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Techstars Roadshow: Fireside Chat - MetLife Digital Accelerator (Sydney)

MetLife Digital Accelerator powered by Techstars

Thursday, March 8, 2018 from 5:30 PM to 8:00 PM (AEDT)

Techstars Roadshow: Fireside Chat - MetLife Digital...

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Startup Mar 9, 2018 Free  
Investor Mar 9, 2018 Free  
Community Mar 9, 2018 Free  
Media Mar 9, 2018 Free  
MetLife Staff Mar 9, 2018 Free  
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Join MetLife Digital Accelerator powered by Techstars for a fireside chat with Tim Batten, Chief Information Officer at MetLife in Australia, and John Bungert, Assistant Vice President, Innovation at MetLife, on Thursday evening, March 8 to:

  • Hear their perspective on “Innovation Trends in Insurance Tech”

  • Gain insights on why large companies have become more enthusiastic about partnering with startups

  • Learn about the MetLife Digital Accelerator powered by Techstars

 

Mee-Jung “MJ” Jang, Managing Director of the MetLife Digital Accelerator powered by Techstars, will be your host and beacon of curiosity. After the fireside chat, we will open the floor for some Q&A and then informal networking.

 

Agenda

5:30p: Doors Open

6:00 - 7:00p: Fireside Chat + Q&A

7:00 - 8:00p: Open Networking




More about Tim Batten, John Bungert, and Mee-Jung “MJ” Jang

Tim brings a wealth of knowledge as an experienced leader of technically sophisticated businesses in Australia and internationally. Tim is responsible for promoting innovation by constantly being on the pulse of new technology trends and using them to fulfil customers' needs.

John has spent the last decade working on new ideas and innovations for the insurance industry. Since 2014, he has been a member of the MetLife Innovation Office, collaborating with a network of venture capital firms to discover and implement the latest tech from high-potential startups.

Mee-Jung is the managing director of the MetLife Digital Accelerator powered by Techstars. She brings a diverse set of experiences including a background in computer science, entrepreneurship, and investing in early-stage startups.

 


 

Insurtech Entrepreneurs, Apply for 1:1 Office Hours in Sydney on March 9

Are you part of a startup who is transforming the insurance industry with new technology and interested in applying for the 2018 MetLife Digital Accelerator powered by Techstars? If so, MetLife and Techstars want to meet with you for 1:1 office hours on March 9. Apply for office hours here.


More info on the MetLife Digital Accelerator powered by Techstars

Techstars and MetLife have signed a partnership agreement to run a mentorship-driven accelerator to work with top insurtech entrepreneurs from around the world. The Accelerator will run from mid-July through mid-October 2018 and will take place on MetLife's Global Technology Campus in the United States. Learn more about the program. Applications are now open and will close April 8, 2018! Apply here.

 

 

At Techstars, we are on a mission to help entrepreneurs succeed. Over the past 10 years we have helped over 1,200 companies grow and raise over $4 billion in funding, with a market cap of $10 billion. Now we’re on a search for the next wave of companies to join our worldwide network!

MetLife, Inc. (NYSE: MET), through its subsidiaries and affiliates (“MetLife”), is one of the world’s leading financial services companies, providing insurance, annuities, employee benefits and asset management to help its individual and institutional customers navigate their changing world. Founded in 1868, MetLife has operations in more than 40 countries and holds leading market positions in the United States, Japan, Latin America, Asia, Europe and the Middle East. For more information, visit www.metlife.com.

Have questions about Techstars Roadshow: Fireside Chat - MetLife Digital Accelerator (Sydney)? Contact MetLife Digital Accelerator powered by Techstars

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Stone & Chalk
11 York Street
Level 4
Sydney, NSW 2000
Australia

Thursday, March 8, 2018 from 5:30 PM to 8:00 PM (AEDT)


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