Global Insurance Accelerator Overview

  • Investor Type
  • Accelerator/​Incubator
  • Status
  • Active
  • Professionals
  • 1
Professionals
  • Investments
  • 54
  • Portfolio
  • 41
  • Exits
  • 8
Exits

Global Insurance Accelerator General Information

Description

The Global Insurance Accelerator is a mentor-driven business accelerator designed to foster innovation in the insurance industry by supporting startups targeting the global insurance industry. The firm was founded in 2014 and is based in Des Moines, Iowa. The firm provides a 100 day program with 1:1 meetings with over 60 insurance centric mentors in the first few weeks. Additionally, the startup companies gets exposure at Global Insurance Symposium (Demo Day) and also gets direct access to over 25 insurance companies and indirect access to countless insurance companies. GIA refers to the group of companies from each program as a cohort. The firm looks for startups who are attempting to solve key issues in non-competitive areas such as: fraud, security, risk management, distribution, data/sharing/security, reporting, regulation, device monitoring, actuarial, quoting and more.

Contact Information

Year Founded
2014
Investor Status
Actively Seeking New Investments
Primary Investor Type
Accelerator/Incubator
Primary Office
  • 321 East Walnut
  • Suite 130
  • Des Moines, IA 50309
  • United States

Global Insurance Accelerator Investments (54)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
Everyday Life 20-Jan-2020 Seed Round 00.000 Life and Health Insurance Generating Revenue
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0000000 0000000 09-Jan-2020 000000000000 0000 Media and Information Services (B2B) Product Development
000000000 08-Jan-2020 000000000000 0000 Other Healthcare Technology Systems Generating Revenue 0000 0000000
000000 08-Jan-2020 000000000000 0000 Financial Software Generating Revenue
0000000000 08-Jan-2020 000000000000 0000 Multi-line Insurance Generating Revenue 000000 000000000
0000 (0000 000 000 08-Jan-2020 000000000000 0000 Life and Health Insurance Generating Revenue 0000 0000000
00000 08-Jan-2020 000000000000 0000 Other Healthcare Technology Systems Generating Revenue 000000 000000000
Relay Platform 10-Sep-2019 Accelerator/Incubator Financial Software Generating Revenue
UDoTest 10-Sep-2019 Accelerator/Incubator 0000 Monitoring Equipment Generating Revenue
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Global Insurance Accelerator Exits (8)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size
Pensio 29-Sep-2020 Out of Business
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000000000 03-Apr-2018 000000000000000000
00000 00000000000 01-Jul-2016 000 00 00000000
LifeDB Out of Business
Smart Drivinc Out of Business
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Global Insurance Accelerator Team (2)

Name Title Deals Funds Boards Office
Brian Hemesath Founder and Managing Director 00 0 Des Moines, IA
Nicole Gunderson Managing Director 0 Des Moines, IA
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Global Insurance Accelerator Co-Investors (9)

Name With Exits Lead Partner Series Industry
Ames Seed Capital 1 0 Series chart Industry bar
Grinnell Mutual Reinsurance 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Holmes Murphy & Associates 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
MaRS Investment Accelerator Fund 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Plug and Play Tech Center 0 Series chart Industry bar
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