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InsurTech NY and UK Dept. for Int’l Trade to Host Insurance Transformation Executive Briefing on March 18


New York, NY Feb 25, 2020 — InsurTech NY and the UK’s Department for International Trade are jointly hosting an invitation-only event on March 18th. Executives will be invited from insurance carriers, brokers, and InsurTech startups with operations or expansion plans for the UK insurance market.

Hosted at the British Residence, the event will feature speakers from Lloyds of London, Beazley Insurance, AIG, Boost Insurance, and UK Treasury. Topics covered will include a survey of the US and UK insurance markets and war stories from the industry with a discussion moderated by Insurance Insider.

“The US-UK insurance market bond is essential as Brexit adds new complexity to the UK-EU relationships,” said David Gritz, co-founder of InsurTech NY. “Our team wants to make it easier for InsurTechs and regional carriers to develop partnerships and do business in the London insurance market.”

Ross Allen, Deputy Trade Commissioner for the USA, stated, “Part of the UK Department for International Trade’s role in NYC is to support US InsurTechs who want to access the UK market and expand their business overseas. As the world’s largest specialty insurance hub, the UK is often the destination of choice for US InsurTechs’ first international expansion.”

InsurTech founders and insurance executives that wish to request an invite can do so via Eventbrite ( A select number of spots are available for members of the media.

About the UK’s Department for International Trade (DIT)

The UK’s Department for International Trade (DIT) has overall responsibility for promoting UK trade across the world and attracting foreign investment into our economy. We are a specialized government body with responsibility for negotiating international trade policy, supporting businesses, as well as delivering an outward-looking trade diplomacy strategy.

Contact: Hayden Boilini

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About InsurTech NY

InsurTech NY supports the insurance innovation community in the New York metro area. Founded in 2019, InsurTech NY brings together carriers, brokers, investors, and InsurTech startups via bi-monthly programs. InsurTech NY’s mission is to drive talent to insurance, make regulation innovation-friendly, attract InsurTechs to the New York metro area, and improve access to investment. Learn more about InsurTech NY and its annual conference on March 19th at or follow us on LinkedIn (

Contact: David Gritz

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