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 […]
My sort-of lawyer told me Y Combinator (YC) was coming to Harvard. I’ve been reading hacker news since 2008 and YC is known as a top accelerator, so I “applied” for office hours Friday morning, and within a few hours the schedule was released and I was given a 15 minute time slot. So I […]
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 […]
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. […]
Alina and I headed down and back same day to ACORD’s headquarters in New York on June 22, 2017 for our second shot at ACORD’s Insurance Innovation challenge. As usual, we enjoyed connecting with the various companies in attendance.
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 […]