BrokerTech Ventures Accelerator – Applications due by Dec 18 – The concept of the BTV Accelerator is to be an “innovation hub” and proof of concept environment for broker-centric products and technology solutions, ultimately bringing validated solutions to the industry. The ideal candidates for the Accelerator are early-stage insurtech startups. The deadline for BTV Accelerator submissions is December 18, 2023. The initial review will be in January, with the top 20 startups chosen to take part in the Selection Series in early March. The Selection Series will be a virtual event where BTV partners can dig deeper into the products, companies, and teams. Subsequently, the cohort will begin the five-week Accelerator program in April 2024. More than $500,000 in funding is at stake for the selected broker-centric, seed and early-stage startups, with each startup receiving $50,000. https://www.brokertechventures.com/
Plug and Play Winter Summit- Dec 5-7 – Discover the magic of AI technologies and unlock endless possibilities. Stay ahead of the game, embrace innovation, and let them transform your business strategies in the best way. https://www.plugandplaytechcenter.com/events/silicon-valley-december-summit/
NY Dept of Financial Services DFS Exchange – DFS Exchange is the Department’s newly-launched engagement platform to foster the growth of responsible innovation in financial services in New York. Through DFS Exchange, financial innovators and stakeholders are invited to meet directly with DFS subject-matter experts to establish an open and ongoing dialogue and present DFS as a transparent, innovation-friendly regulator. Through these sessions, DFS hopes to learn about emerging products, services, business lines and/or practices, and technologies to accelerate the financial industry; their promise for New Yorkers and the New York economy; and their potential regulatory needs, merits, and challenges. Sessions will be held either virtually or in-person at NYDFS’s New York City offices and are open to all entities, including, but not limited to, financial institutions, non-bank institutions, firms, and technology companies, and consumer advocacy organizations or nonprofits.