January 9, 2019. The Sentence Data Refinery Inc (“SD Refinery”) announced that it has been selected as a 2019 cohort of the Global Insurance Accelerator (GIA).
“We are pleased to have been selected as a 2019 cohort for the GIA and excited about the opportunity that it represents for SD Refinery”, said Rock J. Schindler, President and CEO of SD Refinery. “Cohorts in the GIA have an incredible track record of success based on the mentorship and access provided by the impressive list of investor companies in GIA”.
Insurtech is making an impact in the risk and insurance market as companies see the benefits of leveraging new technology to replace. In addition to SD Refinery forging new products for accessing the knowledge in sentence data, other 2019 GIA cohorts are exploring technology in cyber risk, underwriting automation, advisor services, claims resolution and pension planning.
The GIA’s 100-day program consists of countless 1:1 meetings with insurance professionals, site visits to insurer offices, networking events, discussions with seasoned InsurTech founders, education sessions, investor introductions, and much more. The program concludes with final presentations at the Global Insurance Symposium on April 24,2019 in Des Moines.
The GIA is backed by insurance company investors from across the U.S., including Allstate, American Equity Investment Life Holding Company, Delta Dental of Iowa, EMC Insurance, Farm Bureau Financial Services, Farmers Mutual Hail Insurance of Iowa, Global Atlantic Financial Group, Grinnell Mutual Reinsurance Company, IMT Insurance Company, Mutual of Omaha Insurance Company, Markel Corporation, Principal Financial Group, and SFM Mutual Insurance Company.
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About The Sentence Data Refinery Inc.
SD Refinery uses technology for processing business sentence data to help insurance companies objectively measure and improve employee judgment, productivity and financial results For more information, please see https://sdrefinery.com.