Five Startups Selected for Swiss Re Insurtech Accelerator’s 2nd Cohort

Swiss Re has announced that five startups were selected for the second run of its InsurTech Accelerator program :


CarlQ (India, since 2014), a usage based insurance platform that helps motor insurance companies manage risks, resolve claims, and price premiums based on actual vehicle usage data.


Ignitia (Sweden, since 2009) has developed an accurate, scalable tropical weather forecasting model so that farmers can reduce risk and increase yields.


Tyche (USA, since 2013) uses open data and machine learning to improve commercial lines underwriting.


Wellthy Therapeutics (India, since 2015) is a patient-centric solution solving for diabetes through digital intervention and management.


– Vouch (Singapore) is a P2P car insurance platform that enables customers to form groups and potentially receive cash back on safe driving.

Recall: Swiss Re Insurtech Accelerator is a Bangalore-based accelerator program launched in 2016. Last year each startup entered into the program received a $15,000 grant. Also, it used to be a 16-week program but this year Swiss Re extended the duration to 24 weeks. Here are the six startups it has picked last year: