pestcoe

Independent Director, Hamilton

Kevin Mccahey

Kevin McCahey

Partner,  MS Transverse

Russ MacTough

Russ MacTough

Managing Director, Liberty Mutual

Dave Wechsler

Dave Wechsler

Principal, OMERS Ventures

InsurTechNY Mentor 2022

Eric Madoff

Independent Consultant

charanjit saggu

Charanjit Saggu

Director of Underwriting Innovation,  Zurich

Eligibility Criteria

Insurtech startups that meet the following requirements can apply:

  1. Revenue Requirement: The startup had less than $250,000 USD in recurring revenue.
  2. Classify as an InsurTech: The company uses technology to a) sell insurance policies or b) serve a (re)insurance carrier, an insurance broker, or risk management organization.

Why Apply to InsurTech Startup Competition 2024?

The InsurTech Startup Competition 2023 was created to spotlight InsurTech startups with the potential to change the industry. We have gathered together the top investors, insurance carriers, and service providers to provide prizes and participate in judging. Here’s how you benefit:

  • Showcase your startup in front of 10+ early-stage investors and insurance leaders focused on InsurTech.
  • Jump Start your business development with exposure to carrier and broker buyers.
  • Chance to present to 400+ insurance influencers and have a virtual booth at the InsurTech March Conference
  • Win prizes

Prize

We have meticulously put together a set of over $200,000 in prizes, which will be distributed across 3 insurtech startups.

These prizes are a combination of products and services that growing InsurTechs need.

Prize Partners

We are continuously updating our prize providers and they are subject to change.
Here is the list of past prize providers:

precision (1)

Precision Research Group

Freshworks

Freshworks

1549338100289 (1)

Prince Communications

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Insurance Evolution Partners

Horton International

Horton International

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ROI Consulting Services

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MS Marketing Services

locke Lord

Locke Lord

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Finesse Consulting LLC

1519913005072 (1)

Success Performance Solutions

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MIC Global

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Ernst & Young

Lewis & Ellis

Lewis & Ellis

Insurance Insider

Insurance Insider

Untitled design (25)

KiwiTech

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Mongo DB

Terms & Conditions

For terms & conditions for startups participating in the competition, please ​click here to see details.

Global InsurTech Startup Competition 2023: Early-Stage Finalists

insurtech startup competition top 10 startups 2023

InsurTech startups rely extensively on a supportive ecosystem to survive and thrive. Unlike consumer-driven industries like fitness or eCommerce, InsurTech startups must meet many hurdles to get to a proven minimum viable product (MVP). We created the Global InsurTech Startup Competition 2023 to bring visibility to talented founders of early-stage insurtech startups to gain access to the resources and recognition they need to gain traction.

Contestants will gain access to a prize pool of $200,000 in value, exposure to 10+ early-stage investors and insurance leaders, and have the chance to present in front of 400+ InsurTech influencers live in New York.

How to Apply and Win

Application Process

Submit your application for the Insurtech Startup Competition 2023 until Feb 10, 2023.

Judges

We are bringing together an expert lineup of early-stage investors and carrier and broker leaders to evaluate 2023’s insurtech startups. The full judges list will be updated soon.

