InsurTech North Wolf Pack


Qualifying Life/Health and P&C insurtechs perfect their pitch and take on InsurTech North’s Wolf Pack in this year’s pitch competition. The Wolf Pack will put the startups through their paces and draw out the best. See which startup shows they are strong enough to run with the pack, and maybe even lead the industry forward!

Monetary prizes will be awarded to the overall winner and the startup voted people’s choice.

Apply to Pitch and Win!

We invite innovative insurtech startups to submit their application today and secure one of five coveted spots to pitch their idea and technology in front of our esteemed judging panel as well as conference delegates, sponsors and media partners.

The InsurTech North startup competition is a fantastic opportunity for entrepreneurs to connect with experts in all key sectors – incumbents, venture capitalists, incubators, regulators and advisors – and present their ideas in front of a world class panel of judges and hundreds of insurance industry leaders and investors.

Applications for the 2020 competition are being accepted between December 18, 2019 and January 31, 2020.

The winning startup chosen by the Wolf Pack judges on April 6 will receive:

  1. Prize money
  2. Wolf Pack Pitch Competition Award Trophy
  3. Name & interview in post-event Press Release
  4. Media coverage with our media partners
  5. Exhibitor space at Expo/Marketplace in 2021

Selection Criteria

Applications will be assessed based on the originality of the idea/company, the description submitted, whether a pitch deck is provided in the application and the overall calibre of information provided in the application. Given that InsurTech North focuses on the insurance sector, ideas/companies focused within the insurance sector (P&C and Life/Health) will be selected over other affiliated sectors.

Whether you’re an active member in the insurtech community will play a key part in being selected. InsurTech North strives to support those who are a part of the tech and entrepreneurship community within Canada and the U.S.

How to apply:

Fill out the survey and attach a pitch deck before submission.
Application deadline is January 31, 2020. Five startups from all applications received will be selected to present their pitch to our Wolf Pack. These five candidates will be announced in February 2020.

Wolf Pack Archive

Startup Pitch and People’s Choice Winner

Finaeo is a venture-backed insurtech building the digital fabric to connect and power the life insurance industry, globally. Finaeo connects insurance advisors, their clients and insurance carriers through an integrated marketplace to streamline the “prospect-to-policy” experience. In addition to providing advisors front-office technology, Finaeo delivers clients a “digital wallet” experience to help bridge the experience gap between carriers and policyholders. Finaeo believes that the future of advice is not “robo”, it’s “Bionic”.

Startup Pitch Winner

Maple enables timely and convenient access to non-emergency healthcare in a time when the Canadian healthcare system is under tremendous pressure to cope with an aging and growing population. We connect patients with physicians through an online, interactive consultation room available on web and mobile. Maple’s platform offers a variety of interaction mediums, including video and live chat, with the ability to send images and other file types to receive a diagnosis or prescription. Maple’s platform is round-the-clock with an average physician response rates of under 2 minutes, the fastest in the industry. Our solution saves patients time in having their care needs addressed and creates savings in our healthcare system by reducing avoidable ER and clinic visits.


People’s Choice Winner

JAUNTIN’ is an insurance technology company specializing in risk optimization and operating on a mobile, on-demand platform offering higher margins and lower risk to insurance companies. JAUNTIN’s platform provides an opportunity for insurance companies to jump start participation in the emerging world of insurtech by white-labeling the platform to fit within any company’s trusted brand, while enabling collection of never before available location data on customers, which can be optimized to provide competitive pricing, as well as better risk data. JAUNTIN’ allows users to be completely paperless and to turn insurance on and off with a swipe of the finger on a mobile device screen. JAUNTIN’ makes policy information, contact information and activation of policy functionality easily accessible via mobile device, reduces friction and eliminates much of the complexity involved in the traditionally lengthy, antiquated insurance purchase path.



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