InsurTech NY Opens Applications for its Third Accelerator Cohort.


* InsurTech NY, the largest InsurTech community in North America, announced that it will be accepting applications for its third annual growth-stage accelerator. The application window will run from July 6 to July 29 and applications can be submitted through the InsurTech NY website. The program is designed for growth-stage companies, with initial traction, in the funding stages between Series Seed and Series B. International participants made up more than 30% of past cohorts.

"The InsurTech NY program is designed for startups going from initial launch to mainstream names in the insurance space," said David Gritz, InsurTech NY Managing Director. "Our past cohorts have a stellar track record with fruitful carrier partnerships, productive fundraises over $360M post-program, and rapid exits of four alumni - IXN, Verikai, TowerIQ, and Breathe Life. This cohort can make the same impact."

The accelerator is run on a compressed timeline that balances time spent with the value received in a "no fluff" model. Startups focus on market traction, recruiting talent, and fundraising. InsurTechs will connect with insurance carriers and brokers looking to provide insurance capacity and looking to find software solutions to their technology challenges. Startups in the cohort will also be able to meet rockstar InsurTech founders who have exited...

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