Hartford, Connecticut

About the Program

The Hartford Insurtech Hub, powered by Startupbootcamp, is the leading program supporting innovative companies in insurance. It is an unparalleled platform for startups to proactively scale up their business and demonstrate their product to leading corporates, and government partners.

Our intensive 3 month accelerator program provides 10 insurtech companies with hands-on mentorship from over 100 industry experts, office space in Hartford, seed funding, and access to a global network of investors and corporate partners from across the insurance industry

Travelers, The Hartford, Cigna, Aetna, USAA, White Mountains, Clyde & Co, and Capgemini, in collaboration with CT Next, have come together to contribute to a larger vision to make Hartford the capital of insurtech. These key partners provide expertise, exposure channels, and unparalleled access to their deep insurance network of industry professionals and mentors from around the world.

Key Focus Areas


IoT & Connectivity

Big Data & Advanced Analytics

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Health & the Future of Wearables

Artificial Intelligence

Blockchain for Insurers


Robotics & Automation

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Cyber Security

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Optimizing the Value Chain


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Global Scouting

The Hartford Insurtech team is on a world tour to meet the best startups within the insurtech space! 

To be part of the Fast Track and Office Hour events, RSVP at the city nearest you to meet with our team.  

Want to skip the line? Sign up for Virtual Office Hours now.

Virtual Hours

Open through October 4th


August 6


August 12

San Antonio

September 19


August 29

Cape Town

September 3

Tel Aviv

September 5


September 9


September 10


September 12


September 16


September 19

Las Vegas

September 23-25


October 1

Columbia, SC

August 14

San Francisco

August 19

New York

August 20
August 12


September 10


June 26


July 1


Applications Open

July 15

Application Deadline

October 4

Selection Days Event

November 12-13


February 18

Demo Day


Why join the program?

3-Month Program

  • 3-Month Program
    An intense 3-month program designed to support entrepreneurs as they scale their industry-changing technology businesses.


  • Masterclasses
    Expert-led sessions covering all scaling fundamentals - from business model canvas, lean methodology, growth hacking to fundraising.

Corporate Partners

  • Corporate Partners
    Connections to the leading corporates in your industry for pilot projects, partnership opportunities, and as customers.

Global Network

  • Global Network
    Unmatched access to a global network of mentors, corporate partners, industry experts, and alumni across 20+ countries.

Tailored Mentorship

  • Tailored Mentorship
    Over 100 carefully selected mentors from the Insurance industry who provide hands-on support and valuable introductions.

Co-working Space

  • Coworking Space
    Free deskspace for your entire team in a dynamic co-working space for the duration of the 3-month program.

Living Expenses

  • Living Expenses
    $25,000 in cash per team to cover living expenses during the program.

Perks & Discounts

  • Perks & Discounts
    More than $600K+ in exclusive partner deals from leading technology providers such as Amazon, HubSpot, SendGrid, and others.

Alumni Growth Program

  • Alumni Growth Program
    Continued post-program support far after the 3-month program through annual alumni only events, conferences and tailored introductions.

Industry Events

  • Industry Events
    Exclusive opportunities & discounts to take part in leading Insurtech conferences and events.

Investor Access

  • Investor Access
    Meet the most active VCs and Angel investors in your industry from around the world.

Demo Day

  • Demo Day
    A day to celebrate your achievements during the program with 600+ investors, corporates, mentors and press attendees.


The Hartford Insurtech Hub is located inside of Upward Hartford, a 34k sq ft of creatively designed space in Hartford, Connecticut. Designed to accommodate and support the best and brightest in the business, Hartford is a technology, entrepreneurial and innovation hub like no other.

Our Team

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Are you passionate about Insurtech, startups, innovation and empowering entrepreneurs to put their ideas into practice? Your insight and experiences are invaluable for our startups. We’d love to talk with you about getting involved.

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Have a question that is not answered below? Email us!

When can I apply to Hartford Insurtech Hub?

Right now! You can apply here.

How do I apply?

Our program has an online application form on the F6S website. Click on this link to start your application:


What happens after I submit my application?

Once you’ve submitted your application, our scouting team will read through it and provide you with feedback as soon as possible. We are constantly reviewing applications, so make sure to apply early.

After the application period has closed, we will invite 20 startups to attend the selection days in Hartford, where our partners will make the final selection of the 10 startups admitted to attend the program.

Keep in mind that once you accept the invitation for the selection days in Hartford, you also agree to participate in the program if your team is one of the 10 startups selected.

When will I be notified if I've been invited to selection day?

We aim to notify all applicants as soon as possible after the application deadline whether or not they are invited to attend the selection days. You will be informed, at the latest, 3 weeks in advance of the selection days with all the necessary practical information (including visa information, etc).

When and where will the Selection Days take place?

The selection days will be held in Hartford in early November 2019.

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