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Thursday, September 28, 2023
Welcome, Acknowledgements & Intro Address
Canadian Insurtech Landscape - Startups that are Innovating, Opportunities and Funding
The insurtech landscape has been rapidly evolving in Canada. With the launch of the 2023 Status of the Canadian Insurtech Landscape report by Luge Capital, the speakers will present an update on the fintech and insurtech ecosystem in Canada, areas where startups and insurers are innovating, opportunities for future growth and the venture funding landscape.
Unpacking The Trends: Financing and Consolidation for InsureTechs
With the InsurTech industry rapidly evolving, how do start-up companies raise capital to finance their growth? What consolidation trends are happening? During this session, industry experts will explore the latest M&A trends and challenges as well as share valuable insights on financing options.
Where Will the Next Tranche of Innovation Come From?
In this session Insurtech Canada founder John Harvey will discuss industry trends with insurance leaders to uncover clues about sources of innovation in our industry. As new tools like Chat GPT, bots and automation take hold, along with globalization and repurposing of human resources; we’ll explore further what this means for stakeholders and clients in this rapidly changing world
Wolf Pack Startup Pitch Event
Qualifying Life/Health and P&C InsurTechs perfect their pitch and present in this year’s pitch event.. See which startup shows they are strong enough to run with the pack, and maybe even lead the industry forward!
Applications are now open and will be accepted until July 17, 2023, with the finalists announced in August. Apply here!
Speed Dating/Marketplace sponsored by IBM
Using the event networking app, delegates are able to find information about conference attendees, carriers, InsurTechs, VC's, advisors or regulators with similar interests and schedule one-on-one speed-date style networking meetings. Delegates can download the app and sign in, create their profile, select their interests, write a short pitch and begin sending or accepting meeting invites. Once the invites are accepted, users are assigned a meeting spot. Let your deal-making begin – it’s that easy!
Networking Social at Espace CDPQ hosted by Luge Capital
In Québec, there’s one place where venture capitalists converge: Espace CDPQ. All delegates, speakers and moderators are invited. Continue your valuable networking opportunities over drinks and canapes at Espace CDPQ, a few minutes away from the Sheraton for the closing event of ITN 2023 and indeed NICC 2023. A wonderful way to cap off the events. Espace CDPQ, 3 Place Ville Marie, Suite 12350, Level RC, Montréal QC, H3B 0E7