Global Insurance Accelerator – Des Moines, Iowa


Important Dates

InsurTech Week 2020

April 22, 2020 Applications Open

July 22, 2020 Application Close

October 12 – 16, 2020 InsurTech Week in Des Moines, IA

2021 Accelerator Program

July 1, 2020 Applications Open

October 19, 2020 Applications Close

January 19 2021 Accelerator Starts

April 27, 2021 Final Presentations

The Global Insurance Accelerator is a mentor-driven business accelerator designed to foster innovation in the insurance industry by supporting insurtech startups targeting the global insurance industry.

Startups: this is not your typical accelerator. Our investors are insurance carriers, our mentors are primarily insurance executives. Participating with our program is a highly strategic decision to find product-market fit and do customer discovery faster than you could ever do on your own.

  • Investment with founder-friendly terms: $75k in the form of a post-money SAFE that converts to 5% of the company; no board seat
  • Currated meetings with 75+ insurance-focused mentors in program; dozens more after
  • Final Presentations in front of a large insurance audience
  • Additional exposure at industry conferences
  • One-bedroom, residential-style suite at the Staybridge Suites, with amenities including daily breakfast, nightly dinner, gym, pool, and laundry (104 nights / 2-minute walk from GIA / housing covered by investment)
  • Office space for your entire team
  • Typical accelerator perks (deals on hosting, marketing tools, etc)
  • Stocked fridge at the GIA office
  • Founders need to be in Des Moines during the program

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