Techstars Demo Day 2018

Ty from Openly Insured invited me to Techstars Demo Day 2018 in Boston, where he presented his work from the past few months in the Techstars accelerator, along with Max, founder of Fincura, and eight other entrepreneurs ranging from portable on demand electricity for your car or home, to a revolutionized air conditioning unit, to […]

Rice Business Plan Competition Day 1

It’s been a short time coming with long hours, and we’re finally here (well, most of us). Nine of us from Wunderite are excited to present at the 2018 Rice Business Plan Competition in Houston, the most competitive student startup competition in the US. Voting for crowd favorite is still open until Saturday. There are 42 […]

Wunderite at Beyond Insurance Global Network

I came back late last night from presenting to a group of about 25 brokers at Scott Addis’ Beyond Insurance Global Network (BIGN). We met in Tempe Arizona (great to be in the 80 degree heat and sun). This was the first time I showcased Wunderite to a large group of brokers, and the feedback, […]

EFMA Accenture Insurance Innovation Awards

I’m Excited to announce that Wunderite is listed as an entrant to the EFMA Accenture Insurance Innovation Awards. The awards: “celebrate the very best new ideas that are transforming our industry. … [and] have served as a catalyst for innovation in the insurance sector and have helped insurers develop better disruptive strategies.” From EFMA This global […]

Vote for Wunderite: People’s choice at Rice University

In less than a month, the Wunderite team will be heading down to Houston to compete in the world’s largest graduate-level student startup competition, hosted by the Rice Alliance for Technology and Entrepreneurship. We are honored and thankful to have this opportunity and are excited to showcase our product. In the meantime, please vote for Wunderite for the […]

Wunderite accepted to Rice Business Plan Competition!

I am beyond excited and grateful to announce that Wunderite has been selected as a finalist competitor in the Rice 2018 Business Plan Competition. Forty-two teams were selected and announced today from over 700 applicants. Rice brands their competition as the “World’s Richest and Largest Student Startup Competition,” and their numbers back that up: In […]

Mass Challenge Application Launch Party

Four of us headed over to Mass Challenge’s Launch Party at the Landmark Center this evening, to celebrate today’s opening of their application for MC Boston 2018. I was a little surprised that the line to get your name badge upon arrival, even with pre-registration, snaked around so far that we were told to just […]

Accelerate at Shea

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I’m please to share that Wunderite was accepted to [email protected], Boston College’s accelerator, for the 2018 batch. The program begins January 16th, 2018, and ends with a demo day February 27th, concluding the week after Spring Break. The accelerator provides access to some cash without equity, lots of mentors, space, and a few weekly sessions. Thanks […]

InsureTech Boston 2017

InsureTech Boston 2017

Thank you Michael and Allan over at AskKodiak for organizing InsureTech Boston! The room was packed–standing room only–with probably 200+ in attendance. This gathering stands in contrast to other insurance events I’ve been to–it is full of a younger crowd that is excited about leveraging their talents to think differently to solve problems–often their own pain-points. […]

Acord Insurance Innovation Challenge 2016

Chris and I drove down and back to Acord’s HQ in New York June 6th for their second annual insurance innovation challenge (and our first visit). I first heard about the challenge after Acord 2015 in Boca Raton and speaking with some Acord employees about innovation in the industry. Rather than offer a robust business […]