(Part II) MetLife Digital Accelerator Powered by TechStars Oct. 17, 2018

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Brian talks with the founders from FIX Health, Portabl and Safely, as part of a behind-the-scenes engagement with TechStars and the MetLife Digital Accelerator in Cary, NC. This show is Part 2 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 * FIX Health * Portabl * Safely Show Notes: * *Company 1: FIX Health [Update] FIX has secured a MetLife pilot to build a new short term disability product. CEO: Mike Tinney Atlanta, GA * …



Brian talks with the founders from FIX Health, Portabl and Safely, as part of a behind-the-scenes engagement with TechStars and the MetLife Digital Accelerator in Cary, NC. This show is Part 2 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
  • FIX Health
  • Portabl
  • Safely

    Show Notes:
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    Company 1: FIX Health

    [Update] FIX has secured a MetLife pilot to build a new short term disability product.
    CEO: Mike Tinney
    Atlanta, GA

  • Use game based entertainment to help a person re-prioritize physical activity and well being.

  • Already in the market. Launching a second product.
  • 92% success rate vs. 56% typically from corporate programs
  • Do you target companies with certain demographics - enjoy playing games?

    Company 2: Portabl
    Founders: Mike Minnet and Ali Lanning
    London, England

  • Creating Insurance and Benefits for Freelancers and the Gig Economy

  • Safety net with big company benefits
  • Offer traditional company well-being for freelance workers

    Company 3: Safely
    [Update] Safely grew their revenue by more than $500k since joining Techstars.
    Founders: Andrew Bate and Lui King
    Atlanta, GA

  • The Trust and Safety Company for the Rental Industry

  • Insurance development/change is very slow
  • Insurance isn’t top of mind for people’s needs
  • Algorithms help find the bad renters
  • This builds on the growth of AirBnB or VRBO?

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