Grinnell Mutual is pleased to announce its participation in the Global Insurance Accelerator initiative for insurance-based startup companies. Grinnell Mutual joins
"One of the goals of this program is to enhance the insurance industry in central
"Grinnell Mutual is proud to be part of the Global Insurance Accelerator as the future of the
Modeled after the highly successful TechStars programs, six startup companies will be accepted into the Global Insurance Accelerator in early 2015 and receive seed funding, office space in
Over approximately three months, the startup companies will have the opportunity to present their companies' business model, marketing plan, and product/service strategies to over 100 insurance and technology professionals, capitalists, and investors during an intensive mentoring and growth process. Participants will pitch their products to hundreds of insurance executives and potential customers at the 2015 Global Insurance Symposium in
"Technology startups need to get to market quickly and can't wait for organic growth. These companies will get one to two years' worth of relevant feedback in less than 100 days," said Colwell. "This is the first time a large number of companies from a single industry has come together to form an accelerator. There are a lot of opportunities here."
The Global Insurance Accelerator will develop an international outreach program to find the best of the best in the startup world to be part of the program. Candidates from around the world are encouraged to apply at http://www.globalinsuranceaccelerator.com.
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