Rhonda Marcucci

Rhonda Marcucci

VP Innovation, Gallagher

TedOhkuma

Ted Ohkuma

Head of Innovation Lab (NY), Tokio Marine

Thomas Mattapallil

Tom Mattapallil

Sr. Director, Advice Solutions, TIAA

Sven Prudlo

Sven Prudlo

Head of Strategy, Starr

Jay Novis

Jay Novis

Investor, QBE

Basilios Manousogiannakis

Basilios Manousogiannakis

Director – Digital & Direct Channels, Employers

Stephen Ziegelmayer

Stephen Ziegelmayer

Sr. Director – Insights & Innovation, Travelers

Mark Selcow

Mark Selcow

Partner, Costanoa VC

InsurTechNY Mentor 2022

Somil Jain

SVP – Product and Analytics, Steadily

InsurTechNY Mentor 2022

Carl Niedbala

Co-founder, Founder Shield

Digital MGA Lab Accelerator - Mentor 2022

Alicia Sandlin

Managing Director, Customer Experience, WCIRB

InsurTechNY Mentor 2022

Eric Madoff

President, Housatonic Advisors

Samir Ahmed

Samir Ahmed

Principal – Insurance Market, X by 2, LLC

Bryan Falchuk. Accelerator

Bryan Falchuk

Founder & Managing Partner, Insurance Evolution Partners

InsurTechNY Mentor 2022

Stacey Brown

Lead Organizer, InsurTech Hartford

InsurTechNY Mentor 2022

Bill Cleave

President, Flagship Insurance Agency

Bob_Sargent_Park_City_Angels

Bob Sargent

Founding Member, InsurTech Association

Stuart Winchester

Stuart Winchester

CEO & Founder, Marble

InsurTechNY Mentor 2022

Bill Goddard

Angel Investor, NY Angels

garnet heraman

Garnet Heraman

Managing Partner, Aperature VC

Michelle Bothe

Michelle Bothe

Chief Executive Officer, Finsure

Mariam Dawoud

Mariam Dawoud

Investment Associate, HSCM

Adam Blumencranz

Adam Blumencranz

Partner, Distributed VC

InsurTechNY Mentor 2022

Tarun Chopra

President and CEO, Clements

farron blanc

Farron Blanc

VP – Brokerage Distribution & Strategy, Legal and General

Matt Perlman

Matt Perlman

Partner, IA Capital

Auditee Dutt

Auditee Dutt

Innovation Practice Lead, Travelers

Pooja Shah

Pooja Shah

Sr. Associate, Avanta

Eligibility Criteria

Insurtech startups that meet the following requirements can apply:

  1. Revenue Requirement: The startup had less than $250,000 USD in annual revenue in 2022.
  2. Classify as an InsurTech: The company uses technology to a) sell insurance policies or b) serve a (re)insurance carrier, an insurance broker, or risk management organization.

Why Apply to InsurTech Startup Competition 2023?

The InsurTech Startup Competition 2023 was created to spotlight InsurTech startups with the potential to change the industry. We have gathered together the top investors, insurance carriers, and service providers to provide prizes and participate in judging. Here’s how you benefit:

  • Showcase your startup in front of 10+ early-stage investors and insurance leaders focused on InsurTech.
  • Jump Start your business development with exposure to carrier and broker buyers.
  • Chance to present to 400+ insurance influencers and have a virtual booth at the InsurTech March Conference
  • Win prizes

Prize

We have meticulously put together a set of over $200,000 in prizes, which will be distributed across 3 insurtech startups.

These prizes are a combination of products and services that growing InsurTechs need.

Prize Partners

We are continuously updating our prize providers and they are subject to change.
Here is the list of prize providers from the 2022 Competition.  (2023 Providers will be updated soon)

precision (1)

Precision Research Group

Freshworks

Freshworks

1549338100289 (1)

Prince Communications

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Insurance Evolution Partners

Horton International

Horton International

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ROI Consulting Services

ICON+MS+Marketing+Services+LLC+logo

MS Marketing Services

locke Lord

Locke Lord

Resizing image (1)

Finesse Consulting LLC

1519913005072 (1)

Success Performance Solutions

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MIC Global

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Ernst & Young

Lewis & Ellis

Lewis & Ellis

Insurance Insider

Insurance Insider

Untitled design (25)

KiwiTech

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Mongo DB

Terms & Conditions

For terms & conditions for startups participating in the competition, please ​click here to see details.

Winners of InsurTech NY’s 2022 Startup Competition!

121 InsurTechs applied from more than 20 countries and our carrier / broker judges and angel investor judges deliberated and selected two champions:

Carrier and Broker Choice: Healthee (Presented by Guy Benjamin)

Angel Investor Choice: OneClickEstimate (Presented by Garrett Kurtt)

Judges

Vikas Singhal

Vikas Singhal

Partner, Hudson Structured

Gopi_Rangan_Sure_VC

Gopi Rangan

General Partner, Sure Ventures

Ashley Paston

Ashley Paston

Bain Capital Ventures

Bill_Goddard_NY_Angels

Bill Goddard

Angel Investor, NY Angels

Doug Roth

Doug Roth

Managing Director, CT Innovation

Erick_Pereda_PLG_VC

Erick Pereda

Partner, PLG VC

Tim Del Bello

Tim Del Bello

Director at NYL Ventures

Adam Blumencranz

Adam Blumencranz

VP, NFP Ventures

Prize Partners

Fusion PR

Fusion Public Relations

Stanton

Stanton Elevate Communications

EY

EY

Success Performance Solutions

Success Performance Solutions

ch & O

CH&Co

aws

AWS Activate

Microsoft For Startups

Microsoft For Startups

locke Lord

Locke Lord

Winners of InsurTech NY’s 2021 Competition!

