ANNOUNCING: BrokerTech Ventures


BrokerTech Ventures is the first program specifically for investors and innovators building the next generation of technology solutions for insurance agencies and brokerages.

The owners of the program are leading insurance brokers who seek to work with and invest in innovators building new solutions to improve customer experiences and insurance operations.

At the time of announcement, agencies involved are:

  • Holmes Murphy - Co-Founder (Des Moines, IA)

  • M3 Insurance - Co-Founder (Madison, WI)

  • PayneWest Insurance (Missoula, MT)

  • ABD Insurance & Financial Services (San Mateo, CA)

  • Conner Strong & Buckelew (Camden, NJ)

  • Assurance (Chicago, IL)

  • InterWest (Sacramento, CA)

  • Graham Company (Philadelphia, PA)

  • Hylant (Toledo, OH)

Learn more about the announcement in our September press release as well as our October news.


Startups and Early Stage Innovators.

BrokerTech Ventures seeks startups and early-stage ventures with solutions that impact insurance brokers, agents, and their customers. Lines of business include, but are not limited to, property/casualty, benefits, surety, and health.

The 2020 program has four distinct milestones spread throughout the year, designed to progress a company from initial discovery to commercial success.

Program Timing/Milestones

Feb 4-6: Program kickoff and selection process
March 2-13: Needs assessment period and educational curriculum
March 23-April-3: Primary 1:1 meeting period between brokers and startups
May-August: Onsite visits + co-working at brokers’ offices
September (TBD): Program finale including conference exposure and other marketing benefits

Program Benefits

Funding: $50k Convertible Note (uncapped & capped version available)
Networking: Each milestone activity puts the entrepreneur in direct contact with their prospects.
Education: Curriculum to focus on sales, messaging/communications, and capital.
Housing: Housing costs covered for the March/April stage of the program.

Applications for the 2020 program open October 28.

Details coming soon. Check back here for more information.


We’re Hiring!

BrokerTech Ventures is seeking an Executive Director to lead the accelerator program, with the individual starting no later than January 2020.

Please click here to review the job description and requirements.

When you are ready to apply, please email the following to with a subject line of “Accelerator ED application“.

  • Cover letter (tell us why you are a fit for this role; show us your passion for innovation and startups)

  • Resume (your LinkedIn profile is a suitable substitute)

  • Three professional references (please provide phone and email)

All applications and inquiries will be kept confidential.

Let’s talk.

BrokerTech Ventures was announced September 19, 2019. We’ll be sharing more with the industry in the coming months, but in the meantime, we’d love to hear from you if you have questions.

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