Insurance innovation highlighted in EIS 2018 competition


Insurance innovation highlighted in EIS 2018 competition

Meet the finalists competing for the title of “2018 EIA Entrepreneur of the Year,” investment capital and market access — and the winner.

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The Entrepreneurial Insurance Symposium brings together insurance industry professionals to network and exchange ideas about innovation. (Photo: Entrepreneurial Insurance Alliance)

On Sept. 5–6, insurance industry professionals gathered in Dallas, Texas, to exchange ideas about innovation and change at the Twelfth Annual Entrepreneurial Insurance Symposium (EIS). As part of the symposium, insurance entrepreneurs, companies, agents and vendors were invited to submit their ideas for innovative insurance products to a competition modeled after the ABC television show, “Shark Tank.” Six finalists were given 10 minutes each to pitch their ideas, products and business plans to the Entrepreneurial Insurance Alliance (EIA) judges’ panel and more than 400 C-level insurance executives, venture capitalists, private equity and other insurance investment professionals who attended the symposium.

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