Over 120 eligible startups applied to the competition. The judges selected the four winners from the top 13 finalists that presented at  InsurTech Spring Conference on March 10, 2021.

Carrier/Broker Prize: Tide Foundation
VC Investor Prize: Loadsure
Angel Investor Prize: Delos Insurance
Bermuda BDA Prize: RemitRix

Judges

Matt_Jones_Anthemis_VC

Matt Jones

Managing Director, Anthemis

Gopi_Rangan_Sure_VC

Gopi Rangan

General Partner, Sure Ventures

Brent_Hammer_Grange

Brent Hammer

Innovation Officer, Grange Insurance

InsurTechNY Mentor 2022

Bill Goddard

Angel Investor, NY Angels

Bob_Sargent_Park_City_Angels

Bob Sargent

Angel Investor, Park City Angels

Erick_Pereda_PLG_VC

Erick Pereda

Partner, PLG VC

Amelia Gandara

Amelia Gandara

Nationwide Ventures

Brian Oreilly

Brian O’reilly

Sr. Principal, Greenlight Re

Untitled design (8)

Chisom Uche

Sr. Associate, SixThirty Global

Laviva

Laviva Mazhar

Investment Associate, Luge Capital

landsberger

Michael Landsberger

Angel Investor, Pumpkin

Untitled design (9)

Susan Pateras

Director, Bermuda BDA

Untitled design (10)

Jonathan Crystal

Angel Investor

Untitled design (11)

Stephen Siegal

Angel Investor

Untitled design (12)

Muneeb Ahmed

Associate, Impression Ventures

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Patrick Klas

Investor at MGV

Untitled design (16)

Mark Hong

Managing Director, Transverse

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Heather Gostomski

Director Investments & Corp. Dev., CNO

Untitled design (15)

Steve Rhee

CDO, Arthur J. Gallagher & Co

TedOhkuma

Ted Ohkuma

Digital Innovation Lead, Tokio Marine

Untitled design (17)

Elliot Vernon

Analyst, Greenlight Re

Untitled design (18)

Steve McGovern

EOS Venture Partners

Untitled design (19)

Maria Beaulieu

AVP, Ecosystems &Partnerships at SCOR

Untitled design (20)

Chris Campana

Associate, Avanta Ventures

lucas

Lucas Timberlake

Partner, Fintech Ventures Fund

alex

Alex Fair

Managing Partner, MedStart Ventures

Prize Partners

precision

Autotelic Group

cooley

Cooley

1549338100289 (1)

Prince Communications

1575666708942

Insurance Evolution Partners

EY

EY

Evolvor

Evolvor

ICON+MS+Marketing+Services+LLC+logo

MS Marketing Services

locke Lord

Locke Lord

1572246991196

Virtual Force

1519913005072 (1)

Success Performance Solutions

Microsoft For Startups

Microsoft For Startups

precision (1)

Precision Research Group

Untitled design (24)

ClarionDoor

Untitled design (23)

Bermuda Development Agency

Untitled design (25)

KiwiTech

Freshworks

Freshworks

Winners of InsurTech NY’s 2020 Competition!

Early Stage:

1st Place

2nd Place

3rd Place

Growth Stage:

1st Place

2nd Place

3rd Place

Judges

Vikas Singhal

Vikas Singhal

Partner, Hudson Structured

Gopi_Rangan_Sure_VC

Gopi Rangan

General Partner, Sure Ventures

Ashley Paston

Ashley Paston

Bain Capital Ventures

InsurTechNY Mentor 2022

Bill Goddard

Angel Investor, NY Angels

Doug Roth

Doug Roth

Managing Director, CT Innovation

Erick_Pereda_PLG_VC

Erick Pereda

Partner, PLG VC

Tim Del Bello

Tim Del Bello

Director at NYL Ventures

Adam Blumencranz

Adam Blumencranz

VP, NFP Ventures

Prize Partners

Fusion PR

Fusion Public Relations

Stanton

Stanton Elevate Communications

EY

EY

1519913005072 (1)

Success Performance Solutions

ch & O

CH&Co

aws

AWS Activate

Microsoft For Startups

Microsoft For Startups

locke Lord

Locke Lord