The SICTIC Investor Day is a match making event where tech startups pitch to find experienced investors and supporters. This event has a special focus on InsurTech. The event language is English. Questions from the audience are also taken in French and German (and translated if necessary).
Startups on stage
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17:00 – Registration
17:15 – Welcome Note
17:20 – Keynote: How Technology will change the Insurance Industry, by Alexander Bojer, Founder Anivo
17:30 – VC Insights: Blackfin Capital Partners, by Julien Creuzé, Investment Director
17:55 – 4 Insurance startups pitch (7 mins + 5 mins Q&A)
Four startups will pitch for 7 minutes extended presentation in English, followed by up to 5 min Q&A from the audience.
18:45 – SICTIC: How angels invest in insurance tech companies, by Bolko Hohaus, VP Swiss ICT Investor Club
19:00 – Networking Apéro
20:30 – Event ends
Investment Director - BlackFin
Julien Creuzé is an Investment Director at BlackFin and manages their €180m Fintech Fund closed in 2018. Julien joined the firm in 2016. He started his career in the French startup ecosystem as an entrepreneur in residence for Agoranov, a Paris-based tech incubator and then co-founded Antelink, a Paris-based software company in 2009. In 2010, Julien joined the venture capital firm Aster Capital. He worked with the firm’s Partners on hiring the team, making the first 8 investments of their second fund, and divesting a few portfolio companies, including CPower in the US (sold to Constellation Energy). In 2012, Julien relocated to San Francisco to launch Aster Capital’s local office and served on the Board of Directors of portfolio companies BuildingIQ, Digital Lumens and Ecofactor. He relocated back in Paris in December 2014 to take the lead on Aster Capital’s investment team and became a Partner. A French national, Julien is a graduate of the Ecole Polytechnique and the Ecole Nationale Supérieure des Mines de Paris
Co-founder and CEO of Anivo
Alex is the co-founder and CEO of Anivo, a digital B2B2C broker located in Switzerland and Austria who provides innovative insurance solutions for affinity groups through it’s state of the art insurance distribution platform technology “AnivoCore”.
In the employee benefits affinity group, Anivo provides access for ~120’000 employees who benefit from tailor made products and special discounts.
In the bancassurance affinity group, Anivo develops and distributes exclusive insurance products for regional banks across Switzerland through a partnership with the Basellandschaftliche Kantonalbank, a leading cantonal bank.
Before co-founding Anivo in 2015, Alex was a Principal with the Boston Consulting Group (BCG) and a Manager with Accenture, working in the insurance industry for more than 13 years.
Co-funder and CEO of LING
Kai Kunze is co-funder and CEO of LINGS, an on-demand insurance that strives to have customers love their insurance.
After his studies in law, Kai worked for 19 years in most of the core functions of insurance: Legal, Claims, Product, Agency Network, Broker, International Programs. Kai headed an international Life Insurance based in Liechtenstein and was Chief Underwriting Officer Non-Life for GENERALI Switzerland before co-founding LINGS”.
Startups: If you want to pitch, please submit the filled-in SICTIC factsheet or your business plan no later than September 30th, 2018. If accepted to pitch, you will get two free tickets to attend.
We encourage startups that fulfill our investment criteria to submit their business case. We offer this service and the pitching at one of our events free of charge to startups.
For each SICTIC Investor Day, a jury will select the eight most promising startups for pitching at the event.
Important: Please select an event location in the submission form. In case you don’t choose an event location, we will assume you don’t want to pitch at an event but rather just to want share your business case with SICTIC members and investors, and will not include you in the selection process.
This event is intended primarily for angel investors (also novices). Family offices, fund managers and venture capitalists that want to invest in Swiss Startups are also welcome to attend.
Members of the SICTIC Investor Community and invited guests please use your promotion code to get your free ticket.
Investors: You can read the startup business cases before the event by joining our SICTIC Investor Community. You can then attend all SICTIC Investor Days for free and get access to our online deal platform on the web and your mobile phone.
Limited seating. No entry without a valid ticket. No ticket sale at the event.