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Innovation Underwriters: an intro to the collaborative

  • CIC/Venture Cafe 1 Broadway, 5th floor Cambridge, MA, 02142 United States (map)

Please join us for a special afternoon and into the evening as we demonstrate and share the power of the Innovation Underwriters collaborative. Food, drinks, and networking. Open to all without charge.

3:00pm-5:00pm: Office Hours - schedule a time to speak to industry specialists about how they might help positively impact your innovation orbit. Learn, teach, inspire or be inspired. Please check event page soon for the link to sign up for a 15 minute slot with Jeff Brown, CEO of Kaboodle and Sebastien Bert, Vice President at Swiss Re.

5:30pm - 6:15pm Innovation Underwriters: Come hear from Charlie Sidoti Executive Director of Innovation Underwriters and Tim Rowe Founder of CIC about the soon-to-launch insurance industry cluster embedded within CIC. Innovation Underwriters is a not-for-profit with the mission of supporting new venture development in the insurance industry. We are actively building community, preparing programming, and creating partnerships.

6:30pm - 7:30 pm Reverse pitches: Four innovation leaders will each give 15-minute “reverse pitches.” In addition to highlighting their innovation initiatives and how they hope to work with the startup ecosystem, presenters will be asked to give a pitch describing the specific problems they would like to get help with or specific solutions and technologies they are looking to invest in or bring into the organization. Presenters are encouraged to offer a pathway to resources, mentorship or funding.

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5:30 pm - 8:00pm StartUp Showcase: Invited industry startups will be hosting conversation tables with demos in the cafe. Come meet, learn and chat with the founders.

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RSVP not required but strongly encouraged on the Insurance Discourse platform.