Hartford InsurTech Hub 2.0 Launches

Hartford InsurTech Hub announced the launch of its newest initiative focused on providing innovative solutions to Life, Annuity, Retirement, Long Term Care and Employee Benefits insurers and providers.

Hartford InsurTech Hub 2.0 is bringing together Life, Annuity, Retirement, Long Term Care and Employee Benefits insurance leaders to set the direction for the second generation of the Hub, advance new innovative ideas and technology, and share how their organizations think about staying ahead of disruption. The program offers sourcing mature and forward-thinking companies that will impact their ability to compete in the future within these lines of insurance.

“At a time when technology is expected to transform Life, Annuity, Retirement, Long Term Care and Employee Benefits lines, it is crucial that scale-ups and corporates have a platform to share ideas, experiment, and develop business opportunities,” says Managing Director Dawn LeBlanc of Hartford InsurTech Hub.

“We are excited by the agility and creativity that scaleups will bring to support our ambition of strengthening innovation. We are thrilled to be partnering with a group of powerhouse insurers and supporting organizations on a program focused on ensuring their companies keep pace with change and create outcomes to assist with growth,” she adds.

Life, Annuity, Retirement, Long Term Care and Employee Benefits Program partners include Global Atlantic, Group1001, The Hartford, Mutual of Omaha, Tokio Marine Holdings and Capgemini. Those interested in becoming partners should reach out contact Hartford InsurTech Hub. This is a unique opportunity to become part of the group leading disruption and innovating in the Life, Annuity, Retirement, Long Term Care and Employee Benefits sector.

“The Hartford InsurTech Hub represents collaborative innovation at its finest. We are delighted to continue to be an integral player in the Hub’s journey as it branches its focus out in Life, Annuities, and Retirements where the focus will be on profitable growth while delivering superior experiences in the digital era,” said Shiva Balasubramaniyan, Vice President, Insurance, Capgemini.

“It’s wonderful to see the momentum surrounding InsurTech innovation continuing to build in Hartford through the launch of this new initiative. There is an incredible opportunity for entrepreneurs looking to create value for Life, Annuity, Retirement and Employee Benefits providers in our city” explains Michelle Cote, Director of Launc[H], Instructor and Director of Strategic Partnerships at Connecticut Center for Entrepreneurship & Innovation.

She continues, “The concentration of companies in this sector, as well as industry expertise available here, makes Hartford a great place for companies looking to break into the U.S. market and grow. We’re looking forward to helping our local anchors keep pace with changes in the marketplace and develop capabilities that help them create new value for their customers.”

About Hartford InsurTech Hub
The Hartford InsurTech Hub, powered by Startupbootcamp, is an initiative established in 2017 by Hartford insurance companies, the City of Hartford, and CTNext. Focused on addressing the need for attracting new technologies and talent in insurance and technology into the City of Hartford and the local ecosystem. The program drives growth throughout the region and state to create a thriving spirit of collaboration and innovation between our partners, entrepreneurs, and investors while leveraging Startupbootcamp’s global network of capabilities and delivery approach.

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