Saturday, March 28, 2020

From FinTech to Health: Insurtech Hub Munich kicks off brand new Innovation Programme – InsurTechHub Munich

InsurTech Hub Munich is thrilled to announce the startups joining the 2020 batch of the ITHM Innovation Programme.

The ITHM team awaiting the Innovation Programme participants.

“Insurance applies to basically any part and stage of our lives”, says Ben Shaw, InsurTech Hub Munich’s (ITHM) Director of Programmes & Strategy, introducing the brand new Innovation Programme. “We strive to institute a broader perspective on relevant fields and solutions for the industry, which means embracing FinTech as well as Health, Process Automation, HR Tech or technologies such as AI”. 

Ben Shaw, Director Programmes & Strategy

Shaw explains: “ITHM can build upon a legacy of four highly successful insurtech accelerator batches. Since the last programme in 2019, our network has grown significantly and become more diverse, which is a major advancement for everyone involved. We’re accommodating to this by selecting 40 startups which offer incredibly broad applicability.”

Different to prior ITHM accelerators, the three-months long Innovation Programme gives participating founders and their counterparts – insurance experts, investors, experienced entrepreneurs and cross-industry professionals– more time to dive deep into best practice entrepreneurial frameworks and accelerating the road toproduct/market fit. 

The ever-growing interest in ITHM’s offerings – two weeks earlier the hub launched the “Collab Initiative” for scaleups – also translates into figures: „We have interviewed over 1,000 entrepreneurs from more than 20 countries in the past weeks and months.


Prakash is a tech freak, passionate about every new gadget and technology that comes his way. Always searching, always curios, he managed to gather an astounding experience that is very useful in his journalistic career.

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