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Hartford InsurTech Hub announces first startup cohort
Hartford InsurTech Hub, the accelerator launched by Startupbootcamp in September, has announced which 11 startups will participate in the incubator’s first program, beginning Jan. 8. The insurtechs selected for the three-month accelerator were chosen from a list of 1,000 applicants, according to the company. Each will receive initial $25,000 cash grants and access to founding industry partners—Cigna, Travelers, USAA and The Hartford—as potential investors. This year’s cohort focuses heavily on AI, machine learning and big data to improve customer experience and retention.
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Boundlss
From Australia, this insurtech’s platform analyzes data from wearable devices and apps using AI to provide insurers consumer insights. (http://www.boundlss.com/)
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Aureus Analytics
Aureus Analytics, based in India, provides insurers customer experience analytics using AI and machine learning, helping carriers improve policyholder retention. (http://www.aureusanalytics.com/)
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Hindsait
Hindsait applies artificial intelligence to large healthcare datasets, intended to help carriers and providers improve patient health by finding deeper insights and trends. (https://www.hindsait.com/)
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Rozie AI
Rozie AI delivers real-time social media data to drive customer engagement. Its Social Pulse platform connects to all social networking sites and enterprise channels, helping insurers analyze customer feedback. (http://www.rozie.ai/)
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Pentation Analytics
Another startup from India, Pentation Analytics’ Insurance Analytics Suite offers insurance clients deep-learning software aimed at bolstering customer service, claim assessment and fraud detection. (http://www.pentationanalytics.com/)
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SecureHome
SecureHome leverages its intrusion detection system, behavior analytics and machine learning to guard against smart home threats. (https://www.securehome.io/)
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Viewspection
ViewSpection provides a do-it-yourself loss control platform that provides carriers with building inspections directly from the policyholder. (https://www.viewspection.com/)
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StaTwig
StaTwig, based in Singapore, uses the Internet of Things and blockchain technology to track and identify problems in the insurance value chain. (http://www.statwig.com/)
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Ubios
The Canadian startup leverages Big Data, the Internet of Things and motion detection technology to help landlords prevent water damage. (https://www.ubios.co/)
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Truedime
This insurtech offers a peer-to-peer health insurance platform for international students. (http://join.truedime.com/)
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Yaxa
Yaxa leverages machine learning to monitor live user activity on websites, finding abnormalities between customers’ historical behavioral patterns and current ones. The startup then creates profiles from live data packets, which it sends along to insurers. (http://www.yaxa.io/)