INSURTECH HARTFORD BECOMES A MEMBER OF GLOBAL INSURTECH ALLIANCE
Updated: Jan 23
HARTFORD, CONN (January 21, 2019) InsurTech Hartford is now a member of the Global InsurTech Alliance (GITA), providing its growing community with connectivity to nine InsurTech centers in Europe, Asia, Australia, and New Zealand. The membership will help the Hartford-based organization to extend its global reach and to extend the growing ecosystem for its member and partners.
“Joining the Alliance brings us closer to attaining our vision,” says Stacey Brown, InsurTech Hartford founder. “Until now Hartford has been known as the insurance capital of the United States. We would like to bring attention to the remarkable tech talent and the burgeoning startup scene and to turn the insurance capital into a global InsurTech center. As a GITA member, we will be able to increase the levels of collaboration and advance innovation in insurance on a truly global scale.”
Even prior to joining GITA InsurTech Hartford attracted a global following, prominent international speakers and startups. GITA membership provides additional opportunities for accessing global resources and talent. Participation in the global ecosystem will help to promote the local community of innovators and entrepreneurs and bring more attention to the economic potential of the region.
About InsurTech Hartford: InsurTech Hartford is a community-supported platform for advancing the insurance industry through innovation and entrepreneurship aiming to enrich lives and promote economic growth. InsurTech Hartford was established in December 2016 and is currently ranked among top 50 global influencers in InsurTech.
About Global InsurTech Alliance: The Global InsurTech Alliance was formed in 2017 with the vision to support the transformation of the global insurance industry through technology. GITA founding members include Insurtech Australia, Instech London, Insurtech Asia, and FintechNZ’s Insurtech Working Group. Since the inception, the alliance was on the mission to create a global ecosystem of supportive partners and networks, increase collaboration across InsurTech ecosystems, facilitate connections between insurers, reinsurers innovators and investors and act as an advocate for its respective ecosystem members and partners. Through 2018 it grew to include additional centers in Europe and Asia.