One-on-one weekly mentorship from Aviva Canada’s executive team and DMZ’s Entrepreneurs-in-Residence
Support for building customized sales strategies and exclusive access to industry trends
Focused workshops hosted by insurance and technology industry leaders
Introductions to key Aviva decision-makers, prospective customers and partners
Chance to pilot with Aviva and pitch to UK-based Aviva Ventures, a £100M fund*
Dedicated workspace and access to a pool of resources
*no funding guaranteed from Aviva Ventures
Potential to disrupt the insurance industry
Focus on solving a compelling industry problem
Innovative technology in your solution
Functional prototype (at minimum)
Clear application to the insurance industry*
A business case or partnership opportunity with Aviva Canada
*Including but not limited to the areas of IoT, autotech, autonomous cars, claims management, risk mitigation and analysis, healthcare, big data, security, blockchain and insurance optimization.
For complete details, please read the application guidelines.
Eligible startups can apply through the online application form here. The deadline to complete and submit your application is April 3, 2017.
Based on the quality of submissions, up to 10 finalists will be chosen and invited to pitch to the selection panel, comprised of Aviva Executives, program advisors and the DMZ’s Startup Services team.
The panel will select six winning startups to participate in the four-month program. Successful applicants will be notified by May 1, 2017.
Startups will start their four-month intensive journey and join the brightest entrepreneurial community North America has to offer.
At the end of the four months, the six startups will participate in a “Startup Showcase,” where they’ll pitch for pilot opportunities with Aviva Canada and investment opportunities from UK-based Aviva Ventures, a £100M fund established to fuel the success of insurtech companies globally.