Slideshow 24 insurtech startups to participate in Plug & Play incubator program

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  • March 23 2017, 5:53am EDT
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The Sunnyvale, Calif.-based Plug & Play Tech Center startup accelerator launched its second insurance program this week, after a successful first run last year. Twenty-four startups will participate in the 12-week initiative, up from 22 last year. Participants gain access to funding, workshops and mentoring opportunities to help refine their products, culminating in an expo where they present to a insurance company sponsors. The Read on to meet this year's members. [See last year's cohort and scenes from the expo]

Pypestream

This company is working on a messaging platform that allows chatbots or humans to service customers. https://www.pypestream.com/

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Jumpstart

Jumpstart is working on a platform to pay $10,000 instantly to California earthquake victims — via text. https://www.jumpstartrecovery.com/

Pillar Technologies

This company is building a sensor-based worksite safety platform. http://pillar.tech/

DataRobot

This company makes a machine-learning platform to help automate analytics. https://www.datarobot.com/

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Pointivo

Pointivo makes software that can be used to produce models of structures based on video captured from a smartphone, drone or camera. http://pointivo.com/

Neosurance

Neosurance is building a "virtual agent" for carriers using AI and mobile technology. http://www.neosurance.eu/

Snapsheet

Snapsheet is working on a digital platform for claims adjusting. http://www.snapsheetapp.com/

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RiskBazaar

This company is developing peer-to-peer risk contracts to help people cover risks on the blockchain. https://www.riskbazaar.org/#/

Fenris

Fenris Digital is a white-label mobile quoting platform for insurers. http://www.fenrisdigital.com/

LevelFunded Health

This company is working on a new model for small- to midsize companies to provide employee benefits. http://levelfunded.com/

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Zeguro

This company is trying to build a cyber-insurance distribution platform that small- to midsize businesses can use to protect their digital assets. https://www.zeguro.com/

Limelight Health

Also in the benefits space, Limelight focuses on distribution of employee benefits and incorporating tablet technology. https://www.limelighthealth.com/

Matic

This digital agency shops a property data profile to help homeowners find the right fit. https://maticinsurance.com/

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Lapetus

This company is working on combining facial analytics, biodemographic information and life event data to assist in underwriting. https://www.lapetussolutions.com/

Cyberwrite

Cybewrite is working on predictive analytics for cyberinsurance. https://www.cybewrite.com/

Extraordinary Re

This company is working on a platform to help make certain kinds of insurance products tradeable. https://www.extraordinaryre.com/

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Instanda

Instanda is developing a platform for bringing insurance products to market faster. http://instanda.com/

Aureus Analytics

A company working on a big data and analytics platform to aid insurers' customer experience. http://www.aureusanalytics.com/

Brokerlift

Brokerlift is a turnkey e-commerce platform for insurance brokerages. http://brokerlift.com/

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BenRevo

This is a health insurance distribution platform that helps group carriers enroll online. http://benrevo.com/

Abaris

Digital distribution platform for annuities. https://www.myabaris.com/

Atidot

A data and analytics platform for life insurers. http://atidot.com/

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Bold Penguin

An agent portal that helps commercial distibutors go digital. http://boldpenguin.com/