Accelerators

Lloyd’s Lab – Accelerating Insurance Innovation

Start-up accelerators are, to borrow a particularly clunky piece of Silicon Valley jargon, experiencing “Hockey Stick Growth”, as their ranks swell and interest accumulates. In the past year alone, corporate titans such as Amazon, Deloitte and Fidelity have invested in a start-up accelerator that focuses on blockchain innovation, and companies such as Snap have launched their own in-house accelerator programmes. But Lloyd’s…

Financial Solutions Lab Welcomes Five Fintech Innovators to Boost Workplace Financial Health as Part of Five-Year, $30 Million Initiative

The Workplace Financial Health Challenge  is a fantastic initiative from JPMorgan focusing on “innovative workplace financial health solutions that can measure the impact and performance of these services within diverse work environments, including underserved populations”.  The application process is now closed and the five winners to participate in the challenge were recently announced. What I love about the selected group of companies is…

Lloyds Lab Cohort 2 – Get on Board!

Applications for the second cohort at Lloyd’s Lab are now open! Ed Gaze and his fantastic team have an amazing facility, which I was fortunate enough to visit last year. What are they looking for this time around?! Source: https://www.lloydslab.com/cohorts/cohort-2/ Powering data-driven underwriting with new insights For the Lloyd’s market, profitable underwriting depends on continually improving the tools and techniques used to…

2019 Global Insurance Accelerator Cohort Reflects Evolution of InsurTech

An absolutely outstanding lineup of new cohorts coming entering the Global Insurance Accelerator program in 2019: BriteBee enables consumers to shop for trusted insurance agents in an online marketplace. Cowbell simplifies and expedites the process of obtaining accurate cyber insurance coverage for businesses by mapping insurable threats to the type of exposures. ebbie specializes in e-application development and underwriting automation for life…