The Cloudcast #366 - MetLife Digital Accelerator Powered by TechStars - Part 1 Oct. 10, 2018

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Brian talks with the founders from Buddy, Enroll Hero and FitBliss, as part of a behind-the-scenes engagement with TechStars and the MetLife Digital Accelerator in Cary, NC. This show is Part 1 of a series of interviews with companies that are innovating and disrupting the insurance industry, in cooperation with corporate partner MetLife in Cary, NC. Show Links: * MetLife Digital Accelerator, Powered by TechStars * Buddy * Enroll Hero * FitBliss Show Notes: * Company 1: Buddy* [Update] Has a signed reinsurance commitment from their Lloyd's syndicate, so their product is fully backed CEO: Charles Merritt Richmond, VA On-demand …



Brian talks with the founders from Buddy, Enroll Hero and FitBliss, as part of a behind-the-scenes engagement with TechStars and the MetLife Digital Accelerator in Cary, NC. This show is Part 1 of a series of interviews with companies that are innovating and disrupting the insurance industry, in cooperation with corporate partner MetLife in Cary, NC.

Show Links:

  • MetLife Digital Accelerator, Powered by TechStars
  • Buddy
  • Enroll Hero
  • FitBliss

    Show Notes:
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    Company 1: Buddy
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    [Update] Has a signed reinsurance commitment from their Lloyd's syndicate, so their product is fully backed
    CEO: Charles Merritt
    Richmond, VA
    On-demand accident insurance to enable people to explore the world and have adventures.

  • Adventure/outdoor people

  • Extreme sports
  • Like insuring the adventurous CEO from “Along Came Polly

    Company 2: Enroll Hero

[Update] Secured pilots with MetLife and Northwestern Mutual
Founders: Mark Lee and Bryan Kocol
Santa Monica, CA
Helping people make it easier to get the right Medicare
“The TurboTax for Medicare”

  • 10,000 people a day are turning 65
  • Direct to consumer business; challenges of building trust
  • “Total costs of care” vs. “Monthly Premium” costs

    Company 3: FitBliss
    [Update] Closed Salesforce as a customer and 10x'ed their revenues
    CEO: Navid Rastegar
    San Francisco, CA
    "Optimize Well-Being and Productivity"

  • Integrate with many devices and services

  • Like a personal trainer or financial planner for well-being
  • Both an employee and employer tool

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