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Startupbootcamp Insurance

The leading accelerator focused on insurance innovation

MMI Holdings has thrown its weight behind the first ever insurance incubator programme managed by startupbootcamp, a leading international startup accelerator.

Our vision is to be the preferred lifetime financial wellness partner, with a reputation for innovation and trustworthiness. Innovation is therefore core to the vision and values and an essential enabler to achieving our business strategy.


Are you an experienced professional within the insurance sector who sees the urge for innovation? Are you experts with savvy knowledge and in need of business support? Or are you a highly-motivated person that is looking for the next challenge in insurance?

Apply for the Startupbootcamp Insurance program to receive pre-seed funding, great mentorship, office space and award winning support for your venture.

What is it?

  • Startupbootcamp Insurance is the leading accelerator focused on insurance innovation.
  • Global startups (including South Africa) within the insurance sector are invited to apply to take part in the three-month accelerator programme.
  • Only ten startups will be selected from 12 countries.
  • The different sectors include consumer, re-insurance, back-office efficiency and new risk models.

What you get

For three months, the selected startups collaborate with 400+ mentors, partners, and investors to build world class insurance products, with the ultimate goal of becoming industry leading companies.

This includes:

  • 3+1 months free office space
  • €15K in cash per team
  • €450K+ in partner services
  • Exposure to 200+ Angels & VCs
  • Invitation to SBC global alumni network and growth program

Criteria for entry

  1. Some proof of concept / minimum viable product
  2. Technical team / Chief Technology Officer

Enter now

For more information and to enter, visit startupbootcamp.org.


Process & key dates

  • Enter online on the startupbootcamp website – applications close 31 October 2015.
  • Two FastTrack days will be held in South Africa in Johannesburg and Cape Town between 7 and 9 October 2015. Startups will be given five minutes to pitch their insurance-related business ideas to a panel of judges who will then interrogate the ideas further in one-on-one sessions.

"In the current and future environment where rapid change has become the norm, disruptive innovation has become important to create a sustainable future for not only MMI Holdings, but for the wider insurance-based financial services sector. It is with a bigger disruptive innvation journey in mind that we have thrown our weight behind the Insurance Startupbootcamp." MMI CEO, Nicolaas Kruger
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