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Brian talks with the founders from Buddy, Enroll Hero and FitBliss, as part of a behind-the-scenes engagement with TechStars and the MetLife Digital Accelerator in Cary, NC. This show is Part 1 of a series of interviews with companies that are innovating and disrupting the insurance industry, in cooperation with corporate partner MetLife in Cary, NC.
Company 1: Buddy
[Update] Has a signed reinsurance commitment from their Lloyd's syndicate, so their product is fully backed
CEO: Charles Merritt
On-demand accident insurance to enable people to explore the world and have adventures.
- Adventure/outdoor people
- Extreme sports
Company 2: Enroll Hero
[Update] Secured pilots with MetLife and Northwestern Mutual
Founders: Mark Lee and Bryan Kocol
Santa Monica, CA
Helping people make it easier to get the right Medicare
“The TurboTax for Medicare”
- 10,000 people a day are turning 65
- Direct to consumer business; challenges of building trust
- “Total costs of care” vs. “Monthly Premium” costs
Company 3: FitBliss
[Update] Closed Salesforce as a customer and 10x'ed their revenues
CEO: Navid Rastegar
San Francisco, CA
"Optimize Well-Being and Productivity"
- Integrate with many devices and services
- Like a personal trainer or financial planner for well-being
- Both an employee and employer tool
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