Startupbootcamp InsurTech FastTrack in Johannesburg

Startupbootcamp InsurTech FastTrack in Johannesburg
past 13 days ago

Starts: Thursday, 13 October, 2016 07:30am

Ends: Thursday, 13 October, 2016 02:00pm

Event Details

What’s Happening?

On the 13th of October, Startupbootcamp InsurTech welcomes you to Johannesburg for a FastTrack day as part of its international tour to support the best talent in InsurTech. The 10 most promising startups selected from all applications will be invited to pitch their innovative ideas to the Startupbootcamp team and fellow entrepreneurs, get one-on-one mentor feedback, and learn more about our London-based InsurTech accelerator program.

If you’re a startup based in South Africa, we encourage you to apply now here: With only 10 spots available for the day, the earlier you apply the higher your chances are of attending the event!

For more information about our accelerator program, please visit


Mentorship is one of the best ways to engage with the innovation ecosystem. Mentors are able to provide startups with real, life-learned advice, and inspire startups to look at problems and challenges from a different perspective. If you are one of Startupbootcamp InsurTech's experts in the insurance industry, we encourage you to attend this FastTrack to speak to startups one-on-one and provide valuable mentorship.

Who Should Apply?

Are you an InsurTech startup to watch? Do you want to take your venture to the next level?

Startupbootcamp FastTrack sessions are open for all startups. If you are looking for targeted advice from leading industry experts, this is the place for you!

We are looking especially for startups specializing in:

– Insurance

– Reinsurance

– Claims Management

– Wealth Management

– Underwriting & Actuarial

– Big Data & Machine Learning

– Risk Profiling & Assessment

– MedTech & Digital Health

– Wearables

– Internet of Things

– Cybersecurity & Data Protection

– Government Regulation & Political Monitoring

– … and anything else that could be applied to the Insurance industry!

Why Apply?

The experience is extremely valuable for everyone attending: teams learn from their personalized feedback as well as from feedback that other teams receive. As the event is informal, you will also have the chance to connect with the mentors and other participating individuals from the local ecosystem.

Application Process

If you are looking to connect with some of the most relevant mentors in insurance, apply for Startupbootcamp FastTrack. We will inform you at least 2 days before the event if you have been selected to meet Startupbootcamp mentors for 20 minute 1-1 feedback and advice sessions.

If your team is planning to fly in to attend the FastTrack session, you can request an early evaluation to better accommodate your travel schedule. If you have any questions about the Startupbootcamp FastTrack, please email us at


09:30 - 09:45 Introduction Startupbootcamp InsurTech

09:45 - 10:15 Team 1-5 pitches

10:15 - 12:00 Team 1-5 mentorship

12:00 - 12:45 Lunch

13:00 - 13:15 Introduction Startupbootcamp InsurTech

13:15 - 13:45 Team 6-10 pitches

13:45 - 15:15 Team 6-10 mentorship