Category: W1 – InsurTech

The “Innovation Program” of the InsurTech Hub Munich starts in cooperation with WERK1 #5

Translated with www.DeepL.com/Translator (free version) In networking start-ups with medium-sized and corporate partners, we see WERK1 as a decisive factor for the success of digitalisation in Bavaria. Here we use our experience and our network to design complex accelerators or topic-specific programs for the benefit of both sides. The InsurTech Hub Munich emerged from one of these programmes and since then has also been located in WERK1. This is where we are driving forward the…Read more

Communication is everything! – The speech therapy app developers Neolexon at WERK1

We need to talk. All of us. Speaking is our connection to the world. But for many people this is “easier said than done”. How important this is for our everyday lives is particularly noticeable when, for example, a stroke causes our ability to speak to be lost and we have to struggle our way back into the world of acoustic communication. The WERK1-Startup Neolexon helps – with the most modern speech therapy app on…Read more

W1>> ACCELERATOR #4 AT WERK1 – UNLEASHING INNOVATION POTENTIAL IN THE INSURANCE INDUSTRY

The keyword “Accelerator” is usually associated with an idea about financial support and revision of business models. The W1 Forward Accelerator Programme, initiated by the InsurTech Hub Munich at WERK1, shows that a programm to promote innovative start-ups can work in a different way. In the eight-week, early-stage programm, the creators focus primarily on well-founded, targeted advice on start-ups and intensive use of the industry network. THE INSURTECH HUB – A POOL OF POSSIBILITIES FOR…Read more

INSURTECHHUB MUNICH STARTS FOURTH EDITION OF W1 FORWARD INSURTECH ACCELERATOR

Starting now, applications are being taken for InsurTech Hub Munich’s W1 Forward InsurTech Accelerator until 7thMarch 2019. Existing since 2015, the eight-weeks program is designed for early-stage cross-industry international startups that want to make an impact on the insurance business with their digital solutions. It includes workshops, one-on-one mentoring and coaching sessions. Startups are assisted in becoming experts in insurance and turning  validated entrepreneurial ideas market- and investor-ready, building pilots with InsurTech Hub Munich’s (ITHM) corporate members. “We’re looking…Read more

Demo Day at WERK1: Nine startups present their vision for a modern insurance industry

9 Start-ups. Rund 60 Mentoren. 13 Versicherungspartner. 8 Wochen. Man könnte es fast als ein kleines Boot-Camp der Startup-Szene bezeichnen, was sich in den letzten Wochen hier in den Räumen des WERK1 abgespielt hat. Das Ergebnis: Neun innovative Lösungen, welche die Zukunft der digitalen Versicherungsindustrie vorantreiben könnten. Mit den Live-Präsentationen der internationalen Teams endet erfolgreich der dritte Batch des W1>> InsurTech Accelerator.

DIGITAL HEALTH MEETS INSURTECH – MEET THE ARCHITECTS OF OUR FUTURE HEALTHSYSTEM

It’s not often that we start sweating before an event. But for the event “InsurTech meets Digital Health” we were pleasantly surprised at first by the number of registrations, but in the meantime we were afraid that we would not be able to offer space to all interested parties. In the end, however, we presented ourselves once again in WERK1 as a competent host. INSURTECH MEETS DIGITAL HEALTH But from the very beginning, InsurTech and…Read more

MISSION ACCOMPLISHED! INSURTECH HUB AT INTERNATIONAL TRADE FAIR DIA

Numerous highly informative discussions, intensive exchanges and close contacts to both existing and potential partners: The Digital Insurance Agenda (DIA) congress, at which InsurTech Hub Munich e.V. presented itself as one of the trade fair partners, was a great event for the network. “Once again we showed how attractive Munich is for InsurTech companies. It is impressive to see that participants from all industries, big reinsurers  and insurers, start-ups, tech companies, journalists and politicians agree and say:…Read more

SUCCESSFUL WORK AT THE W1 FORWARD INSURTECH ACCELERATOR: RECAP OF THE DEMO DAY 2016

Just a couple of months ago five finalists began their hard and very successful work at the W1 Forward InsurTech Accelerator. As you might remember, the W1 Forward InsurTech Accelerator is hosted at WERK1 and supported by  insurance companies, namely Allianz, ARAG, Die Bayerische, Generali, HUK-Coburg, LV1871, Munich RE, Nürnberger, Swiss RE, VKB. So no wonder the Technikum, just a few steps away from WERK1, was crowded by some illustrious guests from bavarian politics, top executives from the…Read more