Applications for the 2019 program are now open. After a successful inaugural year, we will continue to operate an insurtech track alongside our established fintech program. Applications are due December 1, 2018.

Who should apply?

  • Early- and growth-stage technology companies with innovative solutions for financial institutions and insurance companies
  • Non-fintech, growth-stage companies interested in serving financial services and insurance clients


  • Companies with at least a beta version of their technology and proven track record of successfully integrating with customers
  • If selected, at least two members of the company must relocate to New York City for the duration of the program

We are open to innovative B2B or B2B2C models in fintech and insurtech. Specific areas of interest in fintech are (but not limited to):

  • Artificial Intelligence / Machine Learning
  • Asset, Investment, and Wealth Management
  • Blockchain including blockchain enablement solutions
  • CFO/Treasury solutions
  • Data / Analytics, incl. alternative data sources, predictive analytics, visualization tools
  • Data Privacy
  • Digital Client Engagement Tools (for domestic and international customers & in-house advisors), incl. gamification, planning, profiling tools
  • Employee Engagement / HR / Talent Development
  • Investment Banking tools (M&A / Traditional Banking focus)
  • IT solutions for IT groups (e.g., Enterprise Dev Ops and Multichannel Deployment, incl. management of open source at scale)
  • New Credit / Underwriting tools
  • RegTech, incl. Risk Management / Compliance
  • Robotic Process Automation and related solutions
  • Security, incl. solutions for cyber / identity management / fraud
  • Virtual Reality / Augmented Reality

We’re also looking for insurtech companies that:

  • Claims and underwriting automation (including tech enabled processing, policy administration & management)
  • Compliance and risk management
  • Customer and agency experience (including digital brokerage)
  • Data and artificial intelligence
  • Distributed ledger technology/ blockchain for insurance
  • Emerging and under-served risk
  • Human resources and internal talent
  • Leveraging new data sources for underwriting and claims
  • New insurance products
  • Wearables; IOT in Insurance


There is no fee to apply. For those companies accepted into the program, the Lab takes a small amount of warrant coverage.